Imperial College London

Dr Alisdair Smithies

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

Head of Educational Innovation
 
 
 
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Contact

 

a.smithies

 
 
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Location

 

Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Wing (QEQM)St Mary's Campus

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Summary

 

Summary

Alisdair is Head of Educational Innovation for the Institute of Global Health Innovation. Prior to this role, Alisdair led online learning and development teams at other highly ranked UK medical schools and has worked in medical education research for the past decade.

Alisdair's research interests are in organisational development and innovation of educational practice, using technology. He currently leads educational development for the NHS Digital Academy and supports programme development for taught Masters courses across the institute. 

His PhD study investigated the impact of transitions in training for junior doctors, exploring cultural and systems factors that support integration into new teams.