School of Medical Education

Staff Profile

Dr Stephen Jones

Director of Medical Studies



I took up the position of Director of Medical Studies  Director in 2014 having taught on the MBBS course since 2001. I am a Newcastle medical graduate and I practice clinically on Teeside at James Cook University Hospital as a physician with a specialty interest in Diabetes and Endocrinology. 

Roles and responsibilities

I am responsible for all aspects of the Newcastle MBBS programme from recruitment through to graduation. I Chair the Board of Medical Studies and am responsible for our interactions with our regulators the General Medical Council and for our links with Health Education North East. Having recently completed a secondment to the new medical school in Malaysia I also retain a role in supporting the team at NUMed.


B Med Sci, MBBS,  MD, FRCP, MSc (Medical Education)

Previous positions 

 Dean of Clinical Affairs, Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia

Undergraduate Director, South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Course Lead for Final Year Rotation in Medicine

Clinical Lead for OSCEs