Medical Education Team

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Welcome to University Hospitals Birmingham


The Postgraduate Medical Education Department provides education, support and guidance to trainees based within the Heartlands, Good Hope and Solihull Hospitals. Our aim is to ensure trainees have an excellent training experience whilst based with us. We thrive on being accessible and have an open door policy.

The department is responsible for co-ordinating all Postgraduate Medical training programmes including the management of the Foundation Programme, Induction, and Study Leave. We also organise a number of in-house training programmes and Regional teaching days.


Each speciality has a dedicated Educational Lead/College Tutor who also provides support and guidance to trainees, this lead also provides a link into the relevant Postgraduate Specialty School.

We run monthly Medical Education meetings and regular Educational Governance meetings where training issues are discussed and fed back to the Trust Board. We are keen to ensure that trainees are represented on a number of committees throughout the University Hospitals Birmingham.

We have an active multi-disciplinary Education Centre, a Library and a Clinical Skills Laboratory on all hospital sites. All Education Centres are used for local teaching sessions by a number of specialities throughout the Trust.   We have a number of meeting rooms and access to video conferencing from site to site.



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