Essential Skills for a Medical Teacher, An Introduction to Teaching and Learning in Medicine

Essential Skills for a Medical Teacher

An Introduction to Teaching and Learning in Medicine

By Ronald M Harden, OBE, MD, FRCP(Glas), FRCPC, FRCSEd, General Secretary, Association of Medical Education in Europe; Former Professor of Medical Education, Director of the Centre for Medical Education and Teaching Dean, University of Dundee, UK and Professor of Medical Education Al-Imam University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. and Jennifer M Laidlaw, DipEdTech MMEd, Formerly Assistant Director, Education Development Unit, Scottish Council for Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education and the University of Dundee, Dundee, UK


Section 1 The roles and competences of a "good" teacher

Section 2 Defining Learning outcomes

Section 3 Organising the learning programme

Section 4 Facilitating learning

Section 5 Assessing the progress of the learner

Section 6 Today?s teacher and tomorrow?s doctors

Further reading

Appendices