Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

The Centre for Medical and Health Sciences Education

The Centre for Medical and Health Sciences Education (CMHSE) is a hub for educational research and scholarship within the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, working across the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy and Population Health to promote excellence in teaching and learning.     

The CMHSE Team 2017

The CMHSE office is located in building 599 (level 12, room .025) at Auckland City Hospital - adjacent to the Auckland Medical School on Park Road, Grafton, Auckland.

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Centre for Medical and Health Sciences Education

Teaching and Learning in the Clinical Setting: Two-day Short Course

Thursday and Friday, 5–6 December 2019

This interactive 2-day short course is designed for everyday clinical educators working across a variety of disciplines. Composed of eight core topics, it covers the fundamental knowledge and applied skills to provide a practical, “how to” guide for teaching and learning in the clinical environment.


Day  1

  • How to teach in the clinical workplace Clinical reasoning in practice
  • How to facilitate a small group
  • How to plan a tutorial

Day  2

  • How to use feedback for learning
  • How to supervise clinical students
  • How to teach and assess cultural competency
  • How to address professionalism lapses


Teaching Faculty

Prof Jennifer Weller, A/P Marcus Henning, A/P Craig Webster, Dr Andrea Thompson, Dr Yan Chen, Dr Mataroria Lyndon, Dr Keerthi Kumar, Dr Tanisha Jowsey

Venue: Building 501, Room 110, Grafton Campus, University of Auckland



Registration $200 (incl GST) for one day or $350 (incl GST) for both days.* Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea provided


Please send your name, current position, and contact details to Theresa Huang (theresa.huang@auckland.ac.nz) to register your interest for this course. Spaces are limited, please register asap.

* Subsidies are available from the School of Medicine for FMHS staff and DHB supervisors who teach to the medical programme.

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Prepared to Care - An ethnographic documentary by Dr Tanisha Jowsey. How are health care professional students – pharmacy, medicine and nursing – learning to manage the tough aspects of patient care? This ethnographic film documents their experiences in one powerful training initiative: Urgent and Immediate Patient Care Week.