Medical Education – MEdIC

MEdIC brings together evidence-based medical education, plus societal engagement and health system needs, to provide bespoke medical education for your workforce or students, across the UK or overseas.

Part of Imperial’s world leading School of Public Health, MEdIC’s team of experienced clinical academics, educational researchers, community collaborators and educational leaders provide a unique approach of integrating medical education within a wider health, social and societal system, to train the global health workforce of tomorrow.

They can provide short courses and consultancy on small scale or larger long-term projects including:

  • Curriculum design and development
  • Assessment
  • Faculty development and quality assurance
  • Outreach and widening access programmes
  • Community engagement and co-creation
  • Evidence based educational innovation
  • Inclusive and socially accountable medical curriculum
  • Coaching in education, leadership and health
  • Digital health and education
  • Educational evaluation and research

 

Current Projects

The “Better Health Programme Mexico” a UK government Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office funded 3 year project to address the growing burden of non-communicable diseases in Mexico. In partnership with the General Medical Council Services International, the team working with the School of Medicine at the National Autonomous University of Mexico to develop primary care-based competencies, and strengthen the curricular evaluation and faculty development processes, to improve the  undergraduate medical curriculum.

About the team

Developing the doctors of tomorrow

Director – Dr Sonia Kumar

“We have a responsibility to develop doctors who understand the changing societal and healthcare landscape, so they can offer impactful, compassionate care. MEdIC represents a radical rethink around learning and how to support students to become good doctors. We take an evidence-based approach to addressing NHS needs, and the challenges posed by the communities it serves.”

Deputy Director – Dr Ravi Parekh

Research Lead – Dr Jo Horsburgh

You can read more about the innovations and research of the wider MEdIC team here including: Preparation for Practice, Professional identity, Digital Health, Coaching, Diversity and Inclusion.

Our consultants are world-leading experts in their field, committed to on-going research. Contact us today to see how they can help improve the education of your medical workforce.

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