Visit to Dundee Medical School

Date:                    Saturday 5th September

Half Day:              1000-1545

Level:                   OFFSITE: Ninewells Hospital, Dundee (Transport will be provided)

On behalf of the School of Medicine, those of us who are based in the Centre for Medical Education, the Dundee Institute of Healthcare Simulation and the Department of General Practice/Family Medicine, we are grateful to AMEE for their kind offer to facilitate an invitation for you to come and visit with us here in Dundee during the AMEE 2020 Conference.
To help you plan your day we include below a draft timetable/schedule which we hope you will find interesting, varied and fun. 
Please let us know if you have any questions or even any special requests for things you would like to see and/or hear about and we’ll be happy to respond.  We look forward to welcoming you to Dundee next September.
Best wishes
Professor Mairi Scott
Director of the Centre for Medical Education
[email protected]
**Please respond by August 31st 2020 to [email protected]. Also please include a note of any dietary preferences.


Draft Programme

Time   UoD location Speakers
08.30 Bus departs Glasgow    
10.00 Coffee/Shortbread on arrival at School of Medicine Ninewells Hospital Campus Dundee Medical School Reception Area  
10.15– 11.00 Welcome Presentation
Medical Education Dundee – Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow
The Story of 2 I’s; Intercalation & Integration
BMSc in Medical Education
Gannochy Lecture Theatre Dr Stella Howden (Associate Dean Learning &Teaching)
Professor Mairi Scott (CME)
Dr Susie Schofield (CME)
Dr Fiona Muir (CME)
11.00-12.30 Workshop Options    
Option 1; Surgical Simulation Training: evidence of effectiveness from high to low fidelity courses.
Come and try out different tools and techniques in our ‘Surgical Bootcamp’
Surgical Skills Centre Dr Vanessa Kay and colleagues (DIHS)
Option 2; Innovations in Simulation based education – are what Dundee is known for.
Come and speak to us about our Sim_ASSESS, Doctors in Difficulty, PG SimEducator Blended Learning Modules and more.
Clinical Skills Centre Dr Neil Harrison (DIHS)
Dr Susan Somerville  (CME)
Option 3;  The GP/Family Medicine escape room; a student led innovative approach to learning
Go back to being a student and try this for yourself
tbc Dr Kevin McConville (GP)
Lunch Medical School Reception Area/Ian Low Cafeteria.  
Tour of Facilities (for those interested) Including the Ninewells Garden Room
Starts at 13.00
Tour Dr David Russell (Head of International)
13.30-15.00 Workshop Options    
Option 1; Goodbye checklist, Hello ASSESS and EPA.  OSCE’s now and in the future
Come along and explore new ways to replace the checklist with fully  integrated OSCE stations
Centre for Medical Education
Multi-purpose teaching room (Level 7)
Dr Bonnie Lynch (CME)
Option 2; Programme development - from ‘maybe lets’ to ‘job done’ - how to expand the ‘space’ for online learning.
Based on CME’s experience of  transformational programme change we will share ideas about how to expand the ‘virtual’ learning space
Flexible teaching room  (Level 7) Dr Susie Schofield  (CME)
Professor Mairi Scott (CME)
Option 3;  The GP/Family Medicine escape room; a student led innovative approach to learning
Go back to being a student and try this for yourself
tbc Dr Kevin McConville  (GP)
15.00-15.45 Round up and fond farewells
*with Tea and Coffee
Gannochy Lecture Theatre All UoD academics
15.45 Depart (bus to Glasgow)      

Useful links

School of Medicine Dundee;
Centre for Medical Education;
Dundee Institute of Healthcare Simulation;
University of Dundee;
Dundee;  the City of Discovery;

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