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- Clinical Teaching Fellow
- Primary Care & Population Health
- Institute of Epidemiology & Health
- Faculty of Population Health Sciences
Sophie is a sessional GP in Hertfordshire and Principal Teaching Fellow at UCL Medical School.
MRCGP (distinction) 2006
M.Med.Sci (distinction) 2005
MBChB (Bristol) 2000
Sophie Park is Chair of the UCL Primary Care Education Research Group and Chair of the Society of Academic Primary Care (SAPC) Education Research Special Interest Group. She is currently in her final year of the EdD doctoral programme at the Institute of Education, University of London.
Her research interests include professionalism, community-based education and policy. She has expertise in qualitative and systematic reviewing methodologies. She is currently Principal Investigator of a BEME NIHR funded systematic review of undergraduate medical education in the UK general practice setting. She is also Co-I for an ioe/UCL funded collaboration exploring decision-making of foundation doctors in the A+E setting. Recent work also includes a narrative study exploring how medical students develop their professional identity during general practice placements funded by a UCL ESCILTA grant.
Recent work includes organisation of a collaborative Colloquium at Cumberland Lodge supported by the Wellcome trust and RSM. This event explored the 'Many Meanings of Quality in Health Care'. More info and report available at: http://www.cumberlandlodge.ac.uk/programme/forthcoming_conference_pages/Quality+in+Healthcare
Recent grants and awards include:
2013 Ioe/ ucl strategic collaboration fund award - decision making in A+E £15k. PI: Fiona Stevenson. Co-Is: Sophie Park, Caroline Pelletier, Will Gibson.
2012 PI £100k NIHR National School of Primary Care Research. BEME review. PI Sophie Park. Co-Is include Oxford, Bristol, Manchester, Nottingham, UCL and IOE.
2011 Saad al-Damluji Excellence in Medical Education Award for exceptional commitment to excellence in clinical teaching
2010 exploring development of professional identity in situations of uncertainty - ESCILTA grant for transcription £3k.
Winner of the 2011 Saad al-Damluji Excellence in Medical Education Award for exceptional commitment to excellence in clinical teaching.
Teaching roles include:
- University of East Anglia MBBS Women’s and Child Health course (year 4)
- Keele University Masters in Medical Science.
Undergraduate roles include: Course Lead for 5th year placements in
Women's Health, Child Health and Dermatology. Co-Lead for iBSc in
Primary Care Consultation Module. Lead Academic Writing module iBSc in
Primary Care and research supervisor. Chair of the annual GP tutor
conference UCL. http://www.ucl.ac.uk/pcph/undergrad/cbt/gp-conference
|2005||MMedSc||Master of Medical Science||Nottingham Trent University|
|2005||DFFP||Diploma Family Planning||Royal College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists|
|2004||DCH||Diploma of Child Health||Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health|