Regulatory Bodies: Dr Alison Reid

Dr Alison Reid

Dr Alison Reid is a medical graduate of the University of Tasmania, has a Masters of Health Administration from the University of New South Wales and was awarded Fellowship of the Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine in 1992. In 2009, she completed studies in Global Health Diplomacy at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva.

From 1994-1999, Dr Reid was the Hospital Chief Executive of the Prince of Wales Hospital in Hong Kong and on her return to Australia, she was appointed as the Medical Director of the New South Wales Medical Board. For three years from 2011, Dr Reid led an international team contracted to establish the National Health Regulatory Authority in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Currently, Dr Reid is the Executive Director of the International Association of Medical Regulatory Authorities (IAMRA) which has 118 member organisations in 48 countries. Dr Reid also works as a consultant in healthcare and regulation with regulatory authorities across a number of healthcare professions both in Australia and internationally. She has extensive experience in assessing and managing practitioners’ fitness to practise in relation to their professional conduct, performance and personal health, and is a Senior Professional Member of the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

Integrating Interdisciplinary Lenses: Dr Rachel Roberts, Dr Sanjiv Ahluwalia

Dr Rachel Roberts, MBBS(Hons) MRCP FRCGP MSc

Rachel is Primary Care Dean,  London, Health Education England. Her main objectives and interests are the development hand in hand of primary and community care education, workforce, and services for population health. In her role for Health Education England, she assists in management of trainees, educators, and learning environments where complex issues develop, including regulatory and educational issues, supported by the Post Graduate Dean and Complex Cases Team.

She is an examiner for the Royal College of General Practitioners, and has a keen interest in services for trainees needing additional support. She recently published The CSA Exam: Maximising Your Success, with two other examiners and RCGP recent role player lead. She has a special interest in supporting everyone to achieve their potential.

Dr Sanjiv Ahluwalia, FRCGP EdD MSc

Sanjiv has been Postgraduate Dean for Health Education England’s North Central and East London (NECL) local office since 2016. Prior to taking up this appointment, Sanjiv was Head of Primary Care Education and Development, and has been involved in medical education since 2002.
Sanjiv continues to work as a general medical practitioner in North London. He has completed a doctorate in education from the UCL Institute of Education. His research interests include the role of medical education in improving patient care. He has published extensively in specialty and educational journals.