Education Strategy Board

The Education Strategy Board (ESB) reports to the FSRH Council and is responsible for overseeing the FSRH’s Educational & Training portfolio including qualifications, courses and online resources. It takes a broad view of Education & Training and works closely with the E&T team and committees to prioritise areas of work and consider progress.


In 2017, the ESB:

  • Continued oversight and support of the various E&T committees and related projects including the Diploma review project
  • Considered the requirements and needs of those involved in delivering FSRH qualifications and courses including medical education training 
  • Progressed the E&T strategy including supporting investment in developing capacity.

In 2018, the ESB aim to:

  • Progress the implantation of the E&T strategy to support the quality management of products, to improve access to learning and to grow the portfolio.
  • Improve engagement and support to those involved in the delivery of qualifications and training
  • To monitor and support the delivery of products and projects

The Board meets three times a year and is co-chaired by the VP for Specialty and VP General Training, who work closely with the Director for Education & Training. The committee is administered by the Education Development Officer. 

  • Anne Lashford, Vice President General Training (Co-Chair)
  • Tracey Masters, Vice President Specialty (Co-Chair)
  • Aisling Baird (Chair of the Exams Committee)
  • Paula Baraitser (Chair of the International Affairs Committee)
  • Janet Barter (Chair of the Specialty Advisory Committee)
  • Jane Dickson (Vice President Strategy, present as VP for Equivalence)
  • Cindy Farmer (Chair of the General Training Committee)
  • Antje Ischebeck (Chair of the Special Skills Module Group)
  • Wendy Moore (Nurse Member)
  • Shelley Raine (Nurse Member)
  • Catherine Schunmann (Chair of the Assessments and Curriculum Committee)

Meeting dates for 2018 are: 8 February, 24 May, 4 October.

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