Dr. Zakariye Ashkir


Dr. Ashkir (MBChB MRCP) is a senior cardiology registrar in North West London and the founder of the BSMA. He is currently Out Of Programme pursuing a PhD.

Dr. Sakaria Ali

VP & Policy Lead

Dr. Ali (MBBS BSc Hons. MRCPCH MPP) is a Consultant Paediatrician based in London, and holds a Masters in Public Policy from the University of Oxford.

Dr. Samira Hassan

VP & Community Lead

Dr. Hassan (MBBCh MRCGP) is a GP based in Leicester with a strong track record of international public speaking and community engagement.

Dr. Guleed Adan


Dr. Adan (MBBS BSc MRCP) is an academic neurology trainee based in Liverpool. He is currently busy undertaking his PhD on Epilepsy.

Dr. Abdifatah Mohamud


Dr. Mohamud (BMBS BMedSci) qualified from Nottingham Medical School, and is a paediatric trainee working in London.

Dr. Hafsa Ahmed

IMG Lead

Dr. Ahmed (MBBS) is a GP trainee based in London. Originally from Ottawa, Canada she studied Medicine in the Middle East before moving to the UK.

Dr. Ladan Abdulkadir

Media & Communications Lead

Dr. Abdulkadir (MBBS) is an Obstetrics & Gynaecology trainee in the West Midlands. Also from Canada, she studied Medicine in Beijing before settling in the UK.

Dr. Abdulkhaliq Hassan

Junior doctor Lead

Dr. Hassan (MBBS BSc) recently qualified from King’s College London (KCL) and is currently undertaking his foundation training in the West Midlands.

Dr. Ali Bihi

External Relations Director

Dr. Bihi (MBBS MRCGP MRCS) is a GP based in West London with significant clinical leadership experience. He has a personal interest in mentoring in Medicine.

Dr. Ahmed Nur

Sponsorship & Funding Lead

Dr. Nur (MBBS BSc Hons.) is a junior doctor based in London. He qualified from Imperial College Medical School and also holds a first class honours degree in Healthcare Management.

Dr. Sumaya Gurhan

Mentorship & WP Lead

Dr. Gurhan (BMBS BMedSci) is a Clinical Fellow working in the West Midlands with a real passion for – and significant experience in – mentoring and widening participation.

Najma Ahmed

Communications Officer

Najma is a medical student at Kings College London about to embark on an intercalated BSc in Neuroscience. Alongside an interest in neurosurgery she is very enthusiastic about widening participation and mentorship.

Dr. Amin Habib

Media Manager

Dr. Habib (MBBS MSc) recently qualified from King’s College London (KCL) and is currently undertaking his foundation training in South Essex, Basildon.