UCL Medical School News

UCLMS Seminar: The intercalated BSc - Dr Melvyn Jones - 10th March

Mar 05, 2014 11:24AM

The intercalated BSc - why do medical schools offer them and what do they achieve?


Provost’s Public Engagement Awards

Feb 12, 2014 14:23PM

Winner: Engager of the year (researcher/academic grade 8 and above) Dr Jayne Kavanagh, UCL Medical School


Jane Dacre holds first MRCP PACES in Myanmar

Jan 08, 2014 10:49AM

This November, Professor Jane Dacre led the very first PACES for MRCP (Member of the Royal College of Physicians) in Myanmar. This was successfully held in New Yangon General Hospital, one of the teaching hospitals of the University of Medicine, Yangon.


UCLMS Social Media Policy

Nov 01, 2013 17:10PM

Social media has become a powerful part of the web in recent years and has changed the way we communicate and collaborate online.  Many organisations, such as the GMC and the BMA, politicians and medical journals are actively using social media and discussions of various aspects of the professional lives of doctors are increasingly seen on Facebook, Twitter and blogs.


Obituary: Dr Daniel Brudney

Oct 02, 2013 09:08AM

We are very sad to report the death of Dr Daniel Brudney in a car crash on Friday 13 September.


Teaching & Professional Development Unit

The Teaching and Professional Development Unit is a unit within the Academic Centre for Medical Education (ACME) responsible for a range of staff development initiatives and courses for teachers involved in delivering the MBBS programme at UCL Medical School.

The remit of the TPDU includes the delivery of the teaching training (TIPS) project, associated short courses; the one to one training of individual teachers, support on curriculum development and the support and training of students who act as peer tutors in the MBBS programme.

The TPDU works with a range of postgraduate groups on a consultancy basis providing training and support for foundation school programmes, doctors in training and other healthcare professionals, GP and consultant educators. As well as teacher training and professional development in education this includes specialist communication skills, team working, appraisal, professional development, risk and complaints management, ethics and law in clinical practice and leadership skills.