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Winners announced for Excellent Medical Education Joint ASME/GMC Awards 2019 UG and PG categories

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Excellent Medical Education Joint ASME/GMC Awards 2019 #excellentmeded2019  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.  The awards are offered 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 are welcome.  All ASME members who are based in the UK were eligible to apply, provided their organisation was capable of fulfilling the role of a research sponsor (e.g. an NHS organisation, academic institution). ASME and the GMC welcome applications on a wide range of issues, across the continuum of medical education: Undergraduate   Postgraduate  Continuing Professional Development.  (deadline 5pm 12th September 2019) The...
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Submissions open for [email protected] 2019

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[email protected] 2019 - Research to influence policy and practice Submissions are invited from Masters, Doctoral and other early-stage researchers for  [email protected] 2019* Masterclass Focus The focus of this masterclass is on the potential of research to influence policy and/or practice. To this end we are bringing together a panel of influencers who are curious to learn more about researcher’s work, allowing presenters to rehearse the essential skill of making their work accessible to a range of audiences Submissions Submissions of work in progress are particularly welcome. Up to six applicants will be selected to present to the floor in the  [email protected] 2019  on the basis of abstract submissions.  Prize A free conference place for RME 2020 will be offered as a prize for the applicant judged to have best engaged in the  [email protected] 2019  as judged by its distinctive features including willingness to engage in opportunities to learn and to support others. This will...
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Join the TASME committee

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      The TASME committee exists within ASME to provide a trainee focus for the organisation. We aim to provide opportunities and help medical trainees and early career allied health professionals to develop as medical educators and researchers. We currently have the following roles to join the existing committee to help us achieve these goals: Events representatives (2 vacancies) Communications representatives (2 vacancies) Projects representative (2 vacancies) Awards representative (1 vacancy) Networks representative (1 vacancy) Further details can be found HERE To apply please submit an up to date curriculum vitae and covering letter (maximum 300 words) to [email protected] by 17:00 09 th August 2019. In your covering letter we advise you detail which role(s) you would like to be considered for, why you want the role, what you believe you could bring to the role, and what you would like to get out of the role. Closing date for...
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Augmented Reality presentation at the ASME ASM 2019


ASME hosts Professor Shafi Ahmed to deliver first ever augmented reality presentation at medical education conference Renowned surgical trainer and keynote speaker will add new dimension to ASME’s Annual Scientific Meeting 2019 The Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME) has announced Professor Shafi Ahmed as a keynote speaker at its Annual Scientific Meeting due to be held in Glasgow, 3 rd – 5 th July, 2019. Professor Ahmed is set to deliver a first for any medical education conference by bringing augmented reality to his presentation on ‘The digital transformation of medical education’. The presentation compliments the 2019 conference’s theme which focuses on Sustainability, Transformation and Innovation in Medical Education.   Keynote speaker, Professor Shafi Ahmed, says : “It’s time to disrupt medical education as we know it and make it more accessible and affordable by using all of the new technologies available to us. Embedding future technologies and...
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