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Members of the Melbourne Medical School's Academy of Clinical Teachers

CRITERIA:

1. Have made a substantial and valued contribution to the University’s medical education programs over a significant period of time

Indicators:

  • Frequent delivery of clinical teaching activities including topic-based tutorials and teaching with patients
  • Regular participation in clinical examinations
  • Honorary appointment with Melbourne Medical School
  • Contribution sustained for a period of five or more years;

2. Are recognised as excellent, dedicated, committed and passionate educators;

Indicators:

  • High student satisfaction ratings as evidenced by evaluations or nomination for teaching awards
  • Evidence of high peer regard as evidenced by referee reports or similar
  • Involvement with learners at multiple levels & in differing contexts
  • Participation in or contribution to clinical teacher training activities
  • Level of contribution beyond any paid appointment with the University

3. Serve as role models for all clinicians who teach;

Indicators:

  • Well-established mentoring & supervision relationships
  • Frequent requests for advice and support from other clinicians
  • Educational leadership position or acknowledged leadership qualities
  • Involvement in a collegial network of clinical teachers
  • Promotion of collaborative practice - inter-professional education to inter-professional practice

4. Provide advice to the School on matters relating to clinical teaching, student assessment and program evaluation;

Indicators:

  • Existing connection to clinical school or department
  • Contribution to local curriculum development and review activities including evaluation/research relating to medical student learning and teaching
  • Key role in informing the School about workforce demands, issues and patterns to enable feedback into curriculum design

Act as conduit between Melbourne Medical School and clinical colleagues

Fellows of the Melbourne Medical School's Academy of Clinical Teachers

CRITERIA:

  • Those inducted to Fellowship of the Melbourne Medical School’s Academy of Clinical Teachers have demonstrated the above indicators over a sustained period of ten or more years and with exemplary leadership.