Call for applications – TASME committee positions


      TASME NEEDS YOU! The TASME committee exists within ASME to provide a trainee focus for the organisation. We aim to provide opportunities and help medical trainees and early career allied health professionals to develop as medical educators and researchers. We currently have the following roles to join the existing committee to help us achieve these goals: Events representative (1 vacancy)Communications representative (1 vacancy)Networks representative (1 vacancy) Further details can be found HERE To apply please submit an up to date curriculum vitae and covering letter (maximum 500 words) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 17:00 21st  September 2020. In your covering letter we advise you detail which role(s) you would like to be considered for, why you want the role, what you believe you could bring to the role, and what you would like to get out of the role. Closing date for applications: 21st September 2020 Interviews will be held: via Zoom, week commencing 28th September

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The Clinical Teacher Travelling Fellowship 2020

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ASME and Wiley annually fund this travelling fellowship. The aim of the fellowship is to provide financial support, to the value of up to £2,000 to: An individual to gain further experience and understanding of the field of clinical education and scholarship by visiting an educational or health institution for their own professional and personal development, sharing insights with the host institution, and undertaking some form of project - which may be either a research study or educational development and evaluation. The funds may not be used solely to attend a conference. or Bring a scholar to your educational or health institution to help develop scholarship in clinical education and research. Funding may be used for local projects, running workshops/master classes etc. Where this is the focus of the application, a clear plan including learning outcomes and strategies for sharing good practice and expert knowledge with the wider clinical education and...

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Virtual Health Careers Conference 2020 - 25th July 2020

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Virtual Health Careers Conference 2020 - 25th July 2020 The UK’s leading Conference for Aspiring and Current Health Professionals takes place on 25th July 2020 virtually, delivered from HealthCareersLive Virtual Studio in Manchester, UK. With over 1,500 people already signed up, this will be one of the largest global health career events ever held online – and it is completely free to attend! The Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME) is a Collaborating organisation for the Conference. ASME's vision is to work collaboratively with educators, learners, researchers and policy makers to promote scholarship and excellence in medical education to meet the changing needs of the future healthcare workforce. #VHCC2020 promises to bring together and inspire the current and future workforce and we are delighted to support such an initiative. This event fuses exciting new technology and traditional communities of practice and we are looking forward to being part of...

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FST/ASME grant winners announcement

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Since 2016 The Faculty of Surgical Trainers (FST) and the Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME) have come together in a ground-breaking partnership to award a series of research grants to support either a research study or evaluation of a teaching innovation in any field of surgical education and training. We are pleased to announce the latest recipients of the joint ASME / Faculty of Surgical Trainers Research Grant   Name: Karin Baatjes Job Title: Head of Division of Clinical Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, South Africa Research Title: Real-life procedural videos: an additional assessment tool for structured oral examinations of surgical trainees? Overview: The global COVID pandemic provides opportunities for innovation in the postgraduate surgical teaching program. Real-life recordings of procedural surgery cases as an addition to the traditional teaching methods seems fitting.   These videos also have the potential to be utilised during surgical oral assessments. An additional benefit of the recordings...

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Announcing a new ASME mentoring scheme

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In preparation for launching its pilot mentoring scheme, ASME invites expressions of interest for the provision of a mentor’s development package. This will be offered to colleagues interested in becoming mentors through ASME. We are in discussion with the Society for Academic Primary Care (SAPC) and the School for Primary Care Research (SPCR) about joint mentor development across all three organisations. We anticipate that the package would consist of: A ‘Mentor’s support package’ in hard copy and/or an online resource which may contain:A description of best practiceStatements of expectations for both mentors and mentees‘Top tips’ for mentors and menteesLearning resourcesA Mentoring Skills Development Course which would have to be delivered in a socially distanced manner, perhaps as a webinar which, if recorded, may form part of the support materials. Given that we anticipate a role for JASME and TASME members as ‘near peer’ mentors as well as more (and perhaps very) senior...

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