Dr Anju Verma graduated from Imperial College London in 2002. She has been an academic GP and Medical Educator for nine years and has attained membership of the Royal College of Physicians, Royal College of General Practitioners and an MA in Clinical Education.
She has worked in a variety of hospital posts including cardiology, paediatrics, infectious diseases, renal medicine, psychiatry and as a senior doctor in Acute Medicine.
She is passionate about whole person care, patient safety, healthcare professional education and enjoys using technology to enhance health and wellbeing.
Imperial College London
Dr Verma has held many hospital posts across cardiology, paediatrics, infectious diseases, renal medicine, psychiatry and acute medicine.
Throughout her career, she has held the following positions:
- Faculty Development Lead, Imperial College London
- Salaried GP, The Surgery, 82 Lillie Rd, SW6 1TN
- Associate Community Lead, Imperial College London
- NIHR Clinical Research Fellow, UCL Medical School, London QOF Assessor, NHS North West London
- Clinical Teaching Fellow & Year 6 GP course lead, Imperial College
- Academic GP ST4, The Surgery, 82 Lillie Road and Imperial College
- GP Registrar ST3, Uxbridge Health Centre, George St, Uxbridge
Dr Verma is especially interested in areas of medical education, doctor-patient communication and patient safety.
Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners
Member of the Royal College of Physicians
- 2014 Fellow of Advance Higher Education (Advance HE)
- 2014 MA in Clinical Education – Institute of Education
- 2009 MRCGP – Royal College of General Practitioners
- 2007 DCH – Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
- 2006 MRCP – Royal College of Physicians
- 2002 MBBS – Imperial College London
- 1998 BSc Physiology 2:1 – Imperial College London
Hayhoe B, Verma A, Kumar S, 2017, Shared medical appointments, BMJ, Vol: 358 https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.j4034
Furmedge DS, Griffin A, O'Keeffe C, Verma A, Smith L-J, Gill D et al., 2016, Paper trials: a qualitative study exploring the place of portfolios in making revalidation recommendations for Responsible Officers., BMC Med Educ, Vol: 16 https://bmcmededuc.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12909-016-0592-6
Verma A, Griffin A, Dacre J, Elder A et al., 2016, Exploring cultural and linguistic influences on clinical communication skills: a qualitative study of International Medical Graduates, BMC Medical Education, Vol: 16 https://bmcmededuc.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12909-016-0680-7
Griffin A, Furmedge DS, Gill D, O'Keeffe C, Verma A, Smith L-J, Noble L, Field R, Clark CI et al., 2015, Quality and impact of appraisal for revalidation: the perceptions of London's responsible officers and their appraisers, BMC Medical Education, Vol: 15 https://bmcmededuc.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12909-015-0438-7
Furmedge D, Verma A, Iwata K, Belcher R, Ntatsaki E, Smith LJ, Myers G, Bennett S, Sturrock A et al., 2013, The rise of clinical teaching fellowships, BMJ Careers. http://careers.bmj.com/careers/advice/view-article.html?id=20014362
Verma A, 2012, Preventing cardiovascular disease, General Practice at a Glance, Editors: Booton, Cooper, Easton, Harper, Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, ISBN: 9781118518410
Powell S, Verma A, Booton P, Bicknell C et al., 2012, How an online questionnaire can explore leadership teaching in an undergraduate curriculum., JRSM Short Rep, Vol: 3 http://shortreports.rsmjournals.com/content/3/9/62.full
Verma A, Bhatt H et al. (2011) The Ventriloscope as an innovative tool for assessing clinical examination skills: Appraisal of a novel method of simulating auscultatory findings. Medical Teacher. doi: 10.3109/0142159X.2011.579200 http://informahealthcare.com/doi/pdf/10.3109/0142159X.2011.579200
Verma A, Birger R, Bhatt H, Murray J, Millett C, Saxena S, Banarsee R, Gnani S, Majeed A et al., 2010, Ethnic disparities in diabetes management: a 10-year population-based repeated cross- sectional study in UK primary care, Journal of Public Health, Vol: 32, Pages: 250-258 http://jpubhealth.oxfordjournals.org/content/32/2/250.short
Bhatt H & Verma A., Nov 2009, e-Learning for Healthcare (Department of Health) Foundation e-Learning Programme. Guidelines in Clinical Practice.
Khurana R, Shalhoub J, Verma A, Assoumull R, Prasad SK, Kooner JS, Sethi A (2008) Tubercular myocarditis presenting with ventricular tachycardia. Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med. 2008 Mar;5(3):169-74