Funding the next generation of radiologists
23 March 2019
Four specialist trainees in radiology based at Southend University Hospital and part of the Essex, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire radiology training scheme, have been awarded bursaries to the value of £1,100.
They were awarded in recognition of academic work completed over
the last few years.
The four recipients of this inaugural award were trainees Dr
Anam Ali (ST3), Dr Carla Goncalves (ST4), Dr Alan Tan (ST4) and Dr
Sakib Moghul (ST3).
Dr Ali and Dr Goncalves received their awards from Dr Sid
Liyanage and Dr Tom Latham, co-organisers of the Southend
Fellow of the Royal College of Radiologists (FRCR) 2b course and
Southend Radiology Registrar (SPR) On-Call courses, in front of
other radiology consultants who are part of the teaching
Dr Sid Liyanage, Consultant Radiologist, said: "The bursaries
are testimony to the educational environment and pastoral care
we provide with help and support from our radiologists,
radiographers and the medical education centre team here at the
"This money has come from a radiology education fund into which
monies generated from two radiology courses, the Southend FRCR 2b
course and SPR On-Call course, go."
The courses have generated more than £15,000 in revenue, most of
which has been reinvested into improving the educational IT
hardware needed to run the courses.