Experiences shared

Trainees and educators share their experiences of DA in medical education and training

As part of our DA programme of work we asked educators and trainees to talk about their experiences of DA and share information regarding support initiatives. 

Watch the video blogs and read the stories to discover further information about the work of others.

Case Study: Dr Mumtaz Patel

Dr Mumtaz Patel discusses how improving the quality of early feedback can help address differential attainment.

Case study: Scotland Deanery

Duncan Pollock and Lesley Metcalf from the Scotland Deanery share with us their experience of using data, research and local knowledge to address differential attainment.

Case study: Dr Wiley

Dr Wiley explains how she has overcome some career challenges and how supportive educational supervision has made a difference to help shape her career.

Case study: Melanin Medics Organisation

Find out how Melanin Medics provide support for African and Caribbean medical students, aspiring students and doctors.

Case study: NHS Education for Scotland (NES) Scottish Trainees Enhanced Programme (STEP)

NES describe a programme aimed at giving international medical graduate (IMG) trainees an idea of the skills they will need as a GP trainee in the UK.

Case Study: London and Kent Surrey Sussex deaneries

Find out how London and Kent Surrey Sussex deaneries are supporting educators to understand and respond to differential attainment.

Case study: RCPsych support for trainers and IMGs

Find out how the RCPsych are supporting doctors from overseas and empowering trainers.

Case study: CSA support on extension (SOX)

Dr Anne Hawkridge introduces a package of support for GP trainees which aims to reduce additional training time.

Case study: Supporting doctors who graduated outside the UK

Dr Graham Rutt explains HEE North East & North Cumbria's (HEE NE & NC) innovative approach.

Case study: Peer mentoring programme

Dr Storring shares the benefits of a mentoring programme she has developed, this includes links to a practical training tool.

Case study: In training assessment profiler (I-Tap)

This demonstrates a tool which uses measures to identify GP trainees who may require support at an early stage of training.

Case study: Providing feedback to trainees

Dr Mumtaz Patel shares how using video observation and reflection has helped to support the training of a doctor.

Case study: Starting DA conversations early

Dr Rebecca Baron shows us the importance of beginning the DA conversation and using interactive initiatives with medical educators.

Case study: Widening participation initiative

Rebecca D'Silva shares a widening participation programme initiative. Southampton Medical School ran a series of workshops which aimed to enhance the learning, experience and attainment of students.