Professor Judy McKimm

/Professor Judy McKimm
Professor Judy McKimm 2018-04-30T03:21:50+00:00

Swansea University

Judy’s current role is Director of Strategic Educational Development and Professor of Medical Education in the College of Medicine, Swansea University. From 2011-2014, she was Dean of Medical Education at Swansea and before that worked in New Zealand from 2007-2011, at the University of Auckland and as Pro-Dean, Health and Social Care, Unitec Institute of Technology. Judy initially trained as a nurse and has an academic background in social and health sciences, education and management. She was Director of Undergraduate Medicine at Imperial College London until 2004 and led the curriculum development and implementation of a new undergraduate medical programme. In 2004-05, as Higher Education Academy Senior Adviser, she was responsible for developing and implementing the accreditation of professional development programmes and the standards for teachers in HE. She has worked on over sixty international health workforce, reconstruction and education reform projects for DfID, AusAID, the World Bank and WHO in Central Asia, Portugal, Greece, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Macedonia, Australia and the Pacific. She has been a reviewer and accreditor for the GMC, QAA, the Higher Education Academy and the Academy of Medical Educators for many years. She is programme director for the Leadership Masters at Swansea and Director of ASME’s and AMEE’s international Educational Leadership programmes. She writes and publishes widely on medical education and leadership and runs health professions’ leadership and education courses and workshops internationally. Her most recent books are Global Health (with Brian Nicholson and Ann Allen), Health Care Professionalism at a Glance (with Jill Thistlethwaite), Clinical leadership made easy (with Helen O’Sullivan), Medical Education at a Glance (with Jill Thistlethwaite and Kirsty Forrest), the ABC of Clinical Leadership, 2nd edition (with Tim Swanwick) and Developing reflective practice (with Andy Grant and Fiona Murphy).