Monthly Archives: September 2012

Sharing student and community experiences: spreading the news

Developing and sustaining non-clinical community-based learning can pose a number of challenges. As I have shown in this blog, a lack of clarity about expectations can cloud experience from either a provider or student perspective. Some students can be slow … Continue reading

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Roles and identities: Community placements and the positioning of medical students as learners and researchers, knowledge consumers and knowledge producers.

Introduction In this post I want to return to the issue of non-clinical community-based experience as a context for identity-work among medical students. While I recognise that it is not particularly radical to think about medical education as an arena … Continue reading

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