Dr Trevor Thompson is awarded National Teaching Fellowship
11 June 2015
Dr Trevor Thompson from the Centre for Academic Primary Care has been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship by the Higher Education Academy (HEA).
The prestigious awards, which recognise individuals who have made an outstanding impact on student learning and the teaching profession, were announced today [11 June 2015].
Dr Trevor Thompson is a Reader in Healthcare Education at the Centre for Academic Primary Care and a GP partner in an inner-city practice. He co-developed Bristol’s award-winning ‘Whole-Person Care’ course for first-year students and an intercalated BA in Medical Humanities. He has won a number of awards including ‘Clinical Teacher of the Year’ (2007), the Faculty of Medicine Teaching and Learning Prize (2008), and the College of Medicine’s Innovation Award in Education (2011). In 2013 he was awarded a University Teaching Fellowship.
Dr Thompson’s work on establishing a curriculum for sustainability in healthcare, recently published by The Lancet, has been embraced by the General Medical Council. He is currently involved in a wide-ranging reform of medical education at Bristol, and pioneering (with the NUS) a pro-sustainability accreditation scheme for General Practice called ‘Green Impact for Health’.