UCL Medical School - Academic Centre for Medical Education
UCL Medical School
UCL Medical School is committed to excellence in undergraduate and postgraduate education and has a strong reputation for teaching informed by cutting-edge research. The School has a distinguished cadre of academic staff who are at the forefront of international research in biomedical sciences, medical education and clinical medicine. The Medical School aims to provide the seamless high quality education of medical students from admission to graduation; to enhance the status of learning and teaching within the Medical School; and to support and advise on the relevant facilities and resources underpinning medical education.
It also provides postgraduate education locally, nationally and internationally and promotes scholarship and excellence in medical education delivery and research.
Academic Centre for Medical Education
The Academic Centre for Medical Education (ACME) was established in 2002 to co-ordinate developments in teaching and education at undergraduate and postgraduate level within UCL Medical School.
ACME incorporates the following units:
ACME draws together a range of experienced staff that includes doctors, nurses, psychologists and educationalists. The ACME team ensures that the work of the UCL Medical School is supported by a strong pedagogical research underpinning, and the multi-professional nature of the team encourages innovation in a wide range of education research, and teaching and learning developmental activities.
ACME aims to support medical educators in the adoption of evidence-based best educational practice via the dissemination of ACME research findings, and the dissemination of the findings of important educational research conducted elsewhere.