IMPACT award for medical education paper

IMPACT award

Jayne and Helen

Two members of staff from the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences have received The Clinical Teacher’s IMPACT (Improving Practitioners As Clinical Teachers) Award.

Dr Helen O’Sullivan, Director of the Centre for Excellence in Evidence Based Learning and Teaching and Jayne Garner, Research Fellow in Health Services Research, received the inaugural award for their paper ‘Facebook and the professional behaviours of undergraduate medical students’.

In announcing the award, Editor of The Clinical Teacher, Professor Steve Trumble, said: “The award is given to the paper that our editorial board feels has made the greatest impact on the field of medical education from the perspective of clinicians who teach.”

The article was the most downloaded The Clinical Teacher paper in 2010 and was presented to Dr O’Sullivan at the Association for the Study of Medical Education Annual Scientific Meeting held in Edinburgh.

To hear an interview with Dr O’Sullivan and the Editor of The Clinical Teacher, visit:

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