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Dr McConville is an academic general practitioner, currently also practising clinically within NHS Tayside.  Graduating at the University of Dundee (MBChB, 1998). He also holds DRCOG, DFSRH, FRCGP and Masters in Medical Education. He is currently working on his Educational Doctorate on a thesis entitled: Becoming a GP Trainer – Exploring the Barriers and Enablers

He has worked as a previous GP specialist in substance misuse and for SIGN (Obesity) guidelines development.


His research interests are in mental health, performance management and medical education.


He currently works for the medical school within a number of roles that span the medical education spectrum

Education/Academic qualification

Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University of Dundee

University of Dundee

External positions

External examiner , Queen Mary University of London

31 Aug 2001 → …


  • R Medicine (General)
  • General Practice

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Research Output 2014 2018

  • 6 Citations
  • 1 h-Index
  • 4 Article

The tattooed doctor: An exploration of the perceptions of medical students and medical school staff

Callaghan, B. & McConville, K. 1 Mar 2018 In : MedEdPublish. 7, 1, p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Medical Staff
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Medical students’ child health experience in primary schools: ‘the best day of her life’

Muir, F., McConville, K., Robertson, L., Campbell, K., McKnight, S. & McKeown, K. 24 Mar 2017 In : SAGE Open . 7, 1, 8 p.

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Doctor: what's inside my body?

McConville, K., Muir, F. & McPartlin, R. Oct 2015 In : Medical Teacher. 12, 5, p. 356-357 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Taking the learning beyond the individual: how reflection informs change in practice

Muir, F., Scott, M., McConville, K., Watson, K., Behbehani, K. & Sukkar, F. 8 Feb 2014 In : International Journal of Medical Education. 5, p. 24-30 7 p.

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