Dr. Janusz Janczukowicz

Medical University of Lodz


Main professional interests

  • health professions education
  • medical and academic professionalism
  • social competence in healthcare
  • gender, diversity and inclusiveness in education
  • teaching methodology and faculty development programmes


Work experience

International level

  • International Association for Medical Education (AMEE) – Executive Committee member
  • AMEE Research Committee – deputy chair
  • AMEE Europe – initiative lead
  • European Institute of Women’s Health (EIWH) – Board of Directors member
  • Medical Teacher – Editorial Board member
  • Advance Higher Education (A-HE) – fellow
  • Global Teaching Excellence Award (A-HE) – Strategy Group member
  • ASPIRE – Curriculum Panel member
  • Association of Medical Schools in Europe (ASME) – auditor
  • University of Algarve – External Advisory Board member
  • Norwegian Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NOKUT) – external expert
  • Best Evidence Medical Education International Collaborating Centre – head
  • Member of the organizing committee of the annual European Board of Medical Assessors conferences
  • Co-editor of the MedEdPublish special issue on diversity (2018) and lead of the Diversity in Medical Education theme at the AMEE Conferences
  • Reviewer for international medical education journals and for medical education grant proposals

Institutional level

  • Vice Dean for Education and Assessment Methodology, Medical University of Lodz
  • Head of Centre for Medical Education, Medical University of Lodz
  • Ethics Committee member, Medical University of Lodz
  • Developer of courses on professionalism, intercultural and social competence and of faculty development programmes
  • Editor and co-author of the first Polish book on medical professionalism and editor of the ‘Professionalism and social competence’ section of the Polish postgraduate medicine journal


Selected publications

Medical professionalism: Preclinical medical students' understandings of academic and medical professionalism: visual analysis of mind maps. Janczukowicz J, Rees CE. BMJ Open. 2017 Aug 18;7(8):e015897

Diversity and inclusiveness in health professions education: Editorial: Diversity in Medical Education. Verdonk. P, Janczukowicz. J. MedEdPublish. 2018 doi.org/10.15694/mep.2018.000001.1

Interprofessional education for interprofessional practice: Interprofessional education in dental education: An international perspective. Davis JM, Janczukowicz J, Stewart J, Quinn B, Feldman CA. Eur J Dent Educ. 2018 Mar;22 Suppl 1:10-16

Teaching and learning methodology: Learning at large conferences: from the ‘sage on the stage’ to contemporary models of learning. Torre D, Manca A, Durning S, Janczukowicz J, Taylor D, Cleland J. Perspect Med Educ. 2017 Jun;6(3):205-208

European health profession education: Medical education in Poland. Janczukowicz J. Med Teach. 2013 Jul;35(7):537-43

Co-financed by the Polish Ministry of Education and Science within the program “Doskonała Nauka” (“Excellent Science”)

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