Medical education is an important and expanding field that covers all aspects of educating medical students and doctors. The Discipline of Medical Education brings expertise in the areas of learning methods, educational design, assessment techniques, and the alignment of each. It is committed to quality assurance and accreditation of the JMP, and continuous improvement of all aspects of teaching and learning.
The Discipline of Medical Education is an integral part of the Joint Medical Program, as well as postgraduate programs offered by the School. It is committed to teaching across a range of health related courses at the University of Newcastle and is active in the area of medical educational research and various teaching methodologies.
In the JMP, the Discipline of Medical Education is committed to teaching students the value of on-going medical education throughout their career. Some of our graduates will move into the field of medical education.