ASME Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) SIG one-day online network event
Monica Martins
  The recent escalation of the digital tools and skills in teaching and learning reinforces the need for robust scholarship in this aspect of medical education. The ASME Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) SIG held a one-day online network event on Monday 28th March to provide the opportunity for ASME members to explore some of the many aspects...
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#ASM2022 Call for Abstracts
Monica Martins
by Shafaq Adnan The call for abstracts for our upcoming 2022 Annual Scholarship Meeting (ASM) is open! This year’s ASM will be taking place in Aberdeen over the course of three days, Wednesday 6th – Friday 8th July.  We are all testament to the fact that the way we teach and work was significantly disrupted during the pandemic. Follo...
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The importance of assessment in the medical undergraduate curriculum…. and beyond!
Helen Steele
Written by Dr Melanie Coulson (MbChB, MSc, FHEA) (Medical Education AFP) Dr Melanie Couslon Twitter: @Mel24712808 What is assessment? Assessment during the medical undergraduate degree has many forms. Most medical students can identify commonly defined categories. Is it formative or summative? Is it placement-based? Is it interprofessional? Is...
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Patients: not sign offs
Helen Steele
 Written by Abbie Tutt, JASME. Abbie Tutt Twitter: @abbietutt I looked at my timetable this week. Some self-directed learning (result!), a day on labour ward and a scattering of clinics. Not too much then, should be able to cope, might even get some studying done this week. I had just finished a GP placement where I was commuting for a full ho...
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BHM: ASMEBITESIZE Highlights
Helen Steele
As part of Black History Month ASME is highlighting some of the relevant work we have showcased. In September last year Dr Anique Atherley (MedEd Travelling Fellowship 2019 Award Winner) presented an ASMEBITESIZE session on Diverse, dynamic and deliberate networks of students transitioning to clinical training (asme.org.uk).     ...
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BHM Message from Yvonne Mbaki, Lead for Diversity and Inclusion.
Helen Steele
Please click here, https://asme.link/BHMVideoMessage, to see a message from Yvonne Mbaki, ASME's Lead for Equality and Inclusion, regarding Black History Month. We welcome your contributions for BHM and would be delighted for you to share your stories via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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BHM: ASMEBITESIZE Highlights
Helen Steele
  As part of Black History Month ASME is highlighting some of the relevant work we have showcased. In November last year Lydie Kitenge and Hazal Turunc presented an ASMEBITESIZE session on Representation In Medicine (asme.org.uk), hosted by Ed Whittaker our Co-chair of JASME.  They touched on the impact that imposter syndrome can have and...
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Interview with Professor Christine Hine, keynote speaker at RME2021
Monica Martins
  ASME events team interviewed Professor Christine Hine (University of Surrey) who will be delivering a plenary talk and a workshop at this year's Researching Medical Education Conference (RME2021).    A: The title of your keynote at RME 2021 is “Agile research in the face of ever-changing and unpredictable digital environments”...
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JASME Local Rep of the Year
Helen Steele
Written by Haider Merchant, JASME.                   Haider Merchant Twitter: @HaiderMerchant3 It was through my developing love of Medical Education that I decided to become a Local Representative for JASME. Having previously completed an intercalated Masters degree in Clinical Education at the Uni...
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Researching Medical Education Conference (RME2021): member spotlight
Monica Martins
Researching Medical Education is a one-day conference for all those interested in medical and clinical education research. The conference is designed and run by the Association for the Study of Medical Education’s Education Research Committee. This year's theme of agility and flexibility reflects important characteristics of successful clinica...
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Quality Improvement in medical education: what is it and why is it important?
William Doherty
Written by Will Doherty, an Academic FY1 at Manchester Royal Infirmary. Will is on the Communications subteam of JASME (Junior Association for the Study of Medical Education).   William Doherty Twitter: @wj_doherty Quality improvement (QI) is an often-nebulous concept which eludes the understanding of medical students. It is a model frequently...
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The meaning of success
Anna Harvey
 Anna Harvey is currently between her final year of medical school at King’s College London and an Academic Foundation post in the Northern Deanery. Her areas of interest in clinical education research are mainly around identity development and she hopes to be able to investigate this further during her academic time. Outside of medicine she a...
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