AMA Trainee Forum Communique Best Practice in Trainee Representation, Engagement and Communication 28 Jan 2021

17 Feb 2021

AMACDT and Specialist Medical College Trainee Chairs and Representatives met on 28 January 2021 via video conference to discuss best practice College trainee representative structures including trainee involvement in overall College governance, how well different structures and systems had met the challenges posed by COVID-19, and what lessons could be learnt and implemented to improve systems moving forward. 

There was agreement that governance structures in which trainees are effectively represented and involved in decision making, and clear, timely and targeted communications to trainee representatives and the wider trainee body, are essential to managing disruptions to training and in a way that meets the needs of everyone impacted. 

Read the attached communique to learn about what attendees considered as best practice in trainee representation, engagement and communication.