TASME (Trainees in ASME) is an ASME Special Interest Group for doctors in training interested in MedEd
Thain House, 226 Queensferry Road, Edinburgh, EH4 2BP
Many trainees enjoy teaching, but getting involved and staying involved in medical education as a busy junior can be difficult. TASME (Trainees in the Association for the Study of Medical Education) is a Special Interest Group of ASME that aims to support trainee involvement in teaching. It is run by a committee of trainees from a number of specialties, with the support of the ASME Board of Directors.
TASME was formed to provide a platform for trainees to share ideas and experiences within medical education.
Aims of TASME
TASME is designed to benefit trainees with an interest in medical education (be it teaching or research) through the following aims:
- To foster an interest in medical education amongst juniors through activities, events and discussion that support trainee involvement in medical education
- To influence medical education policy and practice through representation within ASME
- To encourage and promote good practice by developing systematic training in medical education and research
- To create a forum for trainees to exchange viewpoints and experiences of medical education and discuss their role within it
- To encourage, promote and conduct medical education research initiated by trainees
- To promote on-going involvement in teaching throughout training and careers in medical education
Why join TASME? It’s simple!
Joining a network of trainees interested in medical education for help, support, advice
- Discounted membership rate to ASME.
- Access to medical education journals Medical Education & The Clinical Teacher.
- Membership rates for TASME and ASME conferences and events.
- Eligible to apply for TASME national and regional committees.
- Eligible to apply for TASME and ASME awards and prizes.
- Communicaions about local, regional and national medical education events, including trainee-specific workshops and conferences.
- Ability to promote events to a national network through the use of social media.
- Regular TASME newsletter.
- Members’ access to website area for additional resources e.g. videos, book offers.