External Relations

External Relations

External Relations

External Relations

Members of the Unit work with key stakeholders in the areas of healthcare and health professions education nationally and internationally. Examples include our work with the Medical Council, the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI), the Health Information Quality Authority (HIQA) and the World Health Organisation (WHO). The Medical Education Unit at UCC also has strong links to national and international organisations focussing on research into Medical Education.


The Irish Network of Medical Educators (INMED) is a voluntary group of healthcare education professionals in Ireland. INMED includes members from all Irish medical schools and training bodies, at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. UCC School of Medicine is one of the founding schools of INMED.

INMED’s mission statement:

“The Network seeks to enhance medical education on the island of Ireland by bringing together individuals and organisations with an interest in and responsibilities in medical and healthcare education in a National Medical Education Network.”



The Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME) is an independent, non-statutory organisation covering the UK & Ireland, run by doctors and healthcare educationalists for all individuals and organisations who participate in, and are responsible for, the delivery of medical education, training and continuing professional development.

ASME’s Mission

To meet the needs of teachers, trainers and learners in medical education by supporting research-informed, best practice across the continuum of medical education.

ASME’s Strategic Aim:

To allow members to share and further best practice in Medical Education

ASME’s Objectives:

To position ourselves as a UK & Ireland focused, internationally-facing, trusted and dynamic organisation, working with our members, for our members

To invest in targeted marketing to increase impact and influence of ASME, grow membership and increase income, to enable the development of further member services

To invest in modernising and expanding our online presence via a fit-for-purpose website which can support online resources

To focus on improved marketing of existing successful products, while developing sustainable additional products and resources



The Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) is a worldwide organisation with members in 90 countries on five continents.

AMEE promotes international excellence in education in the healthcare professions across the continuum of undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing education.


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