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Medical School Office
University of Oxford
Academic Centre
Level 2, John Radcliffe Hospital
Oxford OX3 9DU

Tim Lancaster

Director of Clinical Studies

I am responsible for operational leadership of the Oxford clinical medicine course. Working with a team of Associate Directors, administrative staff and teachers throughout the School, the Director of Clinical Studies has responsibility for curriculum, assessment, quality management, faculty development and student affairs.

I am responsible for:

  • Policy and strategy on admission to 2nd BM (years 4-6 of Bachelor of Medicine course)
  • Innovation and quality improvement
  • Development and implementation of the school’s curriculum and assessment strategies
  • Participating in and developing quality assurance activities including liaison with external bodies
  • Development of the faculty development programme for teaching staff

Academic Committees Membership

  • Chair of the Clinical School Admissions Committee
  • Chair of the Clinical Education Committee
  • Chair of the Clinical Tutors’ Group

I have been Director of Clinical Studies since 2002. I am a general practitioner at the Jericho Health Centre, Oxford and a member of the Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, where I work with the NIHR funded Cochrane Tobacco Addiction Review Group. I'm a fellow of St Anne’s College where I act as advisor to clinical medical students. I have a particular interest in case-based teaching in medical education.

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