SAS Education Adviser
BDS, FDSRCSEng (By Assessment), LLM, (Legal Aspects of Medical Practice) PGDMEd (for surgeons), PGCert IV Sedation
Mrs Vinita Shekar, a SAS surgeon in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) at Ninewells Hospital, Dundee is an International Medical Graduate from India.
She is passionate about equal opportunities for education and training of SAS doctors and dentists. Alongside her main clinical role, she holds titles as a Educational Advisor for SAS doctors and dentists in NHS Tayside and deputy secretary for Local Negotiating Committee (LNC) at NHS Tayside.
She chairs the SAS Forum at Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCSEng) and is an invited council member of RCSEng. Furthermore, she co-chairs the AoMRC SAS Committee and is a council member of AoMRC.
Some of her past roles include being an investigator officer for doctors in difficulty, a whistle-blowing advocate, clinical audit lead, clinical governance lead and SAS Representative on BAOMS Council.