GPCME provide teaching to all 5 years of the MBChB programme.

Years 1-3 are delivered by a core network of local GP Practices.  Years 4 and 5 we have both core teaching and clinical placements.


GPCME can be contacted by emailing teamgp@abdn.ac.uk this email is monitored daily.

Core Team

  • Dr John McKeown - Head of Teaching
  • Prof Val Wass - Clinical Chair in General Practice Medical Education
  • Dr Ken Lawton - Deputy Head of Teaching
  • Dr Shirley Laird - Years 1 to 3 Co-Ordinator
  • Dr Naomi Dow -  Senior Clinical Lecturer Y1-3
  • Dr Fiona Marr - Senior Clinical Lecturer Y1-3
  • Dr David MacLeod - Senior Clinical Lecturer Y1-3
  • Dr Linzi Lumsden - Senior Clinical Lecturer Y1-3 Evaluation
  • Dr Laura Muirhead - Senior Clinical Lecturer Y4-5 Evaluation
  • Dr Fiona Parker - Senior Clinical Lecturer Y4-5 Placement Lead
  • Mrs Sarah Gray - GP Administrator
  • Mrs Irene Pacitti - Institute Administration Coordinator - Years 1 to 3 GP
  • Mrs Ann Christie - Institute Administration Coordinator GP Enhanced
  • Hannah Coldwells - Institute Administration Coordinator GP Placements Year 4 and 5
  • Debby Skinner - GP Admin Support Y4-5 Inverness