Editorial Board

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Prof Richard Hays
Richard Hays, MBBS, MD, PhD, FRACGP, FACRRM, FRCGP, FAoME, FAMED, FANZAHPE is a Professor of Medical Education with appointments at James Cook University and the University of Tasmania, both in Australia. He was a rural medical generalist in northern Queensland before becoming a teacher and education researcher, gaining further qualifications in educational psychology and medical education. He has had roles in the development of several medical education programmes, including new medical schools in Australia (JCU), the United Kingdom (Keele), Ireland (Limerick), Canada (Northern Ontario and Northern British Columbia) and in South-East Asia. He has also participated in many international medical education quality assurance reviews in Australia, New Zealand, the Western Pacific region, Asia, Europe and the UK. He has a strong record of gaining research grants and publishing, primarily on assessment, curriculum design and educational quality assurance.  He has continued part-time clinical practice throughout his career.

Dr Ken Masters
Associate Editor
Dr. Kenneth Andrew Masters, PhD, FDE, is Associate Professor of Medical Informatics, Medical Education and Informatics Department, Sultan Qaboos University.  Ken has been involved in education for over 30 years, and medical education for over a decade.   He has authored and co-authored more than 30 articles on medical informatics and medical education, including two AMEE Guides. 


Prof Trevor J Gibbs
Associate Editor
United Kingdom
Professor Trevor Gibbs.  MB. ChB. MD. DA (Curriculum Leadership). FRCGP. MMedSc. SFHEA. FAcadMed is an independent Professor and Consultant in Medical Education and Primary Care. He holds the position of AMEE Development Officer, with specific responsibility for the AMEE offices in the Russian Federation and the Peoples Republic of China. He also holds the positions of Associate Editor of MedEdPublish and Medical Teacher, Chair of the Fellowship Committee and is member of the AskAMEE Steering group. His long experience as a working General Practitioner in the UK and overseas and his interest in medical education have given him the opportunity to develop curricula in many parts of the world, specifically in those regions where medical and healthcare education is often a challenge. He has a special interest in the social accountability of medical schools and the place of the Humanities in medical education.

Dr Barbara Jennings
Associate Editor
United Kingdom
Dr Barbara Jennings, BSc (hons), PhD, PGCert (higher education practice), SFHEA (senior fellow of the Higher Education Academy).  Barbara is a Senior Lecturer at Norwich Medical School, UEA and MBBS-Genetics-Theme-Lead and Academic Lead for Faculty CPD and Module Lead for MClinEd (Contemporary Pedagogy module) in the Medical Education Department of Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia, UK.
Dr Barbara Jennings joined Norwich Medical School (NMS) as part of the inaugural team when it was established in 2002. Barbara is a scientist: her PhD was about cancer genetics, and her published research spans cancer genetics, genetic epidemiology, pharmacogenetics, and technology-enhanced-learning.  Barbara is the course director of a free online course via FutureLearn about personalised medicine and pharmacogenetics: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/personalized-medicine?lr=55


Dr Julie A Hunt
Associate Editor
United States of America
Bachelor of Arts (Biology) – Alfred University, Alfred, New York.
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine – Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan.
Master of Science by Research – Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, St. Kitts, West Indies.
Medical Director of the DeBusk Veterinary Teaching Center and Associate Professor of Clinical Skills – Lincoln Memorial University College of Veterinary Medicine, Harrogate, Tennessee

Dr. Julie A. Hunt is experienced in teaching and assessing clinical skills, creating and validating simulators and rubrics, and comparing learning outcomes. She co-founded the Center for Innovation in Veterinary Education and Technology; with them, she performs faculty development and collaborative educational research. Her interests include student wellness and delivery of care in resource-restricted settings.

Rev Prof David C M Taylor
Board Member
United Kingdom
The Reverend Professor David CM Taylor PFHEA, FRSB, FAMEE, FAcadMEd, NTF, BSc (hons), MA (dist), MEd PhD EdD.
David is a Professor of Medical Education and Physiology at Gulf Medical University, UAE.  He is also a visiting professor at Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China and an Honorary Fellow in Public Health and Policy, and Honorary Senior Lecturer in the School of Medicine, University of Liverpool.
David has published more than 90 papers in medical education and has been cited well over 3000 times with a current i10 index of 47 and h-index of 29.  David is also editor of the AMEE guides and on the editorial board of Medical Teacher.
David is actively involved in research and writing.  His main interests lie in Professionalism, Motivation and epistemology.  He is the Director of a Masters in Health Professions Education which is run jointly by GMU (UAE), FAIMER (USA) and CenMEDIC (UK).
Dr Mohamed M Al-Eraky
Board Member
Saudi Arabia
Dr. Mohamed M. Al-Eraky, MBBCh, MSc, MMEd, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Medical Education who holds a Master Degree in medical education from Dundee University (UK) and a PhD in Health Professions Education from Maastricht University (The Netherlands). He is currently appointed as Director of Development & Academic Initiatives at the Vice-President Office for Academic Affairs at Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal (ex Dammam) University, Saudi Arabia.   
Prof Haipeng Xiao
Board Member
People's Republic of China
Professor Haipeng Xiao, M.D. Ph.D., is Vice President of Sun Yat-sen University and Chief Expert of Endocrinology and President of the First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University.

He has extensive experience in medical publishing, having held roles as: Editor-in-chief of Medical Teacher (Chinese Version); Editorial board member of Medical Teacher; Editor-in-chief of Introduction to Medicine: Clinical Skills and Manual for Oncologist in County-level Hospitals; Deputy Editor-in-chief of Internal Medicine (9th Version), a national textbook for MD program; Editor-in-chief of Endocrinology, a guide book for national standard resident training program; Editorial board member of  Chinese Journal of Medical Education.

He is an active member of AMEE, in addition to many other professional bodies including: Member of Medical Education Expert Committee, Ministry of Education; Member of Steering Committee of Clinical Medicine Higher Education, Ministry of Education; Vice President, China Endocrine and Metabolism Association; Vice Chairman, Guangdong Medical Association; 
Vice Chairman, Board of “Double First” Medical Development Alliance.
He is certificated by Ministry of Education as a Medical Professional and Undergraduate Teaching Evaluation Expert and additionally has won many teaching awards, including: 2nd Prize winner for National Teaching Achievement; Baogang Distinguished Teacher; Distinguished Teacher in Guangdong; Distinguished Teacher of “National Special Sponsorship Project for High-level Talents”.
Prof Ronald M Harden
Board Member
United Kingdom
Professor Ronald M Harden, OBE, MD, FRCP(Glas), FRCS(Ed), FRCPC, is Secretary/Treasurer for the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE), Professor of Medical Education (Emeritus) and formerly Teaching Dean & Director of the Centre for Medical Education at the University of Dundee. He pioneered the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) which has been universally adopted as a standard approach to assessment of clinical competence; the spiral curriculum; the SPICES model for curriculum planning; and models for outcome-based education. He is the editor of Medical Teacher and co-author or editor of four leading texts in medical education.
Mrs Pat Lilley
Board Member
United Kingdom
Pat Lilley BA (Hons) is Operations Director of the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) and Managing Editor of Medical Teacher. She is co-author of The Definitive Guide to the OSCE (2015, Elsevier) and of The Eight Roles of the Medical Teacher (2018, Elsevier). Her interests are in international health professions education.
Dr Ricardo León Bórquez
Board Member
Dr Ricardo León Bórquez, MD, MSA, is a Professor at the Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara (UAG), México, and President of the Panamerican Federation of Associations of Medical Schools (PAFAMS) 2019 -2021.

He has been in the field of medical education for around 40 years in various roles, from instructor all the way up to professor. Within the Mexican Association of Faculties and Schools of Medicine (AMFEM from Spanish), he has organised 5 International congresses of medical education, participating in the selection of the materials to be presented (poster sessions, oral presentations, etc.) and also being part of the panel of evaluation. 

He has written papers on medical education in Mexico published in the journal of the Spanish Society of Medical Education and an agenda to change medical education in Mexico, in a book published by Elsevier. He recently presented within the XXI Pan-American Conference in Medical that took place in Cartagena, Colombia, where the “Cartagena Declaration”, was generated, setting out criteria for the activities of medical schools in primary care.

He has been an active member of AMEE since 2000, regularly attending conferences and actively participating in the Ibero-American Sessions organized by PAFAMS, within the Annual Conference of AMEE which will have its 17th session in 2019.  He has also been part of the board of ASPIRE since 2016.
Prof Madalena Patricio
Board Member
Madalena Patrício, PhD, is Director of the Department of Medical Education at the Faculdade de Medicine da Universidade de Lisboa (FMUL) and member of its Scientific Council. She integrates the Center for Evidence Based Medicine where she leads the BEME Collaboration Group (Best Evidence Medical Education) and coordinates a Systematic Review on the reliability, validity and feasibility of the OSCE. She is Professor of Medical Education at the Institute of Introduction to Medicine.  
Dr Dujeepa D Samarasekera
Board Member
Dr Dujeepa D. Samarasekera MBBS, MHPE, FAcdMEd(UK), FAMS, FAMM, FAMEE, FRCP Edin is the Director of Medical Education, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore and Senior Consultant, Ministry of Health, Singapore. He is a Visiting Professor in Medical Education at Tzu Chi University, Taiwan and Semey State Medical University, Kazakhstan and external faculty Maastricht University, The Netherlands. Dujeepa is the current President of Western Pacific Association for Medical Education which is the regional branch of WFME and President of the College of Clinician Educators Singapore. He has authored or co-authored more than 200 journals/magazine/conference articles and book chapters on medical education. He is the Editor in Chief of The Asia Pacific Scholar Journal of National University of Singapore and in the editorial boards of Annals Academy of Medicine, Korean Journal of Medical Education, South East Asian Journal of Medical Education, Journal of Educational Evaluation for Health Professions and BLDE University Journal of Educational Evaluation for Health Professions. He has also secured major educational grants and has been invited by regional and international bodies to provide educational expertise. His main interests are in Quality Assurance and Accreditation of medical education.
Dr Subha Ramani
Board Member
United States of America
Dr. Subha Ramani MBBS, MMEd, PhD, FAMEE is a general internist and educationalist. She is the Director of Research, Innovations and Scholarship for the Department of Medicine, and Director of the Scholars in Medical Education Pathway for the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Leader of Research and Scholarship for the Harvard Macy Institute; and Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Subha’s educational scholarship includes research and non-research papers in in core medical education journals, book chapters, and new educational programs.

She has been an AMEE member for over 15 years, regularly presents workshops and symposia at AMEE meetings and contributes actively to AMEE as an Executive Committee member, Vice-Chair of the Fellowship Committee and a member of Medical Teacher and MededPublish Editorial Boards.

Subha is currently leading a mentoring initiative for AMEE. Having benefitted from the wisdom and generosity of mentors, she feels strongly about giving back to health professions education by mentoring future generations of educators.
Assoc Prof Keith Wilson
Board Member
Qualifications: BA MD PhD CCFP FCFP

Main position: Chair, Assessment

Primary organisation affiliation: Dalhousie University

Expertise relating to the scope MedEdPublish: Editor local research projects
Dr Megan Anakin
Board Member
New Zealand

In my role as Lecturer and Education Adviser, I provide advice and assistance regarding teaching, learning, assessment, evaluation, and educational research to staff who teach and support student learning in the Advanced Learning in Medicine programme (Years 4, 5, 6 of the MB ChB degree) at the Otago Medical School. This support includes peer-review of teaching, aligning teaching and learning activities with learning outcomes and assessment, designing studies and writing research grant applications, co-planning lessons, modelling teaching techniques through co-teaching, and consulting one-to-one about designing assessment activities and interpreting evaluation information.

My research aims to enhance our knowledge of students’ and teachers’ understanding and experiences of curriculum (teaching, learning, assessment, and evaluation) in health professional education. The types of questions I ask are: In a given context, how can student learning be optimised? How do the instructional methods, learning opportunities, and assessment practices that teachers use impact their students’ achievement? How does the structure and implementation of curriculum influence student engagement and learning? My research interests focus on students’ experiences of learning and assessment, students’ conceptual development, curriculum and faculty development, and interprofessional education.


Dr Jo Bishop
Board Member
Dr Jo Bishop, BSc(Hons), PhD, PGCertEd
Main positions: Curriculum Lead for Bond University MD Program and Associate Dean of Student Affairs and Service Quality
Expertise: Medical Education, Curriculum Design, Assessment
Jo's current role as Associate Dean of Student Affairs and Service quality and Curriculum lead for the Bond University Medical Program in Australia enables her to work with key stakeholders within the tertiary and health service sector. 
She is a member of national working groups and contributes significantly to international discussions on student support and medical education pedagogy. A key role is to ensure a harmonised transition of graduates into the workforce. As a member of many of the medical dean’s sub-committees, she is aware of the national discussions and challenges faced for the future health professional. She has recently been involved with several webinars and international conferences around Staff and Student well-being and has nearly a decade of experience as a curriculum director and as an anatomist and former stem cell biologist.  She see's herself as a medical sciences educator. 
Dr Anita Samuel
Board Member
United States of America
Qualifications: PhD in Urban Education; Masters in Adult and Continuing Education

Main position: Assistant Director of Distance Learning and Assistant Professor 

Primary organisation affiliation: Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences

Expertise relating to the scope MedEdPublish: Anita's work and scholarship focuses on faculty development and eLearning in medical education. She works with faculty to incorporate technology into their teaching. She also develops quality assurance processes for online programs.