Clinical Surgery

Uzma Tufail-Hanif

Dr Tufail-Hanif is the Deputy Programme Director for the ChM in Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, an online postgraduate programme delivered in partnership between the University of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.

Dr Uzma Tufail-Hanif

Deputy Programme Director for ChM Vascular & Endovascular Surgery

  • Clinical Surgery

Contact details



Clinical Surgery
Ward 106 / Room F3307
51 Little France Crescent
EH16 4SA

Appointments and Activities

Dr Uzma Tufail-Hanif joined the Department of Clinical Surgery in July 2013 to lead development and delivery of the ChM in Vascular & Endovascular Surgery. The programme launched in the same year that Vascular Surgery became a surgical specialty in the UK and aligned with the ICSP curriculum for Vascular Surgery training. She was also Academic Lead for the ChM in Urology until 2020.

Dr Tufail-Hanif completed both her undergraduate and postdoctoral degrees at the University of Edinburgh. Her Cancer Research UK funded PhD was undertaken in the Centre for Inflammation Research where she investigated a novel group of compounds with anti-cancer activity against small cell lung cancer.

Prior to joining the Department of Clinical Surgery, Dr Tufail-Hanif was involved in teaching undergraduate MBChB students in Edinburgh Medical School as an Associate Teacher.



Deanery of Clinical Sciences Board of Studies, Edinburgh Medical School, College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh

Senatus Academicus, University of Edinburgh (representing Readers, Senior Lecturers, Lecturers of the Deanery of Clinical Sciences, College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine)

Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE)

Association for Learning Technology (ALT)



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