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dr. jahangir


Doctor. Campaigner. Trade Unionist.

ABout Jahangir 

Jahangir (Jingy) Alom is an NHS Doctor who campaigns to diversify the NHS workforce through social mobility. He trained at the University of Southampton where he graduated with the Dean’s Prize for Outstanding Contribution of the Faculty of Medicine and the University. During his undergraduate training, Jahangir was the President of the university's medical student body (MedSoc) and the co-founder of an award winning widening participation initiative. Both roles gained awards, winning recognition locally and nationally. 
Jahangir has completed his Foundation Programme in the East Midlands where he has gained experience in medicine, surgery, ophthalmology, emergency medicine and general practice. During his training he was a Junior Doctor Representative, Doctors’ Mess President and member of his Local Negotiating Committee. 
Jahangir now works in the heart of East London, in the Trust he was born in. He aim's to serve the community he grew up and thinks it's vital that doctors reflect the population they serve. 
Jahangir is an elected Council member at the British Medical Association, who stood with a mandate to represent minority doctors to the wider healthcare system. He is also a member of the Junior Doctors Committee and the Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Group.
Jahangir is the Programme Director at Selfless UK - a charity that develops evidence-based projects in rural Bangladesh.  He has led their flagship Elective Aid programme and most recently ran an ophthalmology pilot project. His passion is making healthcare truly accessible for all regardless of their background.  
Jahangir is a Faculty Tutor and the lead for the flagship London cohort at The Healthcare Leadership Academy. He mentors several scholars and contributes to the development of the programme. 
Jahangir has dedicated over a decade of his life to advocating for minority groups. His wide range of experiences empower him to speak out where he sees inequality. He has given over 50 talks around social mobility, most notably addressing the Medical Schools Council and the Postgraduate Deans at Health Education England. He continues to practice clinical medicine and fights to create a fairer society.




Poster Presentation:

1. J Alom L Galbraith S Lyons.Transferring Extracurricular Sports Leadership into Clinical Practice: Reflective Case Study.  The Healthcare Leadership Academy Annual Conference; 2017. 


2. J Alom C Gemmell A Dave R Duffield S Roy G Dhillon. The Widening Access to Medicine Society (WAMSoc); a student lead widening participation initiative at the University of Southampton. Association for Medical Education in Europe; 2017. 

3. J Alom S Curtis. Identification and Exploration of the Expectations and Experience of BM6 Students Entering Medical School. The Association for the Study of Medical Education; 2016.


Oral Presentations:

1. V Dodhia J Alom. Facilitating Leadership Opportunities Outside the Medical School Curriculum. The Healthcare Leadership Academy Annual Conference; 2017. 


Teaching Experience:
  • Bedside teaching for medical students (2018-present)

  • Neuroanatomy near-peer teaching, University of Southampton (2016-2018)

  • Widening Access Student Mentoring (2015-2018)

Leadership & Management:
  • Trustee, Social Action For Health (2019-present)

  • Programmes Director, Selfless UK (2019-present)

  • Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Group, British Medical Association (2019-present)

  • Council Member, British Medical Association (2018-present)

  • Junior Doctors Committee, British Medical Association (2018-present)

  • Member of the Local Negotiating Committee, Northampton General Hospital Trust (2018-present)

  • Junior Doctor Representative, Northampton General Hospital Trust (2018-present)

  • Team Leader, Selfless UK (2017)

  • Scholar, The Healthcare Leadership Academy (2017-2018)

  • President, University of Southampton Medical Society (MedSoc) (2016-2017)

  • Co-founder of the Widening Access to Medicine Society (2015-2018)

  • Article 12 Advisor to UNICEF (2010-2011)

  • Member of Youth Parliament (2009-2011)

  • Deputy Young Mayor of Tower Hamlets (2009-2011)

Awards & Prizes:
  • Deans Prize for Outstanding Contribution to the Faculty of Medicine and the University of Southampton (2018)

  • Team of the Year, University of Southampton Students Union (2017)

  • Social Impact Award, University of Southampton Students Union (2017)

  • Global Health Leadership Award, Selfless UK (2017)

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