Author Archives: Dominic Alder

www.ontake.co.uk – online simulated cases now available

By | January 11, 2017

A group of core medical and surgical trainees have developed Ontake – a free online case-based resource – available at www.ontake.co.uk. Ontake is a library of interactive case-based activities with real-life data from patients that simulate clerking commitments on the wards. The site aims to prepare medical students for work on the surgical or medical admission… Read More »

Experiences of the ASME ASM Conference, Belfast

By | July 28, 2016

I recently attended the ASME medical education conference in Belfast with Jane and Martin, and this is a summary of my experiences at the event. This year, the conference celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Medical Education journal. Lord Cohen lecture The Lord Cohen lecture was delivered by Cynthia Whitehead from the University of Toronto. Cynthia reflected… Read More »

2016 Aungshuk Ghosh e-Learning Prize awards

By | March 16, 2016

The 2016 Aungshuk Ghosh e-Learning Prize presentations took place at the Student Excellence in Medicine event in the Great Hall on Friday 26th February. We were treated to three excellent and inspiring presentations by our three shortlisted students. The panel awarded the annual prize to 4th year student Claire Scrivener for her ‘digital approach to the… Read More »

2016 Aungshuk Ghosh e-Learning Prize – submit your nominations by 10th February

By | January 5, 2016

The Aungshuk Ghosh prize is open to all Bristol medical students that have developed innovative technology-enhanced material during their time as an undergraduate. The aim of the prize is to reward and recognise the innovative use of technology or e-learning, which has made a valuable contribution to medical education. This prize is awarded by the… Read More »

Clinically Speaking – full version available to Bristol medical students

By | November 2, 2015

Clinically Speaking is a collection of films of patients talking frankly and openly about their medical conditions. In addition to the iOS app, we have launched a new website – www.clinicallyspeaking.co.uk – showcasing the entire 20 year collection of patient interview films that can be accessed from a phone, tablet or computer.  As a Bristol medical student, you can access the full library… Read More »

Become a student technology ambassador at Bristol Medical School

By | April 22, 2015

Would you like to help shape the use of technology in your teaching and learning of medicine at Bristol? We would like to invite our Bristol medical students to be a student technology ambassador, help peers and teachers to use technology effectively and develop a technology in learning network, set up by the Faculty e-learning team. See below… Read More »

2015 Aungshuk Ghosh e-Learning Prize – submit your nominations by 23rd February

By | February 3, 2015

The Aungshuk Ghosh prize is open to all Bristol medical students that have developed innovative technology-enhanced material during their time as an undergraduate. The aim of the prize is to reward and recognise the innovative use of technology or e-learning, which has made a valuable contribution to medical education. This prize is awarded by the Faculty… Read More »

e-Learning Prize Awarded

By | October 31, 2013

Our annual Aungshuk Ghosh e-Learning Prize has been awarded to 4th year medical student Finn Catling for his “Prepare for the PSA (Prescribing Skills Assessment)” website. The site aims to give students a better understanding of the national PSA assessment that our students complete in their 5th year, and includes a series of practice questions… Read More »