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Professor Ian Fussell

Professor Ian Fussell

Assosciate Dean of Education

 Medical School Building F.02

 

Medical School Building, St Luke's Campus, Magdalen Road, Exeter, EX1 2LU, UK

Overview

Ian has worked in Cornwall as a doctor since 1990 and for the Medical School ever since it first opened in the South West. He has worked in NHS managment as the Deputy Medical Director for the local Primary Care Trust with responsibilities including oversight of the GP performers list, serious untoward event investigations, leading the regional GP Appraisal Team and quality monitoring of general practice. He has been a member of the national Revalidation Developmant Team and a Cabinet Member of the Assosciation for Medical Humanities.

Until 2018 he was the BMBS Community Sub Dean in Cornwall, the Clinical SSU Lead  and a module lead on the MSc in Clinical Education in Exeter. He was appointed as the Assosciate Dean for Education for the College of Medicine and Health in March 2019 following 5 months as the interim Vice Daen of Education.

Ian is a clinician working as GP in the Emergency Deapartment at Royal Cornwwall Hospital in Truro, having been a GP partner for over 20 years. 

He is interested in the use of IT in Medical Education, Global Health, and Event Medicine. He organises teams of medical students to help provide first aid care at Glastonbury Festival and supervises students visiting a medical School in Ethiopia where he helped establish a link. He is a trustee of a charity helping bringing freash water to the region in conjunction with the Red Cross.

Ian is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and an Associate Professor.

Qualifications

  • BMBS
  • BMedSci(Hons)
  • MRCGP
  • PGCE
  • SFHEA

Links

Research

External Engagement and Impact

Committee/panel activities

Medical Schools Council Board Member 

MSC Clinical Staffing and Employment Sub-Committee member

Reviewer for the Clinical Teacher

 


External Examiner Positions

Year 5 Exeternal Examiner for Imperial College Medical School

Teaching

Undergraduate

  • Academic Tutor
  • Specialy Study Unit (SSU) provider in Medical Humanities (Medical School of Rock)
  • Lectures/Workshops/Tutorials throughout the BMBS programme

Modules

2018/19


Supervision / Group

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