Dr.Jacinta Morgan is Professor of Medicine at RCSI Bahrain Medical University. Before moving to Bahrain in 2016 she was a Consultant Physician in Stroke Medicine and Neurological Rehabilitation in Cornwall, UK and Dublin, Ireland for 18 years. She held senior health policy roles in the UK between 2002 and 2015 and was a local lead investigator for several multicentre stroke and neurodisability trials between 1998 and 2007. She has wide-ranging experience in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, educational management and performance assessment through formal roles in medical schools, deaneries, regulatory bodies and medical royal colleges. She was centrally involved in reform of the MRCPI (Ireland) clinical exam in 2013 and founding chair of the MRCPI Clinical Exam Board. Jacinta has been a PACES examiner since 2003, and one of the panel of Chairs since 2011. Although this is her first time instructing on the ExcelPACES course she was a faculty member on Prof Parveen Kumar’s Homerton MRCP(UK) clinical course in the mid-1990’s and the Cornwall PACES course from 2003 – 2007.
Dr. Kosala Saroj Amarasiri Jayasinghe, MBBS, MD (Colombo), FRCP (London), MD (Bristol), PhD (Colombo) FCCP
Dr. Saroj Jayasinghe is the Chair Professor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo and Honorary Consultant Physician, National Hospital of Sri Lanka. He has the post-graduate MD in General Medicine from the University of Colombo, MD by thesis from University of Bristol, and PhD from University of Colombo. He is also a Fellow of Royal College of Physicians, London UK and is actively involved in CME programs including the teaching and training of MRCP candidates. He is a PACES examiner and is involved in MRCP PACES related activities locally and in other international centers.
Dr Damodar Makunni
Consultant Physician and Rheumatologist, The James Paget University Hospital, Great Yarmouth, UK.
After completing MD in General medicine from Trivandrum medical college, Dr.Damodar Makkuni acquired higher post-graduate training in Rheumatology in the UK and has been working in the NHS for the last 10year. He is heavily involved in medical education, with the teaching & training of undergraduates from Norwich medical school and also Postgraduate students and currently is the Director for medical education for the hospital. He is actively involved in all MRCP PACES related. He is a PACES examiner and hosts the exam at the James Paget University hospitals coordinating the various aspects of the exam including writing scenarios for the exam.
Dr G R Letchuman FRCP, MMED(UKM), MBBS(UM)
Dr G R Letchuman Ramanathan is presently the Professor of Medicine in the Clinical School Johor Bahru, Monash University Malaysia since May 2021. Prior to that he was the Physician and Endocrinologist in the Department of Medicine, Hospital Ipoh, Malaysia. While he was in the Ministry of Health, Malaysia, he was its National Head of Internal Medicine Services from 2014 to 2021. Until recently, he was the President of College of Physicians Malaysia (2014 – 2022). He gives lectures and conducts case discussions in national conferences in internal medicine particularly in the field of diabetes. Regularly, he trains medical officers to sit for their postgraduate exams. He is an examiner for both the MRCP PACES and local postgraduate master’s Internal Medicine exams. Frequently he is invited across the nation to facilitate teaching courses and mock exams for the above. Since obtaining his postgraduate qualifications, he has been involved in many studies both local and international, mainly in diabetes related areas, as well as in endemic goitre prevalence studies and in health system research especially on patient safety. He is invited regularly to give talks on ‘Good Clinical Practice’.
Professor Anand Prakash, MD, FRCP (London), FRCP (Edinburgh)
Prof Anand Prakash, Consultant Physician Geriatrics and General Internal Medicine is working with Countess of Chester Hospital in Chester, UK. He is a Professor and Training Programme Director and Clinical MD Internal Medicine in Chester Medical School, University of Chester. Currently, he is an RCP Tutor and Lead for PG teaching in the Department of Medicine. He is also a Training Programme Director (MD, Internal Medicine, University of Chester). He is an MRCP, PACES Examiner, UK and International, a member of PACES Station 5 Vetting Committee and a Lead for National Hip fracture Database and National Falls Audit at the Countess of Chester Hospital.