Professor Richard Fuller


Richard Fuller is a Consultant Geriatrician/Stroke Physician and Director of Medical Education Programmes at Leeds Institute of Medical Education. Richard is responsible for directing the MBChB degree programme, generating exciting new initiatives in curriculum design, mobile technology, assessment and personalised learning. His main research interests focus on assessment, and he leads the Institute’s Assessment Research Group. His current research focuses on the ‘personalisation’ of assessment, to support individual learner journeys. This is underpinned by work from the Group focusing on the application of intelligent assessment design in campus and workplace-based assessment formats, assessor behaviours, mobile technology delivered assessment and the impact of sequential testing methodologies. He publishes and speaks regularly at leading international medical education conferences and is a faculty member at a number of leading global assessment courses. He holds a number of national/UK advisory roles, including acting as an assessment expert for the General Medical Council - and undertakes a range of advisory and developmental work in relation to curriculum, senior faculty development and assessment for a number of international institutions.


  • Director, Medical Education Programmes
  • Lead, LIME Assessment Research Group


  • MA
  • MBChB
  • FRCP (Lon) FRCP (Edin) FRCP (Glas)
  • FAcadMed

Research groups and institutes

  • Leeds Institute of Medical Education
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