Michael Harris


Personal profile

Research interests

Early diagnosis of cancer in primary care

Research on medical education methods


Teaching interests

Critical appaisal skills

Research methodology

Education for primary care trainees and established GPs

Other responsibilities

I run the Örenäs Research Group, a 25-country European collaborative of primary care researchers that was formed in 2013 to study the factors influencing national variations in the timeliness of cancer diagnosis of cancer in primary care. 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

MMEd, Master of Education, University of Dundee

Award Date: 20 Mar 2003

FRCGP, Royal College of General Practitioners

Award Date: 20 Jan 2001

MRCGP, Membership, Royal College of General Practitioners

Award Date: 19 Jan 1985

Doctor of Medicine, Imperial College NHS Healthcare Trust

Award Date: 1 Aug 1980

External positions

Research Associate, University of Bern

Oct 2017 → …

Visiting Professor, Shupyk National Academy of Postgraduate Education

Sept 2017 → …

Honorary Senior Consultant, University of Bern



  • RC0254 Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology (including Cancer)
  • Survival
  • Europe
  • Delivery of Health Care
  • Primary Health Care
  • Cancer
  • Decision Making


Dive into the research topics where Michael Harris is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.
  • 1 Similar Profiles

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

Recent external collaboration on country/territory level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots or