ASM 2021 Prize Winners List

    ASM 2021 TASME Teaching Innovation and Excellence Prize WINNER: Christopher Smith North West School of Intensive Care Medicine The creation and evaluation of an innovative assessment strategy for a new curriculum in Intensive Care Medicine ASM 2021 TASME Communication Prize WINNER: David Hettle & Danielle Davies North Bristol NHS Trust Not all those who wander are lost: Clinical Teaching Fellowships & their role in doctors' career development as clinicians and educators   ASM 2021 TEL Communication Prize WINNER: Shaunna Kelly, Catherine Bruen, Dr Brian Creaner, Dr Caroline Delaney, Prof Teresa Pawlikowska, Dr Michelle Flood Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Design and Evaluation of a Virtual Patient for Early Training in Disclosure of Medical Error     ASM 2021 JASME Communication Prize WINNER: Alicia Boam, Julie Browne, Katie Webb & Osa Eghosa-Aimufua Cardiff University Keeping up appearances - the employment of mixed qualitative methods in exploring the experiences of women medical...
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JASME is recruiting for committee roles

   JASME Committee Applications 2021 JASME (Junior Association for the Study of Medical Education) engages with medical students and junior doctors across the country. We are currently looking for new enthusiastic members to get involved with the committee and take on a management role within the organisation. We are a voluntary committee but as many of our committee members will agree, it is a great opportunity to develop your education, management, and leadership skills at a national level. Please note that the usual term on the committee is 2 years, with further progression available.There is a detailed list of the roles available and their descriptions found on our social media, as well as some general expectations of our committee members. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us on social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram - @JASME_UK) or e-mail us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.ts can include medical students and allied health professionals...
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The President's Medal 2021

The President's Medal I am delighted to announce that this years' recipient of the ASME President's Medal is Emeritus Professor John Cookson.  John has had a long and distinguished career in medical education and has made a substantial contribution both at a national and international level.  He continues to be at the forefront of education in his role as Development Dean for the three counties medical school, University of  Worcester. This appointment capitalised on his vast experience, principally in undergraduate education across three other medical schools. He is a long-serving member of ASME and has, for many years, been the backbone and driver of the psychometrics special interest group bringing his knowledge and enthusiasm, and contributing to the strategic direction of the ASME board. John qualified as a doctor at Birmingham medical school and went on to become a  consultant physician with a special interest in respiratory disease in Leicester. His...
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ASME Small Grants 2021 Recipients

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The Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME), which includes in its goals, the promotion of high quality research into medical education, annually invites Members (including undergraduate student members and employees of institutions that are members of the Association) to submit bids for small grants to support a research study in the field of medical or other healthcare education. ASME welcomes submissions from new as well as established researchers. ASME particularly welcomes applicants from diverse and under-represented backgrounds. Some educational research projects require modest amounts of funding to cover expenses such as focus group attendance, travel, and simulated patient fees. These grants are intended to assist such projects. All recipients of the Small Grants award are contractually obligated to produce an end of project report to the ASME Board and to make, via open licence, any teaching / learning resource produced, available via ASME’s website to its membership.  The maximum award per individual...
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ASME announces recipients of our 2020 PhD / Doctoral Grant

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 Research project focuses on using virtual patients to reduce errors in diagnosis The Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME) has revealed the recipients of its 2020 ASME PhD / Doctoral Grant. This is the fourth time ASME has awarded this studentship. Located at Edge Hill University in Lancashire, the winning project will investigate the effectiveness of personalised self-regulated learning enhanced feedback using virtual patients on clinical reasoning among early medical and physician associate students.   Supervisors include Professor John Sandars and Professor Jeremy Brown of Edge Hill University, in cooperation with Doctor Rakesh Patel and Doctor Christopher Madan at the University of Nottingham. At its core, the PhD programme aims to improve clinical reasoning among early medical and physician associate students. The chosen candidate will explore how a virtual patient platform helps medical educators assess their students’ clinical knowledge. They can also identify core self-regulated learning thinking required before, during and after making...
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