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Huw Williams

Dr Huw Williams

Programme Director (EPIC iBSc) / Senior Clinical Lecturer

School of Medicine

Main Hospital Building, Room Room F32, Floor 2, Block A, University Hospital of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff, CF14 4XN


Dr Huw Lloyd Williams is a Senior Clinical Lecturer in Emergency Medicine at Cardiff University with a master's in medical education and a practicing Emergency Medicine consultant in Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales.

Dr Williams established the ' Emergency, Pre-hospital and Immediate Care' intercalated BSc (EPIC iBSc) degree, which was approved by Cardiff University in 2016, funded by the Welsh Government since 2017 and for which he has been the programme director since 2018. He later became the Year 3 'Hospital Front Door' Module Lead for the undergraduate MBBCh programme at Cardiff University in 2018. He became a Fellow of Advance Higher Education (FHEA) in 2019.

Dr Williams has received several awards for his work in medical education including the BEST Trainee Medical Education Award (2016), the MEDIC Star Award in Medical Education (2017), the SURGAM Rising Teaching Star Award (2018) and the BMA / BMJ Cymru Clinical Teacher of the Year Rising Star Award (2018). He has also received two nominations in the SURGAM 2020 awards for the educational eLearning and face-to-face programmes he ran during the COVID-19 pandemic.

He now runs the Emergency Medicine Academic Centre (EMAC) at Cardiff University. Current innovation projects include:








Lambert and Williams, How to run simulation in your workplace, Education for Primary Care (2014) 25: 357–9


Programme Director - 'Emergency, Pre-hospital and Immediate Care' Intercalated BSc' (EPIC iBSc), since 2017

Module Lead - 'Hospital Front Door', Year 3 MBBCh, since 2018

Module Lead - 'Resusciation Science' EPIC iBSc, since 2022

Lecturer - 'VR in Healthcare Education' on the 'Contempory Issues module' of the 'Medicial Education' MSc, since 2023


A recent biograph and further information can be found in the Remedy (edition 34).


I am interested in supervising SSC and BSc students in the areas of:

  • Virtual Reality Medical Education
  • Resusciation Science
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Quality Improvement focussing on Emergency Care