Professor of Medical Education

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    Professor of Medical Education

    MBChB (Hons), MSc,MD, MRCP(UK), MRCGP,FAcadMEd,Diploma in Counselling, Diploma in Palliative Medicine, Cert Ed, FHEA

    After training in hospital medicine, John entered the world of General Practice. John was a GP trainer, GP tutor, Macmillan GP Facilitator in Palliative Medicine and part-time lecturer in general practice at the University of Manchester. During his time in general practice, he was awarded the AH Robins' Fellowship in General Practice Research.  He was Associate Professor in the Leeds Institute of Medical Education, University of Leeds and Professor in Medical Education at the University of Sheffield before moving to Edge Hill University in 2016 as Professor of Medical Education.

    John is a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Educators and Higher Education Academy. Whilst at the University of Leeds, he was awarded a University Teaching Fellowship and was a World University Network Visiting Scholar at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has received major funding for national and international projects including JISC and European Union Framework 7. John’s research has led to over 120 peer-reviewed publications and he has been key note speaker at national and international conferences, as well as being a Visiting Professor at the University of Pretoria, South Africa and Honorary Professor in Medical Education at the University of Sheffield. He is an Associate Editor for  Medical Teacher and a member of the editorial board for the International Journal of Medical Education.


    John has succesfully supervised 5 PhD students to completion and is an experienced PhD external examiner.


    Full list of publications (including prior to Edge Hill University):


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    Research Output 2014 2020

    • 56 Citations
    • 4 h-Index
    • 32 Article
    • 1 Abstract
    2 Citations (Scopus)
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    A mixed-methods pilot study to evaluate a collaborative anaesthetic and surgical training package for emergency surgical cricothyroidotomy

    Berwick, R. J., Gauntlett, W., Silverio, S. A., Wallace, H., Mercer, S., BROWN, JEREMY., SANDARS, JOHN., Morton, B. & Groom, P., 2019, In : Anaesthesia and Intensive Care. 47, 4, p. 357-367

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    Self Efficacy

    Conflicting demands that dentists and dental care professionals experience when using social media: A Scoping Review

    Greer, A., Stokes, C., Zijlstra-Shaw, S. & SANDARS, JOHN., 22 Nov 2019, In : British Dental Journal. 227, 10, p. 893 899 p.,

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Social Media
    Dental Care
    Social Marketing
    28 Downloads (Pure)

    Digital Scholarship – rethinking educational scholarship in the digital world

    Goh, P. S. & SANDARS, JOHN., 15 Apr 2019, In : MedEdPublish. 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    new technology
    community service