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Effective teaching skills—how to become a better medical educator

BMJ 2012; 344 doi: (Published 08 February 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;344:e765
  1. Shvaita Ralhan, specialist registrar in care of the elderly and general internal medicine, Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust, Exeter, UK ,
  2. Paul Bhogal, interventional registrar, National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London, UK,
  3. Gauraang Bhatnagar, specialist registrar in clinical radiology, Peninsula Radiology Academy, Plymouth, UK,
  4. Jane Young, consultant radiologist, Whittington Hospital NHS Trust, London, UK,
  5. Matt Green, medical publisher director, BPP University College, London, UK
  1. mattgreen{at}


Shvaita Ralhan, Paul Bhogal, Gauraang Bhatnagar, Jane Young, and Matt Green, authors of Effective Medical Teaching Skills, explore the importance of teaching in modern medicine and what steps you can take to enhance your teaching skills


  • Competing interests: All the authors are also authors of Effective Medical Teaching Skills, published by BPP Learning Media, of which MG is medical publishing director.

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