Scientific committee

Dr Anne Stephenson

Dr Anne Stephenson is a GP in South London and Clinical Reader in Medical Education, Director of Community Education, Sub-Dean of Student Affairs, and Professionalism Lead for the GKT School of Medical Education, King’s College London.

Dr Martina Balaam

Dr Martina Balam is a healthcare educationalist and social scientist who has worked in medical, nursing, health, and social care education for over 25 years teaching public health, research methods, evidence based practice, interprofessional education and personal and professional development.

Dr Lindsey Pope

Dr Lindsey Pope is a GP in Port Glasgow and a Professor of Medical Education at the University of Glasgow. She is the Head of GP teaching at the medical school as well as the Director of Professionalism. She is an examiner for the Royal College of GP membership exam and an Education Associate for the GMC. She is also a Deputy Director of the Scottish School of Primary Care. Her doctoral thesis utilised activity theory to study the continuum of medical education and her other research and teaching interests include GP careers, near peer teaching and assessment of professionalism.

Dr John Frain

Dr John Frain Clinical Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Skills, Graduate Entry Medicine, University of Nottingham (Teaching & Learning family); GP Partner, Derby. Academic interests include the evidence base for the history and physical examination. I have travelled in the United States visiting Clinical Skills departments and discussed professionalism issues from around the world. I have regularly presented work on Clinical Skills themes at the Prato Conference, Italy. Co-editor and author of ABC of Clinical Reasoning (2016); Co-editor and author for ABCs of Clinical Communication and Clinical Professionalism (Highly Commended, BMA Book Awards, 2018). Recipient of University of Nottingham’s School of Medicine ‘Above and Beyond’ Award for Teaching, 2017. Work-life balance facilitated by family, Liverpool FC, live music, regular travel and reading history.

Dr Anna Frain

Dr Anna Frain GP Teaching Fellow in Clinical Skills and Associate Clinical Sub-Dean for Community, Graduate Entry Medicine, University of Nottingham (Teaching & Learning family); GP Partner, Derby; GP Trainer and Teacher for local VTS Scheme. My academic interests include GP Training, Professionalism, Resilience and Intelligent Kindness. I have presented regularly on these themes at the Prato Conference, Italy. Co-editor and author of ABC of Clinical Professionalism (Highly Commended, BMA Book Awards, 2018). Personal interests include time spent with two children, travel and VW Campervans.