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, Professor Emeritus Medical Education, University of Dundee, UK; General Secretary, Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE). 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