Simon Fleming is a Trauma and Orthopaedic registrar on the Pott rotation in London. He is also a Past President of the British Orthopaedic Trainees’ Association (BOTA), a co-chair for the International Conference in Residency Education (ICRE), the Vice Chair of the Academy Trainee Doctors’ Group (ATDG) and a Ph.D candidate in Medical Education at Barts and The London Medical School. While passionate about Orthopaedics and achieving excellence in surgical training, he has special interests in hand surgery, competency attainment decisions and combating bullying, undermining and harassment in healthcare, through the award winning #HammerItOut campaign, on which he delivered a TEDx talk and has spoken internationally.
He is heavily involved in mentoring and teaching both undergraduates and postgraduates, which has been recognised with a Surgeon Educator Award from the Royal College of Surgeons (Eng) and the Academic Support Award from Queen Mary University, Barts and The London Medical School. He is the also the recipient of the Royal College of Surgeons (Eng) and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Harry Morton Fellowship in Surgery (MedEd).
He undoes all the good work he does in the gym with a love of great food, and tries to change the world in his spare time.