Visiting Scholar

Eliot Rees

Eliot Rees

Student at the School of Medicine,
Keele University, UK

Dates of Visit: April 29 – June 19, 2015

Purpose of Visit

During his two month research elective at CHES, Eliot will explore issues relating to students’ responsiveness to feedback. He will also seek to develop collaborative links between the Medical Education Research Group at Keele and researchers at CHES.


Eliot Rees is a final year student at the School of Medicine, Keele University (UK). He has a Masters in Medical Education from Keele University, and will be working as an academic foundation doctor at Keele from July. He is a member (and incoming co-chair) of the Junior Association for the Study of Medical Education (JASME) committee in the UK.

Eliot’s research interests include community based medical education, feedback, and developing students as teachers.

In his role as tutor development lead at Keele Medical Education Society, he has developed and oversees peer observation of students’ teaching and is currently researching how students use feedback on their teaching. Recent work has focused on the epidemiology of undergraduate teaching and postgraduate training in UK primary care, students’ experiences of community based medical education (including authentic simulated general practice surgeries and rural general practice), and students’ motivations for delivering teaching.