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Association for the Study of Medical
Education (ASME) - The association seeks to improve the
quality of medical education by bringing together individuals and
organisations with interests and responsibilities in medical and
Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) - A worldwide
organisation with members in 90 countries on five continents.
Members include educators, researchers, administrators, curriculum
developers, assessors and students in medicine and the healthcare
Association of Surgeons in Training
(ASIT) - Representing the views of Trainees on Modernising
Medical Careers, enhancing surgical education and training and
delivering high quality courses.
British Medical Association
(BMA) - The doctors’ professional organisation established
to look after the professional and personal needs of our members.
doctors in all branches of medicine all over the
Committee of General Practice
Education Directors (COGPED) - COGPED (Committee of
General Practice Education Directors) offers a forum for
meet and share good practice.
Conferences of Postgraduate
Medical Education Deans of the UK - COPMeD provides a
forum in which Postgraduate Deans meet to discuss current issues,
share best practice and agree a consistent and equitable approach
to medical training in all deaneries across the
of Heads of Medical Schools - Representing the interests
and ambitions of
Schools as they relate to the generation of national health, wealth
and knowledge through biomedical research and the profession of
Programme - How to apply to the Foundation Programme, what
to expect during training, how assessments work, the Foundation
Learning Portfolio, and resources available career
Foundation Assessment Programme (Healthcare by Assessment and
Training) - Developing, evaluating, and quality assuring
assessment methods in line with the Postgraduate Medical Education
and Training Board (
General Medical Council
(GMC) - Registers doctors to practise medicine in the
. Our purpose is to protect,
promote and maintain the health and safety of the public by
ensuring proper standards in the practice of medicine.
Board - Intercollegiate Board and the joint committee on
Joint Committee on Higher Surgical
Training (JCHST) - An advisory body to the four surgical
Royal Colleges of the
Ireland, the Specialist Surgical Associations in Great Britain and
Ireland, for all matters in relation to surgical training.
Joint Royal Colleges of Physicians
Training Board (JRCPTB) - The Joint Royal Colleges of
Physicians Training Board (
JCBMT (formally GPT & IMSPEC). The
includes Core Medical Training (
), Specialty Training, Acute Care
Common Stem (
MEDLINE plus Health
Information - Providing health information.
Modernising Medical Careers
(MMC) - Making radical changes to postgraduate medical
education with the aim of bringing more structure into the career
path for doctors and better training towards the very best care for
MMC Inquiry |
MMC Scotland | MMC Wales
National Association of Clinical
Tutors (NACT) - Exists to support, inform and develop
Clinical Tutors, Directors of Medical Education, and all those with
a leadership role in generic postgraduate medical education.
National Association of
Medical Personnel Specialties - Promoting expertise in the field of Medical Personnel /
Medical Staffing; formulating and disseminating
good practice in Medical Personnel; providing advice and support
locally through members' regional networks; running training
sessions and producing publications of good practice; providing
Medical Personnel with a recognised national voice in the
National Clinical Assessment
Service (NCAS) - Promotes patient safety by providing
confidential advice and support to the
in situations where the
performance of doctors and dentists is giving cause for
National Co-ordinating Centre for Research Capacity - Managing
the Research Capacity Development (
National Medical Careers
Fair - The largest organiser of medical recruitment fairs
ROSE - An
led website to support refugee
and overseas qualified health professionals who are settled in the
return to work in the health
Skills for Health -
Skills for Health is the Sector Skills Council (
) for the
health sector,helping the whole sector
develop solutions that deliver a skilled and flexible
workforce in order to improve health and
The National Advice Centre for Postgraduate Medical Education
(NACPME) - Provides information for international medical graduates
and answers any
The Shape of Training
Review - This website gives details of the current Shape
of Training Review which is looking at future workforce needs and
the development of training curricula.
Academy of Medical Royal
Colleges - Promotes, supports and facilitates the work of
the Medical Royal Colleges and their Faculties for the benefit of
patients and healthcare professionals.
Academy of Medical
Sciences - Promoting advances in medical science and
campaigns to ensure these are translated into healthcare benefits
Emergency Medicine - Established to advance education and
research in Emergency Medicine.
Faculty of Occupational
Medicine - Develops and maintains high standards of
training, competence and professional integrity in occupational
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine (of
Royal College of Physicians of the UK) - Advances the
science and practice of pharmaceutical medicine by working to
develop and maintain competence, ethics and integrity and the
highest professional standards in the specialty for the benefit of
Faculty of Public Health Medicine -
The standard setting body for specialists in public health. Working
to improve the public's health through our three key areas of
activity: education and standards, professional affairs, advocacy
Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive
Healthcare - Grants diplomas, certificates, fellowships
and equivalent recognition of specialist knowledge and skills in
sexual and reproductive health care.
Royal College of Anaesthetists -
The professional body responsible for the specialty of anaesthesia
, and to
ensure the quality of patient care through the maintenance of
standards in anaesthesia.
Royal College of General
Practitioners - The academic organisation in the
for general practitioners.
Its aim is to encourage and maintain the highest standards of
general medical practice and act as the ‘voice’ of general
practitioners on education, training and standards issues.
Royal College of Nursing -
nurses and nursing, promotes excellence in practice and shapes
Royal College of Obstetricians and
Gynaecologists - Dedicated to the encouragement of the
study and the advancement of the science and practice of obstetrics
Royal College of
Ophthalmologists - The guardian of excellence in the
practice of ophthalmology. Championing quality in the care
delivered to patients, through the setting of professional
standards and through education and training.
Royal College of Paediatrics and
Child Health -Has a major role in postgraduate medical
education and professional standards: setting syllabuses for
postgraduate training in paediatrics, overseeing the training,
running examinations, organising courses and conferences, issuing
guidance and conducting research.
Royal College of Pathologists -
Aims to advance the science and practice of pathology, furthering
public education and promoting research in pathology and to
disseminate the results.
Royal College of Physicians in
Ediburgh - Developing and overseeing an ongoing programme
of medical examinations, education and training for qualified
doctors who wish to undertake postgraduate education and training
in order to pursue a career in specialist (internal) medicine.
Royal College of Physicians of
London - A registered charity that aims to ensure
high quality care for patients by promoting the highest standards
of medical practice.
Royal College of Physicians and
Surgeons in Glasgow - Promoting best levels of health and
high standards of healthcare for people throughout the World by
offering continuing professional development to our Fellows.
Royal College of
Psychiatrists - The Royal College of Psychiatrists is the
professional and educational body for psychiatrists in the United
Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. Promoting mental
health in a variety of ways.
Royal College of
Radiologists - Aims to advance the science and
practice of radiology and oncology, further public education and
promote study and research through setting professional standards
Royal College of
Surgeons in Edinburgh - Dedicated to the maintenance and
promotion of the highest standards of surgical practice, through
its keen interest in education, training and rigorous examination
and through its liaison with external medical bodies.
Royal College of Surgeons of
England - Committed to enabling surgeons to achieve and
maintain the highest standards of surgical practice and patient
Royal College of Surgeons in
Ireland - The
has schools of
Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Nursing and healthcare management. In
addition to Undergraduate education
postgraduate training and education through its Faculties of
Radiology, Dentistry, Sports and Exercise Medicine and the school
of Postgraduate Studies.
Royal Society of Medicine -
An independent, apolitical organisation, founded over 200 years
ago. One of the largest providers of continuing medical education
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