Introduction to teaching in the MBChB and Physician Associates

Course overview

Course overview

This workshop introduces participants to the medical curricula – specifically our MBChB and MSc Physicians Associates Studies

The philosophy behind the structure of curricula, expectations of students, and our medical outcomes will be discussed. Signposting to support and resources will be provided. Issues such as clinical placements, responding to emerging health topics, entrustability scale and identifying teaching opportunities will be covered.

Participants will gain an overview of where their teaching may fit and have access to opportunities to teach throughout our programmes.

At the end of the workshop, participants will be better able to:

  • Have awareness of students learning journey within the various programmes
  • Identify contacts and areas for support in teaching
  • Adapt their teaching to fit within the curricula

This course is free to attend and of interest to those wishing to develop teaching skills, especially in the healthcare environment and teaching our students.

This is especially valuable to those new to teaching or interested in getting involved in our medical programmes


Dr Cait Dennis, Nancy Davies, Leeds Institute of Medical Education; Dr Ben Hughes Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


This workshop has been accredited for 3 CPD points from the Royal College of Physicians

This workshop is developed and run by Leeds Institute of Medical Education at The University of Leeds and can be used to evidence the following areas for GMC accreditation: Teaching and Facilitating Learning.

This workshop can be used to evidence to following areas for The Academy of Medical Educators. Core: Educational Scholarship. Domain: Designing and Planning of Learning Activities, Teaching and Supporting learners.