Professor Gabrielle Finn is the Vice-Dean for Teaching, Learning and Students for the Faculty of Biology, Medicine and Health. She is Professor of Medical Education in the School of Medical Sciences.
Gabrielle was previously Founding Director of the Health Professions Education Unit (HPEU) and Chair of the Postgraduate Board at the Hull York Medical School (HYMS) where she worked extensively on widening access and curriculum development, including the implementation of Longitudinal Integrated Clerkships into medical programmes.
Prior to this she was Programme Director for the blended and distance learning courses for the MSc, Postgraduate Diploma and Certificate in Health Professions Education at HYMS, working with AdvanceHE to deliver this accredited programme. She has a track record in establishing undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.
Her research interests include:
- anatomy pedagogy
- identity formation
- medical student selection
- widening access and participation
- gender discrimination
- curriculum development
- arts and humanities
- Longitudinal Integrated Clerkships (LICs)
- Non-medical prescribing (NMP)
Recently funded research includes
She was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship in 2019, principally for her innovative pedaogy including developing the PaintME network to support the integration of living anatomy into healthcare curricula and on the use of wikis as assessment tools. (www.paintmeanatomy.com)