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Ms Birgit Fruhstorfer

Job Title
Associate Professor (Teaching Focussed)
WMS - Health Sciences
Research Interests

Medical education, international electives, global health education, qualitative methodologies, mixed methods research


Birgit is an experienced medical educator and is the Academic Lead for the Students Selected Component (SSC) and Elective programme in the MB ChB course. Her interests focus around international elective exchanges, global health education and medical education research. In her part-time PhD in Clinical Education she is studying international elective exchanges in socio-economically contrasting settings. She has supervised a number of student research projects for the Master in Medical Education and SSC. Birgit originally qualified in medicine and worked in various clinical posts in ENT and other surgical specialties before coming to Warwick Medical School in 2008.