Professor Hazel Scott
Vice President (Medical)
Graduating from the University of Glasgow in 1988, Professor Scott trained in the West of Scotland and Liverpool before being appointed in 1996, as a Consultant in General and Respiratory Medicine and receiving her MD in 2003. In addition to clinical and research interests in lung cancer, Hazel is also particularly known for her work in medical education. A Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, she was previously Director of Medical Education in NHS Lanarkshire and currently holds roles as Associate Postgraduate Dean in the Scotland Deanery and Deputy Head of the University of Glasgow Undergraduate Medical School. She has also had a pioneering role in medical e-education across Scotland, through the development of the systems ‘DOTS’ and ‘STAR’. In 2010, she was awarded an Honorary Professorship by the University of Glasgow, School of Medicine. Professor Scott has been associated with the College for approximately 20 years. Elected to Council in 1995- 9 and serving again from 2006- 10, she has contributed to a range of committees within the College and represented the College on numerous Scottish and National committees and working groups. She held the roles of Director of Medical Education and Director of CPD for many years and was elected Honorary Secretary in 2012, where she was instrumental in leading development of the role of ‘College Tutor’ across hospital sites. She was elected Vice President (Medical), with a particular remit for medical education and training, in 2016.