Sabena is currently Associate Dean for GP Education (Birmingham & Solihull) and Foundation training in GP across the West Midlands. She is also a PhD Student at Birmingham University looking at enacted practical wisdom in GPs (exp 2020) . Sabena has been a salaried GP in an inner-city Birmingham practice since 2001. Sabena also undertakes regular GP out of hours sessions and extended hours sessions. The most rewarding role is caring for patients which keeps her grounded and grateful.
Sabena considers herself a Constructivist Educator with particular interest in metacognitive aspects of learning and tacit knowledge. She enjoys delivering sessions on Medical wisdom, reflective practice, communication skills, compassion and self-awareness. She aspires to look into the merits of character education and professional virtues. Sabena loves learning (and translating that into understandable and enjoyable teaching sessions).