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Gillian Pinner

Emeritus Professor,



A graduate of Kings College School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of London, she is Emeritus Professor of Medical Education, Consultant in Old Age Psychiatry, and a Fellow and past Associate Dean of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

She trained in psychiatry at UMDS, London including a year as a research associate, before moving to University of Nottingham as a Lecturer in Old Age Psychiatry.

Professor Pinner has undertaken a wide range of teaching related roles in the NHS, at the University of Nottingham, as well as several roles within the Royal College of Psychiatrists nationally.

She has significant experience in NHS management including Clinical Director, work for the CQC, and undergraduate and postgraduate training as Director of Medical Education, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

As past Director of Examination and Assessments for the School, she has been involved in assessment at all levels of the undergraduate medical course at Nottingham including assessment of professionalism. She is also an External Examiner for University of Leicester Medical School MBChB.

Having completed the Nottingham MMedSci in Medical Education with Distinction in 2014 she supervises BMedSci and MMedSci students.

Expertise Summary

Professor Pinner is a senior clinician and medical educator, with extensive experience in teaching, training, research and management. She led the bid for the establishment of Lincoln Medical School and as Vice Dean, she led the delivery of the clinical phase of the medicine course at the new School in partnership with the University of Lincoln.

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University of Nottingham
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