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IAMSE Winter 2017 WAS Session 3 Highlights

In case you missed last week’s Webcast Audio Seminar (WAS) Session, here are the highlights of this session: Strategies for Promoting Personal Health and Wellness and Leading Change at the Individual Level Catherine Florio Pipas MD, MPH Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth Summary: A commitment to personal health and wellness positively impacts the individual,… Read more »

Registration Now Open – 2017 IAMSE Meeting!

We are pleased to announce that registration for the 21st Annual Meeting of IAMSE, to be held June 10-13, 2017 in Burlington, Vermont, is now open! At this annual meeting of the International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) faculty, staff and students from around the world who are interested in medical science education join together… Read more »

Registration Now Open for the 2017 Spring Audio Seminar Series

Registration is now open for the Spring 2017 Audio Seminar Series! Sessions start on Thursday, March 2, 2017. Remediation in Health Sciences Education As a follow-up to the IAMSE fall 2016 web seminar series on assessment, the spring 2017 IAMSE web seminar series will continue with exciting, informative sessions focusing on remediation. The goal of… Read more »

IAMSE Winter 2017 WAS Session 2 Highlights

In case you missed last week’s Webcast Audio Seminar (WAS) Session, here are the highlights of this session: Improving Medical Student Mental Health: A Multi-faceted Approach Stuart Slavin MD, MEd Saint Louis University (SLU) School of Medicine Summary: Statistical indicators for moderate to severe depression and anxiety rates across the spectrum of physician training (medical… Read more »

IAMSE Educational Scholarship Grant – Updated Information and Deadline

The International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) wishes to announce an increase in support for the educational scholarship grant program for the 2017 fiscal year. IAMSE will now award two grants per year, and the budgetary allowance has been increased to $5,000 per grant. In addition, each successful applicant will receive a $1,500 travel… Read more »

Call for Master Teacher & Master Scholar Nominations – Deadline: 2/28!

Since 2007, IAMSE has honored member medical educators with two prestigious awards, the Master Scholar and Master Teacher awards. We now open the nominations for the 2017 Master awards, which will be presented at the annual meeting in Burlington, Vermont in June. The Master Scholar Award recognizes an IAMSE member who has a distinguished record… Read more »

IAMSE Winter 2017 WAS Session 1 Highlights

In case you missed yesterday’s Webcast Audio Seminar (WAS) Session, here are the highlights of this session: Physician Burnout and Distress – Causes, Consequences, and a Structure for Solutions Presenter: Colin P. West, MD, PhD Mayo Clinic Summary: Physician burnout is a public health crisis that negatively impacts patient safety as well as individual and organizational performance. Physician… Read more »

IAMSE Winter WAS: Cultivating Resilience and Reducing Burnout for Health Professionals: The Power of Presence, Reflective Practice and Appreciative Dialogue

Cultivating Resilience and Reducing Burnout for Health Professionals: The Power of Presence, Reflective Practice and Appreciative Dialogue Presenter: Michael Krasner, MD February 2, 12 PM ET During this session, Dr. Krasner will explore the issue of burnout, and its effects on quality of care and quality of caring in the medical encounter. After defining resilience,… Read more »

IAMSE Winter WAS: The Imperative for Incorporating Mind-Body Medicine in Health Professions Education

The Imperative for Incorporating Mind-Body Medicine in Health Professions Education Presenter: Adi Haramati, PhD January 26, 12 PM ET More than half of practicing physicians exhibit characteristics of chronic stress and burnout. This trend may begin earlier with the observed decline in empathy during medical student training and alarming rates of burnout in medical and… Read more »

IAMSE Winter WAS: Strategies for promoting personal health & wellness and leading change at the individual level

Strategies for promoting personal health & wellness and leading change at the individual level Presenter: Catherine Pipas, MD, MPH January 19, 12 PM ET Leaders in Academic Medical Centers face a need for robust change in healthcare. They are faced with diminished resources, expanded expectations and are called upon daily to lead change and achieve the… Read more »

Jennifer Baccon – Membership Committee

Since joining IAMSE about 3 years ago, I have quickly come to feel part of the IAMSE family. It is a delight every year to reconnect with colleagues at the IAMSE meeting, and to meet new people, all of whom are interested in promoting foundational science education in the medical professions. I enjoy how the… Read more »

IAMSE – Spring 2017 Webcast Audio Seminar Save the Date!

IAMSE is pleased to announce the Spring 2017 Web Seminar Series! Remediation in Health Science Education As a follow-up to the IAMSE fall 2016 web seminar series on assessment, the spring 2017 IAMSE web seminar series will continue with exciting, informative sessions focusing on remediation. The goal of remediation is to correct the course of… Read more »