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Aditi Siddharth


DPhil student and Senior Registrar in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Aditi is a DPhil student with the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences (NDCN) since October 2021, supervised by Associate Professor Helen Higham (NDCN) and Dr. Debbie Aitken (Department of Education). She is an Obstetrics and Gynaecology specialist trainee (ST6). She is the current Obstetrics simulation trainee lead for the Thames Valley Deanery. She has helped create and facilitate the undergraduate multidisciplinary obstetric simulation programme for medical, midwifery, and paramedical students from Oxford and Oxford Brooke's University. 

Aditi is also actively involved in promoting equality, diversity, and inclusivity (EDI). She regularly delivers lectures on topics such as implicit bias and microaggression, and she collaborates with OxSTaR on faculty and curriculum development to incorporate EDI principles.

 Her DPhil research centers around the integration of technical skill simulation into surgical training. To conduct her research, she employs a qualitative and mixed methodology approach. Aditi has collaborated with general surgeons and obstetric trainees to provide simulation training utilizing virtual reality, augmented reality, and low-fidelity models.