Dr Sarah Filson is an infectious diseases and microbiology specialist registrar doctor at King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.
Sarah studied medicine at Bart's and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry. Following graduation, she completed her foundation training at the Royal Free Hospital and Watford General Hospital, and her core medical training at University College London Hospital.
Throughout her training she was involved in clinical teaching locally and nationally. In 2009, she was involved in the euWHO simulation, and as a student wrote an essay that was shortlisted for the RSM Global Health Young Leaders Award in 2012.
Outside of medicine, Sarah is part of the organising team for TEDxEuston, which is an independently run TED event focused on positive ideas and developments related to Africa and the African diaspora. She has also previously acted as a mentor for the Social Mobility Foundation.
Prior to studying medicine, Sarah worked for Thomson Reuters as a scientific editor on a pharmaceutical drugs database.