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Dr Carl Fernandes

Carl Fernandes

Dr Carl Fernandes

Senior General Practice Teaching Fellow
Location: Watson Building, University of Brighton, Falmer, BN1 9PH



Dr Carl Fernandes’ journey to working at BSMS began rather close by – he grew up in Brighton. He left to train at The Royal Free and University College Medical School and qualified as a GP in London. Since returning to Brighton he has taught BSMS students across all years and in his current role he enjoys delivering General Practice teaching in Year 4 and 5.



Year 4

  • Year 4 GP module 403 Facilitator leader, small group facilitator and lecturer with a special interest in primary care management of headaches
  • Curriculum development on Year 4 module 403
  • Patient educator involvement in the Year 4 GP curriculum
  • Design and delivery of assessment in Year 4 GP module 403
  • Student evaluation of Year 4 community GP placements 

Year 5

  • Managing Year 5 independent GP placements
  • Year 5 GP Case based discussion facilitation
  • Design and delivery of Year 5 GP assessment for finals exams
  • Student evaluation of Year 5 community GP placements
  • Clinical Academic Tutor (Years 3-5) 


  • Teacher on medical education for various postgraduate modules for the BSMS Department of Medical Education
  • Currently studying MSc Clinical Education