Dr. J. Shapiro
Medical Educator specializing in the Medical Humanities
Professor of family medicine and director of the Program in Medical Humanities and Arts, University of California Irvine, School of Medicine.
As a psychologist and medical educator, she had focused her research and scholarship on the socialization process of medical education, with a special focus on the impact of training on student empathy; and on the doctor-patient relationship, including physician interactions with “difficult,” stigmatized, and culturally diverse patient populations.
Poetry co-editor for the e-magazine Pulse, an assistant editor for Family Medicine, and a special editor for Journal for Learning through the Arts.
Faculty advisor for Plexus, the UCI School of Medicine journal of original student/faculty/staff/and patient art and writing
Received numerous teaching awards, including The Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award and the UCI Excellence in Teaching Award.
Authored or co-authored over 130 refereed publications.
Dr. H Morgan
A (retired) highly experienced specialist in Family Medicine/General Practice from UK
A highly experienced teacher and tutor in the above topics and educational methodologies related to medicine, with qualifications in medical education.
Experience in teaching/training and curriculum and faculty development for new medical schools in developing countries.
Emeritus director of GP training, Bristol, UK and consultant with PRIME partnerships in international medical education (a charity)