Professor Trevor Gibbs

Association for Medical Education in Europe, UK

Trevor Gibbs is the current President of the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) and an independent Professor and Consultant in Medical Education and Primary Care. Trevor holds the positions of World Health Organization (WHO) Consultant in Medical Education, Adolescent Health & Primary Care, Senior International Development Officer for AMEE, Educational Consultant for International Affairs Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) Scotland and Educational Consultant to the World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) and the World Federation of Medical Education (WFME). He is also currently Inaugural Professor of Medical Education at Sun Yat-sen University Medical School, Guangzhou, PRC. As an oncologist, general practitioner and academic for over forty years, Trevor has extensive experience in the development and delivery of hospital-based, primary care and community-based education. Throughout his career Trevor has been involved with many of the innovations in primary care in the UK and overseas. His experience in general practice and medical education have given him the opportunity to develop curricula in many parts of the world, specifically in those regions in which in medical and healthcare education is often a challenge. Trevor writes extensively on the subject of medical education, with a special interest in curriculum development and the social accountability of medical schools. As Associate Editor of Medical Teacher, his responsibilities include the development of the AMEE Guides in medical education, the Best Evidence Medical Education (BEME) Guides in medical education, the Medical Education around the World series, and other general publication duties. He is now Associate Editor for the new e-journal MedEdPublish, which approaches publication through an alternative post-publication review process.