History

2015

 2015

The Academy and partners undertook work throughout the year on the credential in Medical Education for the GMC.

 October

The Academy held focus groups and conducted a survey throughout 2015 as part of a UK-wide project funded by the Higher Education Academy exploring the teaching and learning needs of educators in the professions.  The final report was published in October 2015.

November

The Academy was a partner at the inaugural Developing Excellence in Medical Education Conference (DEMEC) in Manchester, where the Calman lecture and Awards ceremony were also held. The speaker was Sir Terence Stephenson and Julie Browne received the President’s medal.

2014

February 

Derek Gallen was elected President

 

Professor David Haslam delivered the annual Calman lecture. The academy awarded the President’s medal to Nick Cooper

October  

A revision of the Professional Standards was published.

2013

March

In March the Academy moved to its current address in Cardiff. Professor Paul O’Neill won the President’s Medal and Professor Ian Cumming gave the Calman lecture

2012

March

The Academy moved to a temporary new home alongside ASME in Edinburgh

August 

In August the GMC published Recognition and Approval of Trainers: the Implementation Plan. The Academy having played a major role in the development of this project.

September 

Our own Professional Standards were revised in September 2012. The President awarded his medal to Professor Peter McCrorie, and Lord Crisp was the Calman lecturer.

2011

January

Sean Hilton was elected President

October 

The very first issue of the Academy’s publication Excellence in Medical Education was published in October 2011

November  

Professor Paul Bradley won the President’s Medal and Sir Peter Rubin, Chair of the General Medical Council gave the Calman lecture

2010

January

The inaugural Calman lecture was given by author Bill Bryson

2009

November

Professor E Peile was the recipient of the President’s Medal

 2008

November

John Spencer was awarded the Academy’s first President’s Medal

2007

January

First Open Meeting at Royal College of Physicians; Transition Council established

11 April

Second Open Meeting
First Steering Group Meeting

5 September

Steering Group away day, Skipton

17 October

Third Open Meeting, at which it was decided that the organisation would be termed the Academy rather than the Faculty of Medical Educators

Transition Council announced: Joint Chairs: Lesley Southgate and Ken Calman; Secretary: John Bligh; Treasurer: Derek Gallen; Curriculum: Richard Hays; CPD: Andrew Long; Julian Archer, Graham Buckley, Stuart Carney, Colin Coles, Helen Houston, Peter Kopelman, John McLachlan, Trudie Roberts, David Rowley, Frank Smith. Incorporation as Company Limited by Guarantee

2006

January

First Open Meeting at Royal College of Physicians; Transition Council established

11 April

Second Open Meeting
First Steering Group Meeting

5 September

Steering Group away day, Skipton

17 October

Third Open Meeting, at which it was decided that the organisation would be termed the Academy rather than the Faculty of Medical Educators

Transition Council announced: Joint Chairs: Lesley Southgate and Ken Calman; Secretary: John Bligh; Treasurer: Derek Gallen; Curriculum: Richard Hays; CPD: Andrew Long; Julian Archer, Graham Buckley, Stuart Carney, Colin Coles, Helen Houston, Peter Kopelman, John McLachlan, Trudie Roberts, David Rowley, Frank Smith. Incorporation as Company Limited by Guarantee

2005

Summer

Initial idea

8 December

An ASME meeting on Careers in Medical Education, sponsored by the Health Foundation, proposes that a curriculum for medical educators should be created, together with an organisational structure to undertake the work.