Trainees Committee co-chair
Dr Melanie Nana is a diabetes and endocrinology registrar with an interest in obstetric medicine, she was elected as co-chair of the RCP Trainees Committee in 2022.
Melanie holds a National Training Number in Wales; however, is currently out of programme studying in London. In 2020 she undertook the obstetric medicine fellowship at St Thomas’ Hospital London during which time she completed the RCP obstetric medicine credential. Melanie is hugely passionate about the care of women with medical problems in pregnancy. She is the author of the chapter on pituitary and adrenal disease in pregnancy in the online textbook Endotext; on COVID-19 in pregnancy in the Oxford Textbook of Medicine; and maternal collapse for the Oxford Clinical Guidelines. She is also an author of the guideline on liver disease and pregnancy for the European Association for the Study of the Liver.
Melanie has an interest in medical education and completed the RCP Doctors as Educators accreditation in 2017. She is a co-founder of the core.wales, an online education platform for internal medicine trainees in Wales and helps organise a number of RCP conferences, including ‘Call the Medical Registrar’.
Recently Melanie was an awarded an NIHR Research Training Fellowship, during which she will undertake a PhD focused on neurodevelopmental and metabolic risk in children born to women with medical conditions in pregnancy. This work will be carried out at King’s College London supervised by Professors Catherine Williamson, David Edwards and Catherine Nelson-Piercy.