Dr. med. Silke Darlington

PGCE PGDIP PGDIP
  • Medical studies and training at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster/Westfalen, Germany

  • Medical doctorate on the topic of „Surgical Strategies in Myocardial Re-revascularisation“ at the Ruhr-Universität, Bochum (Prof. Körfer, Herz- und Diabeteszentrum Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany)

  • Specialist training in non-surgical and surgical Dermatology; participation in drug trials

  • 1995 move to the United Kingdom (Central Sheffield University Hospitals), then Scotland (Glasgow Royal Infirmary University NHS Trust); change of area of interest from Dermatology to General Medicine (Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust)

  • Formal studies and training towards qualification in Postgraduate Education (PGCE, PGDIP, PGDIP)

  • Honorary Teaching Fellow and Senior Small Group Facilitator at the Peninsula Medical School, later Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry, in Plymouth and Cornwall, with almost 10 years of active involvment at all levels of the BMBS couse; Visiting Academic, including at Cranfield University, Bedford

  • 2010 move to Germany with specialist training and qualification as „Fachärztin in Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie“; Consultant in Psychosomatic Medicine and Psychotherapy at the Elbe Kliniken in Stade, Niedersachsen since 2018

  • Extensive part-time activities in overlapping areas of Medicine, Psychology and Aviation since 2008 (Membership: European Association for Aviation Psychology (EAAP), German Association for Aviation Psychology (DGLP), FHP, Vereinigung Cockpit (VC), Forum for Professionals in Complex Working Environments (Plattform))

  • Various publications, including co-editor of the book: „Responsible Thinking and Acting in Complex (Working) Environments: Backgrounds, Challenges and Opportunites“