ASME announces recipients of its 5th PhD / Doctoral Grant

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The Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME) has revealed the recipients of its 5th funded ASME PhD / Doctoral Grant. The winning research project focuses on feminist theory; exploring students’ experiences of gender bias within medical schools in the UK, using a range of methods, in order to provide recommendations to improve experiences. Located at the University of Manchester, the project is entitled Challenging the ‘malestream’ curriculum: an exploration of gender and oppression within health professions education. Supervisors include Professor Gabrielle Finn of the University of Manchester, Dr Megan Brown of Imperial College London, and Professor Paul Tiffin of the University of York. This PhD programme aims to explore medical students’ experiences of gender within their courses of study to investigate possible early causes of differential postgraduate outcomes and work to facilitate early intervention. In particular, exploring the applicability of feminist theory to the experiences of medical students, developing, if necessary, new theory to explain and...

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ASME SoMe Intern Scheme 2022-23

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ASME Social Media Intern Scheme 2022-23 Are you a medic who loves a Tweet? Are you an Instagram guru, or a TikTok celeb? We want your help to change the world of medical education social media. Social media is becoming increasingly influential in MedEd, acting as a key cog in disseminating good practice, facilitating debate and enabling important connections between educators. The ASME Social Media Intern scheme has been running successfully for three cohorts, designed to provide a supportive community for early career educators interested in social media learning. Our Interns are supported to develop innovations across a variety of online platforms, attend ASME events and learn more about the medical education world.   So, we’re back for more! If you’re interested in medical education and SoMe, we want your help. We want you to work with ASME and our partner journals Medical Education and The Clinical Teacher to create exciting SoMe resources. This is...

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Announcing the JASME Group Innovation Prize 2022 winners

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The Junior Association for the Study of Medical Education (JASME) is a career group within ASME for medical students. One of its key goals is to encourage, promote and conduct medical education research initiated by students and early career professionals. One of the most important elements of this research is collaboration. Therefore, we are pleased to offer one award each year to a group of medical students and doctors for innovation in the field of medical education. Applications were welcome from groups of members who had already undertaken a project or piece or work surrounding an innovative and original idea within medical education. Applicants were to submit a description of their work and address how and why the innovation has been implemented, and how this has changed educational practice. Our 2022 winners are Isaac Jarratt Barnham, Máté Nászai, Max Williamson and Patrick Kratschmer; all 3rd Year Graduate-Entry Medical Students at Oxford University, with their submission:...

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Join the JASME Committee!

JASME Committee Recruitment We are recruiting for the national JASME committee! Medical or allied health professions student, or recently qualified? Interested in medical education? Take a look at the guidance and application form below. We are looking for people to join our: Membership & Awards teamCommunications teamEvents & Local Reps team Click here to apply: https://forms.gle/Vj59EJ4xN75JwhAV9  Deadline for applications: Tue 31st May 5pm General requirements are that you must:  Be a current UK medical student (we welcome applicants from any year), FY1 doctor, other healthcare professional student or other healthcare professional (such as Physician Associate, midwife, nursing or pharmacy) within one year of graduatingHave (J)ASME membershipBe enthusiastic about MedEd We look forward to hearing from you!

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ASME Expertise to be shared with Ukraine medical students, educators and healthcare professionals.

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      On behalf of the Board of Directors of ASME we clearly state our pledge to support the medical educators, healthcare professions and students of Ukraine however possible within the expertise of ASME and its available resources. To this end, we would make available to the 12 Ukrainian Medical Schools, their staff and students institutional membership, and those medical educators and students that have fled personal membership of the Association, both at no cost for a period of 3 years. It is hoped that this small measure will help create a sense of community, support and belonging for those displaced, and provide access to educational resources, journals, conferences. As an organisation we are appalled at the human suffering and are exploring further ways in which we can collaborate and support rebuilding medical education after the conflict. To benefit from this offer please email our membership team, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., who will...

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