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Dr Rachel Morris - Assistant Director of General Practice Studies, General Practice Education Group

M. Med Ed, F Acad Med Ed, MRCGP, DRCOG DFFP, B.Med Sci, B.M, B.S

Dr Rachel Morris is a clinician, facilitator and educationalist with a background in family medicine and medical education.

She did her undergraduate studies at the University of Nottingham before training as a General Practitioner in the East of England.

She works as a GP in a busy city centre practice whilst also working as an Assistant Director of GP Studies in the Primary Care Unit at the University of Cambridge where she is part of the General Practice Education Group who design, develop and deliver the primary care curriculum to undergraduate students.

Since 2012 she has designed and overseen the development of the Professionalism Course at the School of Clinical Medicine and is now the Professionalism Lead. This has involved pulling together and training clinicians from a wide range of specialities to deliver small group teaching and workshops around all areas related to medical Professionalism. As part of this work, she has developed particular expertise in reflective practice and how to teach self-awareness and has an ongoing interest in this area.

She is a Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners, a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Educators and has a Masters degree in Medical Education. She is also a tutor for the Post Graduate Certificate in Medical Education course at the University of Cambridge Institute for Continuing Education

She has also worked as an Associate Lecturer for Homerton College of Health Sciences and as a Clinical Lecturer on the Refugee Doctors Programme at Barts and the Royal London, Queen Mary University London.

She has presented and facilitated workshops at national and international conferences about reflective practice, teaching in clinical practice and teaching self-awareness

Presentations include:

The Challenges of Managing Patients Outside the Surgery: A GP's Story'  

Dr Rachel Morris

'Management of long term, chronic conditions - Technology innovation in patient pathways' Cambridge Wireless Healthcare Special Interest Group Symposium Cambridge, September 2013

Professionalism: Teaching self-awareness. Self-assessment and multisource feedback tools: Is there an ideal solution?

Morris RJ,  Quilligan S, O’Sullivan H, Lillicrap M

Workshop at ASME Annual Symposium, Edinburgh July 2013

The Paradox of Prescribed Reflection

Morris RJ, Barclay, S, Borgstom, E

Presentation at ‘Creating Space 2: Symposium on Reflective narrative practice,’ Banff, Canada 2012

Increasing medical students’ capacity for reflection requires more than a brief intervention

Morris RJ

Presentation at ASME annual conference, Cambridge July 2010

The KIPPER model; a new model for clinical teaching

Morris RJ

Presentation at SAPC conference, Madingly Hall, 2008

Do Refugee Doctors have learning needs apart from what is learnt for the PLAB exam?

Morris RJ, Watson JS, Cheeroth SA, Nicholson S.

Poster presentation at AMEE conference 2004


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Last Updated on Wednesday, 05 March 2014 23:47  

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