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Individual Placement Description
Placement Teaching Fellow
Programme N11
Year F2
Region North
Main Duties of Placement

Teaching senior medical students on placement in Aberdeen. 

Developing teaching and assessment resources e.g. podcast development, question-writing. 

Assisting with assessment processes e.g. invigilation, OSCE logistics.


Typical Work Pattern

9am-5pm Monday to Friday. No OOH.

No clinical contact scheduled.


Learning Opportunities

Opportunities to engage in all aspects of teaching, learning and assessment.

Medical Education Journal Club.



Opportunities for own teaching to be observed and for shadowing of more senior teachers' work.

Half day per month group teaching including facilitated case-based discussion, mandatory for FY2 trainees in Aberdeen.


Unique Selling Points

Able to thoroughly engage in teaching activities, rather than trying to squeeze them in around your clinical commitments.  This includes time to read up on the theory and research relating to medical education.

Employer Information
It is important to note that this description is a typical example of your placement and may be subject to change.

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