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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
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Medical Education editorial internship

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  Medical Education is an international, peer-reviewed, journal with distribution to readers in more than 80 countries. The journal aims to publish material of the highest quality reflecting worldwide or provocative issues and perspectives relevant to health professional education. The contents will be of interest to learners, teachers and researchers. It aims to have a significant impact on scholarship in health professional education and, ultimately, on the quality of health care by prioritising papers that offer a fundamental advance in understanding of practically relevant educational issues. The journal welcomes papers on any aspect of health professional education. As part of its emphasis on capacity building for the field the journal will offer three editorial internship positions beginning July 1 st 2019.  Interns will be involved in all aspects of the editorial role, working closely with the Editor-in-chief and deputy editors, reviewing and offering recommendations on submitted works, engaging in conversations about...
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Obituary – Paul Bradley

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  Paul’s stellar research and academic achievements are well documented (See BMJ obituary), and his impact on clinical skills teaching worldwide is unparalleled. But those who knew him personally most remember his cheerful good nature, practical common sense, and co-operative nature. This was evident when I first met him at the embryonic Peninsula Medical School under potentially challenging circumstances.  Our areas of responsibility overlapped and I was not much looking forward to our first meeting. However, after a cup of coffee, we rapidly came to an excellent understanding, shook hands on it, and never had a cross word in all the times we worked together. That cup of coffee was also typical – one ‘audit’ by his team revealed he had had seventeen pints of coffee in one day! He did once attempt to go ‘cold turkey’, but the withdrawal symptoms were so severe that he had to relapse. As he...
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Announcing our new Director of Membership

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A message from Professor Sandra Nicholson, Chair of ASME, announcing our new Director of Membership:  It’s with pleasure that I introduce Colin Lumsden and welcome him to our Board of Directors as Director for Membership.  Colin is a Professor of Medical Education at the University of Manchester and a Consultant paediatrician. Colin is of course known to many of us being a member of TEL and an experienced educationalist. He has an international reputation for Teaching and Learning evidenced by his award of a National Teaching Fellowship (NTF) and is recognised globally with invited keynotes, seminar tours and workshops at international conferences. Innovation is a major interest for Colin, having developed software facilitating data collection systems for teaching, research and administration  
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