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Centre Publications

Please find below details of the Centre for Education Development's publications. 

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Finn G. Ultrasound: A hands-on and kinaesthetic approach to anatomy education. Letter. Accepted for publication in Medical Teacher.

Hafferty, FW and Finn GM. “The Hidden Curriculum & Anatomy Education” in “Teaching Anatomy: A Practical Guide" Edited by Chan, LK and Pawlina, W. (In press). 

Henderson J, Docherty M. All systems Go! Psychiatry. Commissioned by JP Medical Publishers.
Due for Publication 2015.

Adam J, Powis D, McKendree J. Longitudinal study of non-cognitive predictors. Accepted by Medical Teacher.

Pearson DJ & Nicholson S. How to…. get the most from Primary Care & Community Placements. A practical guide for medical students and their tutors. Commissioned by Wiley Blackwell. Book pending - due for publication Oct 2015.

Pearson DJ, Walpole S, Barna S. Challenges to Professionalism: Social Accountability and Global Environmental Change. Accepted by Medical Teacher.

Finn GM, Walker S, Carter M, Cox DR, Hewitson R, Smith F. (2015) Exploring relationships between personality and academic performance. Anatomical Sciences Education DOI 10.1002/ase.1516

"Really good stuff" editorial for Medical Education. Finn GM. May 2015
Griksaitis M, Scott M, Finn G (2014). Twelve tips for teaching with ultrasound in the undergraduate curriculum. Medical Teacher, 36: 19-24

Finn G, Hafferty F (2014). Medical student resilience, educational context and incandescent fairy tales. Medical Education, 48: 340-348

Ikah D, Finn G, Swamy M, White M, McLachlan J. (2014). Clinical vignettes improve performance in anatomy practical assessment. Anatomical Sciences Education, published early online. ISSN: 1935-9780

Finn G (2014). Using body painting and other art-based approaches to teach anatomy. Teaching Anatomy: A Practical Guide

Wright B, McKendree J, Morgan L, Allgar VL, Brown A (2014). Examiner and simulated patient ratings of empathy in medical student final year clinical examination: are they useful? BMC Medical Education, 14:199.

Adam J, Bore M, Childs R, Dunn J, McKendree J, Munro D, Powis D (2015) Predictors of professional behaviour and academic outcomes in a UK medical school: a longitudinal cohort study, Medical Teacher, (Early online)

Kirby J, Rushforth B, Nagel C, Pearson D (2014). Should GP speciality trainees teach? Contrasting views from GP speciality trainees and their trainers. Education for Primary Care, 25:96-102

Walpole S, Barna S, Gillam S (2014). Ecological healthcare for tomorrow’s doctors – new imperatives for medical educators. Excellence in Medical Education, 5: 23-25

Walpole SC, Gillam S, Barna S (2014). Sustainable healthcare for tommorrow's doctors. Excellence in Medical Education

Thompson T, Walpole S, Braithwaite I, Inman A, Barna S, Mortimer F (2014). Learning objectives for sustainable healthcare. The Lancet, 384: 1924-1925

Austin T & Bhandol J (2013). The Academic Librarian: Buying into, playing out, and resisting the teacher role in higher education, The New Review of Acadmeic Librianship, 19(1):15-35.

Rushd S, Landau AB, Lindow SW (2013). An evaluation of the first time performance of international medical graduates in the MRCOG Part 1 and Part 2 written examinations. Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol. 166(2):124-6

McGettigan P, McKendree J, Reed N, Holborow S, Devereaux Walsh C, Mace T. (2013) Identifying attributes required by Foundation Year 1 doctors in multisciplinary teams: a tool for performance evaluation, BMJ Quality and Safety, 22(3): 225-232. doi: 10.1136/bmjqs-2012-001418

Cordingley, S, Peters S, Hart J, Rock J, Hodges L, McKendree J, Bundy C (2013). What Psychology do Medical Students need to know? An evidence based approach to curriculum development. Health and Social Care Education, 2(2), 38-47. DOI: 10.11120/hsce.2013.00029

Rice S, McKendree J (2013). Chapter 12: eLearning.  In Swanick T (Editor) Understanding Medical Education, Second Edition, Wiley Interscience: 161-173

Maddams J, Pearson D (2013). Annual health checks for people with learning disability. InnovAiT: Education and inspiration for general practice, 6: 133-139

Rushforth R, Pearson D, Bardgett R, Darling J, Luff E, Storr E (2013). Teaching paediatrics in primary care. Education for Primary Care, 24(2):128-130

Macallan J, Pearson D (2013). Medical student perspectives of what makes a high quality teaching practice. Education for Primary Care, 24(3): 195-201

Andrews E,
Pearson D, Kelly C, Stroud L & Rivas Perez M (2013). Carbon footprint of patient journeys through primary care: a mixed methods approach. Br J Gen Pract, e595

Rushd S, Landau AB, Khan JA, Allgar C, Lindow SW (2012). An analysis of the performance of UK medical graduates in the MRCOG Part 1 and Part 2 written examinations. Postgrad Med J, 88(1039):249-54

Adam J, Bore M, McKendree J, Munro D, Powis D. (2012). Can personal qualities of medical students predict in-course examination success and professional behaviour? An exploratory prospective cohort study, BMC Medical Education, 12:69. DOI: 10.1186/1472-6920-12-69; URL:

Lucas B & Pearson DJ (2012). Patient perceptions’ of their role in undergraduate medical education within a primary care teaching practice. Education for Primary Care.

Pearson DJ, Milne P & Kumar M (2012). Exploring and Creating a Learning Culture. In: Ramesh Mehay (Ed). The Essential Handbook for GP Training and Education. Radcliffe Publishing. London.

Toft K, Nagel C & Pearson DJ. (2012). Intercalated degrees in Primary Care: Luxury, Folly or Core Business for Medical Schools? Education for Primary Care, 23(6):451-3.

Nicholls, G, Blythe, A & Pearson, DJ (2012). Making an educational case for a national primary care curriculum for medical students: lessons from one UK medical school, Education for Primary Care, 23(5):313-315.

Beverley Lucas & Pearson, DJ (2012). Patient perceptions’ of their role in undergraduate medical education within a primary care teaching practice, Education for Primary Care, 23(4):277-285.

Pearson, DJ & Wass, V (2012). Education in primary care: an international perspective, Editorial in Education for Primary Care, 23(3):143.

Pearson, DJ; Milne, P & Kumar, K (2012). Exploring and Creating a Learning Culture. In: Ramesh Mehay (Ed.). The Essential Handbook for GP Training and Education. Radcliffe Publishing: London

Walpole, SC., Prieto-Merino, D., Edwards, P., Cleland, J., Stevens, G., & Roberts, I. (2012). The weight of nations: an estimation of adult human biomass, BMC public health, 12(1):439. doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-439

Walpole, SC., McMillan, D., House, A., Cottrell, D., & Mir, G. (2012). Interventions for treating depression in Muslim Patients: A systematic review. Journal of affective disorders, 145(1):11-20. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2012.06.035

Lewis, J. & Henderson, J. (2011). Symbiotic faculty development and implementation of a two-tier medical education. Berlin, HRK German Rectors' Conference 10-11 October 2008. (27.10.11)

Dornan T, McKendree J, Robbé IJ. (2011). Medical Education in an Age of Complexity, Uncertainty and Reflection. A Coda to the Flexner Centenary, Medical Education, Flexner Retrospective: the State of the Science special issue, 45 (1):2-6.

McKendree J, Snowling MJ. (2011). Examination results for medical students with dyslexia, Medical Education, 45(2):176–182.

McKendree J (2011). Ethnicity and academic performance. Letter to the Editor: British Medical Journal, 342:1943.

Cookson JB, Fagan G, Mohsen A, McKendree J, Crossley J. (2011). A Final Clinical Examination using a Sequential Design to Improve Cost-effectiveness. Medical Education, 45:741–747.

Marshall M, Vivekananda Schmidt P, Stark P, McKendree J, Sandars J, Smithson S. (2011). Lessons learned from medical students’ perceptions of reflective learning: a multi-institutional study. Medical Teacher, 33(10):846-850.

McKendree, J. (2011). Neurobiological Research is Not the Gold Standard for Explaining High-Level Learning: Letter to the Editor. Academic Medicine, 86(11):1332.

Pearson DJ. & Lucas B J. (2011). Engagement and opportunity in clinical learning. Findings from a case study in primary care. Medical Teacher 33(12):670-677.

Nagel, C, Kirby, J, Rushforth, B, Pearson DJ. (2011). Foundation Programme doctors as teachers. The Clinical Teacher, 8(4):249–253.

Rosenthal, J, McKinley, B & Pearson DJ. (2011). Promoting education within the SAPC: introducing the HoTs Group. Primary Health Care Research & Development, 12:276.

Mortimer F, Pearson DJ & Barna S. (2011). Greening the NHS at its roots. Training tomorrow's doctors for a sustainable health system. Journal of Holistic Healthcare, 8(2):23-26.

Pearson DJ & Lucas B. (2011). What are the key elements of a primary care teaching practice? Education for Primary Care, 22(3):159-65.

Walpole, S. C., Singh, S., & Watts, N. (2011). International climate negotiations : Health to the rescue? International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 2(2).
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Brown AK and Naredo E. (2010). Training and Education in Rheumatology Ultrasound: Objectives and Challenges. In: R.J. Wakefield and M.A. D'Agostino, first edition. Essential Applications of Musculoskeletal Ultrasound in Rheumatology. Elsevier, pp 329-338.

Henderson, J. (2010). Problem-based scenarios for a professional future. In: E. Errington (Ed.) Preparing Graduates for the professions using scenario-based learning. Post Pressed Brisbane.

McKendree, J. (2010). Embrace the Experts! Letter to the Editor. Medical Education, 44:1048.

McKendree J. (2010). Experience of Problem-Based Learning in UK Medical Schools. The Clinical Teacher, 7(4):262-265.

McKendree, J. (2010). ELearning. In T. Swanick (Editor) Understanding Medical Education. Wiley Interscience.

Garner J, McKendree J, O’Sullivan H, Taylor D (2010). Undergraduate medical student attitudes to the peer assessment of professional behaviours in two medical schools, Education for Primary Care, 21: 32–7.

Shuangyu Li, Pearson DJ & Escott S. (2010). Language Barriers within Primary care Consultations: an increasing challenge needing new solutions, Education for Primary Care, 21(6):385-91.

Rushforth B, Kirby J & Pearson DJ. (2010). General practice registrars as teachers: A review of the literature, Education for Primary Care, 21:221-29.

Pearson DJ & McKinley RK. (2010). Why tomorrow’s doctors need primary care today. J R Soc Med 103: (1) 9-13

Hammond A, Collins S, Booth J and Kalia S (2009). Learning from Evaluation: a descriptive, student-informed approach. The Clinical Teacher, 6(2):73-78. 

Booth J, Collins S, Hammond A. (2009). Considered evaluation of clinical placements in a new medical school. Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education. 34(1):13.

McKendree, J. (2009). Can we create an equivalent educational experience on a two campus medical school? Medical Teacher, 31(5):202–205.

Birks Y, McKendree J, Watt I (2009). Emotional intelligence and perceived stress in healthcare students: a multi-institutional, multi-professional survey, BMC Medical Education, 9:61.

Paul Elam, Michael Scales, Pearson DJ (2009). Do visits help improve the quality of teaching within undergraduate teaching practices? Education for Primary Care, 20:429-34.

Sarah Escott; Beverley Lucas; Pearson DJ (2009). Lost in translation: using bilingual simulated patients to improve consulting skills across language barriers. Education for Primary Care, 20:93–8.

Walpole, S. C., Rasanathan, K., & Campbell-Lendrum, D. (2009). Natural and unnatural synergies: climate change policy and health equity. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 87(10):799–801. doi:10.2471/BLT.09.067116

Whittle S, Murdoch-Eaton D, Pell G, McKendree J, Kwizera E, van Wyck J, Louw A & van Heerden B (2008). Technical, numeracy, computing and information handling skills on entry to medical school – an international comparison. Proceedings of the 13th Ottawa International Conference in Clinical Competence, Melbourne, Australia 8 March 2008,.

Dobson, C., Cookson, J, Allgar, V and McKendree, J. (2008) Leadership training in the undergraduate medical curriculum, Education for Primary Care, 4:526-529.

Alison Lea, Pearson DJ, Clamp S, Johnson O & Jones R (2008). Using the electronic medical record within medical undergraduate education. Education for Primary Care, 19:656-9.

Beverley Lucas & Pearson DJ (2008). Perceptions of UK general practice speciality registrars on professionalism: a qualitative study. Education for Primary Care, 19:481-95.

Alison Lea, Robert McKinley, Pearson DJ & Philippa Lindsay (2008). Medical education in the community: realizing the potential, Education for Primary Care, 19:217-21.

Brown AK, Roberts TE, Wakefield RJ, Karim Z, Hensor E, O’Connor PJ, Emery P. (2007). The challenges of integrating ultrasonography into routine rheumatology practice: addressing the needs of clinical rheumatologists, Rheumatology 2007; 46:821-829.

Brown AK, Roberts TE, O’Connor PJ, Wakefield RJ, Karim Z, Emery P. (2007). The development of an evidence-based educational framework to facilitate the training of competent rheumatologist ultrasonographers. Rheumatology 2007; 46:391-397.

Singh P, Ngwenya S, Lindow SW (2007). DRCOG Practice Exams: revision made easy. Patest

Ngwenya S, Lindow SW (2007). How to pass MRCOG part 2. Patest

Smith, S., Cookson, J., McKendree, J. and Harden, R. (2007). Patient-centred learning: back to the future, Medical Teacher, 29(1):33-37.

Richard Darnton, Beverley Lucas, Pearson DJ (2007). Using problem-based learning in primary care: what do undergraduates on traditional medical courses make of it? Education for Primary Care, 18:450-58.