Dr Gerald Lip

Dr Gerald Lip
Dr Gerald Lip
Dr Gerald Lip

Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer



Dr Gerald Lip is the Clinical Director for breast screening in the North East of Scotland and the Principal Investigator of the GEMINI prospective evaluation of mammography artificial intelligence supported by the NHS National Strategy for AI in Health and Social Care. He has recently completed a 4-year retrospective research project in the same topic with the Industrial Centre for Artificial Intelligence and Digital Diagnostics in Scotland.


Dr Lip has recently been awarded a two-year Innovation Fellowship by the Chief Scientists Office of Scotland to lead innovation adoption in the NHS. Dr Lip is the vice chair of the British Society of Breast Radiology and sits on the UK Royal College of Radiology Informatics committee, on the Advisory Board of the Centre for Doctoral Training for Biomedical AI in Edinburgh University and is a scientific advisor to the National Covid Chest Imaging Database.

Dr Lip is active in research, education and training publishing on work with radiology trainees in AI, opinions on the member of the public and professional colleagues on AI and also sits on the British Institute of Radiology AI special interest group leading on education.


A graduate of Trinity College Medicine, along with his medical degree he also qualified with an Msc. in Health Informatics and completed his radiology training in Aberdeen. He is an honorary senior clinical lecturer in the University of Aberdeen. Dr Lip has published and spoken on topics nationally and internationally such as patient engagement, innovation in breast imaging techniques, quality assurance and safety and monitoring in AI

External Memberships

Innovation Fellow - Chief Scientist Office of Scotland

Vice Chair - British Society of Breast Radiology

AI Policy Adviser - Royal College of Radiologists

Incoming Chair - British Institute of Radiology Artificial Intelligence Special Interest Group

Chair - Breast Screening IT National Users Group

External Advisory Board - UKRI CDT Biomedical AI - University of Edinburgh

Trial Steering Committee - RADICAL AI - NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

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Research Overview

I work very closely with Professor Lesley Anderson and Professor Roger Staff in the practical applciation and effectiveness of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare. 

I also have involvement with the MRI Fast Field Cycling project and the Low Field MRI Group in further advancing the science in this important branch of Radiology


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