Pauline Bryant

Dr, Bachelor or Medicine Batchelor of Surgery

  • 2.06A Medical School

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Personal profile

Key Responsibilities

Director of Educational Strategy, Teaching and Learning Quality Norwich Medical School.

Course Director for Post Graduate Clinical Education Courses:

Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert ClinEd), Diploma (PGDip ClinEd), and Masters in Clinical Education (MClinEd)


Teaching Interests

I am passionate about education. I enjoy facilitating students to achieve their potential and developing new parts of the curriculum.

Current Positions  

Director of Educational Strategy, Teaching and Quality Assurance o Overview education staffing and teaching activities

Support adequate and appropriate current and future staffing requirements.
Encourage enterprise and innovation activities

Overview relevant external teaching, policy, and environment, including national and international ‘competitors’ and collaborators.

Course Director for the Post Graduate Clinical Education

Courses (PG Cert/ Dip/ Masters in Clinical Education).  We run multiprofessional, face to face and on line courses, that are available full-time or part-time. The courses provide training for health care professionals to learn more about educational theory and practice, and provide opportunities to undertake work based reflection, projects and research. The PG Cert courses are accredited for membership of the Higher Education Academy.

I support and supervise several projects in education and leadership.

Student and Staff mentor. 

School governor.    

Academic History

I qualified as a Doctor from University College London (UCL) in 1991. I trained as a GP in North London and joined the London Academic Training Scheme to develop skills in teaching and research. I worked as an inner-city London GP and lecturer at UCL for 10 years where I researched and developed undergraduate teaching in General Practice, and supported the development of University Linked Practices.

In 2007 I moved to Norwich and took a post at the Norwich Medical School as an associate tutor for PBL. I became a Lecturer in Clinical Skills in 2008. I completed an EdD at UEA in 2018.

Head of PBL 2013 - 2018

Head of Year 2 from 2011 to 2021.

Leadership Lead 2019- 2023. I set up the Leadership theme in 2019 in collaboration with Norwich Business School and the Norfolk and Norwich NHS Hospital 

I am an NHS GP

Academic Background

Fellow Higher Education Academy 2001

Senior Fellow Higher Education Academy 2023

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Education, University of East Anglia

1 Jan 20091 Jun 2018

Award Date: 1 Sep 2018

Master of Education, University of Dundee

1 Jun 19981 Jun 2005

Award Date: 1 Jun 2005

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University College London


Award Date: 19 Jul 1991

External positions

External Examiner St Georges Medical School London, St George's, University of London

1 Sep 202031 Aug 2025

External Examiner Final Year MBBS University College Medical School, University College London


External examiner MBBS undergraduate medicine degree programme, Brighton and Sussex Medical School