Health professions education is in the front-line of professional practice. It helps to integrate a core set of competencies into health professions education and provides the education necessary to produce effective leaders and scholars in health professions education. It aims to create opportunities for learners to make contributions to their institutions, and to national and regional priorities.
IMU Postgraduate Certficate, Diploma and Master Programmes in Health Professions Education are designed especially for health professionals who work in education. They aim to enable learners to develop an in-depth understanding of educational principles and values related to scholarship methods, curriculum, instruction, competence assessment, programme evaluation, quality assessment, primary care education, clinical decision making, and health related humanities, professionalism and ethics as well as management and leadership skills in health professions education. Job opportunities include teaching positions, positions in research organisations (including government department), positions involving designing, organising and developing curriculum, and positions of leadership in health professions education.
BSc (Hons) (Malaya), MHPE (Maastricht), PhD (Cambridge)
PhD Medical Education 2013 (University of Dundee), Master Medical Education 2008 (University of Dundee), Postgraduate Diploma Medical Education 2007 (University of Dundee), Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery 2002 (University of Colombo)
BSc (Hons) (Calcutta), MSc (Calcutta), PhD (Calcutta), Cert. Med Educ(KEELE-FAIMER programme
M.Ed in Educational Psychology (USM), BHumSc. in Psychology (IIUM)
Professor of Medical Education, Rural Clinical School, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health, University of Tasmania
Associate Dean: Learning & Teaching, School of Medicine, University of Wollongong, Australia
Professor of Education at Maastricht University, The Netherlands Department of Educational Development and Research in the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Leeds Institute of Medical Education
Associate Professor in Education and Innovation, School of Medicine, University of Adelaide
“The PGHPE programmes are designed to fulfil the needs of 21st Century Health Professions Educator and is suitable for anyone who are interested or involved in education, assessment, programme design and research in health professions education. These programmes are aimed to develop an in-depth understanding of educational theories, principles and values related to contemporary learning environment and assessment. It will boost learners’ professional credibility and confidence in teaching and designing the curriculum as well as opening a pathway to a higher degree in Health Professions Education. The combination of various teaching method through face to face and online sessions with local and international experts in the field will enhanced the learning experience of the learners.”
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