School of Medicine Board


This Committee overviews the School and all specialist Committees.  It has ultimate responsbility for the School's purpose and has a strategic role.  It includes senior Regional and HEE NE figures who would not be expected to have an immediate role in day to day issues within the School.

The School of Medicine meets three times per annum.

Board Papers for committee members (separate site)

Board Membership

Role Name
Head of School (Chair) Dawn Ashley
School of Medicine QM Lead Arutchelvam Vijayaraman
CMT TPD Jane Wallace / Anita Jones
Deputy Head of School Simon Panter
Academic Representative Julia Newton
DME Representative John Hanley / Chris Tiplady
Trust CEO Representative Ian Renwick
RCP (London) Regional Advisor Training Simon Panter
RCP (Edinburgh)  John Davison
RCP (Glasgow) Vacant
CMT Trainee Representative Mohamed Mohamed
Higher Trainee Representative Revin Thomas
Lay Representative Paul Chapman
Specialty Training Business Manager Julie Khan
School Manager Steve Hamnett
Specialty Programme Coordinator Laura West


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