Samantha Gale

I started the Public Health Training Programme in August 2015, coming from a background in medicine and medical education. After completing my medical degree at the University of Cambridge, I went on to finish the Foundation Programme in the East of England. I then studied for my Masters in Public Health (MPH) at the University of Hong Kong as a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholar, earning a Distinction for the degree and the Professor Anthony Headley Scholarship for Master of Public Health. My MPH dissertation assessed the prevalence and healthcare usage of people with Trisomy 21 in Hong Kong. I returned to the UK to join the Paediatrics Training Programme in Health Education England Thames Valley. I then went on to obtain a Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education from the University of Bedfordshire, whilst working as a Clinical Educator at the University of Buckingham Medical School, where I taught first year medical students. During my final placement at Milton Keynes Council, I worked on a health needs assessment of children with disability, a clinical audit of C.diff, and a wellbeing hub pilot, before my CCT in August 2019.