Member Updates

James Pickering to Discuss Virtual Communities of Practice

Stay connected with your colleagues around the globe and join us for this week’s IAMSE Cafe round table discussion. Join our moderator, Kelly Quesnelle from Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine as she welcomes James Pickering from the University of Leeds (UK). Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 10AM EDT – Communities of Practice… Read more »

TGME Online Conference Call for Abstracts 2020

The Generalists in Medical Education (TGME) annual conference will be held on Wednesday, November 11 Thursday, November 12 & Friday, November 13, 2020  Online. This year’s conference theme is: “Medical Education in 2020: What’s Working, What’s Next, and What’s Needed” This theme promotes educational research and innovative ideas that bring new perspectives to not only the current state of… Read more »

Good things happening? Share with IAMSE!

The next issue of the membership newsletter of the International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE), IAMSE Connects, will be published in July. The purpose of this newsletter is to connect the IAMSE membership with information about our society, about opportunities to get involved with IAMSE, and about each other. We are very pleased to… Read more »

#IAMSE20 Conference Cancellation

Dear Colleagues, In light of the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, it is with great regret that we announce that the 2020 IAMSE Annual Meeting, Scaling New Heights: Envisioning the Future of Health Sciences Education, that was to be held in Denver, CO, USA, will no longer be held in its original face-to-face format. The IAMSE Board and… Read more »

Join Your IAMSE Colleagues for #IAMSECafe Virtual Chats!

As we all forge ahead building online classrooms and serving remote student bodies, IAMSE is here to keep you connected with your colleagues around the globe. We invite you to join us over the next few weeks for IAMSE Cafe, a virtual round table discussion where you control the conversations. Have you transitioned seamlessly online… Read more »

A special message from our partners at AAMC

We hope this message finds you doing well!  We want to share your great work and support the broad learning community with new or adapted clinically relevant learning experiences. Our medical and health professions’ educators are responding to this pandemic with new or adapted learning experiences that can be done without patient contact during COVID-19…. Read more »

A Review from Medical Science Educator from Dr. Dani McBeth

Each month the IAMSE Publications Committee reviews published articles from Medical Science Educator. This month’s review, written by Dr. Dani McBeth, is taken from the article titled Factors Predictive of Performance on USMLE Step 1: Do Commercial Study Aids Improve Scores? (doi:10.1007/s40670-019-00722-4) published in Medical Science Educator, Volume 29, (pages 667–672), 2019 by Parry, S., Pachunka, J. &… Read more »

Early Bird Deadline for #IAMSE20 Suspended

In light of the sudden shift in working and teaching conditions, as well as the sweeping global restrictions on travel and mass gatherings, we understand the uncertainties regarding the IAMSE 2020 meeting. Educators all over the world are dealing with event cancelations, postponements and format changes. Given the current climate and uncertainty facing most of… Read more »

Have an Announcement? Share it in Medical Science Educator!

In every issue of Medical Science Educator, we publish an announcements section. In this section, we share information that is of interest to the readership of the journal. Individual IAMSE members wishing to post medical education related announcements in the Journal are invited to send their requests to the Editorial Assistant at journal@iamse.org. Announcements may be… Read more »

#IAMSE20 Faculty Development Course Highlight

The 24th Annual IAMSE Meeting will feature a host of new workshops throughout the entire conference. One of our first-time workshops is Designing VR-Enhanced Educational Activities: A Backward Design Approach. This afternoon workshop will be given on Saturday, June 13 and will be led by Yerko Berrocal, Wen Cheng (Mark) Huang, Daniel Salcedo and James Thomas. Workshop: From Theory to… Read more »

IAMSE to Host Virtual Roundtable Discussions

IAMSE wants to hear how you are doing and how you are adapting to the new challenges at your institution. Have you had to cancel student research, deliver online exams or revamp your curriculum to more easily be shared online? What questions or words of advice would you give to fellow medical educators? Let us… Read more »

Subscribe to Medical Science Educator Table of Contents

Be alerted every time a new issue of Medical Science Educator is published by signing up for Table of Content alerts! Springer offers MSE journal subscribers a first look at the newest articles as soon as they are available, so you never miss a breakthrough. To subscribe, visit Springer online here. In the right column, four headings down,… Read more »