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 Fiona Marr (Maternity cover for Dr Naomi Dow) -  Year 1 GP Lead
  • Dr Fiona Marr - Year 2 GP Lead
  • Dr David MacLeod - Year 3 GP Lead
  • Dr Emma Rischbeith (maternity cover for Dr Linzi Lumsden) - GP Enhanced Years 1 to 3
  • Dr Laura Muirhead - GP Enhanced Years 4 to 5
  • Dr Kim Miller - Year 4 and 5 GP Lead (Inverness) 
  • Dr Fiona Parker - Year 4 and 5 GP Lead (Aberdeen)
  • Mrs Sarah Gray - GP Administrator
  • Mrs Irene Pacitti - Institute Administration Coordinator - Years 1 to 3 GP
  • Mrs Ann Christie - Institute Administration Coordinator GP Enhanced
  • TBC - Institute Administration Coordinator GP Placements Year 4 and 5