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Did you know about IAMSE writing groups?

IAMSE now offers an open forum for any writer, editor, researcher or student member looking to collaborate or get feedback on their writing projects. Located on the member’s-only website under the Connecting with IAMSE tab, IAMSE Writing Groups offer blogs and forums for member collaboration.   To begin posting, simply click the Join the Group link. From there, you… Read more »

Don’t Miss These Great IAMSE How-to Guides

As you may know, IAMSE has published three how-to manuals: the How-To Guide for Active Learning and the How-To Guide for Team-Based Learning as well as a Japanese Translation of the How-To guide for Team-Based Learning. How-To Guide for Active Learning. This manual is a compilation of teaching strategies in active learning to adapt to… Read more »

*Reminder* Call for IAMSE Toolkit Proposals – Due July 31

Toolkit Proposals Still Being Accepted Due July 31, 2020 There is still time to submit your proposal for an IAMSE Toolkit. IAMSE Toolkits will provide information on a topic that is relevant specifically to health professions educators. The toolkits will be created and presented in a unique way to be practical for IAMSE members at… Read more »

Congratulations to the 2020 IAMSE Distinguished & Early Career Award Winners

IAMSE, on behalf of the Educational Scholarship Committee, would like to congratulate Carol Nichols and Amber Heck on receiving the Distinguished Career Award and Early Career Award, respectively. Distinguished Career Award winner Carol Nichols Early Career Award winner Amber Heck. View the award presentation here The Distinguished Career Award for Excellence in Teaching and Educational Scholarship recognizes… Read more »

#IAMSE21 Call for Focus Sessions – Due September 1

The International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) is pleased to announce the call for focus sessions for the 25th Annual IAMSE Conference to be held at the JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa in Cancun, Mexico from June 12-15, 2021. The IAMSE meeting offers opportunities for faculty development and networking, bringing together medical sciences and medical education across the continuum… Read more »

Congratulations to the 2020 IAMSE Student & Faculty Educational Grant Recipients

The International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) wishes to encourage and support scholarship in medical science education and funds multiple research grants every year. At the 2020 annual meeting, five faculty grants were given totaling $24,646. In addition, IAMSE, with the support of ScholarRx, awarded four student grants totaling $9,457. Student Awards Harini Aiyer… Read more »

Say hello to our featured member Thomas Schmidt

Our association is a robust and diverse set of educators, 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. This… Read more »

Congratulations to the 2020 IAMSE Outstanding Reviewer – Michael Bradbury

Michael Bradbury received the International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) 2020 Outstanding Reviewer Award during the Association’s virtual annual meeting on Tuesday, June 16, 2020. Michael Bradbury This award is an initiative of the Editorial Board of Medical Science Educator, the peer-reviewed journal of IAMSE. The award is presented annually to recognize one of… Read more »

Congratulations to the IAMSE 2020 Finnerty Award Winner Giulia Bonaminio

On behalf of the Board of Directors, I’d like to congratulate Giulia Bonaminio on receiving the Edward Patrick Finnerty Lifetime Achievement Award at the 24th Annual IAMSE Meeting in June.2020 Edward Patrick Finnerty Lifetime Achievement Award winner Giuilia Bonaminio Edward Patrick Finnerty Lifetime Achievement Award     This award is bestowed upon an individual member who has… Read more »

Congratulations to the 2020 Medical Educator Fellowship Recipients

On behalf of the Educational Scholarship Committee, we’d like to congratulate those who have completed this year’s IAMSE Medical Educator Fellowship Program. The Fellowship program is designed to develop well-rounded medical education scholars with additional evidence of specialized achievement that enhances and supports career advancement. The program is divided into three phases: Completion of an… Read more »

Check out the IAMSE Webcast Audio Seminar Series Archives!

The International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) is pleased to announce that the archives for “The Role of Basic Science in 21st Century Medical Education,” the 2019 Spring series of the Webcast Audio Seminars are now online! The Webcast Audio Seminar archives are located on the IAMSE website under the Events heading as Web Seminars. Here, you… Read more »

ScholarRx offers free access to Rx Bricks online curricular system to schools affected by COVID-19

In response to a request for assistance from a partner medical school impacted by COVID-19, ScholarRx has agreed to make its Rx Bricks program available at no cost to M2 students for the remainder of the 2019-20 academic year. This comprehensive, online resource can assist schools implementing contingency plans necessitated by the COVID-19 outbreak. In… Read more »