Undergraduate Psychiatric Education

Nisha Dogra
Simon Budd, Honorary Lecturer in Psychiatry, University of Leeds
Vish Goel, St George’s University of London
Catherine Thompson, Locum Consultant, North Staffordshire NHS


In her capacity as Chair of the Royal College of Psychiatrists Scoping Group on undergraduate training in psychiatry to support quality teaching, Nisha Dogra has facilitated a series of projects:

• Student attitudes towards psychiatry
• Setting standards for clinical teachers

We secured funding for two projects exploring student perspectives and the development of a student website. Data collection for the student attitudes project has been completed, and a paper has submitted and another prepared. Setting standards for clinical teachers is to be developed further.

Duration: 2008-2010
Funding: £5,000 Student views of psychiatry MEDEV Mini Project Grants – Higher Education Academy Subject Centre for Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Medicine  


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