ASME / GMC Excellent Medical Education CPD Awards 2018

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ASME / GMC Excellent Medical Education Awards 2018 We are pleased to be able to offer another opportunity to fund a GMC/ASME project that relates to Continuing Professional Development .  Deadline for applications will be: noon, Monday 18 th June 2018 The “Excellent Medical Education” Programme is a set of national prizes established jointly by ASME and the GMC for the first time in 2015 and they are intended to fund high-quality medical education research, development and innovation.  This is in response to recognition of the need for further research-based evidence related to medical education and training, through supporting capacity building and increasing the volume of high-quality medical education research. Applications using quantitative or qualitative, established or innovative methods will be welcome.   All ASME members who are based in the UK will be eligible to apply, provided their organisation is capable of fulfilling the role of a research sponsor (e.g....
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Be Aware - Fraudulent Journal website including Medical Education

Our partner Wiley found found a website (claiming to be the International Agency for Development of Culture, Education and Science) that also claims to be publishing Medical Education ( https://iadces.com/  ).  This website shows the journal name, cover and details. It seems that this is a well-known fraudulent site (see  https://blogs.adelaide.edu.au/researchbulletin/2017/08/22/alert-issued-for-predatory-publisher-iadces-international-agency-for-development-of-culture-education-and-science/  ), who claim to be based in Australia but are actually in Ukraine and seem to target Ukrainian authors. Wiley’s legal team had previously looked into this and asked them to remove some of their other journals. At that point, they were not listing Medical Education, so this must have been added recently. The Wiley legal team are writing to them again to issue a take-down notice related to Medical Education specifically. Medical Teacher is also on their site, and we have contacted AMEE to let them know. Please be aware of this and don’t respond to any communications...
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ASME response to the Bawa Garba case

ASME notes with sadness the events and outcomes of this case. The Association is in accord with the statement of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (ref as above). We are aware of the deep concerns being voiced across of all levels of medical professionals from student, trainees and senior practitioners. Supporting education in medicine is a prime purpose of ASME and we are concerned at the implications of the ruling for learning and for doctors in the UK NHS.

ASME Awards, Grants and Prizes

ASME members have recently been sent an electronic quick survey regarding our awards, grants and prizes. If you are a member and have not received the link to the survey please email info@asme.org.uk . The deadline for completing the survey is 6 th February 2018 All responses will be collated and the results will help us to ensure we are meeting the needs of our members regarding our awards, grants and prizes. And one lucky person who completes the survey will win an Amazon voucher!

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