Mark Lillicrap is a Consultant Rheumatologist at both Addenbrooke’s Hospital in Cambridge and Hinchingbrooke Hospital in Huntingdon. He is also heavily involved in many aspects of medical education (teaching, assessment, curriculum design, educational leadership and educator staff development).
At the University of Cambridge, he is an Associate Lecturer and the Clinical Sub-Dean (Curriculum), the Director of the Undergraduate Clinical Supervisor Programme, the Chair of Graduate Course Admissions and the Clinical School Careers Guidance Lead. He delivers small and large group student teaching on musculoskeletal problems, professional skills, communication skills, practical procedures, leadership, personal development, teaching and diagnostic reasoning.
At the Postgraduate level he is an educational and clinical supervisor for rheumatology speciality trainees and GP trainees. He has previously worked as the Director of Medical Education in Huntingdon for 3 years.
He is heavily involved in staff development, as student careers lead, as co-lead of a Higher Education Academy accredited development programme (iFME) and as tutor and guest lecturer on the University of Cambridge Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education.
He is involved nationally with the Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME), facilitating educator development programmes through his role as Deputy Chair of the Educator Development Committee. He also co-facilitates a national residential educational leadership programme on behalf of ASME and is on the ASME Leadership Development Group.
He has a PhD in T-cell immunology (University of Cambridge) and took up his current consultant posts in 2004, became a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) in 2006, a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians (FRCP) in 2009 and a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Educators (FAcadMEd) in 2010.
He has 2 children, a long-suffering wife, enjoys all aspects of his work (both clinical and educational) and plays the saxophone in a local rock band!