Dr Katy Letham
Consultant in Emergency Medicine.
Katy graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 2005 and worked in the northern deanery in England before realising the error of her ways and gravitating back to the motherland. She has been training in emergency medicine in Edinburgh since 2007 and has been lucky enough to spend a year out of programme in various exciting places around the world. This included a stint of expedition medicine in remote south-west Madagascar and a job in aeromedical retrieval and prehospital medicine in the Gold Coast in Australia.
She has an interest in medical education and has been working towards gaining an MSc in clinical education from the University of Edinburgh. She puts the learned theory into practice when teaching on courses such as EPLS and level 1 emergency ultrasound courses.
When not working she can generally be found spending all her money on travelling to remote parts of the globe to pursue her extra-curricular loves: skiing and scuba diving. She is a certified PADI Divemaster and has an incredible knowledge of Indian Ocean reef fish and corals – she’ll tell you all about it if you’re willing to listen.