Medical Education

Jonathan is a Reader in Clinical Education, based at St. George's, University of London. He is passionate about medical education, and how it can be used in developing the next generation of doctors. He has local roles in the trust and medical school, regional roles in paediatrics and is the South London representative for the National Association of Clinical Teachers.

He is responsible for the design and delivery of the Paediatric courses for both the school leaver and graduate streams. He is fortunate to lead a dedicated and talented team who run the course.

More recently he has taken on the patient safety theme in the medical course, developing his interests in Medical Error .

In 2012 he took on the role of Trainee Programme Director for South Thames, overseeing the training of paediatricians in the region. He also leads the IT and communications group for the deanery. This group is behind the very successful  MRCPCH part 2 clinical website, and the Paediatric FOAM site amongst other projects.

In 2015 he was appointed to the role of Director of Medical Education and Associate Medical Director for Education at St George's Hospital, responsible for the training and education of the 550 trainees at the trust. 

He has been involved in assessment for some years, as chief examiner for the knowledge assessments at St George's, University of London 2008-2014 and working as an external examiner for other medical schools.

One of his interests is in the rational use of information technology in medical education, and this is evident in some of the publications and articles on virtual patients in this site. Also check out the virtual patient gallery.