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The Educator Hub

The Educator Hub is a web-based multi-professional e-learning resource for clinical educators, with over 50 modules covering topics such as giving feedback, learning needs assessment and providing career guidance.  Modules are linked to the new ‘Professional Development Framework for Educators’.  The framework domains map to professional regulatory standards for education and training including HEE’s Quality Framework standards and are applicable to all educators working in clinical practice and Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) as guidance for best practice.   To access the Hub please click here.  ( )

NACT Guide

The National Association of Clinical Tutors (NACT) aims to further the interests of leading educators involved at the local level in the management and delivery of postgraduate medical education across the UK.    Through courses, workshops and conferences,   they provide opportunities for members and others to improve their skills and knowledge in the field of PGME.

NACT also produce a series of guides that are freely available and can be accessed here.  (

See one, do one, then what?  Faculty development in postgraduate medical education

The BMJ Publishing Group has kindly granted permission for London Deanery to reproduce and freely distribute unlimited copies of this article which appeared in the Postgraduate Medical Journal in September 2008.  Please feel free to distribute to colleagues when discussing Faculty Development.  See one, do one, then what?

Clinical Teaching Made Easy - British Journal of Hospital Medicine series 2009

Clinical teaching made easy covers the essentials of workplace-based teaching and training.  The series, to be published in the British Journal of Hospital Medicine over the course of 2009/2010, is edited by Judy McKimm and Tim Swanwick.  Clinical teaching made easy is based on London Deanery's successful suite of e-learning modules for clinical teachers.

Article 1 - 'Teaching the teachers: no longer an optional extra', Professor T Swanwick.

Article 2 - 'Giving effective feedback', Professor J McKimm.

Article 3 - 'Supervision', Dr H Halpern & Professor J McKimm.

Article 4 - 'Workplace-based assessment', Professor T Swanwick & Dr Nav Chana

Article 5 - 'Assessing learning needs', Professor J McKimm & Professor T Swanwick

Article 6 - 'Setting learning objectives', Professor J McKimm & Professor T Swanwick

Article 7 - 'Improve your lecturing', Professor J McKimm & Mr S Held

Article 8 - 'Managing the appraisal', Professor J McKimm & Mr D Parkin

Article 9 - 'Careers support', Dr C Elton

Article 10 - 'Small group teaching', Professor J McKimm & Mrs C Morris

Article 11 - 'Curriculum and course design', Professor J McKimm & Dr M Barrow

Article 12 - 'E-learning in clinical teaching', Profesor J McKimm & Dr I Doherty

Article 13 - 'Facilitating learning in the workplace', Mrs C Morris

Article 14 - 'Mentoring', Professor J McKimm & Dr R Viney

Article 15 - 'Professional development for medical educators', Professor J McKimm & Professor T Swanwick

Article 16 - 'Assuring and maintaining quality in clinical education', Professor J McKimm & Dr M Barrow

In August 2010 the CTME series was edited into a practical guide/textbook available to buy from Quay books. CTME flyer


This collaborative, international medical education network has been launched by AMEE through which organisations, medical schools and individual teachers and students across the world can share ideas, experiences and expertise and through which they can collaborate in the further development of medical further information can be found at:


Offered by the Association of American Medical Colleges AAMC, MedEdPortal is a free peer-reviewed publication service and repository for medical and oral health teaching materials, assessment tools, and faculty development resources.

ABC of Teaching and Learning

A superb collection of practical guides to teaching in medicine aimed at practitioners who will have to teach in a clinical setting, and relevant to all qualified health professionals.  Each chapter was published as a ‘Clinical Review’ in the BMJ in 2003 and individual articles are now available as free downloads

Teaching on the Run

The Teaching on the Run Tips series was developed by the University of Western Australia and has since been published in the Medical Journal of Australia.  The 14 Tips cover a wide range of clinical teaching topics and form an accessible guide that incorporate educational theory, practical information and ideas for implementation.  Each topic is of high interest to doctors who are teaching in their practice.  Intrinsic to the resource is the recognition that the clinical environment provides enormous opportunities for effective experiential learning. See all 14 topics

Twelve Tips

This excellent series has been running since 1987 and includes practical and extremely helpful articles on all aspects of medical education from improving bedside side teaching to developing professional attitudes and designing short courses.  Articles appear regularly in Medical Teacher and can be ordered from your local Postgraduate Centre library.  See the Medical Teacher website for full details.

AMEE Education Guides

This series of guides published by the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) cover important topics in medical and healthcare professions education and provides information, practical advice and support.  A full list of the guides can be found here.  (  To order the guides please contact AMEE

Examples of Best Practice:  Masterclass on ‘Departments in Difficulty’ for Educational Leads

As part of the Imperial / Central North West London Faculty Development Programme, a ‘Departments in Difficulty’ masterclass was delivered in October 2013.   The session covered topics such as What might tell us a training department is in difficulty?, What might the difficulties be? And what can be done to help?   Here we share notes from the development, delivery and reflections of the masterclass  To access, please click here


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