Meet the newest NES GP Fellows: Lloyd Hughes

    Lloyd Hughes, a GP working in Arbroath and the Tayside Out of Hours Service, is joining the St. Andrews School of Medicine as one of the newest NES GP Fellows.   Lloyd graduated from the University of Dundee …

21st September 2021 | news


School of Medicine Launches Five Year Strategy

The School of Medicine (SoM) has published its five-year strategy defining its objectives and ambitions for the period up to 2026. Professor Crossman, Dean of Medicine, outlines that the SoM will be established as a clinical medical school with a …

20th September 2021 | news


Funding to support key research into multimorbidity

Two new major research grants have been won by collaborations involving the School of Medicine to further develop their work in multimorbidity. Multimorbidity, when a person has two or more long term health conditions, is a key public health challenge. …

20th September 2021 | news


School of Medicine Welcomes Digital Support Modern Apprentice

The University of St Andrews continues its successful participation of the Modern Apprenticeships programme with the recent appointment of Emma Stewart at the School of Medicine. Emma, a local to St Andrews, begins a two year Digital Support Modern Apprentice where she will work with different service units in the School as well as having the opportunity for placements in other university …

7th September 2021 | news


New appointments in the School of Medicine

Appointment of Director Inclusion, Wellbeing Officer and Student Disability Coordinator at the School of Medicine    Following a recent recruitment exercise amongst existing staff, The School of Medicine has appointed Dr John Winpenny as Director of Inclusion, Caroline Forbes, as Wellbeing Officer and Linda Kirkcaldy as Student Disability Coordinator.   …

25th August 2021 | news


Welcome to our Medical Demonstrators

The School of Medicine is delighted to welcome the 2021/22 Medical Demonstrator cohort. Medical Demonstrators play a key role teaching across our ScotGEM and BSc curricula. The role provides an opportunity for foundation doctors who have completed their FY1 and …

11th August 2021 | news


Promotion to Professor

The School of Medicine would like to congratulate Dr Jonathan Issberner on his recent promotion to Professor of Medicine. Jonathan joined the University of St Andrews as a Research Associate in Professor Silar’s lab in 2005, looking at the electrophysiology of neuronal …

11th August 2021 | news


Promotion to Senior Lecturer

The School of Medicine would like to congratulate Veronica O’Carroll on her promotion to Senior Lecturer at the University of St. Andrews.  Veronica, who is currently the Director of Postgraduate Teaching (PGT) at the School, says that she is grateful …

4th August 2021 | edu


School of Medicine retains second position of UK Medical Schools in the National Student Survey 2021

The School of Medicine has retained its position as second place of UK Medical Schools in the National Student Survey (NSS).  The NSS gauges students’ experiences of learning and teaching at university. The same survey placed St Andrews as the UK’s top mainstream university for the thirteenth time in the past …

4th August 2021 | news


Dr Calum McHale elected as Associate Fellow with the British Psychological Society

Dr Calum McHale, a post-doc research fellow in the School of Medicine has been recognised as an Associate Fellow by the British Psychological Society. This election comes as recognition for McHale’s contribution to psychology knowledge and the advancement of the …

21st July 2021 | news