Dr Jon Morris is a senior lecturer, Year 2 Director Graduate Entry Medicine programme and has been a member of the teaching team since 2013. He also leads the Year 2 SSCP ‘Living with a Diagnosis’ project and is heavily involved with professionalism study days, reflective writing and the ‘Family Case Study’ Project in year 1.
Jon grew up in Swansea and is a clinical academic at Swansea University Medical School. Jon graduated from St Bartholomew’s and The Royal London in 2007, returning to Swansea for foundation jobs including emergency medicine, Trauma and orthopaedics and general medicine before beginning his GP training in 2009 in Carmarthenshire.
Jon clinically has a ‘portfolio career’ managing roles in general practice, minor injuries unit and voluntary work. Jon is the crowd doctor at both the Liberty and Principality Stadiums covering Swansea City FC, Ospreys RFC and Welsh Rugby Union matches regularly whilst also covering other events in South Wales. Jon is a clinical volunteer and sits on the clinical advisory board of children’s charity ‘Over The Wall’ part of the Serious Fun Network of charities.
Jon has been involved with clinical skills teaching at Swansea University Medical School since January 2013 and was runner up at the BMA Wales Clinical Teacher of the Year Awards for ‘Rising Star’ 2015 and Learning and Innovation 2016. His main interests in medical education are motivation of medical students and student support. He hopes to complete his MA in Education for the Health Professions later this year. Jon is a fellow of the Academy of Medical Educators and Higher Education Academy.
Jon is involved locally as a mentor for the Mullany Fund and is an advocate for widening access programmes believing that higher education should be accessible to all.