Prof. John C. McLachlan

Professor of Medical Education

School of Medicine

Harrington Building, HA105

Subject Areas: Education, Health

John McLachlan is professor of Medical Education in the School of Medicine. His research interests include assessment in high stakes exams, the measurement of professionalism, arts in health care education, and innovative anatomy teaching. 

Qualifications: BSc(Hons), PhD, FHEA, NTF


Reviewing resit strategy in Royal College assessments, commissioned by Health Education England.

External Activities

Board member of UCAT, Board member of UKFPO Recruitment Development Group, Member of GMC MLA Expert Reference Group.


John was selected to conduct a national review of the Prescribing Safety Assessment for the British Pharmacological Society.  Read the full story here.