The University is delighted to report that Professor John Cookson, Development Dean of our Three Counties Medical School, has been awarded the President’s Medal by the Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME), honouring his extensive career in medical education.
Professor Cookson is a long serving member of the ASME and has been the driver of a psychometrics special interest group, along with contributing to the strategic direction of the ASME board. Among Professor Cookson’s achievements in medical education are developing and implementing a revised undergraduate clinical curriculum for the University of Leicester medical school and developing and implementing a new undergraduate medical curriculum and assessment system for Hull York medical school. He also supported the development of a new medical school in Botswana.
In awarding Professor Cookson, the Association said: