ASME ENRICH Opportunities

ASME ENRICH

This year, ASME is proud to announce the  launch a new diversity initiative called ENRICH Opportunities which will run every year during the annual conference. The ASME ENRICH Opportunities offers an exciting experience for a selected number of pupils in S5 or S6 in the summer of 2022 to attend the ASME annual conference for free. This national initiative is designed to actively support young people interested in developing their interests and insight into the field of medical and healthcare education. Greater diversity within the healthcare profession is a goal that benefits us all. The ASME ENRICH Opportunities is committed to seeking out talented students and is aimed at raising aspirations and attainment among school-aged individuals. This year we are proud to be collaborating with REACH, which is hosted at the University of Aberdeen and is another innovative national programme with the overall aim of widening access to high demand professions...

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Announcing the Research Paper Award 2022 Finalists

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ASME’s Education Research Committee are please to announce the finalists of the 2022 round of the RPA. Applicants were requested to submit their research paper describing research that was complete at time of submission. The submissions were judged against the following criteria: Novelty of subject matter or approach within the field of medical education research. Contribution to the field of medical education research.A clear statement of rationale with a relevant gap in literature identified.Clearly stated research question(s) and/or aims and objectives that are in concordance with the research design.Clear rationale for the methodological / theoretical approach taken.Findings from results clearly reported and the new knowledge generated by the study clearly stated.Relevant discussion and justified conclusions presented with recommendations and / or relevance to practice outlinedThe paper/submission should be unpublished at the time of application as it has to be original With all submissions being of high quality, the award assessors awarded finalists places to...

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ASME SoMe Intern Scheme 2022-23

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ASME Social Media Intern Scheme 2022-23 Are you a medic who loves a Tweet? Are you an Instagram guru, or a TikTok celeb? We want your help to change the world of medical education social media. Social media is becoming increasingly influential in MedEd, acting as a key cog in disseminating good practice, facilitating debate and enabling important connections between educators. The ASME Social Media Intern scheme has been running successfully for three cohorts, designed to provide a supportive community for early career educators interested in social media learning. Our Interns are supported to develop innovations across a variety of online platforms, attend ASME events and learn more about the medical education world.   So, we’re back for more! If you’re interested in medical education and SoMe, we want your help. We want you to work with ASME and our partner journals Medical Education and The Clinical Teacher to create exciting SoMe resources. This is...

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ASME announces recipients of its 5th PhD / Doctoral Grant

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The Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME) has revealed the recipients of its 5th funded ASME PhD / Doctoral Grant. The winning research project focuses on feminist theory; exploring students’ experiences of gender bias within medical schools in the UK, using a range of methods, in order to provide recommendations to improve experiences. Located at the University of Manchester, the project is entitled Challenging the ‘malestream’ curriculum: an exploration of gender and oppression within health professions education. Supervisors include Professor Gabrielle Finn of the University of Manchester, Dr Megan Brown of Imperial College London, and Professor Paul Tiffin of the University of York. This PhD programme aims to explore medical students’ experiences of gender within their courses of study to investigate possible early causes of differential postgraduate outcomes and work to facilitate early intervention. In particular, exploring the applicability of feminist theory to the experiences of medical students, developing, if necessary, new theory to explain and...

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Announcing the JASME Group Innovation Prize 2022 winners

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The Junior Association for the Study of Medical Education (JASME) is a career group within ASME for medical students. One of its key goals is to encourage, promote and conduct medical education research initiated by students and early career professionals. One of the most important elements of this research is collaboration. Therefore, we are pleased to offer one award each year to a group of medical students and doctors for innovation in the field of medical education. Applications were welcome from groups of members who had already undertaken a project or piece or work surrounding an innovative and original idea within medical education. Applicants were to submit a description of their work and address how and why the innovation has been implemented, and how this has changed educational practice. Our 2022 winners are Isaac Jarratt Barnham, Máté Nászai, Max Williamson and Patrick Kratschmer; all 3rd Year Graduate-Entry Medical Students at Oxford University, with their submission:...

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