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Jaspal Taggar

Clinical Associate Professor in Primary Care & Head of Undergraduate Primary Care Education, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

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Biography

Having qualified as a GP in 2012, Dr Taggar works as salaried GP at a rural GMS practice. After leading the final year GP attachment for five years at the University of Nottingham, Dr Taggar was appointed as Head of Undergraduate Primary Care Education and Director of the Primary Care Education Unit. He enjoys combining his clinical role with research and teaching. Dr Taggar is passionate about developing and innovating Primary Care Education and combines this with aspirations of improving population health through research in atrial fibrillation, cardiovascular prevention and tobacco control. In addition to these roles, Dr Taggar is the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Clinical Research Network Lead for Primary Care (South) and is a regional panel member of the NIHR Research for Patient Benefit funding stream.

Qualifications:

MBChB, FRCGP, FRCP, PhD, MSc, AFHEA, DRCOG

Expertise Summary

  • Cardiovascular prevention and atrial fibrillation
  • Tobacco control

Teaching Summary

Dr Taggar provides leadership and strategic oversight of all taught courses in undergraduate primary care education. He teaches on the courses run by the Division of Primary Care across all years of… read more

Recent Publications

Dr Taggar provides leadership and strategic oversight of all taught courses in undergraduate primary care education. He teaches on the courses run by the Division of Primary Care across all years of the medical curriculum involving topics such as ethics, communication and consultation skills and managing long-term conditions.

School of Medicine

University of Nottingham
Medical School
Nottingham, NG7 2UH

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