David TaylorDavid

David is the Reader in Medical Education at the University of Liverpool School of Medicine and Director of the Postgraduate programmes in Medical Education. 

He is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship in 2009. He is also a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Educators.

David's main work these days is in ensuring that local educational practice at undergraduate and postgraduate levels is informed by the latest research in medical education.

David has particular responsibilities for undergraduate research in the Liverpool curriculum, and is also the Director of the Liverpool BEME International Collaborating Centre. He is also the Editor of the AMEE guides, which are published on-line, as booklets, and as papers in the journal "Medical Teacher", secretary to AMEE's research committee and chair of the Best Evidence in Medical Educaiton Research Committee.

David's research interests are problem-based learning, professionalism, pastoral care and the factors that influence senior colleagues in deciding how much of their time and energy they will devote to education and working with students.

Outside the University David works with

the General Medical Council as a visitor of the Quality Assurance of Basic Medical Education (QABME) programme
the Medical University of Vienna
the University of Health Sciences in Lahore
the Universities of Timisoara and Tirgu Mures in Romania
the First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat Sen University Medical School, China

He is also

a Chaplain to the Forces (CF3) in the Royal Army Chaplains Department
Assistant priest in the United benefice of Formby Holy Trinity and Altcar

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