Best Educational Supervisor, Trainer and Best Staff & Associate Specialist Awards - Recognising Excellence in Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education in Wales.
The BEST Awards Panel are calling for all nominations for the GP, Consultant, Dentist and SAS Doctor, that has, in their opinion, demonstrated excellence in their role.
There are four Award categories:
October 2014 – All Clinicians are contacted via e-mail by the Wales Deanery and will be asked to nominate their Educational Supervisors, Trainer or SAS Doctor who maybe a General Medical Practitioner, Hospital Consultant, SAS Doctor or Dentist.
A Bristol Online Survey form is to be returned to the Wales Deanery submitting the nominee's details.
The deadline for submissions is - 30 November 2014. The nominee must agree for his/her name to be presented, the requirement is: 'Excellence in the role of Educational Supervisor, Trainer or SAS Doctor'.
All nominees will be asked to prepare one side of A4 reflecting on their role as Educational Supervisor, Trainer or SAS Doctor in the last year.
The deadline for submission is - 31 December 2014.
All nominations will be assessed against the criteria set by a Wales Deanery BEST Awards panel: Focusing on Patient Care; Enthusiasm;
Commitment; Innovation; and Professionalism in the Role.
The top two nominees in all four categories will be invited to present to an Awards Panel. The presentation, 10 mins in duration, is entitled:
'Reflections on my role as an Educational Supervisor / Trainer /SAS Doctor – the highlights'
with 15 minutes for questions from the panel members.
Presentations to the panel – Will take place on 25 February 2015 from 09.30am.
The winner in each category will be announced and put forward to the BMA Cymru Wales/BMJ Group 'Clinical Teacher of the year Awards' taking place in Spring 2015. Date and venue to be announced.
Any enquiries can be made to:
The BEST Awards Team tel: 029 2068 7418 email:
Trainees can reserve a place on the course using the following link and the booking system.
The Wales Deanery's Medical Education Unit is offering the following one day courses on:
Assessing Trainees in Clinical Settings
The Wales Deanery is no longer signposting Skills for Trainees courses delivered by external providers. The courses provided internally will still be available. Please see details below;
The Welsh Institute of Minimal Access Therapy (WIMAT), based at The Wales Deanery, Cardiff University provides a wide range of postgraduate education and training for junior doctors through to consultants...
This 2 day training course uses MCQs, clinical cases and VIVAs to prepare higher surgical trainees for their exit exams. The emphasis is very much placed on simulating exam conditions in a formative environment.