Megan is a Senior Research Associate in Medical Education, within the School of Medicine at Newcastle University. Alongside her role as the Director of Social Media and Communications at ASME, she holds other national appointments including as Communications Workstream Co-lead for the Incubator for Clinical Education Research, and as vice-chair of the MedEd Collaborative. She has eleven years’ experience in social media management in the private sector.
Megan has a background in clinical medicine but has transitioned full-time to academia. Her research interests are varied and include workforce issues within the health and social care services, identity development, qualitative research methods, and the arts and humanities (particularly poetry and philosophy). She is multiply disabled, and brings this perspective and insight to her work, particularly research exploring the experiences of those who are underrepresented in medicine.