Opportunities for Teaching Faculty

Teaching Medical Students at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

As an employee at GSTT you have the opportunity to become part of our extensive bank of undergradaute teaching faculty. With students passing through a variety of departments such as Women’s Services, Rheumatology and Dermatology, there are opportunities for staff in most departments and from multidisciplinary teams to get involved.

The Trust has assigned Undergradaute Leads for each department which has significant undergraduate activity and also assigned block leads who link in with the medical school who manage the consistence and delivery of medical education.

For each stage on clinical placement at Guy’s and St Thomas’ we provide timetabled lectures and tutorials for which we recruit faculty to support . In addition we run several programmes for each block: formative OSCE sessions, dedicated clinical skills teaching sessions for Year 2 and Year 3 students, Suturing and Moulage workshops for Year 4 students, and simulation training for Year 2 and Year 5 students.

Other roles with in undergraduate medical education include Educational Supervision, Clinical Supervision, Quality Improvement Supervisors and Scholarly Project Supervisors.

Examiners and Examinations

The Trust provides multidisciplinary examiners for both Summative and Formative OSCE’s. Please email [email protected] 

Educational Supervisor

As an educational supervisor you are responsible for supporting, guiding and monitoring the educational progress of a named student, over a year of their course. The role combines face to face support, supervision and assessment responsibilities. The Trust provides Educational Supervision for Year 3, 4 and 5 students.

Please email [email protected] if you are interested in becoming an Educational Supervisor for the Educational Job Description and Educational Supervisor Guidance.

Clinical Tutor

Clinical Tutors provide the Year 2 students with regular teaching sessions in basic clinical skills. The tutor will get to know student’ strengths and weaknesses and provide continuity and a sense of being part of a group.

Please email [email protected] if you are interested in becoming a Clinical Tutor

Quality Improvement Project Supervisors.

The Quality Improvement and Evidence Based Practice Module is completed throughout Year 4, with a team-based quality improvement project to be completed during the students first three clinical placements of Year 4. GSTT provide KCL with QIP Supervisors who provide a project title in experiential training in quality improvement and patient safety within your local setting and provide supervision to groups of 4-6 students

Here is a video with details on how to supervise a Quality Improvement Project

Please email [email protected] if you are interested in becoming a QIP Supervisor for the QIP Job Description and QIP Supervisor Guidance.

Clinical Supervisor

As a Clinical Supervisor you are responsible for supporting, guiding and monitoring the progress of a group of students through a block of teaching. These roles are usually determined by the Block Leads in Year 4 and Year 5.

Please email [email protected] if you are interested in becoming a Clinical Supervisor for the Clinical Supervisor Job Description.

Medical Education