Currently serving as the Director of Assessment and GMC Liaison Advisor at the School of Medicine, The University of Bolton, Professor Sanjoy Bhattacharyya actively contributes to the development of the assessment strategy for the Bolton School of Medicine. Collaborating closely with Leicester Medical School, he will play a crucial role in creating formative and summative assessments aligned with the curriculum and is instrumental in the GMC application process.
In addition to his academic responsibilities, Professor. Bhattacharyya holds key roles within the General Medical Council (GMC). Serving as a GMC CPSA Board panel member and Vice-Chair, he oversees the PLAB OSCE exam, contributing to discussions on statistical analysis, standard setting and role player issues. He is actively involved in training new PLAB OSCE examiners and serves on GMC Registration panels, Test of Competence & Revalidation panels and as a Specialist Application Associate.
Before his current role, Professor Bhattacharyya served as a Senior Clinical Lecturer and Director of Clinical Assessment at Lancaster Medical School. In this capacity, he oversaw assessments, organised OSCE exams and played a vital role in examiner recruitment and training.
Professor Bhattacharyya has been an Emergency Medicine Consultant at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust for 26 years leading, delivering, supervising assessment and management of all kind of ill and injured adults and children attending the Emergency Dept. and Urgent Care centre. He has worked with multi professional team and external partners to provide safe, personal and effective care to the patients.
Throughout his career, Professor. Bhattacharyya has made significant contributions to medical education, both locally and nationally. His leadership roles, such as Trust Specialty Training Lead and Specialty Tutor in Emergency Medicine, highlights his dedication to overseeing educational activities, managing the training of professionals and playing a pivotal role in departmental inductions.
In summary, Professor Sanjoy Bhattacharyya is a highly respected figure in the medical community, bringing a wealth of experience and expertise to his roles in emergency medicine, medical education and leadership.