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The Academy of Medcal Educators in collaboration with CUREMeDE is looking for volunteers to become in volved in aproject to develop a Credentaial in Medical Education.

Credentialing is a new process proposed by the GMC as a means of recognising and regulating doctors’ capabilities in specific areas. A regulated credential in medical education would provide a means of appropriately recognising and regulating medical education leaders.  To this end, a credential in medical education has been under development for the last two years, led by the Wales Deanery and the Academy of Medical Educators (AoME). A portfolio has been drafted, framed around the AoME Professional Standards. We are now ready to pilot the portfolio and credential process with a small group of potential applicants.

Please find a full information sheet about the project here. After reading it, if you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact us. If you would like to take part, please let us know by XXX. The dates (as detailed in the attached) are Tuesday 23 May and XXX. To take part, you must be able to commit to both dates. The venue is The Novotel, Schooner Way, Cardiff, CF0 4RT. We will reimburse reasonable travel costs, and refreshments and lunch will be provided (please let us know if you have any special dietary requirements).  

We are delighted to have the support of key individuals in medical education. The first day will be hosted by Prof. Derek Gallen, outgoing President of AoME and recently retired Dean of Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education in Wales. Prof Wendy Reid Director of Education & Quality, HEE will present a masterclass in education and Prof Andrew Grant, Dean of Medical Education at Swansea University School of Medicine will deliver a workshop on reflective writing. On day two the incoming AoME president  Pro Jacky Hayden will be the host, with Prof Judy McKimm, Director of Strategic Educational Development and Professor of Medical Education in the College of Medicine, Swansea University speaking and a workshop on developing careers in medical education will be given by Prof Peter Donnelly, Interim Dean, Postgraduate Medical & Dental Education, Wales Deanery.

We look forward to hearing from you.