Administrative / Biographical History

James Parkhouse studied medicine at Liverpool University, graduating in 1950. He took the DA in 1952 and the MD in 1955. He trained as an anaesthetist, and was a consultant anaesthetist at the United Oxford Hospitals 1958-66, professor of anaesthetics at the University of Manitoba and chief anaesthetist at Winnipeg General hospita1967-8, postgraduate dean at Sheffield University 1969-70, and professor of anaesthetics at the University of Manchester from 1970-80. He was thereafter professor of postgraduate medical education at the University of Newcastle. He was director of the Medical Careers Research Group from 1984-89. Parkhouse was an adviser on medical education to WHO, and president of the section of medical education of the RSM. Among his publications was A new look at anaesthetics 1965 and Doctors careers 1991.

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