Dr. Parthipan Pillai
Dr. Parthipan Pillai is a Respiratory Physician and Clinical Director of Respirator Medicine at Luton and Dunstable University Hospital, UK. He has a special interest in medical education and assessment, both at the undergraduate and postgraduate level. He was an undergraduate Sub-Dean/Tutor for University College London Medical School for 6 years.
He has been an MRCP PACES examiner for many years, in the UK and overseas centres, and has conducted the role of Chair Examiner at both. He also hosts double cycle MRCP PACES examination twice a year.
He currently undertakes formal roles for the RCPE as a mentor for registrars and new consultants, member of station 5 vetting group, the RCPE Eastern Region Adviser and Deputy Director of Assessment.
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.
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.