Designed as a support and resource for those new to teaching, as well as for those with some experience, these programmes are open to everyone who would like to deepen their understanding and update on current best practice.
Teaching is a constantly evolving skill, and all teachers, even those with considerable experience, can improve and supplement their skills. Participants who complete their programme receive an AMEE-ESME Certificate in Medical Education in the areas addressed by the course.
Essential Skills in Medical Education
This 12-week course is aimed at those new to teaching, as well as 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.
Upcoming ESME Courses
CPD in the Health Professions
This new AMEE CPD course will introduce you to the unique needs, skills, and competencies required, and establish the skillset needed to effectively undertake a role focusing on CPD. The course is not limited to medical educators and has been intentionally designed to address the needs of CPD educators and developers/planners across all health professions.
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ESME Assessment Online
This course is aimed at people currently involved with teaching in the health professions who have limited experience in assessment and who want to gain an insight into practical applications. It is also relevant to those who already have an interest in assessment and wish to gain a foundation in the theoretical underpinnings.
Upcoming ESMEA Courses
ESME Student Online
The ESME Student course responds to the need for students to have experience in medical education and aims to start building the foundation of skills required for teaching in medicine. The course has been specially designed to meet student needs, and includes input from an advisory group of students.
Upcoming ESME Student Courses
Essential Skills in Medical Education Research
The AMEE Research Essential Skills in Medical Education (RESME) course introduces participants to essential principles and methods of research in medical education. The course curriculum gives an understanding of the fundamentals concerning research in medical education.
Upcoming RESME Courses
This 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 takes place in conjunction with AMEE and other medical education conferences.
Essential Skills in Medical Education Leadership and Management
ESMELead provides an introduction to key aspects of leadership and management for healthcare educators who wish to develop a deeper understanding of leadership and management theory and gain an evidence base to help them become more effective leaders.
Essential Skills in Medical Education Clinical Teaching
The ESMECT programme provides an introduction to fundamental skills needed to teach effectively in the clinical setting, informed by educational theories and available evidence.
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.
Essential Skills for Continuing Professional Development
ESCPD provides a short introduction to the basic principles of adult learning and then dives deeper into the contemporary issues involved in the planning, organising and/or implementation of continuing professional development activities.
The Essential Skills in Medical Education courses are aimed at those new to teaching, as well as teachers with years of experience who would like an update on current best practice and a deeper understanding of the basic principles.
Each course has been designed to be beneficial to teachers at all levels of experience, helping everyone to develop and improve their skills and abilities. The Online courses run at points throughout the year and allow you to take part from wherever you are in the world, while the face to face courses take place in person at the annual AMEE conference.