Dr Tracey Collett
Associate Professor (Education)
Peninsula Medical School (Faculty of Health)
I am subject lead for the Sociology of Health and Illness at Plymouth University Peninsula Medical School. In addition to being responsible for the sociology elements of the medical school curriculum I undertake a variety of teaching and management roles including Problem Based Learning (PBL), academic tutoring, case unit management, and special study units. I supervise post graduate students at Masters and PhD level, co chair the School's Feedback Working Group and lead our faculty Education and Scholarship group .
BEd (Hons), MSc (Social Research), Phd (Sociology)
British Sociological Association - member
Roles on external bodies
I am a committee member and treasurer of the Behavioural and Social Sciences Teaching in Medical Education (BeSST) network.
The Sociology of Health and Illness
Staff serving as external examiners
I am serving as an external examiner at Edinburgh University
My interests revolve around applied sociological research into the field of health professions education.
Key publications are highlightedJournals
Kendall, K. Collett, T. DeIongh, A. and Forrest, S. Kelly, M. (2019) Teaching Sociology to Undergraduate Medical Students: AMEE Guide 122. AMEE 2018 ISBN 978-1-910612-50-7
Collett, T. (2019) Concepts of Health, Illness and Disease in van Teijlingen, E. and Humphris, G. (eds) Psychology and Sociology Applied to Medicine, 4th ed. Elsevier. Edinburgh.