Dr John HALLIDAY chaired this talk about failings in medical education.
Dr Halliday is Pharmacology and Therapeutics Senior Tutor Guys’ King’s College and St Thomas’ London and was winner of the 2006 Medical Education Committee (MEC) award for his outstanding contribution to the pastoral care of medical students.
Professor Simon Maxwell MD PhD FRCP FRCPE FBPharmacolS has done a survey of medical students and found most were not confident to prescribe medicines due to failings or no Clinical Pharmacology in their syllabus.
Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacology - University of Edinburgh
included Patient understanding of risks and benefits in relation to drug therapy.
Director, Pharmacology & Therapeutics Vertical Theme (Edinburgh, MB ChB Curriculum)-Development of e-Learning tools to support learning - Clinical Lead, Department of Health eLearning for Health: Clinical Pharmacology/Prescribing- Chairman, European Association for Cl;inical Pharmacology & Therapeutics Education Committee
Royal College of Physicians - Specialty Committee for Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics (1999-2005)
Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh -Symposium Committee (2002-2006)
British Pharmacological Society - Vice-President (2002-2004)
British Medical Association - Scottish Medical Academic Staff Committee (Chair, 2002-2004)
European Association of Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics - Council Member Education Committee
National Insitute of Clinical Excellence - Appraisal Committee
Title of presentation in session 4:
Educating a new generation for safe prescribing