Volume 7 Issue 2 
April, 2017

Dear IAMSE Members, 

The Membership Committee is delighted to bring you another issue of IAMSE Connects, your quarterly newsletter that keeps you connected to all aspects of IAMSE. Enjoy!

Chris Burns, Associate Professor of Biomedical Science at Roseman University of Health Sciences in Las Vegas, NV is now also an Advanced-EMT. He provides out-of-hospital emergency care with Guardian Elite Medical Services at music festivals, athletic competitions, and other special events.

Dr. Dean X. Parmelee, Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, and Associate Dean of Medical Education at the Boonshoft School of Medicine was presented with a 2016 Alpha Omega Alpha Robert J. Glaser Distinguished Teacher Award at the recent AAMC Annual Meeting, held November 10-15, 2016. An early pioneer of team-based learning (TBL), Dean X. Parmelee, M.D., has been a champion of medical education innovation for more than three decades.

Norma S. Saks, EdD has received the "Meritorious Service Award" from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

Y. Gloria Yueh, Ph.D., chair of the Biochemistry department at Midwestern University’s Glendale campus, was promoted to Associate Dean of the university’s Basic Science Division.

Welcome to our new members!

Deborah Anderson
Simeone Andrews
Thurraya Arayssi
Richard Baldwin
Sara Barnett
Andrea Barresi
Elmus Beale
Harold Bell
Barbara Birshtein
Michael Bohrn
Douglas Bovell
Blandine Bustamante Helfrich
Teresa Camp-Rogers
Christian Carbe
Gonzalo Carrasco
Susan Ceryak
Bushra Chaudhry
Ted Chauvin
Carrie Chen
Mary Ann Clemens
Dawn Cooper
Priyadarshini Dattathreya
Jamie Decker
Hamoun Delaviz
Guy DiSibio
Tomi Dreibelbis
Michael Elftman
Kellie Engle
David Evans
Yudi Feriandi
Lydia Fernandes
David Friel
Martha Garcia
Fernando Garcia-Diaz
Anisha Garg
Timothy Garrow
Valerie Gerriets
Sarmishtha Ghosh
Ellen Goldman
Carol Haase
Paul Haidet
Amber Heard-Booth
Mariluz Henshaw
Karin Hermann
DeLoris Hesse
Amy Hinkelman
Sandra Howell
Bernadette Howlett
Tyler Hughes
Kenneth Hui
Karron James
David Kermode
Kathleen Kieran
Roger Koment
Melanie Korndorffer
Wenceslas Krakowiecki
Louise Lawson
Michelle Lazarus
Staci Leisman
Richard MacDonald
Robert Mallin
Jennifer McBride
Jennifer McCallum
Joy McGehee
Allan Joseph Medwick
Paul Megee
Chad Miller
Peggy Mohr
David Mullins
Ian Murray
Swapan Nath
Luke Nelligan
Kenisha Nisbett
Andrew Notebaert
Steven Ontiveros
Tracy Owens
William Pearson
Alvaro Perez
Norma Perez
Lauren Poull
Nandini Rao
Valerie Razutis
Marlies Reinders
Robert Rinaldi
Robin Rivest
Raymond Robinson
Stephanie Sarandos
Elisabeth Schlegel
Janice Schwartz
Kelly Smith
Nancy Stackhouse
Laurey Steinke
Kayley Swope
Shima Tabatabai
Mario Tannhauser
Britta Thompson
Eugenie Phyu Aye Thwin
Mary Tigner-Rasanen
Sarah Toombs Smith
Daniel Topping
Francina Towne
Eduardo Trujillo
Ariel VanLeuven
Adam Weinstein
Scott Wellman
Marjorie Wenrich
Adam Wilson
Bersabel Woldemariam
Jessica Wyllie
Sarah Zahl
Naunihal Zaveri

From the WAS Committee: Don't forget: The final session of the Spring 2017 WAS will be held this Thursday, April 13th!

From the Membership Committee: We continue to see more and more IAMSE members joining from around the globe, and overall our member numbers are strong. Encourage colleagues to join by having them visit https://iamse.site-ym.com/general/register_member_type.asp?.

The 21st Annual IAMSE Conference will be held in Burlington, Vermont, US from June 10-13, 2017. The IAMSE meeting offers opportunities for faculty development and networking, bringing together medical science educators from many professional disciplines and spanning the continuum of health care education.

Meeting registration is now open! Visit www.iamseconference.org to register today!

The website is beautiful, easy to navigate, and helps you keep connected. Check it out! http://www.iamse.org/ And don’t forget to drop your ideas in the IAMSE Idea Box while you are there!

Looking for a great place to publish your scholarly work? Connect with Medical Science Educator, the Journal of IAMSE at www.medicalscienceeducator.org and on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/MedicalScienceEducator

Did you know that Springer offers email alerts to keep up to date with new issues of Medical Science Educator?

To subscribe, click here. In the right column, four blocks down, you will see “Alerts for this journal.” If you enter your email address, you will be signed up to receive the table of contents for Medical Science Educator by email every time a new issue is published.

2017 Upcoming Meetings:

AACOM – American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine
April 26-29, 2017
Baltimore, Maryland, USA

AMEE – Association for Medical Education in Europe
August 26-30, 2017
Helsinki, Finland

PAEA – Physician Assistant Education Association
October 25-29, 2017
Denver, Colorado, USA

The Generalists in Medical Education
November 3-7, 2017
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Call for proposals now open!

AAMC – Association of American Medical Colleges
November 2-3, 2017
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

PNEG – Professional Nurse Educators Group
November 10-12, 2017
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

NVMO – Netherlands Association of Medical Education
November 16-17, 2017
Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands

To better support your membership needs, it may be helpful to know our members and what they do for IAMSE.

Julie K. Hewett, CMP, CAE
Association Manager

Julie has been supporting IAMSE for over 17 years in many different ways. Currently, she is responsible for Board and Committee support and conference management. Julie will continue to oversee the rest of the management team to support the overall needs of the Association.

Brandi Hinkle
Account Manager, Membership Support

Brandi’s role with IAMSE will be as the first point of member contact whether by phone or email. She will be helping to manage the day-to-day operations of the Association and will be available to answer questions regarding memberships, web audio seminars and upcoming Association activities.

Amoritia Strogen-Hewett
MSE Editorial Assistant, Conference Logistics

Amoritia currently serves as the Editorial Assistant for Medical Science Educator. She will also play a major role in abstract management for the conference as well as on-site logistics.

Alex Strogen
Graphic Designer

Alex creates graphics for the association while also handling any of the marketing needs that may arise.

Danielle Inscoe
Communications and Website Manager

Danielle manages the social media aspect of IAMSE. She helps create posts to get the word out about what goes on within the organization. She also ensures the website for IAMSE is always up to date while also helping get new content posted as it becomes available.

How to Connect with the Team:
c/o JulNet Solutions, LLC
1404 1/2 Adams Avenue
Huntington, WV 25704
Phone: 304 522 1270
Fax: 304 523 9701

Julie Hewett: julie@iamse.org
Brandi Hinkle: brandi@iamse.org
Amoritia Strogen-Hewett: amoritia@iamse.org
Alex Strogen: alex@iamse.org
Danielle Inscoe: danielle@iamse.org

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