Dr Clive Lewis - Consultant Cardiologist
Dr Lewis joined Royal Papworth Hospital from Great Ormond Street Hospital in 2006 and is a key opinion leader in advanced heart failure, cardiothoracic transplantation and mechanical circulatory support. Royal Papworth Hospital remains the largest and highest performing heart transplant centre in the UK and one of the top 20 volume centres worldwide. He has a special interest in the health of young people, transition and adults with congenital heart disease.
Dr Lewis is a strong advocate of effective medical education and is currently Associate Medical Director and Director of Medical Education. He is an active participant of the Cambridge University Health Partnership and holds various roles in leadership, education and research. He co-directs the CUHP ‘Learning to Lead’ and British Cardiovascular Society leadership programmes for senior health professionals and supports the work of the Evelyn Surgical Training Centre. Nationally, Dr Lewis has held a number of positions, including Council membership of the Royal College of Physicians of London (RCP), the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and Training Committee member of the Postgraduate Medical Education and Training Board. He has recently been appointed Clinical Lead for the RCP Chief Registrar Leadership programme.
Dr Lewis promotes education and leadership through the Cambridge University Health Partners, RCP, National Association of Clinical Tutors Council (as Secretary) and as Health Education East of England Associate Dean. He is also Cambridge University Associate Lecturer and Senior Clinical Tutor. Dr Lewis is a regular invited speaker and session chair for international academic meetings and is currently Honorary President of the European Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation. He continues to develop and deliver courses on professional development, medical education and clinical leadership nationally and internationally. Dr Lewis has facilitated courses in three continents and aided the professional development of many doctors practicing around the world.