#IAMSE23 Welcomes WFME’s Ricardo Leon-Borquez as First Plenary

The 2023 IAMSE meeting in Cancun, Mexico will offer many opportunities for faculty development and networking to bring health sciences and health education across the continuum together. This year’s main topic is Teaching & Learning in Health Sciences: Linking Current Theory to Practice. The first of our four plenary speakers is Ricardo Leon-Borquez, current president… Read more »

#IAMSE23 Registration is NOW OPEN

We are pleased to announce that registration for the 27th Annual Meeting of IAMSE, to be held June 10 – 13, 2023 in Cancun, Mexico is now open. At this annual meeting of the International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) faculty, staff, and students from around the world who are interested in health science… Read more »

Don’t Miss These Great IAMSE How-to Guides!

As you may know, IAMSE has published six how-to manuals with several more to come in the next year. New to the series is: A Step-by-Step Guide to Case-Based Collaborative Learning (CBCL). Each manual is available as a digital download and priced at only $15 for IAMSE members. Not an IAMSE member yet? Join here today! A Step-by-Step… Read more »

Edwards and Cosimini to Present “Card and Board Games for Health Professionals Education”

Implementing effective, advanced active learning instructional methods into the classroom can be a challenge for health professions educators. Game-based teaching is a promising and increasingly popular learner-centered teaching approach that stimulates engagement, motivation, and effective learning. The Winter 2023 IAMSE Webinar Series will survey the use and benefit of games in health care education and… Read more »

A Medical Science Educator Article Review From Dr. Jennifer Fischer

This month the IAMSE publications committee review is taken from the article titled Supporting Self-Directed Learning: A National Needs Analysis published in Medical Science Educator (6 April 2021) by Youn Seon Lim, Virginia T. Lyons, and Joanne M. Willey. As healthcare continues to expand and change, physicians must be adept at advancing their knowledge and skills in… Read more »

Say hello to our featured member Jonathan Amiel!

Our association is a robust and diverse set of educators, students, researchers, medical professionals, volunteers and academics that come from all walks of life and from around the globe. Each month we choose a member to highlight their academic and professional career and see how they are making the best of their membership in IAMSE…. Read more »

Beresheim and Wilson to Present “Escape Rooms: Breaking Away from the Lull of Lackluster Curricula”

Implementing effective, advanced active learning instructional methods into the classroom can be a challenge for health professions educators. Game-based teaching is a promising and increasingly popular learner-centered teaching approach that stimulates engagement, motivation, and effective learning. The Winter 2023 IAMSE Webinar Series will survey the use and benefit of games in health care education and… Read more »

IAMSE Winter 2023 Session 1 Highlights

[The following notes were generated by Thomas Thesen, Ph.D.] Presenter: JR Georgiadis, PhD, Associate Professor and Section Head at the University Medical Center Groningen in the Netherlands Gamification in Biomedical Education The Winter 2023 IAMSE Webinar Seminar Series, titled “Not Just Fun & Games: Game-based Learning in Health Professions Education,” opened on January 5. This… Read more »

Walker and Carrol Turpin to Present “Trivia Reimagined: Making Questions Fun & Educational”

Implementing effective, advanced active learning instructional methods into the classroom can be a challenge for health professions educators. Game-based teaching is a promising and increasingly popular learner-centered teaching approach that stimulates engagement, motivation, and effective learning. The Winter 2023 IAMSE Webinar Series will survey the use and benefit of games in health care education and… Read more »

JR Georgiadis to Present “Gamification in Biomedical Education”

Implementing effective, advanced active learning instructional methods into the classroom can be a challenge for health professions educators. Game-based teaching is a promising and increasingly popular learner-centered teaching approach that stimulates engagement, motivation, and effective learning. The Winter 2023 IAMSE Webinar Series will survey the use and benefit of games in health care education and… Read more »

Say hello to our featured member Kirsten A. Porter-Stransky!

Our association is a robust and diverse set of educators, students, researchers, medical professionals, volunteers and academics that come from all walks of life and from around the globe. Each month we choose a member to highlight their academic and professional career and see how they are making the best of their membership in IAMSE…. Read more »

IAMSE #VirtualForum22 Welcomes Alice Fornari

The International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) invites you to join us for our inaugural Virtual Forum! Join us December 2-3 and 5-6 as we host workshops, ignite talks, posters, lightning talks, roundtable discussions and more. Borders come in all forms, from geo-political to socio-economic, from online to face to face, and from diversity… Read more »