Teaching Resources


We are always looking for enthusiastic doctors to support the teaching of emergency care and clinical skills to Edinburgh medical students. Tutors are specifically required for ABG teaching, resuscitation training and to help deliver Immediate Life Support (ILS) to Year 5 students. There are opportunities for those interested in simulation teaching in our high fidelity simulator or simulated ward. If interested then contact Janet Skinner.

The South East Faculty of Clinical Educators is a community of undergraduate and postgraduate teachers. They support the development of teachers, run courses, symposia and have a lot of useful resources on their website. For more details see here 

SEFCE-T is a programme for foundation doctors and CT1-3 trainees who receive training to deliver near-peer undergraduate teaching in areas such as; clinical skills, acute care, bedside teaching and prescribing.  For more details see here

The Clinical Educators programme is open to anyone involved in teaching Edinburgh medical students. it consists of a number of modules and workshops on clinical education that with a structured teaching observation and completion of a reflective portfolio leads to completion of the accredited programme that is recognised by the GMC.  For more details see here

Every August the Centre for Medical Education at the University of Edinburgh runs a week long Edinburgh Summer School in Clinical Education that is attended by delegates from throughout the world. Topics such as small group teaching, appraisal and assessment are covered. For more details see here

MSc in Clinical Education. This is an online part-time e-learning course open to any healthcare practitioner that on completion can lead to either a certificate (one year), diploma (two years) or Masters (additional dissertation) in clinical education. If interested in finding out more then email us at clinicaleducation@ed.ac.uk