James is the 2022 OrthoHub BOA Future Leaders Programme Fellow and recently completed his Trauma and Orthopaedic training in South West London. He maintains a keen interest in the role modern technology can play in teaching and patient safety.
James originally graduated in 2006 with a degree in Engineering, Economics and Management from Oxford University (JHons 1 st Class). He did his Master’s placement with the European Space Agency where he won the Qinetic Industry prize on a project researching how to better provide cost-benefit analyses on Satellite observation of natural disasters.
After a brief period in Healthcare Consulting, James went on to study medicine at St George's, University of London. Training in SW London, he has recently gained CCT, with planned fellowships in knee arthroplasty and trauma in Exeter and Adelaide. In addition to clinical duties, he works as the Orthopaedic Education Fellow at the Royal London Hospital, with an interest in high fidelity simulation and non-technical skills training.
James is a co-founder of Dr Toolbox and an alumnus of the Digital Health London Accelerator. Dr Toolbox’s mission is to provide healthcare professionals the safe induction they deserve, through an innovative crowdsourced app and web-portal. It’s aims are threefold; to improve patient safety, improve the working lives and efficiency of junior doctors and help trust boards fulfil their CQC requirements for induction. The project has been recognized with multiple national awards and currently has a network of 6000 doctors at 50 hospitals across the UK