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Janet  Grant

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position: Academic Director

Janet is an educational psychologist and Director of CenMEDIC (the Centre for Medical Education in Context) and the FAIMER Centre for Distance Learning in London. She is: • Honorary Professor in University College London Medical School, • Senior Scholar, Department of Medical Education, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, and • Emerita Professor of Education in Medicine at the UK Open University. • Personal Adviser to the President of the World Federation for Medical Education. For most of her academic life, Janet conducted policy research in medical education for the UK government and professional medical and regulatory bodies. Her interests are in policy research, regulation, educational development, continuing professional development (she is author of The Good CPD Guide, Taylor and Francis, 2012) and curriculum. She has written extensively on contextual relevance in these topics. CenMEDIC runs an international distance learning Master’s course on accreditation and assessment in health professions education for the US Foundation for the Advancement of International Medical Education and Research [FAIMER] and Keele University Medical School in the UK. Her Centre also developed and manages Sci59, the online psychometric Specialty Choice Inventory and the online Diagnostic Thinking Inventory. Janet has been a regulator in both medical education and legal education.


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