Dr Gina Hadley

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Dr Gina Hadley

Official Fellow (John Henry Felix Fellow) and Associate Tutor in Medicine

Gina Hadley BSc (Hons), BMBCh, MRCP (2010), MSc (Oxon.), DPhil, PGCert & PGDip MedEd (Cantab)

Honorary Clinical Lecturer in Neurology



Dr Gina Hadley has been a Clinical Tutor at Harris Manchester College since 2008 and Associate Medical Tutor with responsibility for Medical Students at the College since 2017. She is an Honorary Clinical Lecturer in Neurology undertaking a Clinical Fellowship in Multiple Sclerosis with an emphasis on managing patients with long term conditions in the context of multidisciplinary team working. She has a Certificate of Completion of Training in Geriatrics and General Internal Medicine. She has achieved her Specialty Certificate Examination in Neurology and practices with a focus on the medical complexities of the aging population with neurological disease.

As a researcher, she has experience from Industry and Academia, holding a First Class honours degree in Pharmacology with Industrial Experience from the University of Edinburgh (with a year spent at Queen’s University in Canada). She has been employed by Reckitt Benckiser and Quintiles working in both research and development and pre-clinical safety testing in drug development. Following a year of working and volunteering in healthcare systems in the UK, Australia and Paraguay, she studied medicine on the Graduate Entry Programme at Oxford. Dr Hadley has published in Nature Medicine and for the Cochrane Collaboration. She holds a Masters in Evidence-based Health Care and a DPhil in Clinical Medicine from the University of Oxford.

As an educator, she has fifteen years of experience in Medical Education with a PG Cert and PG Dip from the University of Cambridge. In 2018, she received an American Academy of Neurology Medical Education Research Fellowship, the first time that this had been awarded outside of North America. Under the mentorship of Professor Gabriele De Luca she has promoted the patient voice in medical education through the ‘Expert Patient Tutor Programme’. Dr Hadley is working with Professor Josh Hordern, Professor Gabriele De Luca, Professor Kate Saunders, Dr Sally Frampton and Dr Jim Harris on ‘Advancing Medical Professionalism: Integrating Humanities Teaching in the University of Oxford’s Medical School’. This is supported by the Wellcome Institutional Strategic Support Fund. Their objective is to research, design, implement and evaluate a completely novel curriculum for the combined Clinical Neurosciences and Psychiatry block, with humanities-based professionalism teaching as a core thread, this was funded by the Wellcome Trust (2019-2022). The recent award (2023) of a University of Oxford Strategic Innovation Fund which seeks to diversify medical education while addressing health inequalities, working with underserved communities in Oxfordshire.

2023- Strategic Innovation Fund, University of Oxford, 'Diversifying Medical Education while addressing health inequity: A novel partnership between Oxford Medical School and underserved communities'.

2020- Wellcome Institutional Strategic Support Fund (ISSF): Small Grant Collaborator (awarded), March 2020.

2020- Nuffield Oxford Hospitals Fund, ‘Consultation Companions’.

2019- Public Engagement with Research Seed Fund, University of Oxford: Public Engagement in Medical Education Research.

2019- Advancing Medical Professionalism: Integrating Humanities Teaching in the University of Oxford’s Medical School.

2019- Nuffield Oxford Hospitals Fund, ‘Looking, Seeing and Understanding: Developing medical skills in a non-clinical environment’.

2019- ASME Educator Development Award to travel to Quinnipiac University in Connecticut to develop Expert Patient Tutor Programme. 

2018- Nuffield Oxford Hospitals Fund, for Development of Expert Patient Tutors.

2017- American Academy of Neurology-Fellowship in Medical Education.

2017- World Stroke Organisation Brief Clinical Exchange Scholarship: (The Calgary Stroke Program, June 2017 to observe the thrombectomy service).