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#IAMSE16 – Grand Extravaganza to Utrecht

This year the Grand Extravaganza of the IAMSE Annual Meeting in Leiden will take us to Utrecht. This city in the center of the Netherlands is one of the oldest Dutch cities and has been very influential in the past. There are still remains visible from the Roman empire of 2000 years ago. The participants… Read more »

#IAMSE16 Meeting Highlight: Geoff Norman

The 20th 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. Geoff Norman: Competency-Based Education: Milestones or Millstones? [McMaster University] Geoff Norman is Professor of Clinical Epidemiology and… Read more »

#IAMSE16 – Active Learning: It Takes A Team to Make it Happen

During the upcoming IAMSE meeting in Leiden, there will be a number of terrific pre-conference sessions for your consideration.  We are very excited to offer this workshop on the topic of Active Learning in the classroom. There is an overlap between small group and large group teaching strategies. Small groups, by their nature, tend to… Read more »

IAMSE Web Audio Seminar Series “Applying Quality Improvement Principles to Advance Faculty Development”

    Applying Quality Improvement Principles to Advance Faculty Development Presenters: Andrea Berry, Julie Bridges Catalano, and Don Robinson March 31, 12 PM ET LCME has emphasized the importance of continuous quality improvement (CQI) to ensure medical schools have plans in place to meet programmatic goals and outcomes. In order to remain compliant, programs must utilize quality… Read more »

#IAMSE16 – ESME Program with Ron Harden and Aviad Haramati

  IAMSE is pleased to offer the very successful, AMEE-sponsored course: Essential Skills in Medical Education (ESME), led by two distinguished educators: Prof. Ronald Harden, University of Dundee and Prof. Aviad Haramati, Georgetown University. The ESME course requires a separate registration and is held on a full day prior to the IAMSE conference, continues with special discussion sessions during… Read more »

IAMSE Web Audio Seminar Series “Planning for Curriculum Mapping”

Planning for Curriculum Mapping Presenter: Dina Kurzweil March 10, 12 PM ET Curriculum mapping acts as a catalyst for opening up lines of communication among all educators. The use of curriculum mapping encourages leadership, faculty and staff to have conversations within their own department, school, and university, increasing collegiality and breaking down silos. This session… Read more »

#IAMSE16 – Site Host Peter de Jong

I am very excited about IAMSE selecting Leiden to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the IAMSE Annual Meeting. The city of Leiden hosts the country’s oldest university (founded in 1575) and almost from the very beginning a Medical School has been in place. So it should not surprise you that Leiden has a very long… Read more »

IAMSE Web Audio Seminar Series “Instructional Design – Learning Objectives; Backwards Design, Blooms Taxonomy”

Instructional Design – Learning Objectives; Backwards Design, Blooms Taxonomy Presenter: Michelle Yoon March 3, 12 PM ET It is often said that medicine and healthcare is both a science and an art. Likewise, teaching is often referred to as both a science and an art, and the same can said specifically in reference to teaching in… Read more »

IAMSE 2016 Spring Audio Seminar Series Registration Now Open!

We are pleased to announce that registration for the 2016 Spring Audio Seminar Series is now open! Sessions begin Thursday, March 3 at 12 PM ET. Curriculum Design and Evaluation Curriculum development and evaluation in the modern health sciences environment poses many challenges from the perspective of course developers. Faculty members face an ever-increasing demand… Read more »

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