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#IAMSE17 – Plenary Highlight: Eric Mazur

The 21st Annual IAMSE Meeting is just around the corner, and we would like you to get to know some of our keynote speakers! We have four plenary speakers this year, and we hope you enjoy their presentations. Eric Mazur: Confessions of a Converted Lecturer [Harvard University] I thought I was a good teacher until I discovered my… Read more »

IAMSE Exhibiting at PNEG Meeting

The 2016 Professional Nurse Educators Group (PNEG) Annual Conference will be taking place in Columbus, Ohio from October 21-23. The IAMSE booth will be present at the conference to exhibit, so if you plan on attending this meeting, do not forget to swing by and say hello! Click here for more information on the PNEG conference.

IAMSE Fall 2016 WAS Session 1 Highlights

In case you missed yesterday’s Webcast Audio Seminar (WAS) Session with Laurel Gorman, here are the highlights of her talk: Use of preclinical High Fidelity Medical Simulations (HFMS) to promote the integration of basic and clinical sciences Laurel Gorman, PhD University of Central Florida High fidelity medical simulators (HFMS) are sophisticated, life-like computerized manikins that… Read more »

Paula Smith – Board of Directors

I greatly value being an active member of IAMSE, and have enjoyed many an inspiring discussion with colleagues from across the globe at conferences and committee meetings. The IAMSE community permits genuine networking opportunities, and a real sense of kindred spirits amongst its membership. The annual conference provides opportunities to learn directly from others about… Read more »

IAMSE Web Audio Seminar Series “Entrustment decision making in EPA-based curricula”

Entrustment decision making in EPA-based curricula Presenter: Olle ten Cate September 22, 12 PM ET Assessment of clinical competence is an ongoing topic of debate among medical educators. Competency-based medical education intends to train and assess residents and students who meet predefined standards. The quest for psychometrically valid assessments, i.e. sound measurement of trainee competencies,… Read more »

#IAMSE17 Plenary Speaker Highlight: Jimmie Leppink

The 21st Annual IAMSE Meeting is just around the corner, and we would like you to get to know some of our keynote speakers! We have four plenary speakers this year, and we hope you enjoy their presentations. Jimmie Leppink: Managing the load on a learner’s mind: a cognitive load theory perspective [Maastricht University] Throughout their… Read more »

IAMSE Web Audio Seminar Series “Use of preclinical High Fidelity Medical Simulations (HFMS) to promote the integration of basic and clinical sciences in undergraduate medical education”

Use of preclinical High Fidelity Medical Simulations (HFMS) to promote the integration of basic and clinical sciences in undergraduate medical education Presenter: Laurel Gorman September 8, 12 PM ET This session will discuss how to implement and effectively integrate pharmacology and physiology with other essential foundational and clinical sciences using preclinical high fidelity medical simulations… Read more »

#IAMSE17 Plenary Speaker Highlight: Jeffrey D. Karpicke

The 21st Annual IAMSE Meeting is just around the corner, and we would like you to get to know some of our keynote speakers! We have four plenary speakers this year, and we hope you enjoy their presentations. Jeffrey D. Karpicke: Retrieval-Based Learning: Active Retrieval Promotes Meaningful Learning [Purdue University] Recent advances in the cognitive… Read more »

#IAMSE17 – Call for Focus Sessions Reminder: Deadline September 1

The deadline for the 2017 Call for Focus Sessions is quickly drawing near. As a reminder, proposals are to be submitted in the format requested through the online proposal submission site. Submission deadline is September 1, 2016. Session proposal acceptance notifications will be returned by November 15. Please note that the call for Poster/Oral Abstracts will be sent in… Read more »

Katie Huggett – Board of Directors

I have been a member of IAMSE since 2004. I value IAMSE for the resources and collaborations that enrich my professional work. IAMSE has been an important source for my professional development.  Also, as a facilitator for the IAMSE Medical Educator Fellowship program, I am privileged to meet and learn from the faculty who have… Read more »