Dr Rashmi Patel studied Medical Sciences at the University of Cambridge before completing his medical degree at the University of Oxford in 2008. He moved to London to train as an academic foundation doctor at North Middlesex Hospital (F1) and The Whittington Hospital (F2). He has recently undertaken a Medical Research Council (MRC) Clinical Research Training Fellowship and is now an MRC UKRI Health Data Research UK Fellow in the Department of Psychosis Studies at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience, King's College London. He has a particular interest in digital healthcare and the role of information extraction techniques such as natural language processing (NLP) to extract clinical data from free text electronic health records (EHRs) to better understand and optimise treatments for mental disorders.
In addition to research, he is an honorary consultant psychiatrist in the Psychosis Clinical Academic Group of King's Health Partners, a pioneering Academic Health Science Centre which combines world-class clinical research and mental healthcare for people with psychotic disorders.