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Scottish Graduate Entry Medicine Year 3 Lead - UOD1515

Dundee City (GB)
Closing date
17 Jun 2024

Job Details

Scottish Graduate Entry Medicine (ScotGEM) is an innovative 4-year graduate entry medical programme, designed to train doctors as generalists and in rural practice. Our first cohort graduated in 2022.

ScotGEM offers case-based learning in the early years supported by the new Generalist Clinical Mentor (GCM) role designed to form the backbone of clinical training and offer a positive generalist role model. In year 3 ScotGEM employs a General Practice (GP) based Longitudinal Integrated Clerkship (LIC) which is supplemented by both structured and student led secondary care experience. Another novel aspect of the programme is a focus on developing ourstudents as 'Agents of Change', future healthcare leaders, with additionalskillsin healthcare improvement, prescribing and therapeutics, public health, service learning and informatics.

You will join an experienced, enthusiastic team and lead the delivery, and future development, of Year 3 of the ScotGEM Course, in close collaboration with the Year 3 & 4 Lead and the Programme Director. This will involve working effectively with an extensive range of colleagues from the universities of Dundee and St Andrews, with both enjoying international reputations for excellence, as well as those in our partner health boards of NHS Fife, Tayside, Dumfries and Galloway and Highland

Your priorities will include:

  • Leadership of year 3 (LIC) placements.
  • Academic support, assessment and related scholarly activities.
  • Developing and maintaining effective relationships within the partnership.
  • Sourcing clinical placement capacity as required.
  • University, NHS and GMC quality assurance processes.

Who we're looking for:

  • An experienced clinical medical educator to be based at the University of Dundee and able to travel across Scotland.
  • An enthusiastic advocate for the ScotGEM rural generalist mission.
  • A highly effective, collaborative worker with excellent communication skills
  • Ongoing clinical commitment (contracted separately,support available to arrange if required).

The University of Dundee is a signatory of the Researcher Development Concordat and is committed to enhancing the research environment and culture. Engagement and support of activities which assist the researcher development agenda at the University is therefore essential.

For further information about this position please contact the ScotGEM Y&4 Lead, Dr Lloyd Thompson (, 01382 386678) or Programme Director, Dr Fiona Graham (

To find out more please visit the ScotGEM Website. University of Dundee * Dundee, DD1 4HN * Scotland, UK t: +44 (0)1382 383081 w: Registered Scottish Charity No: SC015096 It is anticipated that the likely candidate will be a clinician located within easy reach of the Ninewells campus.

The salary offered willreflect your current level within the NHSand your experience within education. We are keen to protect colleagues' work/life balance by ensuring this workload does notresult in more than 12 programmed activities per week.

The diversity of ourstaff and students helpsto make the University of Dundee a UK university of choice for undergraduate, postgraduate and distance learning. Family friendly policies, staff networks for BME, Disabled and LGBT staff, membership of Athena SWAN, the ECU Race Equality


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