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ASME awards Medical Education Travelling Fellowship 2019 grant to PhD candidate Anique Atherley of Western Sydney University and Maastricht University

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ASME awards Medical Education Travelling Fellowship grant to PhD candidate Anique Atherley of Western Sydney University and Maastricht University Research project sheds light on medical students’ support networks as they transition between pre-clinical and clinical phases of their education The Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME), in co-operation with academic publishers John Wiley & Sons Inc, has awarded its Medical Education Travelling Fellowship grant to Dr Anique Atherley, joint PhD candidate of Western Sydney University and Maastricht University. Dr Atherley has over eight years of experience in medical education research, including being the lead researcher on several medical education studies conducted at the University of the West Indies in Barbados. She will use ASME’s grant to facilitate a research visit in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, in July 2019.  ASME / Wiley Fellowship recipient Dr Anique Atherley says:  “I am so very honoured and humbled to be selected for this grant. I am excited to have the opportunity to visit the Centre for Health Education Scholarship (CHES) in Vancouver which will allow me to propel my third PhD project forward and gain international contacts in a stimulating environment.” Dr Atherley’s research...
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RCSI Ed-i-Med Symposium

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Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland is pleased to announce the annual RCSI Ed-i-Med Symposium will take place this year on June 19th at 2pm. This year’s event will focus on the theme of ‘Transforming Healthcare Education’.  Guest speakers include, Professor David Sklar, Editor-in-Chief of Academic Medicine and Dr Josephine Boland, Medical Educationalist, see further details below. If you would like to attend please register HERE .   While registration is free, advance registration is essential and CPD points will apply. Please feel free to pass this email on to other colleagues who might find this of interest. E: [email protected]  W: www.rcsi.ie   For a PDF flyer please click HERE

ASME awards The Clinical Teacher Travelling Fellowship 2019 to Edinburgh University’s Dr Susie Roy

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ASME awards The Clinical Teacher Travelling Fellowship 2019 grant to Edinburgh University’s Dr Susie Roy  Research project aimed at minimising unconscious errors made in the diagnostic process The Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME), in co-operation with academic publishers John Wiley & Sons Inc, has granted its prestigious Clinical Teacher Travelling Fellowship to Dr Susie Roy of the University Of Edinburgh. A Clinical Fellow in Medical Education at the University of Edinburgh, Dr Roy is also undergoing Emergency Medicine training and is planning to use the grant to support a research project into clinical reasoning. She will receive just under £2,000 to facilitate travel to Canada. ASME / Wiley Fellowship recipient Dr Susie Roy says: “I’m delighted to have been chosen by ASME / Wiley for their prestigious fellowship grant. My teaching and research interests lie within the field of clinical reasoning, specifically where it concerns cognitive bias. That...
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Announcing the ASME Small Grants Recipients for 2019

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We are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 round of ASME Small Grants.  These awards are offered by the Education Research Committee of ASME  to support a research study in the field of medical or other healthcare education. Previously we have welcomed applications of up to £2,000. However, ASME's Board of Director agreed to increase the maximum application amount to £5,000. After being inundated with a record number of applications, ASME has awarded a total of £15,000 in funding for the 2019 round.  Details of the successful applications are below. Recipients have been invited to present their projects at the ASME ASM 2020, 8-10 July, Liverpool, UK. #asmeasm2020 Congratulations to all recipients. Small Grants 2019 – Recipients Name of Recipient Institution Title of Submission Toni Robinson Keele University How do medical students' experiences inform their opinions of general practice and its potential as a future career choice? A realist synthesis....
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