Plymouth academics lead first large study of medical revalidation – report published today
A research team led by the University of Plymouth has led the first UK-wide investigation into medical revalidation – the process by which licensed doctors demonstrate that they are up to date and fit to practise.
Plymouth’s medical school earns degree-awarding power
Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry (PUPSMD) can now award medical degrees in its own right after successfully completing an accreditation process with the General Medical Council (GMC).
Why do medics from certain groups perform better or worse than others in the same assessment?
Plymouth University news: The General Medical Council commissioned CAMERA at Plymouth University to compile a report to identify why medics from different backgrounds do better or worse than others on the same assessment
Medical school gets seal of approval
Plymouth University news: A General Medical Council (GMC) report, taken from interviews with staff and students, states that "the quality of medical education was found to be high"
Doctors to help shape the future of revalidation
Plymouth University news: A national team of health education experts, led by researchers from Plymouth University and commissioned by the General Medical Council, are surveying the UK's doctors to evaluate medical revalidation
General Medical Council commissions first UK-wide evaluation of medical revalidation
Plymouth University news: Plymouth University leads a team commissioned by the General Medical Council to carry out the first UK-wide evaluation of medical revalidation
Doctor revalidation needs to address seven key issues for success, claims report
Plymouth University news: The Collaboration for the Advancement of Medical Education Research and Assessment at Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry has compiled a report saying revalidation must address seven points for success