Resources

 

There are many resources available to support educator development activity. This page will be updated frequently with the most up-to-date medical education publications, podcasts, journals and links.

Please click here for a list of Deanery Medical Education Publications.

Click the quick links below to take you to the relevant section, or alternatively you can scroll down to browse.

          

          


ARTICLES AND REPORTS

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The Higher Education Academy

Several Articles on a broad range of Medical topics

Webpage: http://www.medev.ac.uk/resources/articles-and-reports/


GUIDANCE DOCUMENTS

AMEE Guides

Guides in important topics in medical and healthcare professions with practical advice and support (includes columns for personal annotations)

Relevant to: Individual teachers and can be used for staff development programmes

Webpage: http://www.amee.org/index.asp?lm=103


Website: http://www.amee.org


AoME Professional Standards

AoME framework for the professional development of postgraduate medical supervisors

http://www.medicaleducators.org/index.cfm/linkservid/C575BBE4-F39B-4267-31A42C8B64F0D3DE/showMeta/0/

This framework provides guidance for Deaneries and other postgraduate medical providers 


BMA Work Scheduling Template

Information on the new junior doctor contract has been added on to the BMA website. These resouces can be accessed through the following link: 

https://www.bma.org.uk/advice/employment/contracts/junior-doctor-contrac...

The resources available on the website include example junior doctor work schedules such as: https://www.nwpgmd.nhs.uk/sites/default/files/Worked%20example%20GP%20work%20schedule%20ST1.pdf



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Standards and Guidance for Doctors

Contains a series of downloadable guides

Webpage:http://www.gmc-uk.org/publications/standards_guidance_for_doctors.asp 



Improving feedback and reflection to improve learning

This guide builds on the 2016 Academy report Improving Assessment: Further Guidance and Recommendations1, which details the background, current status and likely developments in assessment in the workplace. The recommendations of the report include a number on feedback and learning development.

Please click here to read more on the report 


LEARNING RESOURCES

The Clinical Teacher Podcasts

Relevant to: Practicing Clinicians in a Teaching role

Webpage: http://itunes.apple.com/gb/podcast/podcasts-from-the-clinical/id430333609


Website: http://www.asme.org.uk



Educator Hub 

E-Learning for Healthcare (http://www.e-lfh.org.uk) is an award winning e-learning programme providing national quality assured on-line training content for the healthcare profession. The recently developed ‘Educator Hub’ is a web-based multi-professional e-learning resource for clinical educators from across the country. Up to 50 modules are available (with additional complementary resources to be added in due course). The modules are free to access and are listed against the Academy of Medical Educators seven domains (adopted by the GMC) used in the recognition and approval of trainers. 


PUBLICATIONS

Understanding Medical Education series

Extended papers summarising the theoretical and academic bases to modern Medical Education practices

Relevant to: Newcomers to Medical Education, Undergraduate and Postgraduate, including those studying at Certificate, Diploma or Masters level

Webpage: http://www.asme.org.uk/understanding-medical-education.html


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The BEME Collaboration  (Best Evidence Medical Education)

An international group of individuals, universities and professional organisations committed to the development of evidence informed education in the medical and health professions through:

  • the dissemination of information which allows teachers and stakeholders in the medical and health professions to make decisions on the basis of the best evidence available;
  • the production of systematic reviews which present the best available evidence and meet the needs of the user; and
  • the creation of a culture of best evidence education amongst individuals, institutions and national bodies.

Website: http://www.bemecollaboration.org/Home/


ASME -Association for the Study of Medical Education

The Clinical Teacher

Provides current research practice and thinking in Medical Education.

Relevant to practicing Clinicians in a teaching role.

Website: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1743-498X


Medical Education Journal

Medical Education

Provides papers on all aspects of Medical Education.

Relevant to Teachers of Medicine, Medical educators, Administrators of Faculties and Medicine workers and researches involved in the development of medical education.

Website: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1365-2923


Amee Journal

AMEE

An International Association for Medical Education

 

Medical Teacher

Medical Teacher addresses the needs of teachers and administrators throughout the world involved in training for the health professions.

Free to all student and individual members of AMEE.

Website: http://www.medicalteacher.org/


Postgrad Medical Journal

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Fellowship of Postgraduate Medicine

Postgraduate Medical Journal (published by BMJ)

Addresses the needs of examination candidates and focusing on core competencies for junior doctors, provides Education and practical resources for teaching purposes, and clinically relevant and up to date articles.

Relevant to Trainees, Trainers and Doctors of all grades and specialities.

Website: http://pmj.bmj.com/


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Academy of Medical Educators

 

Excellence in Medicine

Quarterly journal focussing on the themes laid out by our Professional Standards

The aim is to highlight important educational topics, discuss challenging and controversial issues and stimulate debate. The series embraces 21st Century medical education with expert reviews, interviews and specialist articles. 

Excellence in Medical Education has been designed for the active busy medical, dental and veterinary teacher. 

The first edition has been published to allow universal (public) access; future editions will only be available to members using the member's area of the Academy's website.

Please click here to be taken to the online version of Issue 1.


USEFUL ORGANISATION LINKS

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General Medical Council

Website: http://www.gmc-uk.org


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Association of Medical Educators

Website: http://www.medicaleducators.org/