Dr Bhavesh Patel MB BS BSc
Academic Foundation Doctor,
Imperial College London
Bhavesh attended the 2012 academic frontiers conference and is currently on the Academic Surgery AFP at West Middlesex University Hospital and St. Mary's having graduated from Imperial College with a Distinction in Medical Sciences and a 1st Class Honours in his BSc.
He developed his interest in research during a three month cell biology research placement at Tokyo Medical Dental University where he investigated photoisomerizable proteins.
He has a keen interest in management and leadership, which was sparked during his Management BSc at Imperial College Business School, where he was also the president of the Management Society. He went on to research performance of Public and Private hospitals in Lagos, work that was subsequently published in a peer reviewed journal and presented a public health conference in Singapore. The work was also a finalist in the Institute of Global Health Innovations student challenges. He pursued his interest further by undertaking a 9-week internship at McKinsey & Company in healthcare management.
Bhavesh is also passionate about mentoring and teaching and is currently working to develop a new web based resource for students to connect with foundation year doctors.