Dr Kieran Walsh

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Dr Kieran Walsh is Clinical Director at BMJ. He is the clinical lead of the medical education and clinical decision support products at BMJ, including BMJ Best Practice.

He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Educators, and Adjunct Associate Professor at Monash University. In the past, he has worked as a hospital doctor specialising in General Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine.

He has a vast amount of experience in online medical education, clinical decision support, face to face delivery of medical education, and both summative and formative assessment.

He has published over 200 papers in the biomedical literature and has written four books: the first and only book on cost-effectiveness in medical education; a dictionary of quotations in medical education; a history of medical education in 100 images; and the Oxford Textbook of Medical Education.

Contact details:

Email: kmwalsh@bmj.com and LinkedIn profile


Latest articles by Dr Kieran Walsh

Dr Kieran Walsh writes expert articles for BMJ Best Practice and other products on a variety of clinical and non-clinical topics.

The Hidden Comorbidies - 16 June 2020

Anthrax through the One Health lense - 15 June 2020

Multimorbidity in older people: the problem with diabetes -  5 June 2020

Personal protective equipment (PPE) and the Coronavirus (covid-19) pandemic - 4 April 2020

Clinical Decision Support: Improving Access to Improve Patient Care - 12 February 2019

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