School of Medicine
Harrington Building, HA119
Subject Areas: Medicine
Dr Abhay Vaidya has nearly 30 years of experience in teaching medical undergraduates, postgraduates as well as other allied healthcare professionals in the UK and overseas. Dr Vaidya has also been an examiner for the UK undergraduate and postgraduate medical examinations. Amongst other things, he has been a GMC Associate since 2005 and has several publications in peer reviewed journals to his credit.
Dr Vaidya studied medicine in the Goa Medical College, one of the oldest medical schools in India. He practised as a consultant anaesthetist in India, the Gulf and the UK. Throughout his career, Dr Vaidya has been actively involved in the training and teaching of medical as well as allied healthcare workers. He is Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and Member of the Academy of Medical Educators (MAcadMEd)
Over these years, Dr Vaidya has held several teaching and non-teaching posts. Presently, he is a member of the Court of Examiners of the Royal College of Surgeons of England for ICMRCS Examinations in the UK and overseas.
Facilitating learning in several areas of the Year 1 and Year 2 MBBS Course.
Dr Vaidya has several publications in the peer-reviewed journals and has many poster/oral presentations at several national and international conferences. He is also involved in teaching of overseas and asylum seeking doctors.
Dr Vaidya is a member of UCLan Creative Communities Group (CCG) and also of the National Forum for Health & Wellbeing. He is actively involved in the organisation of community health fairs (Health Melas) and supports UCLan medical and other students to carry out voluntary health promotion and health assessments within the community.
1. In Practice. Professor Ramesh Gupta, Dr Abhay Vaidya, Professor Robert Compbell, Dr Asha Gupta, Professor Satyan Rajbhandari; Perspectives in Public Health l November 2011 Vol 131 No 6; 250.
2. Clinical Competence. Dr Abhay Vaidya SEA (UK) Newsletter, Summer 2011 issue, page 11.
3. Health mela: a novel way of health promotion Romesh Gupta, Abhay Vaidya, Robert Campbell, Abha Gupta and Satyan Rajbhandari; British Journal of Healthcare Management 2011 Vol 17 No 4; 165-7.
4. A novel technique for fixation of epidural catheters. Hany Shawkat, Dr Abhay Vaidya, Sr Karen Williams; Out of the blue E-letters, British Journal of Anaesthesia 11 January 2010 Online ISSN 1471-6771 - Print ISSN 0007-0912.