School of Medical Education

Staff Profile

Dr David Kennedy

Deputy Head of School & MBBS Degree Programme Director

Background

Roles and Responsibilities

Include:

  • Deputy Head of School of Medical Education
  • MBBS Degree Programme Director
  • Director of Learning and Teaching, School of Medical Education
  • Examinations lead and Chair of Phase I MBBS Meetings of Examiners
  • Chair Phase I MBBS Learning, Teaching and Student Experience Committee
  • Member of the MBBS Admissions Executive
  • University representative for the Physiological Society

 

Membership

  • Physiological Society


External roles

Include:

  • Newcastle representative, Medical Schools Council Assessment Alliance (MSC-AA)
  • Newcastle representative, Member, Medical Schools Council Selection Alliance (MSC- SA)
  • Newcastle representative, UK Council of Teachers of Professionalism
  • University Nominated Non-Executive Director, North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust
  • External Examiner, Nottingham University A101 programme (2012-2016)

Teaching

Undergraduate Teaching

Tutor of the Accelerated MBBS programme. Contribution includes cardiovascular, respiratory, renal and gastrointestinal physiology, neurophysiology, basic sciences and maths tuition.

Unit lead for Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Renal Medicine 1 (CRRM1) with the MBBS programme.

Teaching contributions in MBBS include:

  • Molecules to Disease
  • Nutrition, Metabolism and Endocrinology 1 and 2
  • Life Cycle 1
  • Cardiovascular, Respiratory and Renal Medicine 1 and 2

Teaching contribution in Biomedical Sciences includes:

  • CMB1004: Cell Biology (Endocrinology)
  • CMB2006: Clinical Skills (Cardiovascular, ECG)


Postgraduate Teaching

Master in Clinical Education (Principles and Practice of Teaching module)





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