Dr Damian Roland has recently been appointed as a Consultant in Paediatric Emergency Medicine (commencing Spring 2014) at Leicester Hospitals with NHS Funded Academic Role.
His research interests include evaluation of educational interventions and improving the recognition of illness in children and has has published 25 papers (19 first author). He has developed the Paediatric Observation Priority Score (POPS), now available as an app, which is currently undergoing validation via an East Midlands HIEC and College of Emergency Medicine grant.
Having been a trainee representative at regional and national level and chair of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges Trainee Doctors Group for three years he is passionate about engagement and ensuring advocacy for all, not just the most vocal. He has previously been involved with the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management and Medical Education England.
An online CV is found here
He is always grateful to his wife and young daughter for their patience and understanding!