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Medical Science Educator Call for Announcements in June Issue

In every issue of Medical Science Educator, we publish an announcements section. In this section we share information that is of interest to the readership of the journal. Individual IAMSE members wishing to post medical education related announcements in the Journal are invited to send their requests to the Editorial Assistant at journal@iamse.org. Announcements may be IAMSE-related,… Read more »

IAMSE Spring 2018 WAS Session 3 Highlights

In case you missed yesterday’s Webcast Audio Seminar (WAS) Session, here are the highlights of this session: Integrating Wellness & Nutrition: Lessons from University of Cincinnati Presenter: Sian Cotton, PhD March 22, 12 PM ET Objectives: Briefly review the crisis of chronic disease and minimal attention to lifestyle education in medical schools and healthcare provider… Read more »

IAMSE Spring 2018 WAS Session 2 Highlights

In case you missed the March 15th Webcast Audio Seminar (WAS) Session, here are the highlights of this session: Fat Chance for Obesity Medicine Education in Medical Schools Presenter: Nicholas Pennings March 15, 12 PM ET Obesity trends are rising at alarming rates across the United States. 57% of children today are projected to have… Read more »

#IAMSE18 – Featured Members: Stephanie Wragg & Chris Burns

During the upcoming IAMSE meeting in Las Vegas, 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 enhancing leadership skills in medical education, presented by Chris Burns and Stephanie Wragg: Each of us has the opportunity to be a leader… Read more »

IAMSE Spring 2018 WAS Session 1 Highlights

In case you missed the March 8th Webcast Audio Seminar (WAS) Session, here are the highlights of this session: The Importance of Nutrition in Physician Performance and Well-Being Presenters: Angela M. Cheung and Maryam S. Hamidi March 8, 12 PM ET The Importance of Nutrition in Physician Performance and Well-Being Improving physician dietary habits and… Read more »

#IAMSE18 – Plenary Speaker Highlight: Christina Puchalski

The 22nd Annual IAMSE Meeting is just around the corner, and we would like you to get to know some of our keynote speakers! We have five plenary speakers this year, and we hope you enjoy their presentations. Christina Puchalski: Connecting to Our Call: A Profession of Service and Love [George Washington Institute for Spirituality… Read more »

IAMSE – ScholarRx Student Grant Information

The International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) is pleased to announce the “ScholarRx-IAMSE Student Educational Research Grants” Program, developed in partnership with ScholarRx to promote student participation in medical education research. Up to two (2) student grants will be awarded for up to $2500. Applicants will need to have a faculty mentor sign off… Read more »

#IAMSE18 – ESME Program with Ron Harden and Adi Haramati

IAMSE is once again 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… Read more »

#IAMSE18 – Plenary Speaker Highlight: Stuart Slavin

The 22nd Annual IAMSE Meeting is just around the corner, and we would like you to get to know some of our keynote speakers! We have five plenary speakers this year, and we hope you enjoy their presentations. Stuart Slavin: Medical Student Mental Health: Challenges and Opportunities [Saint Louis University School of Medicine] Educators have increasingly… Read more »

IAMSE – Publications Committee MSE Article Review

The Publications Committee provides another review of an article in Medical Science Educator (MSE).  This month’s publication by Roman, B., Hayden, C. & Parmelee, D. (Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine), entitled “The Effectiveness of Engaged Learning: 8 Years of TBL in Internal Medicine and Psychiatry Clerkships”, used the paired t-test to compare two TBL… Read more »

IAMSE Winter 2018 WAS Session 5 Highlights

In case you missed yesterday’s Webcast Audio Seminar (WAS) Session, here are the highlights of this session: Competency Based Education Across the UME-GME Continuum: the EPAC Program Presenter: Deborah E. Powell, MD February 8, 12 PM ET Education in Pediatrics Across the Continuum (EPAC): a pilot program that seeks to establish a model for competence based-medical… Read more »

#IAMSE18 – Featured Member: Amina Sadik – Site Host

The 22nd Annual IAMSE Meeting is just around the corner, and we would like to introduce one of the 2018 Site Hosts, Dr. Amina Sadik of Touro University Nevada: I first joined IAMSE during the 2007 Conference in Cleveland. Hence, I have been able to take what I have learned by attending yearly to mentor… Read more »