FAMUS Supervisors and Mentors

The candidate must identify a supervisor at the outset of training to oversee their training. The supervisor must register with the FAMUS administrator and be listed on the database.

The roles of the supervisor are:

  • Help coordinate and provide overview of a trainee’s learning and experience
  • Provide advice for trainees on where additional or specialist experience can be obtained
  • May undertake supervised scans, review unsupervised scans and can perform Assessment of Completion of Training
  • Ensure a trainee has demonstrated competence prior to sign off of overall training, and must sign the Summary of Completion of Training document
  • Provide advice for mentors

A supervisor may be any grade clinician who can demonstrate competence in the whole curriculum, which will often be an Acute Medical Consultant or Associate Specialist, or Radiology Consultant with advanced ultrasound experience (equivalent to FAMUS accreditation). Supervisors must have a complete understanding of the FAMUS curriculum, and be registered on the FAMUS database. As a guide, FAMUS accreditation for more than two years with regular ongoing experience would usually suffice to become a FAMUS supervisor.

Supervisors must be registered on the FAMUS database, which will require them to submit the attached application form to the FAMUS administrator (available here), and await approval by the FAMUS committee. A list of available FAMUS supervisors and contact details can be found below:

NamePositionTrust/HospitalDate accreditedContact details
Adrian WongConsultant ICM/ AnaestheticsOxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust September 2016Adrian.wong@ouh.nhs.uk
Ahmad MaatoukST5Sheffield Teaching HospitalsMay 2017amanda_ahmad@hotmail.com
Alastair GilmoreConsultant AIMArrowe Park HospitalMay 2016alastairgilmore@nhs.net
Alex HortonConsultant RadiologistRoyal Surrey County HospitalMay 2016alexhorton@nhs.net
Andrew WaldenConsultant AIM/ICMRoyal Berkshire HospitalMay 2016apwalden@hotmail.com
Angharad FordConsultantWirral University Teaching HospitalsNovember 2017angharad.ford@nhs.net
Ashley MillerConsultant Intensivist/ Anaesthetist Shrewsbury and Telford NHS TrustSeptember 2016ashleymiller@nhs.net
Azam MajeedConsultant EMUniversity Hospitals BirminghamSeptember 2016mazammajeed@hotmail.com
Ben MilletteST6Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation TrustJanuary 2017benmillette@gmail.com
Catriona DaviesConsultant RadiologistChelsea & Westminster HospitalJanuary 2017Catriona.Davies@chelwest.nhs.uk
David MurdayConsultant AIMPortsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust May 2016david@murday.co.uk
Despoina PapamichailConsultant NHS Grampian December 2017dpapamichail@nhs.net
Emmanouil AstrinakisClinical RadiologistLeeds Teaching HospitalsJanuary 2017manos.astrinakis@nhs.net
Eugene TabiowoConsultant AIMRoyal Glamorgan HospitalMay 2016eugene.tabiowo@wales.nhs.uk
Hefin JonesConsultant RadiologistRoyal StokeMay 2016Hefin.Jones@uhnm.nhs.uk
Hesham Ali AMU Consultant Norfolk & Norwich University HospitalMarch 2017hesham.mohammadali@nnuh.nhs.uk
Holly MetcalfeConsultant AIMRoyal Liverpool University HospitalOctober 2016Holly.Metcalfe@rlbuht.nhs.uk
Jennie StephensConsultant Royal Cornwall Hospitals TrustJuly 2017jennie.stephens@doctors.org.uk
Jenny Messenger
Consultant PhysicianRoyal Sussex County HospitalMay 2016jenny.messenger@bsuh.nhs.uk
Josip StosicConsultantJames Paget University Trust January 2017josip.stosic@jpaget.nhs.uk
Justin Kirk-BayleyConsultantRoyal Surrey County Hospital October 2016jkb@nhs.net
Martin DachselConsultant AIMEast Surrey HospitalMay 2016rdachsel@nhs.net
Nicholas SmallwoodConsultantEast Surrey HospitalMay 2016nick.smallwood@gmail.com
Pasupathy-Rajah SivasothyConsultantCambridge University Hospitals Foundation TrustJanuary 2017p.sivasothy@nhs.net
Phil LawrensonConsultant AIMArrowe Park HospitalMay 2016philiplawrenson@nhs.net
Ramprasad MatsaConsultant AIM/ICMRoyal Stoke University HospitalMay 2016ramprasad.matsa@uhnm.nhs.uk
Simon FoxConsultantOxford University NHS Trust February 2017simon.fox@doctors.net.uk
Sinan HamidConsultant RadiologistKettering Foundation Trust Hospital April 2017Sinan.Hamid@kgh.nhs.uk
Snehashish BanikConsultantNHS GrampianNovember 2016snehashish.banik@nhs.net
Thomas ClarkConsultant ICUTorbay HospitalSeptember 2016thomasclark1@nhs.net
Tomos BrockleyConsultant Mid-Cheshire Foundation TrustMarch 2017tomos.brockley@mcht.nhs.uk
Nihal AbosaifConsultantUniversity Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS TrustNovember 2017nihalyounis@hotmail.com
Salem SoussiRegistrarSheffield Teaching HospitalsNovember 2017soussisalem@gmail.com
Angharad FordConsultantArrowe Park HospitalNovember 2017angharad.ford@nhs.net
Sarbjit ClareConsultantSandwell and West Birmingham HospitalsNovember 2017sclare@nhs.net

The map below shows the locations of all approved FAMUS Supervisors, with contact details

Mentors can be any grade clinician who is competent in the scan being overseen; they do not have to be registered with FAMUS. Their suitability will be determined locally between the candidate and Supervisor – any queries can be directed to the FAMUS administrator.

 

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