It’s wonderful to have the work we do recognised by the RCGP and that our efforts to deliver excellence in our GP curriculum are appreciated. I’m particularly happy that my nomination came from our students and trainees. This is a great reflection of not just my hard work, but all my colleagues in the Community Education Team and across the Faculty, who have made this possible.Dr Russell Hearn
15 November 2018
Deputy Director of Community Education wins Outstanding Teaching Award 2018
Will Richard, Communications & Engagement Officer
Dr Russell Hearn has won the Royal College of General Practitioners’ Outstanding Teaching Award 2018.
Dr Russell Hearn, Deputy Director of Community Education in the GKT School of Medical Education, has won the Royal College of General Practitioners’ (RCGP) Outstanding Teaching Award 2018.
The RCGP Inspiring the Future Awards, presented at the College’s annual conference, are a celebration of exemplary work undertaken by medical students and doctors. Students and doctors in training may nominate RCGP members who deliver exceptional teaching in General Practice.
Dr Hearn’s nominations highlighted his work at all levels of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching at King’s. The RCGP Fellowship & Awards Committee were particularly impressed by his use of simulation as a teaching tool to help students develop the skills they need to be successful in General Practice. Dr Hearn continues to think of innovative solutions to the challenges of medical education. Feedback from his students has been overwhelmingly positive.
Speaking of his award, Dr Hearn said: