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IAMSE – Reminder: Board of Directors Nominations Due 11/20!

As a reminder, IAMSE is currently seeking nominations and self-nominations of candidates to serve on the IAMSE Board of Directors. International members are particularly invited. The Board of Directors is the governing body that determines the direction of IAMSE and all our various programs and activities. This Spring, three of the Director positions become subject… Read more »

#IAMSE17 – Call for Abstracts Reminder – Due 12/15

The deadline for poster abstract submission is quickly drawing near! As a reminder, IAMSE is currently accepting Oral and Poster abstract presentations to be presented at the 21st Annual IAMSE Conference. The 2017 IAMSE Meeting will be held in Burlington, Vermont from June 10-13, 2017. The IAMSE meeting offers opportunities for faculty development and networking,… Read more »

Call for Board of Directors Nominations – Due 11/20

It’s time once again to begin thinking about selection of those to serve on the Board of Directors of the International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE). IAMSE is currently seeking nominations and self-nominations of candidates from across the membership. International members are particularly invited. The Board of Directors is the governing body that determines the… Read more »

Rick Vari – WAS Committee Chair

I have been a member of IAMSE for 15 years and love being a part of this association. The program at the annual meeting is always current, exciting and designed for maximization of interaction, faculty development and networking. They are also a lot of fun! Numerous opportunities exist for individuals in IAMSE to expand their educational horizon and… Read more »

IAMSE Exhibiting at AAMC, NVMO, and The Generalists

In November, the IAMSE booth will be present at three medical education conferences to exhibit. First the IAMSE representatives will be present at the annual meeting of The Generalists in Medical Education, which will take place on November 10-11 in Seattle, Washington (USA). Information on this conference can be found here. After that the booth will be… Read more »

IAMSE – Winter 2017 Webcast Audio Seminar Save the Date!

IAMSE is pleased to announce the Winter 2017 Web Seminar! Creating a Culture of Well-being at an Academic Health Center Reports from various sources indicate that chronic stress and burnout is prevalent in the health professions, affecting over half of primary care practitioners and even more in several specialties. This trend may begin earlier with the… Read more »

IAMSE Fall 2016 WAS Session 5 Highlights

In case you missed yesterday’s Webcast Audio Seminar (WAS) Session, here are the highlights of this session: New Tools and paradigms for Assessing Professionalism in the Health Sciences John D. Mahan, MD Nationwide Children’s Hospital/Ohio State University Many definitions exist for “professionalism” and they have been around for a long time (ancient Greece) Education and assessment… Read more »

#IAMSE17 – Call for Poster Abstracts – Due 12/15!

The International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) is pleased to announce the call for abstracts for Oral and Poster presentations for the 21st Annual IAMSE Conference to be held in Burlington, Vermont from June 10-13, 2017. The IAMSE meeting offers opportunities for faculty development and networking, bringing together medical sciences and medical education across the… Read more »

IAMSE Fall 2016 WAS Session 4 Highlights

In case you missed yesterday’s Webcast Audio Seminar (WAS) Session, here are the highlights of this session: The Breadth and Depth of Standardized Patients in the Teaching and Assessment of Clinical Skills Gayle Gliva-McConvey Eastern Virginia Medical School Heidi A. Lane EdD Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine Carrie Bohnert MPA University of Louisville School of… Read more »

IAMSE Fall 2016 WAS Session 3 Highlights

In case you missed yesterday’s Webcast Audio Seminar (WAS) Session, here are the highlights of this session: Entrustment deciscion making in EPA-based curricula Olle ten Cate, Ph.D. University Medical Center Utrecht Competency-based ME Widely accepted Based on competence, and not the amount of time spent in training Analytic framework approach where the feature of the… Read more »

IAMSE Web Audio Seminar Series “New Tools and Paradigms for Assessing Professionalism in the Health Sciences”

New Tools and Paradigms for Assessing Professionalism in the Health Sciences Presenter: John Mahan October 6, 12 PM ET Professionalism is a critical component of both undergraduate and graduate medical education. Continual assessment of professionalism is necessary for mastery of this competency and to help learners understand and ultimately develop skills to avoid professionalism lapses…. Read more »

IAMSE Fall 2016 WAS Session 2 Highlights

In case you missed yesterday’s Webcast Audio Seminar (WAS) Session, here are the highlights of this session: Self-directed learning in your curriculum—getting from theory to practice. Sandrijn Vanschaik, MD, PhD University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Douglas Larsen, M.D. Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis William Cutrer, M.D. Vanderbilt University Physicians and health… Read more »