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Medical Education

About us

Medical Education provides a unique level of leadership and support for scientists and clinicians in the UK and abroad who teach students on our five Bachelor of Medicine (BM) programmes. Our staff advise on national education policy, provide national and international consultancy and collaborate with community groups.

Medical Education is led by Marcus Parry, an educationalist with over thirty years' experience gained working across a range of organisations in the public and private sector.

Head of Medical Education
Mr Marcus Parry

The Associate Dean for Education, Professor Karen Morrison, is a member of Medical Education, as are the leaders of the main undergraduate medical programmes and the leads of a number of Curriculum Themes, Pastoral Care, Digital Learning, Faculty Development, Student Selected Units, Subject and Clinical Specialities, and Education and Specialist Research.

Medical Education staff are educators and researchers with backgrounds and expertise in anatomy, the basic sciences, medicine, sociology, law and ethics, physiology, ICT, project management, communication skills, pastoral care, professionalism and the humanities. Some staff are specialists in education theory and the development of pedagogic and education leadership skills while others are practising clinicians in areas that include neurology, anaesthetics, elderly care, pathology, surgery, general practice and complementary medicine. Medical Education is based in the award winning Life Sciences building on the Highfield site of the main University campus and also at Southampton General Hospital.

Excellence in Student Engagement
Excellence in Student Engagement

The Faculty of Medicine successfully achieved an international ASPIRE Award of Excellence in Student Engagement in 2014.

To find out more, contact a member of the team on meded@southampton.ac.uk.

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Highfield Campus

Based on the University's main Highfield campus, the School is situated close to many facilities, including the Ha...

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2014 ASPIRE Award of Excellence in Student Engagement
New Teaching and Scholarship podcasts each month
Providing training and support for BM teachers
Working alongside Kassel School of Medicine

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