Trainees Committee representative - Yorkshire
Dr Linford Fernandes is a neurology registrar at Leeds Teaching Hospitals. He was elected to represent the Yorkshire and Humber region in 2019.
As part of the RCP Trainees Committee, Linford has worked to represent and feed back views from local trainees on education and training matters. He has helped to co-ordinate the RCP virtual trainee seminars that were featured during the COVID-19 pandemic. He has also been on the organising committee for the annual RCP Advanced medicine conference.
He has worked with the Trainees Committee to publicise the work of physician trainee collaboratives and highlight the role of trainees in clinical research. His focus continues to be on improving postgraduate training for junior doctors in the region, by working closely with clinicians on all aspects of medical training and education.