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Your Path to a Global Healthcare Career Begins Here.



BPME is a leading expert in quality Healthcare Communication. A Medical English specialist and a certified OET Premium Preparation Provider, BPME has helped more than 30,000 students achieve their learning goals, worldwide.


Our online programs ensure that you have quick and easy access to high-quality courses. We provide all the flexibility and support you need to attend these programs from anywhere and at any time.

Our courses are affordable and we offer many pocket-friendly options to choose from.


We are providing a learning journey for healthcare professionals from all parts of the world. BPME’s courses cater to learners from non-English speaking countries who are starting on this journey to those who have the required language skills but need help with test-taking skills. For non-native speakers of English, we provide programs from basic to advanced and prepare them for a global career in healthcare. With our help, many professionals have fulfilled their dream of moving to their preferred country and enhancing their careers.

Why You Will Succeed with BPME

World-class, Skillfully Developed Materials 

Our learning materials are developed by experts who have an in-depth knowledge of curriculum development and adult foreign language learning and shared with learners.

BPME is also a Premium OET Provider (since 2018) certified directly by OET, Australia as a training provider that demonstrates high quality in materials creation, curriculum planning, and teaching.

Relevant and Effective Courses

Our healthcare communication programs are based on first-hand experience in medical practice and international language benchmarks such as the CEFR. We assess what our learners need and use effective and engaging ways of imparting this through a wide range of affordable and flexible learning options. We cater to your learning needs from beginner to advanced levels. We do this by offering a suite of courses from basic and intermediate medical English (B1-B2+) through to advanced level OET preparation (CEFR B2+/C1) and beyond to more specialized courses (C1 and above).

World-class, Skillfully Developed Materials

Our learning materials are developed by experts who have an in-depth knowledge of curriculum development and adult foreign language learning and shared with learners.

BPME is also a Premium OET Provider (since 2018) certified directly by OET, Australia as a training provider that demonstrates high quality in materials creation, curriculum planning, and teaching.

Expert, Motivated Teachers

Our teachers are experienced and certified with years of relevant experience. They provide individual attention, support, and feedback to each learner through online courses, personalized private tutoring, or – the most used – blended learning. (language teaching. OET teaching, Real healthcare experience).

We work to identify and overcome students’ issues with language structure, communication and related employment skills, and get them “over their hump” and moving forward in their careers and lives.


Dr. Alecia Banfield MBBS MPH, TEFL/TESOL certified | Director

I know what healthcare professionals go through every day. My goals are to help them understand the real-life English they need and, in line with current best practice, to become global professionals with global opportunities.

Dr. Alecia Banfield is a Medical English and OET expert with an OET Premium Preparation Provider certification since 2018. As a founder of Banfield’s Professional Medical English, a company that caters to the communication needs of the healthcare sector, she has been instrumental in helping thousands of healthcare professionals achieve their career goals and dreams.

She is from Barbados and qualified as a medical and public health doctor, practicing in the hospital before becoming a Deputy Medical Officer of Health for a Primary Care Clinic. On moving to Central America then Germany, she focused her career on Communication in Healthcare and ESL. Her medical and public health background, and her own experiences becoming multilingual, form the bases for the programmes’ online and classroom teaching approach. 

Mike William George – BSc (Hons) 

Designation: Expert OET Coach


I know how important OET is to you and this is why I want to help you.

Mike is a certified OET Preparation Provider with an OET
Knowledge Badge and 25 years of experience in the Healthcare industry. A
TEFL-certified English teacher, he has helped hundreds of students with his
extensive knowledge and accurate feedback.

Mike loves kayaking and other outdoor pursuits. He is
married with two teenage sons and lives in Spain with his family.

Mike George
Robert Gerchalk

Robert Gerchalk, Registered Nurse (USA)

Designation: Expert Medical English and OET Coach


“I know what doctors, residents, and interns, as well as nurses experience in a major Medical Center. I will be happy to work with you to improve your medical English and prepare you for the OET.”

Robert is an American Registered nurse with extensive healthcare experience that spans over 30 years.

He was a nurse at the world-renowned teaching hospital, Johns Hopkins, in the Department of Medicine. He then worked at mental health and substance abuse hospitals in Florida and became an instructor at a nursing College in Miami. He has helped Nurses and Doctors prepare for job interviews, personal statements, letters of reference and US medical residency CVs.

Robert likes urban street photography. A traveller at heart, he has been to over 50 countries, and is currently living in Bangkok, Thailand.

Helen Lewis – BSc (Hons) 
Designation: Expert OET Coach

Helen is a University of Oxford graduate with additional certifications in PGCE University of London, CETELFA, Knowledge for Development. She has three years teaching medical English.

Among other things, he has been a tutor at Tokyo Institute of Technology and Graduate Institute of Policy Studies, Tokyo, Japan.

Helen has travelled from Japan to the UK overland on boat and the Transiberian Express. She loves Wild swimming.


Kathleen Woodruff, M.D.
Designation: Expert Medical English and OET Coach

“I am a medical English instructor and teaching is my way of helping future healthcare professionals achieve their career goals.” 

Kathleen is a Physician and a Professor, She has 16 years of experience working as an OG/GYN. She completed her degree at Brown University, then Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She did her residency at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City. For 16 years she has worked as an OB/GYN physician and also taught medical students and residents as an Associate Professor at Brown University.

Kathleen is an adventurer at heart. She spent a few years living on a sailboat with her family and exploring the world.

Satpreet Anand, BCom (Hons)
Designation: Operations Manager

I believe that the teaching-learning experience must be gratifying for learners, teachers and institutions alike. No one element can thrive in a vacuum so I aim to create value for all the stakeholders involved.” 

Satpreet has more than 20 years of experience in the education industry. From training and content development to marketing and Profit & Loss management, she has hands-on experience in all spheres of running an educational institution. She has spearheaded operations of several startups and knows how to bring it all together for a winning formula.

An animal-lover, Satpreet is an avid motorcyclist and nature enthusiast.

Gaziza Tolesh BA, MA

Designation: eLearning Coordinator


“I’m a ‘life-long learner’. I have a passion for understanding the nuances of cross-cultural communication and e-learning. I continually build on my foundations in international relations and healthcare education, and stay in tune with the latest digital learning strategies.”

Gaziza has experience managing educational processes and teaching English as a second language for students. She has a Bachelors in Educational Sciences, and Masters in International Relations, and in European Migration and Intercultural Relations.