Dr Jenny Johnston

  • Dr Jenny Johnston

RESEARCH FOCUS

As a GP and medical educationalist, Dr Johnston's focus is on socially-oriented research rooted in clinical practice. Her research draws on critical methods with a focus on social language use. Such research makes visible implicit relations of power within clinical education and clinical care, with a social justice agenda in mind.

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RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

Please contact Dr Johnston if you are interested in pursuing an MSc or PhD project in medical education, using qualitative methodologies.

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PUBLIC OUTREACH AND KEY ACHIEVEMENTS

  • On the editorial board of the British Journal of General Practice
  • First author on both winning and runner up papers for the ASME Best Original Research Paper award (2016)
  • Engages regularly with clinicians in order to promote postgraduate research in general, and medical education research in particular

 

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Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences

School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biological Sciences 

Research students

PhD Title: From medical student to medical practice: the affordances of a critical


Name: Annalisa Manca
Years of Study: 2
Country: Italy

PhD Title: An institutional ethnography of OSCEs


Name: Dr Grainne Kearney
Years of Study: 2
Country: N.Ireland

PhD Title: How can patient safety be made safer? An institutional ethnography of educational practice


Name: Dr Eleni Kariki
Years of Study: 1
Country: Greece

MPhil title: Using activity theory to explore Project ECHO


Name: Dr Catherine Hanna
Years of Study: 1
Country: N.Ireland

Alumni: where are they now?

Dr Grainne Kearney


MSc title: Blurring the boundaries: SP experiences of semi-intimate examination

Years of Study: 3
Country: Northern Ireland
Current position: GP, Clinical teaching Fellow, PhD student

Dr Collette McCourt


MSc title: The view from over there: standardised patients as OSCE examiners

Years of Study: 3
Country: Northern Ireland
Current position: Consultant dermatologist

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