Faye Kirkland

Freelance broadcast journalist, BBC, The Guardian
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Faye Kirkland

Freelance broadcast journalist, BBC, The Guardian
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Biography

Faye Kirkland, M.D., has been a doctor for more than a decade and continues to work as a general practitioner in London. She uses her background knowledge to investigate topics, such as 12-hour waits in emergency units, general practitioners being prevented from ordering brain scans for cancer, suboptimal online care for sexually transmitted infections, and more. She won best newcomer in the Association of British Science Writers Awards in 2016, and was a finalist for best investigative journalism. In 2015, she was a highly commended finalist for national Broadcast Journalist of the Year in the Medical Journalists’ Association Awards. She regularly reports for the Victoria Derbyshire program, BBC Radio 4, BBC 5 Live and the Guardian. Her ground-breaking investigations have led to parliamentary questions in the House of Commons, sparked national and local inquiries into healthcare and made long-term changes to medical practice.

Sessions as a Speaker

Undercover Science Journalism

29 October 2017
3:45 pm – 5:00 pm
  • UCSF Mission Bay Campus