Profiles And Contributions To This Article

Implications for faculty development for emerging clinical teachers at distributed sites: a qualitative interpretivist study

Julia  Blitz

A/Prof Julia Blitz

qualifications: M Prax Med

contribution: original concept, designed the project, literature review, collected data, wrote the first draft, analysed the data

position: Associate Professor of Family Medicine

South Africa

I am currently the Vice-Dean: Learning and Teaching at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University. My clinical specialty is Family Medicine. I have a strong interest in medical education, particularly faculty development, clinical teaching, and assessment.


Marietjie  De Villiers

Prof Marietjie De Villiers

qualifications: PhD

contribution: Study conception and design, Analysis and interpretation of data, Critical revision

position: Professor of Family Medicine

South Africa

Professor in Family Medicine and Principal Investigator Stellenbosch University Collaborative Capacity Enhancement in Districts (SUCCEED), Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, South Africa. Family physician, medical educator, researcher. Experienced in family medicine and health professions education research. Special interest areas include training for rural practice, improving and maintaining competence of practitioners in rural practice with an interest in effective and relevant continuing professional development, clinical communication skills training, teaching postgraduate students to become effective teachers themselves.


Susan  Van Schalkwyk

Susan Van Schalkwyk

qualifications: PhD

contribution: Study conception and design, Analysis and interpretation of data, Critical revision

position: Director, Centre for Health Professions Education

South Africa

My focus is on health professions education with a particular interest in faculty development and postgraduate studies.


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