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UK’s First Medical Trainer Agreement Goes Down A Storm In Wales

Dec 06, 2019

Since its launch in Wales last year, close to 2,000 doctors have signed up to the UK’s first Medical Trainer Agreement, gaining recognition for their additional role as professional medical educators.

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MedBiquitous Virtual Patient Standards Webinar - 9th December, 13:00-14:00

Dec 03, 2019

MedBiquitous present a webinar detailing their technology standards behind virtual scenarios at St George's, University of London, and then the role of technology standards in the health professions education.

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AMA: Delegates seek robust curricula on sexual orientation, gender ID

Nov 23, 2019

At their interim meeting of the AMA House of Delegates in San Diego delegates voiced their support for developments to improve patient engagement in their curricula.

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The future of suicide and depression prevention

Nov 18, 2019

Article written by a third-year medical student in Poland about the support provided by medical educators to learners to try and reduce the impact of mental ill-health and prevent suicide.

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Medical Education In The #MeToo Era: 'No Option But To Stay Silent'?

Nov 15, 2019

An interesting reflective piece about when and how to show care towards learners and navigating healthy learning relationships.

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Aberdeen medical students to get ‘real life’ experience to help tackle GP crisis

Nov 13, 2019

Dr John McKeown, head of general practice and community medical education at the University of Aberdeen, shares news of a new initiative where first-year medical students get exposure to the workings of 'real-life' primary care in a bid to make clear the benefits of a career as a GP.

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AMA: Fade to black: Why AAMC scrapped the standardized video interview

Nov 12, 2019

Citing a lack of interest among applicants and program directors, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) announced that a video interview program it had been piloting for emergency medicine residency programs would not continue past the 2020 application cycle.

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UCLan: Calling healthcare educators, especially in LMICs

Nov 08, 2019

UCLan are seeking participants who have experience of collaborative healthcare education projects between LMICs and HICs.

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