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Educating for Mental Health #RCPCH16

If you are looking for inclusivity, then an open meeting at the RCPCH annual conference, hosted jointly by PEdSIG and PMHA is probably a good place to begin…… Kicking us off in colourful style were Drs Rosanna, Jess and Thom

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“EDUCATING FOR MENTAL HEALTH” – PEdSIG/PMHA@#RCPCH16

For those of you attending the RCPCH conference next week don’t forget to join us in Hall 3a at 14:00 Tuesday 26th April for our fantastic workshop.  Full details of the session can be found in the official RCPCH programme (page

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Welcome to our new committee members!

A big (and very belated) welcome to our new committee members who have all been busy working away organising a spectacular Spring meeting.  To find out more about our new officers visit the “meet the committee” page Postgraduate/Trainee Officer and

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PEdSIG/PMHA@#RCPCH16

Following the success of last year’s meeting, the annual PEdSIG Spring Meeting will take place at the RCPCH Conference in Liverpool on 26th April 2016.   This year we have joined forces with the Paediatric Mental Health Association (PMHA) for

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Oral Presentations from PEdSIG Winter Meeting November 2015

Many thanks for all the presenters agreeing to share their presentations: Damian Roland: If Undergraduates are on Social Media – should you be? Ellie Nash: Combined Paediatric Problem Based Learning Simulation for UGs Ffion James: #Trend Your Way to the Top

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Highlights from the PEdSIG Winter Meeting November 4th 2015: “How to Inspire Careers in Child Health: Supporting a Bottom up Approach”

PEdSIG was delighted to welcome delegates from all over the country to the RCPCH in London for our Winter meeting. The focus of the meeting was on inspiring the future workforce. The day started with 4 fantastic presentations from Undergraduates

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Committee Members Needed!!

We are looking for 3 new enthusiastic committee members to join our expanding team: Undergraduate Officer Trainee Officer (x2) The roles are open to any Health Care Professional (as long as either a trainee or undergraduate) with an interest in

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PEdSIG would love to welcome our first guest blogger: RCPCH Officer for Assessment

Some thoughts on workplace-based assessments (WPBAs)   David Evans RCPCH Officer for Assessment @RCPCH_Assess   Firstly, why the enthusiasm for WPBAs? Well, assessments such as exams and OSCEs don’t assess performance where it matters most, in other words during clinical

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Poster presentations from PEdSIG@RCPCH Spring meeting 2015

Innovative E-learning-A UK inititaive to advance undergraduate paediatric medical education_Stuart Vernon Reflections on Safeguarding Training – what new skills do paediatric trainees value_Katherine Fawbert The use of simulation to teach medical students how to recognise and manage the sick child

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Oral presentations from PEdSIG@RCPCH Spring meeting 2015

For those of you that missed the conference and for those that were there and want a quick refresher on the presentations! Many thanks to the presenters for agreeing to share their presentations on the website. Do the new WPBAs improve

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@PEdSIG #RCPCH15 – “Learning on the Job” – taking it all back to the workplace, thoughts from the workshops

Q: What do you get when you take 50+ paediatric trainees/trainers/medical students, 7 fantastic facilitators, 3 challenges and 6 flipcharts?  A: Many solutions and a roomful of conversation… (oh, and not much space left on the flipcharts!) PEdSIG was delighted

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Learning on the Job – PEdSIG @RCPCH15 – reading material

We really hope that you enjoy the PEdSIG@RCPCH15 workshop.  Please see a selection of papers that will complement the afternoon.  Handy train reading to give you more of a flavour on how to make the most of “learning on the job”! Work

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PEdSIG Winter Meeting 2013 – Faculty Development

The annual PEDSIG Winter Meeting took place at the RCPCH in London on November 7th 2013. The meeting was extremely well attended by over 50 education enthusiasts ranging from medical students to the President of the RCPCH. The speakers talked

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PEdSIG at the RCPCH Spring Meeting April 28th 2015 – Learning on the Job

Following the success of last year’s meeting, the annual PEdSIG Spring Meeting will again take place at the RCPCH Conference at Birmingham’s NEC on 28th April 2015.  This year’s theme is “Learning on the job: are service and training mutually

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PEdSIG Winter Meeting 2014 – Learning in Teams

This year’s winter meeting was held in the fabulous surroundings of the Cancer Research Institute in Cambridge. The theme was ‘Learning in Teams’ and right from the start there was a fantastic atmosphere in the lecture theatre with Ashley Reece

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PEdSIG at the RCPCH Spring Meeting 2014

The annual PEdSIG Spring Meeting took place at the RCPCH Conference at Birmingham’s NEC on April 9th 2014. The session was extremely well attended by many educational enthusiasts. This year’s theme was “From curriculum to syllabus, teaching from a script

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