New PBSGL Associate Adviser
New PBSGL Associate Adviser`30/09/2020
The PBSGL Scotland programme are pleased to announce the recent recruitment of an Associate Adviser to assist with the delivery of our programme within NES. Dr Elaine Taylor is both an experienced GP and educationalist with a strong track record in various educational posts. Currently, Elaine is the lead for Communication Skills teaching at Glasgow Medical School, as well as deputy block co-ordinator for the Year 4/5 clinical attachment in General Practice. She is a graduate of Glasgow University Medical School and undertook her general practice training in the north east of Glasgow. She currently works as a GP in East Lothian.
During and following her GP training, Elaine has been involved in medical education. She held roles as Education Lead and First 5 lead for the RCGP's West of Scotland faculty, supporting provision of professional development for GPs across their career span. On completion of GP training she undertook a Fellowship in Medical Education in the south east of Scotland with NES. Since then, she has worked in a number of roles supporting both undergraduate and post graduate GP education, at a local and national level. These included being Course Organiser for the ST3 Educational Programme for GP trainees in NHS Borders, and as the Executive Officer for Professional Development at RCGP Scotland. In the RCGP post, Elaine had a national role in the design and delivery of professional development opportunities for GPs. Elaine has a Master’s degree in Clinical Education from the University of Edinburgh. Her research area focused on professional identity development.
We are very pleased to welcome Elaine to the team and we are certain that her enthusiasm and experience will strengthen the PBSGL programme in Scotland.