Dr Anne McKee
Senior Lecturer in Medical Education
- Biomedical and life sciences
Anne is an expert educationalist and social science researcher who specialises in medical education and medical education research. As an established leader in her field, she is Postgraduate Research Lead for the Centre for Education and a valued member of the Centre’s Executive Committee. Her research examines changes in medical and higher education and their implications for curriculum development, teaching and learning in clinical contexts. A key line of inquiry in her research is studying the inter-relationships between policy, research, and practice. Anne’s research seeks to address complex and challenging issues in medical education as can be seen in her current research focus, which is examining issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion in medical education to support medical educators address the needs of diverse learners, recruited to better reflect the patient populations they will serve. She is committed to deploying medical education and medical education research to better support experiential learning and improve healthcare.
Anne’s publications reach both academic and practitioner audiences, through journal articles, A Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) Occasional Paper and an edited book: ’Learning Trajectories, Innovation and Identity for Professional Development.
Anne’s excellent research and professional reputation has brought her international leadership roles in:
- The American Educational Research Association (AERA) where she leads the Professional Development Community within Division I ‘Education in the Professions’.
- The Society for Directors of Research in Medical Education (SDRME), where she is a member and leads a Special Interest Group examining the impacts of Covid19 on medical education, including reviewing the methodologies of published studies and their sensitivity or lack of in relation to issues of DEI. Anne is-an active and contributing member of the Special Interest Group in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI).