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Life Fellow


Ray Godwin qualified in Medicine at Cambridge having been an undergraduate at Fitzwilliam College and King’s College London and then trained as a Diagnostic Radiologist at Addenbrookes Hospital. He was awarded a Fellowship at the Royal College of Radiologists and the Rohan Williams medal in 1977.
He was appointed as Consultant Radiologist at West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St Edmunds in 1977 where he also served as the Trust Medical Director and headed the team awarded UK NHS Medical Management Team of the Year in 2001. Having an interest in Medical Education he served as Trust Clinical Tutor and was voted “Teacher of the Year” on two occasions by the Cambridge Medical School student body. Appointed Associate Clinical Dean (University of Cambridge), he co-founded the East Anglian Regional “Teach the Teachers to Teach”. He was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians (London) in 1994 and became a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in 2007.
He joined Hughes Hall as part of the Graduate Medical School and took on the role of Director of Studies in Medical Sciences. At the end of his medical career he undertook the role of Vice President at Hughes Hall in 2006 retiring in 2008.