Dr James Andrew Morgan
Specialist Registrar in Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Sheffield Teaching Hospital NHS Trust
Dr James Andrew Morgan is currently completing an Advanced Training post in Hepatology in Yorkshire in his final year of Gastroenterology training. He is originally from the West Midlands and has trained in The Liver Unit at University Hospital Birmingham, one of the largest liver transplantation units in Europe. During this time, he was exposed to critically unwell liver patients, both peri-transplantation and on acute admissions. The importance of early intensive care support in acute liver failure and close working relationship with liver intensivists was crucial in ensuring good patient outcomes. Under appreciated aspects of medical care pre-ITU including assessment of underlying aetiology, anticipation of subtle signs of deterioration and the complex decision making surrounding liver transplantation are also vital. Dr Morgan received a young investigator award at EASL 2021 for leading work regarding graft and patient survival following liver re-transplantation. He also is advocate for improving medical education, having completed a Masters in Medical Education in 2018. He hopes to combine his passion for liver medicine and medical education is his future career to engage a new generation of hepatologists and promote an excellent, integrated service across primary and secondary care. Prior to graduating with honours from Warwick Medical School, he studied Pharmacology at Liverpool University. In his spare time, he enjoys to travel and experience different cultures and cuisine. He actively participates in sports including tennis, rugby, squash and running.