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 medical education (a charity)