School of Medical Education

Staff Profile

Dr Charlotte Rothwell

Senior Research Associate


‘Charlotte Rothwell is a Research Associate in the School of Medical Education. During Charlotte’s ten years in medical education she has worked on several large scale national projects, which have had an impact on policy, including the General Medical Councils 2009 edition of Tomorrow's Doctors to name one. Organizations that Charlotte and her colleagues have been contracted to work with include; the General Medical Council (GMC), the Health Care Professions Council, the National Clinical Assessment Service (NCAS), The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP), the Medical Schools Council (MSC), the Royal Medical Benevolent Fund (RMBF), the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), the Department of Health (DH) and Health Education England North East (HEE NE).

Charlotte’s research interests include; transitions within medical education from undergraduate into Foundation and from foundation into Specialty training and through Specialty training into Consultant posts. She also has a specific interest in Professionalism in the healthcare setting. Charlotte’s PhD topic is exploring factors that contribute to Postgraduate doctors receiving adverse speciality training outcomes: using a grounded theory approach’.

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My research interests include:

Acculturation of overseas doctors

Doctors with differing training needs

Indicators of underperformance


Trainee doctors making the transition in the workplace