Miss Alexandra Curran BSc (Hons), PG Dip

Miss Alexandra Curran

Institute of Clinical Sciences
Lecturer; Year 2 Lead and Assessment Lead for Physician Associate Studies Diploma

Contact details

Institute of Clinical Sciences
Graduate School
College of Medical and Dental Sciences
Room WF27, Medical School Building
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT

Alexandra Curran is a Lecturer on the Postgraduate Physician Associate Studies course. She is Year 2 Lead and Assessment Lead for the programme.


  • PG Cert in  Education for Health Professionals (award pending)
  • PG Dip in Physician Associate Studies 2011
  • BSc (Hons) in Medical Microbiology 2007


Alexandra is a UK-trained Physician Associate who joined the University of Birmingham Physician Associate course faculty in 2015. She works clinically as a Physician Associate in General Practice. Prior to this Alexandra worked in Cardiology at Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust and in Acute Medicine at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust.

Alexandra is currently Year 2 Lead and Assessment Lead for the Physician Associate course. She also leads on the Acute Medicine rotation.

Alexandra has been involved in aiding the continued development of the PA role since she began her training in 2008 and regularly examines for the National Physician Associate exam. She is currently a member of the curriculum working group and the accreditation working group at the Faculty of Physician Associates at the Royal College of Physicians.

She was bestowed the award of 'PA of the Year' at the 2013 UK Association of Physician Associates (now the Faculty of Physician Associates at the Royal College of Physicians)National Conference.


  • Physician Associate Studies Diploma

Other activities

  • Physician Associate working in General Practice in the West Midlands.