Dr Cindy Farmer qualified in 1999 from Birmingham Medical school with Honours in Medicine and Biochemistry. Her interest in womens health was sparked when she volunteered as a medical student at a charity whose mission was to help individuals leave the sex trade. She passed her Diploma in Genitourinary Medicine in 2004 and was awarded the MFSRH in 2010. She works in Bristol as a Specialty Doctor in sexual and reproductive health with a particular interest in complex contraception.
Cindy holds a postgraduate certification in medical education from Bristol University, having attained a distinction in all 4 of her module assignments. She enjoys being involved in teaching and learning and is an undergraduate medical student supervisor as well as an educational supervisor for postgraduate specialty training. She is also joint SAS Tutor for her trust.
Cindy is currently Chair of the General Training Committee of the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare and is clinical lead in the development of a new FSRH letter of specialist level competence (LOSC) in complex implant removals.