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Portfolio Pathway Advisory Group

Meeting dates (10:00 start)


  • Thursday 25 January
  • Thursday 15 February
  • Thursday 21 March
  • Thursday 18 April
  • Thursday 16 May 
  • Thursday 20 June
  • Thursday 18 July 
  • Thursday 15 August
  • Thursday 19 September
  • Thursday 17 October
  • Thursday 21 November
  • Thursday 12 December

Frequency of meetings

Once a month, depending on how many Portfolio Pathway  applications are received.

Reporting mechanism

The Portfolio Pathway Advisory Group reports to Education Board.


  • To assess whether applicants have the appropriate Knowledge, Skills and Experience (KSEs) to perform as a substantive O&G consultant in the UK and be added to the Specialist Register
  • To agree methods of assessment according to guidance issued by the General Medical Council (GMC).
  • To assess applications and submit recommendations to the GMC.
  • To monitor best practice in other Colleges.
  • To liaise with the GMC on all issues regarding applications, reviews, re-applications and appeals.
  • To consider the liability to the College and how this may be indemnified.
  • To note matters of concern in the College’s Risk Register, as appropriate, and in a timely manner.
  • The Portfolio Pathway Advisory Group will report to the Education Board within the College with regard to recommendations on the equivalence of training.
  • To respond to GMC consultations concerning Portfolio Pathway Advisory Group matters.
  • To engage in discussion with stakeholders, both internal and external (e.g. Specialty Education Advisory Committee, Deaneries) on Portfolio Pathway Advisory Group matters.


Please send all correspondence to the committee secretary.


Gemma Mordecai
Tel: +44 20 7772 6451


Senior Portfolio Pathway Advisor

Mrs Sarah Reynolds FRCOG

Deputy Senior Portfolio Pathway Advisor

Mrs Avideah Nejad FRCOG


  • Mr Hossam Elsheikh MRCOG
  • Dr Fatima Abu Amna FRCOG
  • Dr Judith Moore FRCOG
  • Dr Roopa Nair FRCOG
  • Dr Adeeb Alchaikh Hassan FRCOG
  • Miss Gina Michel FRCOG
  • Dr Ahmed El-Hadidy FRCOG
  • Dr Jayeeta Samanta MRCOG
  • Dr Rakhee Saxena MRCOG
  • Miss Sahar Boctor MRCOG
  • Mr Javaid Muglu MRCOG
  • Dr Amr Farag MRCOG