Andy Grant is Dean of Medical Education at Swansea University School of Medicine (SUMS).

He led the formation of the unit for the study of doctors and medical students’ mental health and wellbeing after recognising that (initially) medical students with mental health needs were not accessing the care and support that they need. This was while working as a final year director at Cardiff University Medical School. This, in turn led him to apply successfully for a research project commissioned by the GMC and to recognise the need for a UK-wide organisation that brought together the numerous people involved in supporting medical students and doctors.

Qualified in medicine Andy practises as a GP on a part-time basis and he leads the graduate entry medicine programme at Swansea University Medical School. Andy’s PhD was an examination of reflective learning in medical students.