‘Learning to Doctor’ – New blog explores the role of non-clinical, community-based placements in medical education and practice

Readers of the CMH blog may be interested in our colleague Dr Simon Forrest’s blog ‘Learning to Doctor’: exploring the role of non-clinical, community-based placements in medical education and practice. Simon is an award-winning senior teaching fellow at Durham’s School of Medicine, Pharmacy and Health. ‘Learning to Doctor’ documents his Read more…

Whither medical humanities? Navjeevan Singh reflects on the importance of including the humanities in the medical curriculum in India

Dr Satendra Singh, Assistant Professor of Physiology at the University College of Medical Sciences at the University of Delhi, writes: The current issue of the Indian Journal of Medical Ethics contains an essay “Whither Medical Humanities?” by Prof Navjeevan Singh, Coordinator, Medical Education Unit and founder Medical Humanities Group. It’s been 3 years Read more…

Work-life balance in Grenada

Jane Macnaughton writes: Durham University Senior Common Rooms have nothing like this!  I am sitting on the veranda of St George’s University Staff Club in Grenada looking out over a bay filled with expensive looking large yachts bobbing on a deep blue Caribbean sea. I am here to give the Read more…