ASME NEEDS YOU! Join the Board as Honorary Treasurer

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    ASME’s Board of Directors would like to invite applications from the membership to join the Board as Honorary Treasurer.   This is for a term of 3 years with an anticipated start date of May 2021. This a great opportunity to make an active contribution to ASME, gain insight into how a Board operates, influence policy and/or ideas and to provide fresh and possibly alternative viewpoints/ ideas to the Board. The Role description is attached HERE The successful candidate will have experience of organisational accounting or an MBA as a fundamental understanding of this is required to undertake this role and provide advice and oversight to the Board. Appointment of Directors by the Board process If you would like to apply, please should submit your CV and a 300 word statement outlining your background and experience and what you would bring to ASME generally and also specifically in terms of overseeing our...

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New award supporting clinical teachers and early career researchers

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The Clinical Teacher 'New Voices in Health Professions Education' award As a journal, The Clinical Teacher’s scope and purpose is to provide clinical teachers with access to scholarly work that will inform their teaching; to publish research that will improve the quality of education and to facilitate conversations and debates that will push the boundaries of our knowledge and skills. As part of this agenda, TCT, along with ASME and Wiley, have launched a new initiative to support professional development opportunities for early-career researchers and clinical teachers. The ‘New Voices in Health Professions Education’ award is a unique programme in which the successful applicants will have the opportunity to work remotely alongside our editorial team for twelve months to build skills in peer review, feedback and professional writing in health professions education research. As an international and interprofessional journal, we particularly welcome applicants from all healthcare professions and geographic regions, particularly those...

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Research Paper Award Winner Announcement

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            The Research Paper Award is hosted each year by the Education Research Committee (ERC) and is underpinned by the ASME goal of promotion of high-quality research into medical education. The shortlisted finalists for this prestigious award usually present at the ASME Annual Scholarship Meeting (ASM). However due to the pandemic they presented as part of a Research Showcase for the ASMEBITESIZE programme on Wednesday 13th January, judged by a panel of ERC committee members. ASME are pleased to announce the winner of the ERC RPA 2020 as Dr Dawn Jackson from the University of Birmingham Medical School who presented her research Expectations and Experiences: The contribution of supervision to the professional development of postgraduate General Practice Trainees Dawn stated: “It's fantastic to have such a well-established platform to showcase research in Medical Education.  The insights, support and connections made through the ASME research award have...

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Announcing the recipients of the 2020 round of the EDC Educator Development Awards

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The Educator Development Committee (EDC) of ASME seeks to support and promote the professional development of healthcare educators and to disseminate good practice in medical education. The ASME EDC Educator Development Awards are aimed at providing funding for an individual to further develop themselves as an educator. Options include (but are not limited to) travel to visit a host institution to gain experience in a specific type of teaching, travel to events or conferences, attendance at relevant courses or undertaking a specific educational development in a home institution. In allocating awards, the EDC will take account of the professional development of the individual and will specifically target those who are at an early or mid-stage of their career and where other sources of funding are unlikely to be available. Research projects will not normally be funded, nor will applications to register on certificate, diploma or masters courses. We are pleased to announce the 2020 recipients:...

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Announcing the recipients of the 2020 round of the EDC Education Innovation Award

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ASME’s Educator Development Committee (EDC) seeks to support and promote the personal and professional development of healthcare educators of all disciplines and to disseminate good practice in medical education. The ASME EDC Education Innovation Awards have been developed to highlight, promote and disseminate examples of innovative educational practice in healthcare professionals’ education. The value of this award is up to a maximum of £1,000 towards professional development expenses and one free registration for the ASME ASM. The ASME EDC Education Innovation Awards are aimed at providing funding for an individual educator or team of educators to develop an educational innovation that demonstrates originality, is of practical significance, is applicable to educators in other centres and which may fill a gap in pedagogy. We are pleased to announce our 2020 Winners Krishan Nandapalan, Newcastle University, "Low-cost, High-fidelity 3D Printed Task Trainers" "I'm really thankful to ASME for recognising the work I put into this project and hope this...

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