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.



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

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AoME Professional Standards

AoME framework for the professional development of postgraduate medical supervisors

This framework provides guidance for Deaneries and other postgraduate medical providers; click here for more information 

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:

The resources available on the website include example junior doctor work schedules such as:

Enhancing Supervision Resources

A suite of resources have been produced in MERP on Enhancing Supervision for Postgraduate Doctors in Training. 

They include:

1. A report that sets out the different kinds of supervision 

2. A handbook for trainees and trainers

3. A benchmarking document

4. An animation for trainees explaining what good supervision looks like and what they should expect from their supervisors.

This can be found on: 

5. A slide set built from the Enhancing Junior Doctors' Working Lives series

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Standards and Guidance for Doctors

Contains a series of downloadable guides; click here for more information

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 

Facilitating reflection – A guide for supervisors

This Guide provides prompts and tips to assist supervisors to become confident and comfortable in promoting appropriate discussions and records of reflective practice with their supervisees.

Please click here to read more on the report


The Clinical Teacher Podcasts

Relevant to: Practicing Clinicians in a Teaching role



Educator Hub 

E-Learning for Healthcare ( 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. 


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


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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.


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.


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.


Amee Journal


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.


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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.


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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.


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General Medical Council


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Association of Medical Educators