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The potential for the holder of a senior academic post to influence the medical world is usually enshrined in their job description. Even though Oxford University failed to provide one, this account of 25 years of undirected activity suggests that such posts can influence events, albeit to a limited extent and not always in the expected direction.


Journal article


Clin Med (Lond)

Publication Date





104 - 107


Bioethics, Education, Medical, Graduate, Faculty, Medical, Global Health, Humans, Molecular Biology, Research, Students, Medical, United Kingdom