About us

The Postgraduate Medical Institute Building in Chelmsford

The objectives of the Postgraduate Medical Institute are to draw together the combined resources and expertise of the partners through the creation of clinical networks and the pooling of the Partner resources to:

  • establish clinical networks to promote research and the dissemination of best practice
  • develop postgraduate medical and multi-professional learning providing opportunities for postgraduate, post-doctoral and CPD study to enhance and sustain clinical and professional practice
  • encourage and promote research and training across the various levels of health and social care from tertiary to home care, leading to innovation and revision of patient pathways
  • establish research centres of clinical expertise in each of the acute hospital partners of international excellence
  • inform and learn from international best practice by establishing international partnerships
  • develop and encourage innovation in medical devices and medical engineering
  • encourage knowledge transfer through conferences, seminars, workshops and lectures.

Key personnel

  • Dr Ruth Jackson - Director
  • Professor Tony Young - Director of Medical Innovation
  • Professor John Kinnear - Director of Acute Medical Education
  • Professor James Hampton-Till - Director of Research