Joint Course Supervisor, Graduate Medical Course and Director of Studies, CGMC 3 & 4

Degrees and Honours

MB BS (London), FRCS (Edinburgh), FRCOG, MA Education (Open University), MA (Cantab)

Membership of Professional Bodies / Associations

Fellow, Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh)
Fellow, Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists
Fellow, Higher Education Academy
Member, Council Association of Medical Humanities
Member, East Anglian O&G Society


Qualified in Medicine (1979) Guy’s Hospital London. Came to Cambridge in 1981 as Casualty Officer and Anatomy demonstrator. First obstetric job in 1982 at Mill Road Maternity Hospital, then Gynaecology at Addenbrooke’s Hospital “Old Site”. Left O&G for a year to do general surgery and urology at The Luton & Dunstable, then back to London to Obstetrics at Queen Charlotte’s and Gynaecology at the Chelsea Hospital for Women before returning to Addenbrookes as registrar in 1986 and senior registrar in 1988. Appointed as consultant in Obstetrics & Gynaecology at the West Suffolk Hospital in 1993. Lead consultant for colposcopy and the Cancer Unit at West Suffolk since 2002, working in collaboration with Anglian Cancer network.
Joined Clinical School  and Lucy Cavendish in 2000 to develop and deliver Cambridge Graduate Course in Medicine.

Research Interests

Research linked to teaching initiatives within graduate course in medicine and "Student-selected component" in Clinical School.

Course involvement in the University of Cambridge

Graduate Course in Medicine

Publications (selected)

  • S. Gull, A. Prentice - 'Branch retinal artery occlusion in pregnancy', BrJObstetGynaecol, January, 101(1): 77-8, PMID: 8297878 (1994)
  • S. Gull - 'Low-dose Aspirin in Pregnancy', MIDIRS Midwifery Digest, September 3:3:294-5 (1993)
  • S. Gull, H. K. Al-Rufaie - 'Paget's Disease of the Vulva with Underlying and Invasive Classical Lobular Breast Carcinoma', JObstetGynaecol, May, 19(3):320-1, PMID: 15512314 (1999)
  • S. Gull - 'Communication skills: recognising the difficulties', The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist, April, Vol 4 No2, pp. 107-110 (2002)
  • S. Gull, J. Hunter - 'Illiterature and medicine', Lancet September 1: 358(9283):765, PMID: 11556356 (2001)
  • G.O. Symore, S. Gull - 'Adenocarcinoma of the vaginal vault following prolonged unopposed oestrogen hormone replacement therapy', J Obstet Gynaecol, February: 25(2):220-1, PMID: 15814421 (2005)
  • S. Gull - 'Embedding the Humanities into Medical Education', Medical Education, February: 39(2): 253-6 (2005)