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2012 Gairdner Global Health Award to be presented to Brian Greenwood

Mar 22, 2012

This year’s prestigious Gairdner Global Health Award is to be presented to Dr Brian Greenwood, Manson Professor of Clinical Tropical Medicine at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Dr Greenwood was selected for the award after playing a significant role in several developments in malaria prevention and treatment, including the importance of insecticide-treated bed nets which can drastically reduce the number of children who die from malaria.

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AMEE offer Essential Skills in Medical Education (ESME) as an online distance learning course.

Mar 22, 2012

The highly successful AMEE Essential Skills in Medical Education (ESME) courses have been offered around the world by AMEE since 2005. These courses are designed around the need for doctors, scientists and others involved with teaching in the healthcare professions to have training in teaching. The AMEE ESME programme includes, ESME face-to-face, ESME Assessment, ESME Simulation, ESCEL and RESME. The success of these courses has encouraged AMEE to offer our most sought-after and popular course, the original ESME course, in an online distance learning course.

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EMedical launches first Jamaican medical social network

Mar 21, 2012

EMedical Jamaica Global Limited (EMED), the Jamaican air ambulance evacuation service, has launched a website that will allow individuals across the globe to gain access to medical services in Jamaica and to communicate directly with local Jamaican doctors online.

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AMSE, ORPHEUS and WFME publish Standards for PhD Education in Biomedicine and Health Sciences in Europe

Mar 20, 2012

AMSE, ORPHEUS and WFME are delighted to report the completion of the Standards for the PhD degree in biomedicine project, in which the three organisations worked to create a set of standards for the PhD degree in biomedicine and the health sciences, building on the pioneering work of ORPHEUS in this area.

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EJD's (PWG ) offer an update on the Professional Qualifications Directive

Mar 20, 2012

The European Junior Doctors (EJD) permanent working group (PWG) was formally created in Bad-Nauheim, Germany, in May 1976 as a Permanent Working Group of European Junior Doctors (PWG). Since this time, the EJD (PWG) has become the European medical organisation with the most comprehensive national membership, representing over 300.000 Junior Doctors from all over Europe.

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New appointees to undertake mandatory shadowing prior to foundational year post

Mar 19, 2012

The NHS Operations Executive has agreed that prior to beginning their foundation year (F1) all new appointees in England should undertake a paid period of shadowing.

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The March issue of Medical Teacher offers free access to a selection of papers highlighting current challenges in the assessment of competence in medicine

Mar 19, 2012

A feature of the March 2012 issue of Medical Teacher is a commentary and a series of articles on assessment of competence. Assessment of students and healthcare professionals is one of the most important challenges facing medical education today.

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Public-Private Partnership launched to Boost Training for Health Professionals in Developing Countries

Mar 16, 2012

Peace Corps, the U.S. Presidents’ Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), and the Global Health Service Corps are launching an innovative public-private partnership to place nurses, physicians and other health professionals as adjunct faculty in medical or nursing schools overseas. The Global Health Service Partnership (GHSP) will address health professional shortages by investing in capacity and building support for existing medical and nursing education programs in less developed countries.

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