Simon Gregory

Clinical Medicine
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Research Interests: 

Simon Gregory’s research interests are curriculum development, selection methodology, "value-added" in medical education and quality of education, training and care and health outcomes and erformance.   He is particularly interested in what makes a good doctor, how this can be identified, build upon and demonstrated to have been built upon.

Teaching And Professional Interests: 

Simon is Director and Dean of Education and Quality (DDEQ), Health Education England (HEE), Midlands and East and HEE Lead for Primary and Community Care including General Practice and Dentistry. He also chairs the University of Cambridge Military Education Committee on behalf of the Vice Chancellor. He was previously the Postgraduate Dean East of England and before that GP Dean, East Midlands.

Simon is a GP at King Edward Road Surgery, Northampton and chairs the Royal College of General Practitioners Committee on Medical Ethics also serving as a College Trustee and Council member.

Simon is also a Deputy Lord Lieutenant (DL) for Northamptonshire.

  • Gregory S, Demartini C. Satisfaction of doctors with their training: evidence from the UK. BMC Health Services Research 2017; 17:851 DOI: 10.1186/s12913-017-2792-0
  • Gregory S, Patterson, F, Irish B, Knight A, Thomas S, Walsh K, Baron H. Exploring the value-added of postgraduate medical education: A preliminary evaluation. Medical Teacher 2016 Apr 13:1-8. DOI:10.3109/0142159X.2016.1147534
  • Gregory S. Cum Scientia Caritas: Compassion with knowledge. British Journal of General Practice 2015: 1: 36 – 37. DOI: 10.3399/bjgp15X683269
  • Patterson F, Zibaras L, Carr V, Irish W, Gregory S. Evaluating candidate reactions to selection practices using organisational justice theory. Medical Education 2011; 45: 289 – 297.