Dr Faye Gishen wins Provost’s Teaching Award
The Provost’s Teaching Awards recognise and reward staff who are making outstanding contributions to the learning experience of our students. Faye is the MBBS Lead for Clinical and Professional Practice and is constantly looking for innovative ways to improve teaching and engage students as well as colleagues.
Faye recently introduced Schwartz Rounds to the curriculum, making us just the second medical school in the world to have these! A truly deserving winner of this award – congratulations Faye! An interview with Faye with more detail on her achievements and the Schwartz Rounds can be read on the Teaching & Learning Portal.
MBBS Graduation 2016
All 332 of our Year 6 medical students became doctors on 7th July at the Royal Festival Hall on London’s South Bank. Congratulations to all new doctors and UCLMS staff who helped them on the journey!
Jayne Kavanagh elected to Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health Council
In July Jayne was elected as a Council member for the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH). The FSRH is the largest UK membership organisation for sexual and reproductive healthcare professionals and works to provide better and more access to this healthcare for all. Jayne is the MBBS Lead for Medical Ethics and Law, as well as Academic Lead for Target Medicine and has won many awards for her widening participation work and raising awareness of sexual and reproductive health issues. We don’t know how she does it all and still finds time to compete in triathlons!
‘Footprints of Birth’ patient experience project launch at the Whittington
‘Footprints of Birth’ is a patient experience project set up by a join team at Whittington Health made up of obstetricians, midwives, medical student as well as IT specialists. Its aim is to give a voice to women’s experiences of maternity care using self-recorded videos from new mothers. Dr Amali Lokugamage has received fantastic feedback from the launch, commending the team on the collaborative and innovative approach, as well as the time, effort and bravery required to seek out experiences and use them to drive improvement in teaching and healthcare. Amali hopes to show the ‘Footprints of Birth’ film in conjunction with small group workshops soon. Until then you can watch it here.