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Professor Trevor Gibbs




Professor Gibbs is currently President of the Association for Medical Education n Europe.

He also holds the positions of WHO Consultant in Medical Education, Adolescent Health & Primary Care, Educational Consultant for International Affairs RCGP Scotland and Educational Consultant to WONCA and the World Federation of Medical Education (WFME). He is also Professor of Medical Education, First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China.

As an Oncologist, General Practitioner and Academic for forty-five years, he has extensive experience in the development and delivery of Hospital-based, Primary Care and Community-based Education. He has been involved with many of the innovations in curriculum transformation and Primary Care over these years, both in the UK and several different countries overseas.

His experience in General Practice and his interest in Medical Education have given him the opportunity to develop curricula in many parts of the world, specifically in those regions in which in medical and healthcare education is often a challenge.

He writes extensively on the subject of Medical Education, with a special interest in the Social Accountability of Medical Schools and innovative models of healthcare education. As Associate Editor of Medical Teacher he held the specific responsibility for the development of the AMEE and BEME Guides in medical education, the Medical Education around the World series, as well as general publication duties. He is now Associate Editor for the new and innovative e-journal MedEdPublish, which approaches publication through an alternative post-publication review process.

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