Amr Salam

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Consultant dermatologist

Biography

Amr Salam completed his specialist training at the St John's Institute of Dermatology at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.

Amr also completed a 1-year senior clinical fellowship in medical dermatology and medical education. He gained skills in the management of eczema, psoriasis and hair disorders.

He completed an externship in the dermatology department at Yale New Haven Hospital, USA.

Amr is the clinical lead for our community and acute dermatology services. He is also part of the tertiary eczema service at Guy's and St Thomas' with a focus on new systemic, biologic and small molecule therapies for eczema. He is currently developing a new dedicated acne service for Guy's and St Thomas'.

Amr is a lead for postgraduate education at the St John's Institute, currently developing the world's first distance learning qualification in specialist dermatology for clinicians.

Amr graduated from the University of Birmingham with First-Class Honours. He completed his intercalated BSc at the University of London, where he achieved First-Class Honours and the University Prize.

Amr completed academic foundation and core medical training in London.

He has published and presented research nationally and internationally.

Education and training

  • MA in clinical education (currently enrolled), King's College London, 2022
  • Postgraduate Diploma in clinical education, King's College London, 2021
  • Speciality certificate in dermatology, Royal College of Physicians, 2017
  • Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP), 2014
  • Postgraduate certificate in medical education, Royal College of Physicians and University College London, 2014
  • Degree in Medicine and Surgery (MBChB), University of Birmingham, 2011

Research interests

  • Aerospace dermatology lecturer, textbook chapter author (Ernsting's Aviation and Space Medicine) and NASA research collaborator, 2020 to present
  • Lecturer for King's College London undergraduate medicine, MSc in Clinical Dermatology, and MSc in Aerospace Medicine, 2016 to present
  • Course founder and director for National Foundation Doctors Masterclass and international High Intensity SCE Revision Course, 2020 to present
  • Committee member for the British Association of Dermatologists Undergraduate Workstream, 2018 to present

Awards

  • Education grant award recipient, St John's Dermatological Society Charity, 2022
  • Research grant award recipient, Alopecia UK, 2018
  • Multiple Royal Society of Medicine and St John's Dermatological Society best oral presentation prizes, 2014 to 2020
  • Imperial College Sir Brian Jarman Prize for best academic foundation programme research project, 2013
  • Queen Mary's College and Barts and The London Principal's Prize for highest academic mark during intercalated BSc degree, 2010
  • Imperial College Teaching 'Hero' Award and North West Thames Foundation School, teaching excellence trainee merit award for outstanding contributions to medical education, 2013

Last updated: August 2022

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