UCL Division of Medicine


DOM ECR Seminar Series: ECR & PGS event: Microaggressions, Allyship and Ethical EDI

03 October 2022, 12:45 pm–2:00 pm

ECR Network

Division of Medicine (DOM) Early Career Research (ECR) Network / Postgraduate Student (PGS) Research Culture Programme

This event is free.

Event Information

Open to

UCL staff | UCL students








This will be a hybrid event with limited tickets available for onsite attendance.
Second Seminar Room, Rayne Building
5 University Street
United Kingdom


'Microaggressions: What you need to know'
Dr. Rosie Baruah

Dr. Rosie Baruah

Rosie Baruah is a consultant in Critical Care and Anaesthesia at the Western General Hospital, Edinburgh. Her interests include neurocritical care, point of care ultrasound, and gender in medicine. She was chair of the Women in Intensive Care Medicine (WICM) group, a subcommittee of the FICM Career, Recruitment and Workforce Committee from 2017-2020, and stood down from this role to undertake a PhD at the Usher institute, University of Edinburgh to examine the gender balance within intensive care medicine in the UK. She is a FUSIC (Focused Ultrasound in Intensive Care Medicine) supervisor and mentor.

Twitter: @RosieICM.

'Allyship and ethical EDI'
Dr. Xander Stephenson-Allen
Dr. Xander Stephenson-Allen

Dr. Xander Stephenson-Allen is a Core Surgical Trainee in KSS, and a founding member of the Pride in Surgery Forum, representing LGBTQ+ surgeons at the Royal College of Surgeons England, where they held their inaugural conference Out @ The College earlier this year. Xander came to medicine later in life, and previously worked in health advocacy for queer and other marginalised communities in London with Spectra.

Host: Dr. Puja Mehta, Centre for Inflammation and Tissue Repair | UCL Respiratory | University College London
The seminars are open to UCL staff, students and their visitors. We would encourage attendance from all career stages. All staff looking to enhance their own practice are encouraged to attend
Please contact Med.ECR-Network@ucl.ac.uk for all enquires  
Online audience members: Please ensure that your mic is muted and video turned off during the talk.