Announcing the recipients of the Board Awards 2021

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The ASME Board introduced a new award in 2020 - the Board Award, to extend and complement the existing awards offered to our members. The aim of this award is to fund one high quality research project per year, up to the value of £20,000, which is strongly aligned to ASME’s strategic priorities.  The Board believe this size of award will provide a ‘next step’ for ASME members who have held smaller awards previously.  Each year, we will highlight the strategic priorities that we would particularly welcome applications on, to support the Board to advance scholarship in medical education.  For 2021 we welcomed projects with a focus on support and wellbeing; or preparing learners for online patient consultations. In addition, for 2021 only, we will fund a second Board award, to support the development and dissemination of practical and scalable tools to enable medical schools to better meet the challenge of supporting the ‘Covid19...

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Opportunity to Represent ASME's Members

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  YOUR OPPORTUNITY TO JOIN THE BOARD TO REPRESENT ASME’S MEMBERS Want to make an active contribution to ASME and its Aims and Mission and represent ASME’s members on the Board?  ASME’s Board of Directors would like to invite applications from the membership to apply to join the Board as the Director from the Membership for 12 months.  This is to enable interested members who wish to make an active contribution to ASME, gain experience and insight into how a Board operates, influence policy and/or ideas and to provide a fresh and possibly alternative viewpoints/ideas to the Board.  A project may be identified for the successful applicant. The role description can be found here. Election of a Director by the Membership - process Should a member wish to nominate either themselves or another member (with their permission) to join the Board as a Director (limited to one position), they should submit...

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ASME Needs You!

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  Want to contribute to ASME’s work?  Would you like to have a voice on the Board? ASME’s Board of Directors would like to invite applications from the membership to apply to join the Board as a Director.  This is to enable interested members to make an active contribution to ASME, gain experience and insight into how a Board operates, influence policy and/or ideas and to provide fresh and possibly alternative viewpoints/ideas to the Board. Our Articles of Association require that the Board renews/refreshes the Board on a regular basis and as such, we are now looking for three new Directors to join the Board and assume an Office Bearer role, specifically: - Director of AwardsDirector of MembershipDirector of Networks This would be for a 3-year term.  The role descriptions can be found in the links above. Appointment of Directors by the Board process If you would like to apply to...

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ASME Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) SIG one-day online network event

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  The recent escalation of the digital tools and skills in teaching and learning reinforces the need for robust scholarship in this aspect of medical education. The ASME Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) SIG held a one-day online network event on Monday 28th March to provide the opportunity for ASME members to explore some of the many aspects of digital teaching and learning, and identify key areas that need further scholarship to benefit medical education. The programme included: Digital agility in post-pandemic medical education: myths and reality - Clare Thomson (Digital Education and Enhancement Consultant, Office for Digital Learning, Ulster University) exposed four unhelpful common myths in digital education and outlined helpful, evidence-based realities that benefit learners.Cost-Effective and Tailored: 3D Printing in Medical Education - Amirmohammad Heidari and Maryam Borumand (medical students at the University of Buckingham Medical School) gave a helpful overview of 3D printing in health education and training, and...

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RMG Chair welcomes new Committee members

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ASME RMG SIG I am delighted to welcome new Committee members to support the work of the RMG SIG after a successful recruitment campaign.  The new membership is as follows: The Committee have already met to agree a workshop proposal and a pop-up event for ASM. We are in the process of developing a programme of other exciting events including Journal Club discussions and Bite-size seminars based on the expertise of the group. Anne-McKee          Deputy ChairAnel Wiese             SecretaryTudor Chinnah       EDI leadMorven Shearer     Events co-ordinatorStefano Sandrone  Membership & NetworksMegan Brown         Social media and Communications Michal Tombs         ERC Representative We are particularly keen on developing collaboration with other groups and networks to ensure that we reach a diverse audience in providing a forum for sharing of expertise in research methodologies and developing capacity in the wider ASME community....

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