E-portfolios for doctors

The e-portfolio is an electronic tool for doctors to store and record a collection of evidence that demonstrates their learning achievements and abilities.

It promotes life-long learning by encouraging doctors to reflect on their own needs and clinical competences, and the needs of their patients.

An e-portfolio can help you to:

  • keep documents together to evidence your progress and learning
  • reflect on your learning (very important - see section below on reflecting)
  • think about your personal development plan (PDP), encouraging you to think about what you need to do next to help you progress in your career
  • prepare for an interview
  • develop your CV


Reflecting on your learning may be quite new to you so you may find the Academy and COPMeD reflective practice toolkit helpful. 

The foundation portfolio

Find out more about e-portfolios on the UKFPO website


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