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Undergraduate education publications

Outcomes for graduates

Outcomes for graduates sets out the range of outcomes related to professionalism that medical students must be able to demonstrate before they graduate.

These outcomes and associated lists of practical procedures were originally published in Tomorrow’s Doctors (2009). Tomorrow’s Doctors also included standards for the delivery of teaching, learning and assessment which have been replaced by Promoting excellence: standards for medical education and training, published in July 2015.

Outcomes for graduates

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Published: 2015

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Achieving good medical practice: guidance for medical students

As a medical student, this guidance outlines the standards expected of you – both inside and outside medical school. We worked with the Medical Schools Council to develop this guidance.

It shows how the principles and values of Good medical practice apply to you as a student. Understanding how the guidance applies now and in your career will help you be a good student and, in the future, a good doctor.

Achieving good medical practice     

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Published: 2016

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Professional behaviour and fitness to practise: guidance for medical schools and their students

Medical schools and universities must have a process to identify and deal with students whose fitness to practise may be impaired.

This document – published in partnership with the Medical Schools Council – gives high-level guidance to medical schools and educators on managing processes for professionalism concerns and fitness to practise. It aims to give a consistent framework that can be adapted to local processes.

Professional behaviour and fitness to practise

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Published: 2016

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Welcome to medicine 2017

Welcome to medicine gives first year students guidance on what is expected of them as doctors of the future, and offers practical advice to help them get the most out of their time at medical school.

Welcome to medicine

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Published: 2017 

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Gateways to the professions – advising medical schools: encouraging disabled students

Revised in 2010, this advisory guidance for medical schools gives practical suggestions to help schools make sure disabled students don't face unnecessary barriers to successful medical careers.

Gateways

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Published: 2008

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Supporting medical students with mental health conditions

Developed in partnership with the Medical Schools Council, this guidance gives advice to medical schools on all aspects of supporting medical students with mental health conditions.

Supporting medical students with mental health conditions

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Published: July 2013

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The State of Basic Medical Education

This publication reviews the quality assurance of the regulation of, and recent developments in, UK medical education.

The State of Basic Medical Education

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Published: March 2010

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