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Samuel Yosef

Mr Samuel Yosef

PhD Student

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Sam is a Doctoral Student in the Cultural Competency Unit under the supervision of Dr Shuangyu Li and Prof. Katherine Woolf (UCL Medical School). His PhD project is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) through the London Interdisciplinary Social Sciences Doctoral Training Partnership (LISS-DTP) and is focused on understanding and addressing the influence of colonialism on postgraduate specialty training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the UK through Participatory Action Research (PAR).

He received an MA in European Studies (Cum Laude) from the University of Groningen, an MA in Languages Cultures and Society from the University of Strasbourg and a BA in International Cooperation and Development from the University of Rome – Sapienza.

Before returning to academia for his PhD, Sam held various roles in medical education with different organisations including the General Medical Council (GMC), the British Society of Abortion Care Providers (BSACP), and the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH) of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG).

Research interests and PhD supervision

  • Medical Education
  • Cultural Competency
  • Colonialism
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Participatory Action Research (PAR)

Selected publications

Improving Formative Feedback in the Context of Differential Attainment. Singhal, P. & Yosef, S., Sept 2023, General Medical Council. The BEST Model for Scoring Good Practice. Yosef, S. & Singhal, P., Dec 2023, DEMEC.