Princess Alexandra doctor wins Educator of the Year award

Communities / Tue 2nd Dec 2014 at 10:11am

Pete BishopA DOCTOR at The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust in Harlow has beaten off fierce competition to receive a prestigious award for his work with trainee doctors.

Consultant Anaesthetist, Dr. Pete Bishop, won Educator of the Year for his exceptional work with undergraduate students at The Health Education East of England NHS Awards Ceremony in Huntingdon on 27 November 2014.

The Quality in Education and Training Awards applauds the success of all healthcare students, trainees and professionals in the east of England and aims to recognize examples of innovation, excellence and impressive achievements.

Margaret Short, Medical Education Manager, submitted Pete’s nomination saying, “Dr. Bishop fulfils his role to the highest possible standards.

“Over the years, his dedication and commitment have propelled an average Medical Student Programme at PAH to the best in the region.”

Dr. Bishop was appointed as the Associate Dean for undergraduate development in 2006. Since then, he has developed new teaching modules and introduced novel innovations to the teaching programme. Pete has also successfully developed a junior clinical teaching fellows’ programme.

Upon receiving his award, Pete said, “I am very honoured to receive this recognition for my contribution to teaching. I am very grateful to Margaret Short for her nomination and would like to thank her and the team for their hard work and support.”

Dr. Peter Bishop has worked at the Princess Alexandra Hospital since 2005. He has won the Clinical Teachers Award from St. Bartholomew’s Medical School twice in the last three years after being nominated by his own students.

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