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Profiles

Professor Alan Bleakley

Emeritus Professor

Faculty of Health

Publications

Publications

Key publications

Bleakley A, Bligh J & Brice J (2011) Medical Education for the Future. New York Springer Advances in Medical Edition 1, DOI
Allard J, Bleakley A, Hobbs A & Coombes L (2011) 'Pre-surgery briefings and safety climate in the operating theatre' BMJ Qual Saf 20, (8) 711-717 Author Site , DOI
Bleakley A & Brennan N (2011) 'Does undergraduate curriculum design make a difference to readiness to practice as a junior doctor?' Medical Teacher 33, (6) 459-467 , DOI Open access

Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
Bleakley A (2020) 'Embracing the collective through medical education' Advances in Health Sciences Education 25, (5) 1177-1189 , DOI
Bleakley A (2020) 'In Reply to Heston, and to Radonjic and Evans' Academic Medicine 95, (6) 819-820 , DOI
Bleakley A (2017) 'Bad faith, medical education, and post-truth' Perspectives on Medical Education 7, (1) 3-4 , DOI
Marshall RJ & Bleakley A (2013) 'Lost in translation. Homer in English; the patient's story in medicine' Med Humanit 39, (1) 47-52 Author Site , DOI
Bleakley A, Allard J & Hobbs A (2013) ''Achieving ensemble': communication in orthopaedic surgical teams and the development of situation awareness--an observational study using live videotaped examples' Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 18, (1) 33-56 Author Site , DOI
Bleakley A & Marshall R (2013) 'Can the science of communication inform the art of the medical humanities?' Med Educ 47, (2) 126-133 Author Site , DOI
Bleakley A (2013) 'The dislocation of medical dominance: making space for interprofessional care' Journal of Interprofessional Care
Bleakley A (2013) 'Gender matters in medical education' Med Educ 47, (1) 59-70 Author Site , DOI
Bleakley A (2013) 'Working in "teams" in an era of "liquid" healthcare: what is the use of theory?' J Interprof Care 27, (1) 18-26 Author Site , DOI
Bleakley A & Jolly M (2012) 'Writing out prescriptions: hyperrealism and the chemical regulation of mood' Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 17, (5) 779-790 Author Site , DOI
Bleakley A & Marshall RJ (2012) 'The embodiment of lyricism in medicine and Homer' Med Humanit 38, (1) 50-54 Author Site , DOI
Levine D & Bleakley A (2012) 'Maximising medicine through aphorisms' Med Educ 46, (2) 153-162 Author Site , DOI
Bleakley A (2012) 'A Long and Winding Road: Improving Team Practices in the Operating Theatre' Technic: The Journal of the College of Operating Department Practitioners
Bleakley A (2012) 'The Humanities Offer a Democratizing Force for Medical Culture' Ars Medica 9, (1) 1-6
Bleakley A (2012) 'The curriculum is dead! Long live the curriculum! Designing an undergraduate medicine and surgery curriculum for the future' Med Teach 34, (7) 543-547 Author Site , DOI
Bleakley A (2012) 'The proof is in the pudding: putting Actor-Network-Theory to work in medical education' Med Teach 34, (6) 462-467 Author Site , DOI
Bleakley A, Allard J & Hobbs A (2012) 'Towards culture change in the operating theatre: embedding a complex educational intervention to improve teamwork climate' Med Teach 34, (9) e635-e640 Author Site , DOI
Levine D & Bleakley A (2011) 'Misdiagnosis: analysis based on case record review with proposals aimed to improve diagnostic processes' CLINICAL MEDICINE 11, (6) 626-627 Author Site , DOI
Bleakley A (2011) 'Professing medical identities in the liquid world of teams' Med Educ 45, (12) 1171-1173 Author Site , DOI
Allard J, Wyatt J, Bleakley A & Graham B (2011) '“Do you really need to ask me that now?”: a self-audit of interruptions to the ‘shop floor’ practice of a UK consultant emergency physician' Emergency Medicine Journal 29, (11) 872-876 , DOI
Allard J, Bleakley A, Hobbs A & Coombes L (2011) 'Pre-surgery briefings and safety climate in the operating theatre' BMJ Qual Saf 20, (8) 711-717 Author Site , DOI
Bleakley A (2011) '2010 Baldwin Award winner' J Interprof Care 25, (4) 241-242 Author Site , DOI
Bleakley A & Brennan N (2011) 'Does undergraduate curriculum design make a difference to readiness to practice as a junior doctor?' Medical Teacher 33, (6) 459-467 , DOI Open access
Marshall R & Bleakley A (2011) 'Sing, Muse: songs in Homer and in hospital' J Medical Ethics: Medical Humanities 37, 27-33 , DOI
Bleakley A (2010) 'Blunting Occam's razor: aligning medical education with studies of complexity' J Eval Clin Pract 16, (4) 849-855 Author Site , DOI
Brennan N, Corrigan O, Allard J, Archer J, Barnes R, Bleakley A, Collett T & de Bere SR (2010) 'The transition from medical student to junior doctor: today's experiences of Tomorrow's Doctors' Med Educ 44, (5) 449-458 Author Site , DOI Open access
Bleakley A (2010) 'Blunting Occam’s Razor: Medical Education Needs Powerful and Complex Learning Theories' Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 16,
Bleakley A (2010) 'Social comparison, peer learning and democracy in medical education' Med Teach 32, (11) 878-879 Author Site , DOI
Bleakley A (2009) 'Curriculum as conversation' ADVANCES IN HEALTH SCIENCES EDUCATION 14, (3) 297-301 Author Site , DOI
Bleakley A & Bligh J (2009) 'Who can resist Foucault?' J Med Philos 34, (4) 368-383 Author Site , DOI
Marshall R & Bleakley A (2009) 'The death of Hector: pity in Homer, empathy in medical education' MEDICAL HUMANITIES 35, (1) 7-12 Author Site , DOI
Corrigan OP, Ellis K, Bleakley A & Brice J (2009) 'Quality in medical education' ASME Publications
Bleakley A, Brice J & Bligh J (2008) 'Thinking the post-colonial in medical education' Med Educ 42, (3) 266-270 Author Site , DOI
Bleakley A & Bligh J (2008) 'Students learning from patients: let's get real in medical education' Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 13, (1) 89-107 Author Site , DOI
Gao L & Bleakley A (2008) 'Developing ‘thinking as a doctor’: What is the Influence of other healthcare professionals upon the early learning of medical students?' International Journal of the Humanities 6, 65-74
Marshall R & Bleakley A (2008) 'Putting it bluntly: communication skills in the Iliad' Journal of Medical Ethics: Med Humanit 34, 30-34
Bleakley A & Bligh J (2008) 'Students learning from patients: let’s get real in medical education' Advances in Health Sciences Education 13, 89-107
Petersen A, Bleakley A, Marshall R & Bromer R (2008) 'The Medical Humanities Today: Humane health care or tool of governance?' Medical Humanities 29, 1-4
Bleakley (2007) 'Toward an aesthetic medicine: developing a core medical humanities undergraduate curriculum' Journal of Medical Humanties 27, 197-213 , DOI
Bleakley, Broemer R & Marshall R (2007) 'Toward an aesthetic medicine: developing a core medical humanities undergraduate curriculum' Journal of Medical Humanties 27, 197-213 , DOI
Allard J, Bleakley A, Hobbs A & Vinnell T (2007) '"Who's on the team today?" The status of briefing amongst operating theatre practitioners in one UK hospital' J Interprof Care 21, (2) 189-206 Author Site , DOI
Bleakley A & Bligh J (2007) 'Looking forward-looking back: aspects of the contemporary debate about teaching and learning medicine' Med Teach 29, (2-3) 79-82 Author Site , DOI
Bleakley A (2007) 'Pedagogy and the university: critical theory and practice' STUDIES IN HIGHER EDUCATION 32, (4) 527-529 Author Site , DOI
Bleakley A & Bligh J (2007) 'Looking forward - looking back: aspects of the contemporary debate about teaching and learning medicine - Commentary' Medical Teacher 29, (2-3) 79-82
Bleakley A (2007) 'The realities of change in higher education: interventions to promote learning and teaching' STUDIES IN HIGHER EDUCATION 32, (2) 281-283 Author Site
Bleakley A (2007) 'The realities of change in higher education: interventions to promote learning and teaching' Studies in Higher Education 32, (2) 281-283
Bligh J & Bleakley A (2006) 'Distributing menus to hungry learners: can learning by simulation become simulation of learning?' Med Teach 28, (7) 606-613 Author Site , DOI
Bleakley A, Boyden J, Hobbs A, Walsh L & Allard J (2006) 'Improving teamwork climate in operating theatres: the shift from multiprofessionalismto interprofessionalism' J Interprof Care 20, (5) 461-470 Author Site , DOI
Bleakley A (2006) 'Creative knowledge environments: the influences on creativity in research and innovation' STUDIES IN HIGHER EDUCATION 31, (3) 393-395 Author Site
Bleakley A (2006) 'A common body of care: the ethics and politics of teamwork in the operating theater are inseparable' J Med Philos 31, (3) 305-322 Author Site , DOI
Bleakley (2006) 'Broadening conceptions of learning in medical education: the message from teamworking' Medical Education 40, (2) 150-157 , DOI
Bleakley (2006) 'You are who I say you are: the rhetorical construction of identity in the operating theatre' Journal of Workplace Learning 18, (7/8) 414-425 , DOI
Bleakley (2006) 'Broadening conceptions of learning in medical education: the message from teamworking' Medical Education 40 (2), 150-157 , DOI
Bleakley (2006) 'You are who I say you are: the rhetorical construction of identity in the operating theatre' Journal of Workplace Learning 18 (7/8), 414-425 , DOI
Bleakley A (2006) 'A common body of care: The ethics and politics of teamwork in the operating theater are inseparable' Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 31, (3) 305-322
Bleakley A (2006) 'Creative knowledge environments: the influences on creativity in research and innovation' Studies in Higher Education 31, (3) 393-395
Bligh J & Bleakley A (2006) 'Distributing menus to hungry learners: can learning by simulation become simulation of learning?' Medical Teacher 28, (7) 606-613
Lewis NJ, Rees CE, Hudson JN & Bleakley A (2005) 'Emotional intelligence medical education: measuring the unmeasurable?' Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 10, (4) 339-355 Author Site , DOI
Bleakley A (2005) 'Stories as data, data as stories: making sense of narrative inquiry in clinical education' Med Educ 39, (5) 534-540 Author Site , DOI
Lewis NJ, Rees CE, Hudson JN & Bleakley A (2005) 'Emotional intelligence medical education: Measuring the unmeasurable?' Advances in Health Sciences Education 10, (4) 339-355
Bleakley A (2005) 'Stories as data, data as stories: making sense of narrative inquiry in clinical education' Medical Education 39, (5) 534-540
Hobbs A & Bleakley A (2005) 'Close call reporting' Health Care Risk Report 11, 18-19
Bleakley A (2004) ''Your creativity or mine?': a typology of creativities in higher education and the value of a pluralistic approach' TEACHING IN HIGHER EDUCATION 9, (4) 463-475 Author Site , DOI
Bleakley A, Hobbs A, Boyden J & Walsh L (2004) 'Safety in operating theatres: Improving teamwork through team resource management' Journal of Workplace Learning: Employee Counselling Today 16, (1) 83-91
Bleakley A (2003) 'For a radical higher education: after post-modernism' STUDIES IN HIGHER EDUCATION 28, (3) 359-361 Author Site
Bleakley A (2003) ''Good' and 'Poor' communication in an OSCE: education or training?' Med Educ 37, (3) 186-187 Author Site , DOI
Bleakley, Farrow R, Gould D & Marshall R (2003) 'Making sense of clinical reasoning: Judgement and the evidence of the senses ' Medical Education 37, (6) 544-552 , DOI
Bleakley (2003) 'Making sense of clinical reasoning: Judgement and the evidence of the senses' Medical Education 37 (6), 544-552 , DOI
Bleakley A (2003) 'Assessment: case studies, experience and practice from higher education' STUDIES IN HIGHER EDUCATION 28, (2) 234-235 Author Site
Bleakley A (2003) 'Distributed learning: social and cultural approaches to practice' Studies in Higher Education 28, (1) 107-108
Bleakley A (2003) 'Distributed learning: social and cultural approaches to practice' STUDIES IN HIGHER EDUCATION 28, (1) 107-108 Author Site
Bleakley A, Farrow R, Gould D & Marshall R (2003) 'Learning how to see: doctors making judgements in the visual domain' Journal of Workplace Learning: Employee Counselling Today 7, (15) 301-306
Bleakley A (2003) 'Social construction in context' JOURNAL OF COMMUNITY & APPLIED SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY 13, (5) 409-411 Author Site , DOI
Bleakley A (2002) 'The Art and politics of college teaching: a practical guide for the beginning professor' STUDIES IN HIGHER EDUCATION 27, (1) 124-126 Author Site
Bleakley A (2002) 'Pre-registration house officers and ward-based learning: a 'new apprenticeship' model' Med Educ 36, (1) 9-15 Author Site , DOI
Bleakley A (2002) 'Pre-registration house officers and ward-based learning: A 'new apprenticeship' model' Medical Education 36, (1) 9-15
Bleakley A (2002) 'The Art and politics of college teaching: a practical guide for the beginning professor' Studies in Higher Education 27, (1) 124-126
Marshall RJ & Bleakley A (2001) 'Making visual judgements' Virchows Archiv: an international journal of pathology (201) 50A-50A
Bleakley A (1999) 'From reflective practice to holistic reflexivity' STUDIES IN HIGHER EDUCATION 24, (3) 315-330 Author Site , DOI
Reviews
Bleakley A (2010) 'Book review of 'Rethinking contexts for learning and teaching: communities, activities and networks'' STUD HIGH EDUC 35, (4) 483-485
Letters
Levine D & Bleakley A (2013) 'Rethinking clinical reasoning' Med Educ 47, (7) 745-746 Author Site , DOI
Books
Bates V; Goodman S; Bleakley A (2013) Medicine, Health, and the Arts: Approaches to Medical Humanities. Routledge
Bleakley AD (2012) Striking Blows for Drummers and Other Poems. Dartington Acts of Language
Bleakley A, Bligh J & Brice J (2011) Medical Education for the Future. New York Springer Advances in Medical Edition 1, DOI
Chapters
Bleakley A, Browne J & Ellis K (2013) 'Quality in Medical Education' Understanding Medical Education: Evidence, Theory and Practice Oxford Wiley Blackwell
Bleakley A (2013) 'The Medical Humanities in Medical Education: Toward a Medical Aesthetics of Resistance' Health and Humanities Reader. Chapel Hill, NJ Rutgers University Press
Bleakley A (2013) 'The medical humanities past, present and future: a democratizing force for medical culture?' in Bates V; Goodman S; Bleakley A Medicine, Health, and the Arts: Approaches to Medical Humanities. London Routledge
Bleakley A (2012) 'Establishing Patient Safety Nets: How Actor-Network-Theory Can Inform Clinical Education Research' in Cook V; Daly C; Newman M Work-based Learning in Clinical Settings - insights from socio-cultural perspectives Oxford Radcliffe Medical
Bleakley A (2011) '"Becoming" a Medical Professional' in Scanlon L "Becoming" a Professional Springer Science+Business Media
Bleakley A (2010) 'Learning and identity construction in the professional world of the surgeon' in Kneebone HFR Surgical education in theoretical perspective: enhancing learning, teaching, practice and research. Springer
Corrigan O, Ellis K, Bleakley A & Brice J (2010) 'Quality in medical education' in Swanick T Understanding medical education Oxford Wiley Blackwell
Henderson S, Mills M, Hobbs A, Bleakley A, Boyden J & Walsh L (2007) 'Surgical team self-review: Enhancing organisational learning in the Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust' in Cook MJ; Noyes JM; Masakowski Y Decision making in complex environments Ashgate Publishing
Bleakley A (2006) 'Towards an aesthetics of healthcare practice: learning the art of clinical judgement' Theory and Practice in Nursing Education Aarhus, Denmark University of Aarhus
Bleakley A (2004) 'Doctors as connoisseurs of educational images: aesthetic and ethical self-forming through medical education' in Satterthwaite J; Atkinson E; Martin W Educational Counter Cultures Trentham Books Limited
Bleakley A (2002) 'Re-positioning the Rat Man: Animal Rites in the Cyborg Age' Psychology at the Threshold Santa Barbara, CA Pacifica Graduate Institute
Bleakley A (1998) 'Learning as an aesthetic practice' in Brown S Motivating Students London Kogan Page
Bleakley A (1997) 'Sublime Moments in the Body of the Double Pelican' On the Sublime in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy London Whurr