Vidhi is a graduate of the University of Edinburgh. She became a Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists and the College of Anaesthetists of Ireland in 2009, a Clinical Lecturer post and a Fellowship in Simulation Education at Cardiff University Hospital in 2010, and came back to her home town of Liverpool in 2013 when she was appointed as a Consultant Anaesthetist at Aintree University NHS Foundation Trust. Her clinical interests include perioperative medicine and anaesthesia for head and neck and ophthalmic surgery.
She was appointed to the School of Medicine in 2014 to create a brand-new curriculum in simulation-based education. She has created a network of NHS Trusts across the region for delivery of high-fidelity simulation training across the 3rd, 4th and 5th year. This work is enhanced by using 360º immersive video technology. Her team won the national Education Innovation Award from the Association for the Study of Medical Education in 2018 and went on to create an immersive preparation for practice event for final-year students, using simulation and immersive video – LivDocSim week. She has presented her research and experiences several times at ASME, AMEE, ASPiH and SESAM.
She created a formal attachment in Anaesthesia in Sept 2016, creating a learning path in perioperative medicine in association with E-Learning for Health and the Royal College of Anaesthetists. She is a member of the Royal College of Anaesthetists Undergraduate Education committee.
Vidhi is a passionate advocate of cross-discipline collaboration, disruptive thinking and positive leadership.