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E85: The computer science grad who discovered authenticity through GP, Surgery and Microbiology - Dr Imran Qureshi

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In this week’s episode we are joined by Dr Qureshi, a consultant microbiologist who shares with us his story. We discover his unusual journey as a computer science graduate transitioning from GP to core surgical trainee before settling for a career in microbiology. Imran shares the obstacles and challenges he has faced so far in his career and his ethos in life of being authentic. We discuss the evolving role of technology in healthcare, the story behind creating and selling the first comprehensive Gentamicin calculator and his new found initiative Code Med. 

We discuss why he became extremely passionate about microbiology and explore his relationship with patient safety and quality improvement. Imran tells us about the importance of healthy workplace cultures and supportive leadership in his role as Foundation Programme Director.

Dr Imran Qureshi is a Consultant microbiologist at Croydon University Hospital, he is a Foundation Programme Director and more recently Associate Medical Director. 

His is passionate about Patient Safety and Quality Improvement which led to setting up DAPS Global, then became the first clinical lead for BMJ Quality then an Honorary Clinical Associate Professor for UCL. He co-founded Code Med, an organisation which is dedicated to teaching coding to healthcare professionals as well as developing apps and providing consulting services. 

Twitter: @reachimyq

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