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IAMSE – Call for Teaching Excellence Award Nominations – Due February 28

Since 2007, IAMSE has honored member medical educators with two prestigious awards to recognize and promote teaching excellence and educational scholarship in the medical sciences. We now open the nominations for the 2018 Excellence in Teaching awards, which will be presented at the annual meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada in June. The Distinguished Career Award… Read more »

IAMSE Winter 2018 WAS Session 2 Highlights

In case you missed yesterday’s Webcast Audio Seminar (WAS) Session, here are the highlights of this session: Generating Trust in Entrustment: an update from the AAMC Core EPA Pilot Group Presenter: Kimberly D. Lomis MD January 11, 12 PM EST Goals of Webinar Review the background of the AAMC Core EPAs for Entering Residency initiative Summarize… Read more »

IAMSE Winter Web Audio Seminar “Competency based education across the UME-GME continuum: the EPAC program”

Competency based education across the UME-GME continuum: the EPAC program Presenter: Deborah Powell February 8, 12 PM ET This session will describe the Education in Pediatrics Across the Continuum project (EPAC) which is sponsored by the AAMC and initially funded by the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation. In addition to describing the goals and structure of… Read more »

#IAMSE18 – Registration Now Open!

We are pleased to announce that registration for the 22nd Annual Meeting of IAMSE to be held June 9-12, 2018 at the Green Valley Ranch and Resort, just outside of Las Vegas, NV, USA is now open! At the annual meeting of the International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) faculty, staff and students from… Read more »

IAMSE Winter 2018 WAS Session 1 Highlights

In case you missed yesterday’s Webcast Audio Seminar (WAS) Session, here are the highlights of this session: Competency-Based Medical Education: Understanding the Principles Presenter: Linda Snell, MD, MHPE, FRCPC, MACP January 11, 12 PM EST Goals of Webinar To lay the foundation for future sessions in this series; To outline reasons why we need to change… Read more »

IAMSE Winter Web Audio Seminar “Continuity, LICs and Competency-based Education – 2018”

Continuity, LICs and Competency-based Education – 2018 Presenter: Molly Cooke February 1, 12 PM ET This session will describe the current state of Longitudinal Integrated Clerkships (LICs) in medical education in the US, including the variety of formats that incorporate longitudinally and integration in some degree. It will describe what we know about the outcome… Read more »

IAMSE Winter Web Audio Seminar “Integration, competence and expertise: Preparing learners for the future”

Integration, competence and expertise: Preparing learners for the future Presenter: Nikki Woods January 25, 12 PM ET As medical education prepares for the shift to competency-based education, there is increasing emphasis on identifying and assessing the specific knowledge and skills needed for safe medical practice. However, putting this new understanding into practice is made complicated… Read more »

IAMSE – Spring 2018 Webcast Audio Seminar Series Save the Date!

IAMSE is pleased to announce the Spring 2018 Web Seminar Series! Integrating Nutrition and Wellness Instruction: Practical Applications for Health Science Educators As a follow-up to our successful series on faculty and student wellness and resiliency and as a prelude to our annual meeting integrating nutrition and wellness education in teaching the health sciences, the… Read more »

IAMSE Winter Web Audio Seminar “Generating Trust in Entrustment: an update from the AAMC Core EPA Pilot Group”

Generating Trust in Entrustment: an update from the AAMC Core EPA Pilot Group Presenter: Kim Lomis January 18, 12 PM ET Dr. Lomis, on behalf of the national pilot group, will briefly review the background of the AAMC Core EPAs for Entering Residency initiative and will summarize recent activities of the national pilot group. Guiding… Read more »

IAMSE – Call for Travel Award Applications – Due February 2

The IAMSE Conference Travel Awards support students or junior faculty to attend the IAMSE Annual Meeting. The amount of the 2018 Travel Awards will be $1,500, and is meant to cover expenses related to attendance at the IAMSE annual meeting in Las Vegas, such as conference registration, lodging, and airfare. Any IAMSE member who will… Read more »

Happy Holidays from the IAMSE Admin Team

From everyone in the IAMSE office, we would like to wish you and your family a wonderful holiday season! The IAMSE Administrative Office will be closed on December 25-26, 2017 and on January 1, 2018 for the holidays. We are truly grateful for the support you have provided to us at IAMSE and are greatly… Read more »

IAMSE – Publications Committee MSE Article Review

Every month, the IAMSE Publications Committee reviews published articles from the archives of Medical Science Educator or of its predecessor JIAMSE. This month’s review is taken from the article titled, “A Scoping Review of Ultrasound Teaching in Undergraduate Medical Education.” This article was published as an open-access article in 2017 in Medical Science Educator. It is certainly an important… Read more »