Dr Russell Peek

Russell Peek

Principal Lecturer and MBChB Phase 2 Lead


Contact Details

email: r.peek@worc.ac.uk

Dr Peek is a consultant paediatrician with clinical interests in neonatal medicine and infant nutrition.  He is an advocate for innovation and improvement in medical education, with particular interest in the effects of complexity, uncertainty and stress on learner development and wellbeing. 


  • BSc(hons) Neuroscience
  • MBChB(hons)
  • MSc
  • MRes
  • FAcadMEd


Child health, growth and nutrition.

Managing clinical complexity and uncertainty

Healthcare education


The effects of stress on clinician performance, development and wellbeing.

Medical complexity and uncertainty.

Professional Bodies

Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

Fellow of the Academy of Medical Educators

Recent Publications

Growth concerns in the early weeks of life
Peek RJ, Wilson N, Cronin-Pearce E
BMJ. 2020 Sep 21; 370: m3533

Faltering growth in children: summary of NICE guidance.
Gonzalez-Viana E, Dworzynski K, Murphy MS, Peek R; Guideline Committee.
BMJ. 2017 Sep 28; 358: j4219.

Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in children: NICE guidance
Davies I, Burman-Roy S, Murphy MS, Guideline Development Group.
BMJ. 2015 Jan 14; 350: g7703.

External Roles

Education and Enhanced Monitoring Associate, General Medical Council

Member of Council, Academy of Medical Educators

Medical and Dental Staff Governor, Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust