Dr Fiona Muir

Senior Lecturer

Postgraduate Medicine, School of Medicine

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Fiona is a Senior Lecturer in Medical Education at the University of Dundee, School of Medicine within the undergraduate and postgraduate educational programmes both locally and internationally. She is a highly experienced dual-professional: an academic and nurse registrant with extensive experience of leading and effecting change in Higher Education, including blended and community based healthcare models of curricula and programme accreditation.

Fiona contributes to curriculum development and programme design: planning, implementation and evaluation; provides teaching; supervisory support, training and staff development; develops and monitors Academic Standards for medical education to enhance the quality of medical education within an evolving professional landscape.

Fiona has a varied background and professional qualifications in medical education, nurse education, adult, child health and practice nursing. She completed the Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education (2002); Master of Education with Distinction (2003) and Professional Doctorate of Education at University of Strathclyde (2009). She is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Her role extends within the Masters of Medical Education MMEd Programme (face to face and online), Research Degrees Programme Lead and Educational Fellow for Kuwait-Scotland eHealth Innovation Network (Online & blended learning); Facilitator & Personal Licence holder for Writing a Journal Article course (Tim Albert); Programme Lead for BMSc Medical Education programme Accredited by Advance HE (Associate Fellowship)

She holds external roles as External Examiner for University of Edinburgh Medical School (Post graduate Clinical Educator Programme) and Open University (Professional Doctorate Viva Voce Exam). She has membership with Nursing and Midwifery Council. Consultancy includes QA Programme Accreditation Fakeeh University, Dubai UAE.


Research Interests include: Reflective practice, inter-professional education, professionalism, developing the doctor as a teacher, multi-cultural education.

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BMSc Teaching in Medicine Intercalated Degree

Research Degrees Programme Kuwait-Scotland eHealth Innovation Network

Masters of Medical Education Programme

Professional Doctorate (Jan 2019)

Previous teaching positions include:

2003 to 2005 Nurse Lecturer, University of Abertay Dundee

2001 to 2003 Clinical Teaching Fellow, University of Abertay Dundee