Professor Trudie E. Roberts

Professor Trudie E. Roberts

Director, Leeds Institute of Medical Education

0113 343 1657

Summary: Responsible for leadership and scholarship in medical education in the University of Leeds and internationally with the Association for the Study of Medical Education in Europe.

Location: Level 7 Worsley Building

Teaching Commitments: MBChB - Basic bedside skills. BSc Applied Health (Medical Education) research project supervision. Faculty development workshops nationally and internationally on assessment and professionalism.


I graduated from Manchester with a degree in Medicine and a BSc in Anatomy.  I then undertook my early medical training in Manchester and my research in Manchester and the Karolinska Institute in Sweden.  In 1995 I was appointed Senior Lecturer in Transplant Immunology at the University of Manchester. In 2000 I was appointed Professor of Medical Education at the University of Leeds.  I was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship in 2006. In 2009 I was appointed Director of the Leeds Institute of Medical Education. I was a council member of the General Medical Council from 2009 until 2012 and Chair of the Association for the Study of Medical Education until July 2013. I am a council member and Censor for the Royal College of Physicians of London. In September 2013 I took over as President of the Association for Medical Education in Europe. My main research interests and expertise are in the areas of assessment of competence, professionalism, and transitions in training and education. I am married to a surgeon, have two children and dream of owning a Subaru WRX.