Peter McCrorie



Peter McCrorie is Founding Chair of the Department of Medical Education and Professor of Medical Education at the University of Nicosia Medical School.

Prof McCrorie studied Biochemistry at Glasgow University. He obtained a PhD in Biochemistry at St Thomas’s Hospital Medical School in London.

His interests lie in curriculum development, assessment, graduate entry, self-directed and problem based learning, community oriented medical education, interprofessional learning and staff development.

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Selected Publications

Macallan DC, Kent A, Holmes SC, Farmer EA, McCrorie P (2009) A model of clinical problem-based learning for clinical attachments in medicine Medical Education 43; 799-807

McCrorie P & Boursicot KAM (2009) Variations in medical school graduating examinatioms in the United Kingdom: sre clinical competence standards comparable? Medical Teacher 31, 223-229

Finucane P. & McCrorie P. (2010) Cost effective undergraduate medical education in Walsh K. Cost Effectiveness in medical Education Radcliffe Publishing Ltd, UK

Finucane P., McCrorie P. and Prideaux D.(2011) Planning and Building Capacity for a Major PBL Initiative in Barrett T, & Moore S. New Approaches to problem based learning Routledge, New York

D’Avray L. & McCrorie P. (2011) Interprofessional education — what works, what doesn’t work and what might work? in Kitto S., Chesters J., Thistlethwaite J. and Reeves S. Sociology of Interprofessional Health Care Practice: Critical Reflections and Concrete Solutions; Nova Science Publishers, New York

Dijkstra J., Galbraith R., Hodges, B.D., McAvoy P.A., McCrorie P., Southgate, L.J., Van der Vleuten C.P.M., Wass V., Schuwirth L.W.T. (2012) Expert validation of fit-for-purpose guidelines for designing programmes of assessment BMC Medical Education, 12:20 [DOI: 10.1186/1472-6920-12-20]

Bigsby E, McManus IC,, McCrorie P, Sedgwick P (2013) Which medical students enjoy problem-based learning? Education in Medicine Journal 5 (1) pp 72-76

Prideaux D., Roberts C., Eva K., Centeno A., McCrorie P., McManus C., Patterson F., Powis D., Tekian A., Wilkinson D. in International Best Practices for Evaluation in the Health Professions  McGaghie W.C. (ed) (2013) Radcliffe Publishing, London, New York

McCrorie, P. (2014). Teaching and Leading Small Groups in Swanwick, T. Understanding Medical Education: Evidence, Theory and Practice, 2nd Edition 123-136 Wiley Blackwell, Chichester

ten Cate, O., Mann, K., McCrorie, P., Ponzer, S., Snell, L. and Steinert, Y., 2014. Faculty development through international exchange: The IMEX initiative. Medical teacher, 36(7), pp.591-595

Papageorgiou A., McCrorie P., Georgiades S., Perdikogianni M. (2015) Psychology for Psychologists: A Problem Based Learning Approach to Undergraduate Psychology Teaching Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, England

Mailing Address

Office 110, 1st floor
Block A

University of Nicosia Medical School
93 Agiou Nikolaou, 2408 Engomi
P.O. Box 24005, CY-1700, Nicosia, Cyprus


Phone: +357 22 471953