About Us


ASME’s Mission

To meet the needs of teachers, trainers and learners in medical education by supporting research-informed, best practice across the continuum of medical education.

ASME’s Strategic Aim: 

To allow members to share and further best practice in Medical Education

ASME’s Objectives:

To position ourselves as a UK & Ireland focused, internationally-facing, trusted and dynamic organisation, working with our members, for our members

To invest in targeted marketing to increase impact and influence of ASME, grow membership and increase income, to enable the development of further member services

To invest in modernising and expanding our online presence via a fit-for-purpose website which can support online resources

To focus on improved marketing of existing successful products, while developing sustainable additional products and resources

What does ASME provide?

·         CPD, Education and Training

·         Leadership development

·         Research knowledge, skills and networks


ASME's values are

  • Education and learning are central to the delivery of high quality healthcare
  • Education must be an important component in the strategies of Governmental and other healthcare organisations
  • Good healthcare educators are central in planning, delivering and evaluating high quality healthcare
  • Individual members of ASME should be supported and developed
  • High quality research is necessary for the development of healthcare education
  • Vision, innovation and leadership in healthcare education are to be fostered
  • Goals

    ASME seeks to

  • Promote high quality research into medical education
  • Provide opportunities for developing medical educators
  • Disseminate good evidence based educational practice
  • Inform and advise Governmental and other organisations on medical education matters
  • Develop relationships with other organisations and groupings in healthcare education
  • ASME is unique in that it draws its members from all areas of medical education - undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing - and from all specialties. It has a function as a forum for debate and exchange of information, and is building on its contacts in medicine and teaching in the UK and among other networks, to promote knowledge and expertise in medical education.


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