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About Dr Mahibur Rahman, Medical Director

Dr Mahibur Rahman graduated from the University of Wales College of Medicine and is currently a Portfolio GP in Birmingham. He completed his GP training on the Neath Port Talbot VTS in Wales Deanery.

Through his role as Medical Director of Emedica, he has been involved in training doctors at all stages of their careers, including GP trainees, GP registrars, GP Trainers and GP VTS Programme Directors.

He has taught over 24,000 delegates on courses including Getting into GP training, courses to help GP trainees prepare for the MRCGP AKT and CSA exams, and GP careers related courses. He also leads "MRCGP CSA for Trainers" courses, helping GP trainers prepare their registrars for the MRCGP CSA examinations.

As well as teaching for Emedica, Dr Rahman is often invited as an external speaker - engagements have included teaching on the Health Informatics programme at Keele University, teaching at North Birmingham VTS on MRCGP preparation, speaking at events hosted by / with the Medical Protection Society (E-learning for CPD, MRCGP for Trainees) and the West Midlands Deanery (E-learning for general practice, creating educational resources, MRCGP for trainers, MRCGP AKT and CSA preparation, Developing a career as a portfolio GP).

Dr Rahman has worked with Warwick Medical School as a Consultant in Medical Education, helping to develop e-learning resources related to the new GP Curriculum for GP trainers and trainees. He also consults for various other organisations - his areas of expertise include communicaton and consultations skills, MRCGP preparation, situational judgement tests and interactive learning technologies.

He is the editor of www.gpst.info a leading online resource on GP training in the UK.  The website offers free resources for trainees at all levels, from those applying (F2 / SHO / Staff grade) to GP Registrars. 

He has written several books and articles related to Situational Judgement tests, GP careers and GP ST Entry / MRCGP Exam preparation including:

10 tips to help you pass the MRCGP CSA (Elumnus 2015)

10 tips to help you pass the MRCGP AKT (Innovait 2015)

MRCGP Exam Preparation: A revision guide for the AKT and CSA 2nd edition (MPS 2015)

Developing a career as a portfolio GP (GPJobs.org 2014)

Improving feedback from the MRCGP CSA examination (Elumnus 2013)

How to succeed in a Situational Judgement Test - Foundation SJT (Student BMJ 2012)

MRCGP Exam Preparation: A revision guide for the AKT and CSA (MPS 2011)

How to pass the MRCGP CSA: Understanding the new MRCGP CSA Mark Scheme (Elumnus 2010, E-zine articles 2010)

Pass the MRCGP: Preparing for the AKT exam (MPS / Elumnus 2010)

GP Jobs - A Guide to Careers in General Practice (Emedica Publications 2010)

Getting into GP Training: Stage 2 assessment Study Guide 6th Ed. (Emedica 2011)

GP Jobs 2009 - GP Careers Guide (Emedica Publications 2009)

Getting into GP Training (BMJ Careers 2006)

Tackling Situational Judgement Tests (BMJ Careers 2007)

Tackling the assessments: GP ST Entry Stage 2 exams (Hospital Doctor 2007)

Getting into GP Training: Application guide (Emedica 2007)

Getting into GP Training: Stage 3 assessment Study Guide (Emedica 2007)

GPVTS Shortlisting Essays: A study guide (Emedica 2006)

Being a better teacher (Hospital Doctor)

CME: Keeping up to date (Hospital Doctor)

Making a successful presentation (Hospital Doctor)

Getting throught the exams: hints and tips (onmedica.net)

Keeping on top of paperwork (Hospital Doctor)  

He is an associate of Medical Writers UK and has also written for:

GP Medeconomics

Doctor Magazine

GP Registrar - Medical Protection Society

UK Health Informatics Today

From 2005-2007 he was the GP Registrar representative for South Wales on the RCGP (Wales) Welsh Council, the GPC (Wales) committee, BMA's GPC GP Registrar subcommittee and the Independant Advisory Committee on Postgraduate Education in General Practice.

He was the MRCGP questions editor for onmedica.net from 2005 - 2006, writing a monthly set of practice questions for the MRCGP paper 2.  He was also the Guest editor of UK Health Informatics Today, for their Special edition on Primary Care Computing (Winter 2006).

He completed a Masters degree in Health Informatics at the Centre for Health Informatics and Multiprofessional Education ( CHIME ) at University College London, where his research project was on interactive learning technologies.  He received his MSc with distinction.  

Dr Mahibur Rahman received a Roche / Royal College of General Practitioners GP Registrar award in 2005 for his project entitled "Health Challenge Quiz: Developing an interactive Health promotion tool".

Telephone: 0121 744 6433 email: info@emedica.co.uk