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.


Medical Education Resources

Below is a collection of resources from external sources, which may be useful:

  • to help you develop your teaching skills
  • to further your interest in medical education

For resources that may be useful on a practical day-to-day basis to improve individual teaching sessions or programmes see further resources

UCL Medical School does not necessarily endorse the content of external sites.

Series of Articles 




  • Medical Education Wetpaint

    • Run by a clinical teaching development co-ordinator at the University of Saskatchewan, sections include "how do medical students learn?" "classroom teaching techniques" "clinical teaching techniques" "experiential learning" and "the networked student." Lots of practical information and well-referenced. 
  • PracticalProf

    • Run by the Alberta Rural Family Medicine Network. Concise teaching tools (videos, powerpoint presentations and text) aimed at busy clinicians involved in teaching. Sections include "preparing to teach" "teaching nuts and bolts" "observation and feedback" "assessment" and "learners in difficulty."
  • MedEd World

    • MedEd World (linked to AMEE) is an international health professions community of individuals and organisations whose purpose is the sharing of information, ideas, experience and expertise. Resources include video clips, images, diagrams and websites. For some resources you have to be a member. 
  • Residents Teachers

    • An American site aiming to share best practice approaches to resident teaching.
  • TREAT (Trainer-Registrar Education Assessment Toolkit)

    • A site created by a GP to help GP trainers provide formative feedback to GP Registrars. Some of the content may be useful in a broader context. Focused entirely on providing feedback in a workplace context.