UCL Medical School


Kick-Starting Your Career in Health Professions Education

25 April 2024, 5:00 pm–6:00 pm

UCL Main Quad

This is the inaugural seminar of the ‘Kick-Starting Your Career in Health Professions Education Seminar Series’

This event is free.

Event Information

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Asta Medisauskaite

This is the inaugural seminar of the ‘Kick-Starting Your Career in Health Professions Education Seminar Series’. This series of in-person and online events aims to support health professionals and students to gain insights into roles and career options in Education. All events are free of charge, and open to any healthcare professional or Health Professions student with an interest developing Education as a part of their career.

The session on 25th April will be a panel discussion on different career trajectories in Health Profession Education. Welcome three panellists:

Dr Rini Paul (She/Her), is a North London GP and Educationalist. She is a lecturer in General Practice and Medical Education at King’s, one of the Faculty Development Leads in the Community Team, a GP appraiser and Faculty Programme Director for the Islington Training Hub. Her interests lie in Equality, Diversion and Inclusion work, reflective, multidisciplinary conversations, narratives and outside of work she is a Mum of three boys, a twin Mum and loves a Spin class and sharing pictures of her London on Instagram @EducatingRini

Dr Clare Morris

Prof Jo Brown is Professor Emerita of Medical Education at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London. She was the Interim Director of the Institute for Science and Health Education and was the former Deputy Vice Principal for Education at Queen Mary leading on Programme Review and the migration of education into a blended format in light of the Covid 19 pandemic. Her previous roles include being Head of Clinical Communication and Academic Director of the Student Experience at St George’s, University of London. Jo has been teaching since 1992, has specialised in Clinical Communication as a topic since 1998 and her passion for the subject is infectious. In 2012 she won a prestigious National Teaching Fellowship award from Advance HE and is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. She has a particular interest in providing academic support for students who struggle or fail whilst at university. She is a curriculum leader and designer, an examiner and an external examiner and has spent two years visiting medical schools in The Netherlands and Canada to explore different conceptualisations of medical education. She is an experienced mentor of teachers in higher education and runs courses on teaching and learning as part of professional staff development. She developed and delivers postgraduate courses for senior doctors on the practical application of clinical communication in everyday clinical practice. Her research interests centre on the movement of learning from classroom to clinical environment and the challenges to learning in the clinical workplace.

You may either attend online, or attend an in-person screening of seminar hosted by the UCL Medical School at UCL’s Bloomsbury campus in Central London (nearest tube Russell Square) with networking and refreshments.

Please note there are a limited number of in-person places which are issued on a first-come-first-served basis. If you register to attend in person but find you cannot make it, please cancel your registration in order to ensure that someone else can have your place.