School of Medical Education

Staff Profile

Dr Hugh Alberti

Sub Dean for Primary and Community Care


I am Subdean for primary and community care and lead the team of SMTs across the regional medical school.  We recruit, train and support GPs to teach medical students in primary care. I also lead a team of academic GP trainees and supervise masters and doctorate students.

I am a GP at the Linthorpe Surgery in Middlesbrough where we teach students from stage one through to stage five.


B.M. (Southampton University) 1991

D.C.H. (London) 1994

D.R.C.O.G.  1996

M.R.C.G.P. (Distinction) 1996

D.T.M. & H. (Distinction) 1997

M.D. with Commendation (Newcastle University) 2007

Masters in Clinical Education with merit (Newcastle University) 2013


I lead our educational academic GP team and our reseach is along the themes of undergraduate teaching in General Practice and career influences of medical students.  I currently supervise two GP trainees doing doctorates in the areas of patient involvement in undergradaute teaching and inflcuences on GP career choice of students.  Other multicentre work include a project on GP motivations to teach and GP trainees barriers to teaching.

My previous publications are predominantly in the area of diabetes management in primary care.