A Review from Medical Science Educator from Dr. Steven Crooks

This month the IAMSE Publications Committee review is taken from the article titled Medical Biochemistry Without Rote Memorization: Multi-Institution Implementation and Student Perceptions of a Nationally Standardized Metabolic Map for Learning and Assessment published in the Medical Science Educator, Volume 24, (pp 87-92), by Douglas B. Spicer, Kathryn H. Thompson, Michelle S. Tong, Tina M. Cowan, Tracy B. Fulton and… Read more »

#IAMSE20 Poster and Oral Abstract Submissions Still Being Accepted

The International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) would like to remind you that abstracts for Oral and Poster presentations are still be accepted for the 24th Annual IAMSE Conference to be held at the Hilton Denver City Center in Denver, CO, USA from June 13-16, 2020. The IAMSE meeting offers opportunities for faculty development… Read more »

Three IAMSE Members Receive AAMC’s 2019 Alpha Omega Alpha Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award

This year several IAMSE members have been named winners of the AAMC’s Alpha Omega Alpha Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award, sweeping three of the four awards offered in 2019. These winners are Dr. Kevin Krane, IAMSE 20 year member, Vice Dean for Academic Affairs at Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA; Dr…. Read more »

Say Hello to Our Featured Member Stephen Hines!

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 »

Visit the IAMSE Exhibit at the Generalists in Medical Education and AAMC Conferences in Phoenix, AZ

The Generalists in Medical Education will be holding their 2019 conference on November 7-8 in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. Information on this conference can be found here. The 2019 Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Medical Education Meeting will be taking place in Phoenix, Arizona, USA from November 8-12. Click here for more information on the AAMC meeting. IAMSE… Read more »

Opportunities for Sponsorship at #IAMSE20 in Denver

IAMSE is delighted to invite you to exhibit at the 2020 IAMSE Annual Meeting on June 13-16, 2020 in Denver, CO, USA. As partners in medical education and healthcare, we offer exhibit space to commercial, non-profit and academic exhibitors in health professions education. The IAMSE meeting is a perfect place to display educational products and… Read more »

Registration for the IAMSE Winter 2020 Webcast Audio Seminar Series is Now Open!

Registration is now open for the IAMSE Winter 2020 Webcast Audio Seminar series. Sessions begin on January 9, 2020. How is Health Science Education Tackling the Opioid Epidemic? The opioid epidemic poses a multifaceted challenge, but health science education is playing a significant role in combating this health care crisis. With the development of innovative… Read more »

Educational Scholarship Grant Applications Due January 15

As a reminder, IAMSE is currently accepting applications for the IAMSE Educational Scholarship Grant program. The deadline for submitting applications is January 15, 2020. Applications are to be submitted on the submission page found here before the deadline. Instructions for grant proposals may be found here. All IAMSE members are eligible to submit a grant proposal. Preference will… Read more »

Applications Now Accepted for Faculty & Student Travel Awards Deadline December 15

The IAMSE Conference Travel Awards support students or junior faculty to attend the IAMSE Annual Meeting. The amount of the 2020 Travel Awards will be up to $1,500, and are meant to cover expenses related to attendance at the IAMSE annual meeting in Denver, such as conference registration, lodging, and airfare. Any IAMSE member who… Read more »

IAMSE Board of Director Nominations Still Being Accepted

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 »

A Review from Medical Science Educator from Dr. Kelly Quesnelle

This month the IAMSE Publications Committee review is taken from the article titled Difficulty and Discriminative Ability of Various Categories of Multiple Choice Questions in Medical School Preclerkship Examinations published in the Medical Science Educator, Volume 24, (pp 387-393), by Stanley J. Nazian and Frazier T. Stevenson. Experienced writers of medical science examination items can easily agree that not all… Read more »

Benefits for IAMSE Student Members

IAMSE offers many ways for health professions students to grow as nascent educators and professional colleagues. A student is considered as a person who is enrolled in a degree/certificate program (such as BS, MS, PharmD, PhD, MD) at a school or other institution. Student memberships include complimentary access for the IAMSE Webcast Audio Seminar Series… Read more »