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Near-Peer Teaching in Undergraduate Medical Education

Date: 06 June 2023 (Tuesday)
Time: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Plenary Mode: Hybrid

Plenary Venue: ICE Training Centre (2.09), Level 2, Bukit Jalil Campus
Plenary Platform: Zoom



  1. Prof Harish Thampy



The aim of the session is to explore the concept of peer/near-peer teaching (NPT) within HPE, linking educational theory to practice. Prof Thampy will also discuss the benefits and potential challenges when utilizing near-peer senior students/ trainees to teach junior learners. He will also explore the concept of professional identity as it applies to NPT and develop practical strategies to develop senior students’/ trainees’ identity as NPT.