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Ellen MacIver


NIHR In-Practice Fellow

Ellen is an NIHR funded In Practice Fellow working as part of the Interdisciplinary Research in Health Sciences Group. Ellen qualified from the University of Leeds Medical School in 2015, working in Aylesbury and Oxford before completing her GP training in 2020. She is a currently a salaried GP working in Abingdon.

Ellen has a particular interest in medical humanities and completed a Master’s degree in Applied Medical Humanities in 2022 at Birkbeck College, University of London. Her main research focus relates to gender based inequalities within the healthcare workforce.

Current projects include:

  • What are the experiences of early-career female academic GPs of combining clinical, academic and other commitments, and what would an effective support programme for them look like? This is a qualitative research project using biographical life narrative interviews.
  • Challenges to quality in modern, hybrid general practice

Supervisor: Professor Trish Greenhalgh