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Final ASM 2020 plenary speaker announced

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ASME are delighted to announce Prof Nisha Dogra as the final plenary speaker at our 2020 Annual Scholarship Meeting. Prof Dogra will help ASME with the 2020 theme - Disrupting Medical Education, designed to challenge the norms in our field.Nisha Dogra is Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry Education at the Greenwood Institute of Child Health, University of Leicester. She is also an external lecturer on the MMedSci Medical Education Masters at the University of Nottingham.Throughout her career Nisha was been involved in the development and delivery of a wide variety of teaching and training events in undergraduate and postgraduate education, locally, nationally and internationally in both psychiatry and diversity. Nisha has led innovations in how medical students can be taught diversity to ensure they deliver high quality care to a range of patients and understand how their own perspectives may influence the care they provide. This has extended to how educators ensure their practice is...
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Joint ASME/BSR Educational Research Prize 2020 Winner Announced

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The ASME/BSR Educational Research Prize 2020 is a joint award with the British Society for Rheumatology, aiming to raise the profile of educational research activity within the society and highlight educational research activity happening within rheumatology.The prize is awarded to the best educational research abstract submitted to BSR Annual Conference. The winner receives a certificate of achievement, monetary prize, the opportunity to present their research at BSR Annual Conference 20-22 April 2020, Glasgow, UK as a poster or oral presentation and the opportunity to present their research at the ASME Annual Scholarship Meeting (ASM)  8-10 July 2020, Liverpool, UK vas an e-poster or oral presentation.We are pleased to announce the recipient of the 2020 prize is Diana I Finney, Rheumatology, Sussex MSK Partnership, Brighton and Rheumatology Nurse Forum, Royal College of Nursing, London, with her submission National Competency Framework for Rheumatology Nurse Specialists.We look forward to inviting Diana to present at our forthcoming ASM.  
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Announcing the Recipients of the ASME EDC Educator Development Awards 2019

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ASME and the Educator Development Committee (EDC) are pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 round of the EDC Educator Development Awards ASME's EDC seeks to support and promote the professional development of healthcare educators and to disseminate good practice in medical education.The ASME EDC Educator Development Awards are aimed at providing funding for an individual to further develop themselves as an educator. Options include (but are not limited to) travel to visit a host institution to gain experience in a specific type of teaching, travel to events or conferences, attendance at relevant courses or undertaking a specific educational development in a home institution. In allocating awards, the EDC will take account of the professional development of the individual and will specifically target those who are at an early or mid-stage of their career and where other sources of funding are unlikely to be available. Research projects will not normally be funded, nor...
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Call for new members for the Educator Development Committee

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The ASME Educator Development Committee (EDC) is seeking up to three new members.What is the EDC?EDC, along with ERC is one of the key committees through which ASME provides services to members. Committee members are a group of experienced and enthusiastic medical educators from around the country. As per our mission statement, https://www.asme.org.uk/edc#mission-statement our role is to support and promote the evidence informed professional development of the community of medical educators.What does membership involve?Membership of the committee provides a number of exciting opportunities including; supporting the organisation of regional and national Medical Education events, the opportunity to share and develop new ideas/ share good practise, representing ASME at external events such as conferences, reviewing abstracts for ASME conferences and contributing to selection of ASME awards.We usually meet four times a year (including one teleconference) and membership numbers up to 10.Confirmed 2020 meetings are:Tuesday 17th March 2020 – Friends House, LondonWednesday 13th...
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