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JASME Sir John Ellis Student Prize Winner 2019 Announced

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ASME and JASME would like to congratulate Tristan Fraser , from Kings College London, who has won the Sir John Ellis Student Prize 2019 with his submission on “Peer Marking for Written Assessments”. Tristan will receive his prize after presenting in a plenary session at the  ASME ASM, Glasgow, 3-5 July 2019  #asmeasm2019 We would also like to congratulate all of our other applicants, which there were many, on the high quality of the submissions this year.

Finalists Announced for Research Paper Award 2019

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ASME ERC is pleased to announce the 3 finalists for the  Research Paper Award (RPA) 2019  Our 3 finalists will present their papers in the ERC RPA finalists' session at the ASM in Glasgow, 3-5 July 2019  #asmeasm201 9 . Click HERE for more ASM info Congratulations to: Hannah Gillespie, Queen's University Belfast, with her submission How can tomorrow's doctors be more caring? A phenomenological investigation Jo Horsburgh, Imperial, with her submission Bridges over troubled water: understanding the identity development of medical educators Anel Wiese, University College Cork with her submission  Supervised workplace learning in postgraduate medical training: a realist synthesis

ASME awards second ever doctoral grant to UCL researchers

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ASME PhD/Doctoral Grant 2018 ASME awards second ever doctoral grant to UCL researchers  - Grant is part of three rounds of PhD funding to further study of medical education   The Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME) has named University College London’s (UCL) Research Department of Medical Education (RDME) the winner of its second ever doctoral grant. The supervisory team at RDME includes Professor Dame Jane Dacre, Dr Shah-Jalal Sarker and Professor Ann Griffin. Dr Magdalen Baker – a trainee gastroenterologist - is the doctoral student who will benefit from the award.  The team will study the impact and outcomes of junior doctors working part-time for the NHS as they progress and complete their training to become specialists compared to those who work full-time. The award is the second in a series of three inaugural doctoral grants announced at ASME’s 60- year anniversary in 2017. It aims to increase capacity in...
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Nominations for ASME Gold Medal 2020 welcomed

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ASME Gold Medal 2020 The ASME Gold Medal was established to recognise outstanding contribution to medical education as a whole.  Initially awarded for a period of 5 years as The Richard Farrow Gold Medal, in memory of his contribution to ASME and his untimely death in 2004, it was renamed the ASME Gold Medal when the 5 year period ended with the presentation in 2011.   Criteria Individuals who have made outstanding contributions to one or more of the goals of the Association will be eligible. There are no age, nationality, professional, occupational or other barriers to being considered for the award. Preference will be given to individuals who remain active in their field. The award thereby is intended to be forward-looking as well as valuing past achievements. Nominations Nominations for the award are now invited from  all Members of ASME .  In particular, Institutional Members of the Association are encouraged to exercise their right to nominate for this award....
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