Professor Richard Hays

Richard Hays is a family doctor with qualifications in both medicine and education and a strong interest in measuring the clinical performance of doctors. He has published extensively in curriculum development, assessment, professionalism and quality of care fields, with over 200 papers and 9 books. Senior leadership positions in medical education in both Australia and the UK have focused this interest on measuring and managing academic performance and problem behaviours in medical students and specialty trainees, where the causes are often multi-factorial, remediation can be challenging, and the management decisions are often subject to ethical and legal complexities.