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Med Teach. 2012;34(12):1012-6. doi: 10.3109/0142159X.2012.731103. Epub 2012 Oct 26.

Twelve tips for junior doctors interested in a career in medical education.

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  • 1Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care, The North Western Deanery, Three Piccadilly Place, Manchester M1 3BN, UK. jonbannardsmith@doctors.org.uk

Abstract

BACKGROUND:

As with the many specialities within medicine, the expanding field of medical education is becoming a more formal and professionalised arena.

AIM:

This article aims to assist junior doctors wishing to pursue formal educational roles in their future careers.

METHODS:

We offer twelve tips for junior doctors with these aspirations in mind, exploring a range of potential roles, resources and opportunities available.

RESULTS:

Twelve practical suggestions on how junior doctors can nurture their portfolios of evidence and subsequent future careers in medical education.

CONCLUSIONS:

The developing world of medical education is becoming evermore structured and professionalised. Educators of the future will need to demonstrate evidence of their knowledge, skills and experience in the field in order to effectively assume and perform educational roles.

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