Professional background

Ben Lovell MBBS MRCP FHEA MSc FAcadMEd DRCOG is an honorary associate professor of medical education and a consultant in acute internal medicine at UCLH, where he is also the postgraduate lead for acute medicine. His educational background is based in simulation training, and he is the clinical lead for simulation and clinical skills for both foundation and internal medicine training at UCLH.

Research interests

His research background is in the qualitative exploration of communities and social groups within medical undergraduates, and coaching methodologies within medical education. He is the author of two medical textbooks.


1. Lovell B, Lander M, March N. Clinical Skills, Diagnostics and Reasoning. Scion, 2020
2. Bentley P, Lovell B. Memorizing Medicine. CRC Press, 2019


1. Harrington L, Watmough J, Lovell B. A Qualitative Evaluation of a Simulation Training Initiative for Registrars Working in Acute Medicine. Acute Med. 2021;20(4):252-260

2. Lovell BL, Dhillon R, Khader A, Seita A, Kitamura A, Al-Jadba G, Rawaf S, Newson R. Delivering and evaluating a scalable training model for strengthening family medicine in resource-limited environments: the Gaza experience. A mixed-methods evaluation BJGP Open 2019; 3 (2): bjgpopen19X101647

3. Lovell BL. What do we know about coaching in medical education? A literature review Med Educ 2018 52(4):376-390.

4. Lovell BL. Emergent core values: the student perspective. The Clinical Teacher 2016;13(6):437-442
5. Lovell BL. “We are a tight community”: Social groups and social identity in medical undergraduates. Med Educ 2015;49(10):1016-27.

6. Lovell BL What is an acute medicine registrar? A qualitative investigation into trainee self-perception and identity. Acute Med 2015;14(1):32-38

7. Lovell BL, Etomi O, Krishnamoorthy S, Murch N. Simulation training for acute medical specialist trainees. Acute Med 2013;12(2):77-82