COLLABORATION WITH NHS TAYSIDE ENABLES SUSTAINABLE, WORKPLACE BASED EDUCATION ABOUT HEALTHCARE IMPROVEMENT

Investigation of real incidents has been consistently identified by expert reviews and student surveys as a potentially valuable teaching resource for medical students. A new paper in BMC Medical Education by Vicki Tully, Douglas Murphy, Evie Fioratou, Arun Chaudhuri, James Shaw and Peter Davey describes how all final year students in Dundee … Continue reading

Public health matters: innovative approaches for engaging medical students

The Public Health Educators in Medical Schools (PHEMS) group have just had a publication accepted by Medical Education, entitled “Public health matters: innovative approaches for engaging medical students”. Included in this work is a case study from Dundee University Medical School, where students critically appraise a drug advert and related … Continue reading

Developing a national dental education research strategy: priorities, barriers and enablers

Collaborators – Rola Ajjawi, Karen Barton, Charlotte Rees What subject areas are important for future research in dental education in Scotland? This study explores this considering the perspectives of multiple stakeholder groups. Here is a link to the article: http://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/7/3/e013129 Continue reading

Year 2 medical students delivering health education activities at primary schools in Dundee

Developed as a partnership between the University of Dundee and the Dundee Education Department, every single year 2 medical student delivers health education activities to primary school aged children in Dundee. Fiona and Kevin document their experience, in their journal article “Doctor: what’s inside my body?” published in Clinical Teacher. … Continue reading