The Clinical Teacher

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Edited By: Jill Thistlethwaite & Michael Ross

Online ISSN: 1743-498X

Associated Title(s): Medical Education

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Watch this new video from Helen Morgan et al
The flipped classroom for medical students

This curricular innovation project implemented a flipped classroom curriculum for the gynaecologic oncology topics of the obstetrics and gynaecology medical student clerkship, and to evaluate student satisfaction with the change. Read the accompanying article to this new vodcast.

The ‘gut bucket’: a novel training tool for standardised patients
Read the accompanying article to this new vodcast.

Keeping it real! Enhancing realism in standardised patient OSCE stations
Read the accompanying article to this vodcast.

Facebook and the professional behaviours of undergraduate medical students

Homemade laparoscopic simulators for surgical trainees

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Enjoy these podcasts from The Clinical Teacher

Transforming teaching into scholarship by Teri Turner et al
The accompanying article to this podcast.

A patient safety course for preclinical medical students by Ilya Shekhter, Lisa Rosen & Jill Sanko et al
The accompanying article to this podcast.

Emergency telephone consultations: a new course for medical students by Mireille Schaufelberger
The accompanying article to this podcast.

The experience of interdisciplinary peer-assisted learning (PAL) by Christopher Saunders
The accompanying article to this podcast.

Man versus machine: the preferred modality by Jill Sanko & Ilya Shekhter
The accompanying article to this podcast.

Developing the One-Minute Preceptor by Peter Gallagher & Helen Winter
The accompanying article to this podcast.

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OnlineOpen – The Open Access Option for Authors

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Making your article OnlineOpen increases its potential readership and enables you to meet institutional and funder open access mandates where they apply. Authors of OnlineOpen articles may immediately post the final, published PDF of their article on a website, institutional repository or other free public server.

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Online Only Announcement
Effective with the 2014 volume, The Clinical Teacher will be published in an Online Only, electronic format. No printed edition will be published. Articles will therefore appear online only. All normal author benefits and services remain in place and authors will continue to be able to order print reprints of articles if required.

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The Clinical Teacher Travelling Fellowship 2016.
ASME and Wiley are pleased to announce their support for a Clinical Teacher Travelling Fellowship. This provides financial support to an individual to gain further experience and understanding of the field of clinical education by visiting an educational or health institution for their own professional and personal development. To apply, please submit a proposal outlining the purpose for which you would use the Fellowship. Full details on requirements and an application form can be found here The deadline is January 31st 2016.

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Latest Virtual Issue
Researching Medical Education conference Virtual Issue now available on the Medical education blog. While you're there, why not subscribe to the blog and receive all new posts.

Welcome to the new co-editors of The Clinical Teacher

Jill ThistlethwaiteMichael Ross

The Clinical Teacher is thrilled to announce the appointment of two new co-editors.
Professor Jill Thistlethwaite will be working in partnership with Dr Michael Ross, to take the journal forward. Their wealth of expertise, knowledge and practical experience, and their engagement with the latest electronic media, will ensure that The Clinical Teacher responds to the needs of the clinical teacher working in today’s demanding health care environment.
They will take up their positions as co-editors from 1st January 2014 but are already planning fresh and innovative ways to engage with the clinical teacher community.


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Researching Medical Education - now available

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Research Medical Education

Presented by the Association for the Study of Medical Education and the Association for Medical Education in Europe, this authoritative guide to excellence in educational research in the health professions provides readers with the basic building blocks of research, introduces a range of theories and how to use them, illustrates a diversity of methods and their use, and gives guidance on practical researcher development. More details.

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Understanding Medical Education 2nd Edition

Understanding Medical Education, Second Edition
In this extensively updated second edition, the Association for the Study of Medical Education presents a complete and authoritative guide to medical education. Written by leading experts in the field, Understanding Medical Education provides a comprehensive resource of the theoretical and academic bases to modern medical education practice. More details.

The Clinical Educator's Handbook
by Teri Turner, MD, MPH, MEd

This handbook addresses a wide variety of issues of clinical education and looks at many different settings in which clinical teaching takes place and is designed to help the clinician-educator do the best possible job of teaching. Visit the MedEdPORTAL to download this free peer-reviewed handbook.

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