Dr Samantha Regan de Bere
Lecturer in Medical Humanities
Peninsula Medical School (Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry)
Academic Lead for Medical Humanities at Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry
Member of the Community and Primary Care Research Group
BSc (Hons) Sociology and Psychology
MSc Social Research
PhD Military Research
Association for Medical Humanities (AMH)
British Sociogical Association Medical Society (BSA MedSoc)
European Association for the Study of Science and Technology (EASST)
Roles on external bodies
Formerly Vice President of Association for Medical Humanities (AMH) UK
Medical humanities, medical ethics and metaphysics, professionalism and identity,
Medical humanities, patient centred education and care, discursive methodologies, cultural historical activity theory
Research degrees awarded to supervised students
Supervisions in last five years:
PhD (2nd Supervisor) Exploring the Impacts of Technological Innovation in Education in Oman. Al Hajiri, A. Successfully Completed
PhD (Director of Studies) Patient and Public Involvement in Mental Health Revalidation: what's the diagnosis? Baines, R. Current
PhD (Second Supervisor) Professional Identity Formation after Remediation: the implications for professional development and clinical practice. Read, J. Current
Grants & contracts
Development of an evaluation framework for Revalidation
GMC. £80,000 (2014)
Archer, J & Regan de Bere, S (co-applicant) & Brennan, S
Strategic review of Medical Council Professional Competence Arrangements
Medical Council of Ireland. £50,000 (2013)
Davies, A, Regan de Bere, S (co-applicant) & Ayres, R
Separating the wheat from the chaff: evaluating workshops as a pedagogic platform for medical education
DME Award. £6,800 (2013)
Archer, J & Regan de Bere, S (principal investigator) and Nunn, S
Understanding the rise in fitness to practice complaints from the public
GMC. £65,000 (2013)
Regan de Bere, S (principal investigator), Ayres, R & Davies, A
Evaluating the role of the medical humanities in patient-centred learning: a study of interprofessional interaction
DME Award. £6,800 (2012)
Archer, J, Regan de Bere, S (co-principal investigator) & Anderson, A.
What is Revalidation? In Practice. A single site study.
Regan de Bere, S (principal investigator) & Barnes, R.
“The Art and Science of Knowing Patients: students talk with and about patients”.
PhD Studentship (2011)
Archer, J, Regan de Bere, S (co-principal investigator) & Corrigan, O.
What is Revalidation? In Policy.
Key publications are highlightedJournals