To support and promote the evidence informed professional development of the community of medical educators.
The purpose of the group is to:
- Promote and disseminate good practice for the benefit of patient care.
- Encourage the scholarly development and career progression of educators.
- Facilitate networking and collaboration across medical education communities.
We do this by:
- Involvement in planning and running themed sessions at the Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM)
- Developing educators through various events, and through the bestowing of various Educator Development Committee awards
- Running regional and national events to address topical learning needs of medical educators
- Promoting collaboration with other relevant organisations and interest groups supporting educator development
Current members of the EDC
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* Richard Thomson is also an EDC member.
If you are interested in the EDC, or have ideas on things we could be doing for you please contact [email protected]
Frequency of meetings - the EDC will meet at least three times per annum.
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Best Practice in Undergraduate Medical EducationThe Midlands Regional Perspective
April 5th 2017 Leicester University Medical School
The Best Practice in Undergraduate Medical Education conference was a huge success, with many interesting workshops and oral presentations. Please click on the links below to view or download copies of the presentations.
How can we produce medical educators of the future? Joanne Wallace
Primary Care – Developing a new Curriculum: a white knuckle ride Drs Anil Sood, Emma Hayward, Chris Williams
Medical Education Research Networks RK McKinley, Director of Medical Education Research and Scholarship
Work-life balance. What does this mean to medical students at different stages of training, and are they achieving it? Aled Picton
Behavioural responses of first year students to a core curriculum, experiential, mindfulness course. J Hales
Introduction of a Medical Student Sabbatical Post: How Can We Improve Student Experience? Olivia Macnamara, Simon Gay, Pam Hagan, Gillian Doody
Patient Feedback: Acceptability to Students Dr Kate Owen
Exploring the experiences and impact of mentoring and buddying for undergraduate medical students Dr Hayley Andrews
Dr Potato Head: is GP tutor enthusiasm perceived differently by students and faculty? Dr Tracy Lovatt and Dr Maggie Bartlett
Prof. Richard Holland, Head of Medical School (elect) presentation
The First ASME Northwest Medical Education Forum
On 6th April 2017 more than 70 delegates from Lancaster, Liverpool, Manchester and UCLAN medical schools gathered at the Roscoe Building at the University of Manchester for the first ASME Northwest Medical Education Forum.
This gathering was encouraged and supported by ASME’s Educator Development Committee and the occasion was appropriately marked by Professor Val Wass, the 2015 ASME Gold Medal Award winner and former Professor of Community Based Medical Education at Manchester, who delivered a stimulating and challenging presentation entitled “Doctors without borders”.
Workshops on a broad range of medical education topics, numerous opportunities to network with colleagues and superb hospitality provided by Manchester Medical School served to complete a thoroughly excellent day. It is clear that Medical Education is thriving in the North West and thoughts are already turning to the organisation of the next meeting.
Val Wass (pictured left)
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