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Professor Gabrielle Finn

Director of the Health Professions Education Unit, Hull York Medical School, University of York, UK


Gabrielle is Professor of Medical Education and the Director of the Health Professions Education Unit (HPEU). 

As an anatomist and educationalist, she works to create engaging teaching techniques for healthcare students by bringing life back into anatomy. Gabrielle has a special interest in the use of anatomical body painting within medical education and public engagement, hosting events for schools, the public, media , fitness and healthcare professionals. 

Gabrielle teaches on the MSc, Postgraduate Diploma and Certificate in Health Professions Education and is a supervisor for MSc, MD and PhD students. She undertakes quantitative and qualitative research. Her areas of interest include; anatomy pedagogy, identity formation, medical student selection, assessment and medical professionalism. 



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