The Changing Roles of the Basic Science Educator

Presented by Ron Harden on March 7, 2019 at 1:00 am

In the presentation I will discuss the roles of the basic science educator as an information provider, a facilitator, a curriculum planner, an assessor, a role model, a manager and leader, a scholar, and a professional. The teacher has a key role to play in the education process but this is changing.

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Professor Ronald M Harden, OBE MD FRCP (GLAS.) FRCS (ED.) FRCPC
Professor Ronald Harden graduated from medical school in Glasgow,UK. He completed training and practiced as an endocrinologist before moving full time to medical education. He is Professor of Medical Education (Emeritus) University of Dundee, Editor of Medical Teacher and General Secretary and Treasurer of the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE). Professor Harden has pioneered ideas in medical education including the OSCE and has published two books and more than 400 papers in leading journals. His contributions to excellence in medical education have attracted numerous international awards and an OBE by Her Majesty the Queen.