E-newsletter August 2011
While most students and staff are taking summer holidays, the work on the new curriculum has not stopped. Welcome to the latest issue of Inform - it is an exciting time, with the project progressing at pace and in this edition you’ll find out about the latest proposals and opportunities for you to get more involved. Overall the project remains on track to launch the new medical curriculum in September 2013 and the results will be worth all the hard work
Leadership vacancies in Medical Education
Can you help shape the future of Medical Education in Cardiff? The medical school is looking to recruit five outstanding educators to contribute to the leadership of the MBBCh programme and to oversee, and be instrumental in, the development, implementation and management of the new undergraduate medical curriculum. For more information visit our Vacancies page.
Curriculum Away Day, 16th September 2011
More small-group learning. Earlier patient contact. Extended clinical placements. No 'final' exam. Do you agree with the proposals for the undergraduate programme and will they make Cardiff world-class? Do you know enough to make an informed decision? This is your chance to find out more - visitThe way forward for Medical Education in Walesfor details.
Will there really be no dissection in the new curriculum? Is the curriculum going soft on science? What is the ‘CARDIFF’ Curriculum? In this issue of 'frequently asked questions', Prof Bligh focuses on the C21 curriculum and addresses some of your recent concerns... Q&A August 2011
C21 - What does it mean for you?
C21 is a complex and ambitious project to create a truly world-class medical programme. But what does it mean for you in practice? As part of our commitment to ensuring that everyone is aware of the plans and can contribute their development we will be taking the C21 project out and about and delivering a series of interactive presentations in hospitals across Wales as part of the grand rounds and during students’ induction week. Don’t miss out - find out when our Roadshows are coming to you.
Progress in Brief
New staff join the C21 project, your responses to the consultation, proposals for community based 'campuses', developing the syllabus, and the CARDIFF Curriculum. An update on where we are and what happens next is available in our Progress August 2011 update.