Chair of the Institute of Medical Sciences Advisory Board appointed
10 August 2015
The University's Institute of Medical Sciences is delighted to announce that Professor Abdollah Tavabie MA MD FRCGP FRCPE has been appointed the inaugural Chair of the Institute of Medical Sciences Advisory Board.
Up until 2013, Professor Tavabie was a practising GP with thirty years’ experience. He has also been involved in postgraduate medical education for much of his career, as well as with the development of GP Vocational Training and Continuing Education.
Professor Tavabie is the GP Dean and Deputy Dean Director for Postgraduate Medical Education in Health Education Kent, Surrey and Sussex (HEKSS) and in May 2014 was asked to take on the role of Interim Dean Director for HEKSS. Recently, he has also been asked to be a Joint Postgraduate Dean Lead for Health Education England (HEE) – to implement two of ten points (Learning Hubs & Improving the Breadth of Training) – for delivery of the NHS England ‘Five Years Forward View’.
Peter Milburn, Director of the Institute of Medical Sciences, said: “The University is very pleased to have appointed Professor Abdol Tavabie as the first Chair of the Institute of Medical Sciences Advisory Board.
"Professor Tavabie brings with him a wealth of clinical and health care organisation experience: experience that will undoubtedly contribute to future vision, strategic direction and focus of activity for the Institute."