Usman Jaffer

Usman Jaffer was born in London in 1974. He completed a BSc in Biomedical Sciences from King’s College London. He then undertook a period of basic cardiovascular research in the University of JW Goethe in Frankfurt, Germany. He then pursued a Medical career degree from the University of the Punjab. On his return to the UK he undertook another period of lab based research in Cardiovascular Biology at King’s College London before commencing his House Officer postings at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge. He continued medical training on the Cambridge surgical training rotation before coming to Imperial College where he undertook two consecutive Masters programmes in Surgical Sciences and Medical Ultrasound. His interest in medical education led him to undertake a Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education from the University of Dundee by correspondence. He currently works with his team at Imperial College NHS Trust, working on simulation and assessment tools for treating medical emergencies and performing medical ultrasound, wearable sensor technology for stress anxiety assessment and assessment of effective team working, ischaemia reperfusion injury in peripheral vascular disease, and various quality improvement initiatives in healthcare.

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Pain Prediction from ECG in Vascular Surgery
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