The AMEE-ESME courses, offered and accredited by AMEE, are aimed at practising teachers in medicine and the healthcare professions, both basic scientists and clinicians.

AMEE-ESME courses are designed to be of value to those new to teaching, and for teachers with some experience who would like a greater understanding of the basic principles and an update on current best practice. The courses recognise that all teachers, even those with considerable experience, can improve their skills in teaching. Participants who complete course assignments receive an AMEE-ESME Certificate in Medical Education in the areas addressed by the course.

Download our AMEE-ESME Course Brochure for more information

FACE-TO-FACE COURSES

  • ESME - Essential Skills in Medical Education: This introductory ESME course provides an overview of the competencies required of medical and healthcare professions teachers in their role as information provider, facilitator of learning, role model, curriculum planner, and assessor. The course has been designed to run in conjunction with AMEE and other medical education conferences
  • ESMEA - Essential Skills in Medical Education Assessment:  The ESMEA course provides an introduction to the fundamental principles of assessment and is aimed at people new to assessment who wish to gain a thorough foundation in the subject.
  • ESCEL – Essential Skills in Computer-Enhanced Learning:  The ESCEL course prepares participants to develop, deliver, and evaluate computer-enhanced learning activities using sound educational principles and a range of creative technologies.
  • ESMESim – Essential Skills in Medical Education Simulation:  The ESMESim course provides an introduction to essential skills for delivering simulation-based healthcare education through a variety of techniques and technologies.
  • ESCPD – Essential Skills for Continuing Professional Development:  The ESCPD course provides an introduction to those who are currently involved in the planning, organization and/or implementation of medical (health) education at the continuing professional development level.
  • RESME – Research Essential Skills in Medical Education:  The RESME course provides an introduction to the essential principles and methods of conducting research in medical education: formulating research questions, choosing a research approach, selecting an appropriate methodology, and constructing a research plan.

ONLINE COURSES

  • ESME Online - Essential Skills in Medical Education - A high quality online course for teachers in the healthcare professions:  This 12 week course is aimed at those new to teaching and at teachers with years of experience who would like a greater understanding of the basic principles and an update on current best practice. The course recognises that, with appropriate help, all, even those with considerable experience, can improve their skills in teaching. Download the ESME Online Flyer for more details.
  • ESME Online - Leadership in Medical Education:  This 8-week online course focuses on leadership skills and abilities necessary to adapt to a rapidly changing and uncertain world.  It is designed for those who have responsibilities for planning, teaching, organizing and supervising and assessing students as part of graduate and postgraduate health professions education programmes. Four essential themes will be interwoven during the eight-week course: leadership at the edge of uncertainty; working better together-teamwork; finding the fix that fits; making the good better.  Download the ESME Leadership in Medical Education Online Flyer for more details.
  • ESME Student Online:  The ESME Student course seeks to respond to this need for students to have experience in medical education and aims to affirm and motivate them in their expressed interest in teaching in medicine.  The course has been adapted from the successful ESME online course to meet student needs, with input from an advisory group of students.  Download the ESME Student Online Flyer for more details.
  • ESME Assessment Online: The AMEE Essential Skills in Medical Education Assessment (ESMEA) course is aimed at people involved with teaching in the health professions who have limited experience in assessment and who wish to gain an insight into practical applications. It is also relevant to others who already have an interest in assessment and wish to gain a foundation in the theoretical underpinnings. Download the ESME Assessment Online Flyer for more details.

Who should attend?

There is increasing recognition of the knowledge, skills and attitudes that contribute to quality in teaching and of the need for formal training in the area. The ESME courses are aimed at practising teachers in medicine and the healthcare professions, both basic scientists and clinicians. They are aimed at those new to teaching and at teachers with years of experience who would like a greater understanding of the basic principles and an update on current best practice. The courses recognise that, with appropriate help, all, even those with considerable experience, can improve their skills in teaching.

Forthcoming courses

Face-to-Face Courses and Masterclasses


Online Courses

We look forward to welcoming you to one of the courses and will work with you to ensure you enjoy the experience and get maximum benefit from participating.

If you require any additional information, please contact us at ESMEOnline@dundee.ac.uk and we would be pleased to assist you.

 

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