Training, Education and Development Group

The Training, Education and Development for Medical Information and Library professionals (TrEDMIL) was established as a SIG at the 2017 EAHIL workshop in Dublin. It is the group that works to identify and provide training and education opportunities for our profession, both for new entrants to the profession, and for practitioners who need to update and develop their skills and knowledge.

TrEDMIL is currently subdivided into three sub-groups: Post-graduate Education, Continuing Professional Development and Competencies frameworks.

Please contact us:

Gerhard Bissels, co-chair
Sabine Buroh, secretary

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Post-graduate Education

This subgroup supports higher education institutions developing a formal qualification programme in ‘Medical Librarianship’ or similar. The group aims to articulate the educational needs and interests of medical librarians and provide input into the development of programmes on behalf of the profession. ContactGerhard Bissels

Learning opportunities:

Disclaimer: EAHIL and the SIG do not endorse special programmes

Continuing Professional Development

The CPD group will work on a programme of webinars and other formats of CPD. The webinars that were trialled successfully come under this sub-group’s remit. ContactMaría García-Puente 

EAHIL CPD Pilot project phase 1 (webinars):

EAHIL CPD Pilot project phase 2 (online training platform)

Competencies frameworks

Maintaining and further developing competencies frameworks will be essential for all work on postgrad programmes and CPD. This group will monitor trends in the education and training requirements of health information professionals and medical librarians to help inform CPD and formal qualification programme development. ContactGerhard Bissels

Competencies Frameworks:

Articles of interest:



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