Professor Ntobeko Ntusi, the newly appointed Head of Medicine at UCT, spoke in London in May. As well as heading up the Leading with Excellence Campaign, which is aimed at creating the “next generation” of black professoriate in medicine, he is also Clinical Lead for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (CMR) and Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (CCT) at Groote Schuur Hospital. We heard his views on the future of medicine at UCT and globally.