Dr Hugh Alberti
Presentation topic: education and primary care
Dr Hugh Alberti is Sub Dean for Primary and Community Care, in the School of Medical Education at Newcastle University. He is head of GP teaching and leads the team of GP lecturers across the regional medical school.
He has developed a 20-strong GP educational research group consisting of research fellows, teaching fellows and academic GP trainees. He supervises several GPs and trainees undertaking doctorate degrees and he is passionate about developing a career pathway for GP educationalists, from the undergraduate to qualified GPs. His research focuses on all aspect of undergraduate medical teaching including career choice influences, patient involvement, national surveys and studies on role-modelling, sustainable healthcare teaching and remote consulting. He has also been influential in implementing and researching the largest LIC (longitudinal integrated clerkship/placement) in the world.
He is a GP partner and trainer at a large inner-city practice in Middlesbrough. In his spare time, he is a family man who aims to fight climate change; he used to be a triathlete.