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Medical education support

Staff support contacts


The Otago Medical School's Education Development and Staff Support Unit (EDSSU) contributes to curriculum development, co-ordinates course evaluation, and has a primary focus on supporting staff to develop in their role as educators.

The Unit also promotes research into health professional education.

The EDSSU comprises:

  • Joy Rudland Director
  • Peter Gallagher Senior Lecturer Responsible for Staff Development
  • Karin Warnaar Curriculum Project Support
  • Education and Clinical Education Advisers in education units at DSM, UOC, and UOW

Education units

Resources for module convenors

Module Convenors Day June 2017

DYKs: Information sheets on current medical education topics

Additional resources

The MedMoodle Help website has resources to help you with your Moodle site.

The Teaching and Learning in the Health Sciences website is a useful resource for staff, facilitated by OMS Education Advisors (EAs), eLearning Facilitators (ELFs) and Clinical Education Advisors (CEAs).

Useful resources for new academic staff - HEDC Website

Useful resources for module conveners and new clinical academic staff

Departmental induction checklist

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Services and support

2018 OMS Committee Calendar


e-Learning and Information and Communication Technology Committee (e-LICT)

MB ChB Assessment Sub-Committee (MASC)

MB ChB Curriculum Committee (MCC)

Committee Terms of Reference


ELM Review 2013

FRED (student progress database)


DSM services and support

DSM MB ChB Induction Guide for Clinical Teachers 2017 (PDF 984 KB)

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UOC services and support

UOC services and support

UOC MB ChB Induction Guide for Clinical Teachers 2017 (PDF 1 MB)

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UOW services and support

UOW intranet

UOW MB ChB Induction Guide for Clinical Teachers 2017 (PDF 922 KB)