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Professor Al Dowie

Professor Al DowieProfessor of Medical Ethics & Law
PhD (Edinburgh) in the social construction of ethical practice and the ethnography of organisational culture; ethics educator in the undergraduate medical and dental curricula at Glasgow University; postgraduate roles in ethics curricula for Royal Colleges membership; panel member drafting General Medical Council guidance for doctors on confidentiality. Chair of the pre-implantation genetic testing expert panel for NHS Scotland National Services Division; Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh; Associate Editor for history and medical humanities, Journal of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh.

Research and Teaching Interests

Hermeneutics; moral motivation; medical student learning in ethics and professionalism; medical student experiences in the clinical setting.


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