Web Seminars

A webcast audio seminar is a 1-hour telephone conference call supplemented by webcast PowerPoint slides, the webinars are a method of exchanging vital information on timely topics in medical education. The slant of each is geared toward our membership who have responsibility for teaching the basic sciences to those in medical training.

Do you live outside of the North American time zones and cannot conveniently join the IAMSE Web Seminars on Thursdays at Noon ET?

IAMSE would like to offer you the opportunity to receive the archived version (slides and audio) within a week of the actual seminar at a discounted rate! The discounted rate is based off of your current country’s GDP.

Discount rates are:
Category 3 (20% discount)
Category 2 (30% discount)
Category 1 (60% discount)

If you would like to take advantage of the Early Release Option for the Web Seminars, please contact Brandi Hinkle (brandi@iamse.org) in the IAMSE administrative office for more information.

 

Current Series: Spring 2017

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 students who have gone astray in their journey to become a health professional. However, because of the varying components in a professional health science curriculum including basic science knowledge, clinical skills, and professionalism coupled with ever changing curricular modifications; effective remediation in health science education has become a complex issue with many challenges. To explore some of these issues, the spring web seminar series will provide a series of presentations by speakers who will share their experiences and expertise in remediation. The fundamental groundwork for the understanding of the importance of successful remediation will be laid and examples of programs who have applied these principles to integrated basic science courses and clinical skills will be provided. A timely presentation on the approaches to remediation of the new paradigm in undergraduate medical education assessment: Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) will be included. Licensing exam failures are a major concern in health professions education and one session will be dedicated to a panel presentation of identification of students in jeopardy of not passing and/or remediation of these exams from the perspectives of allopathic (USMLE Step-1), osteopathic (COMLEX), and physician assistant (PANCE) medical programs. The series will also contain a session on the many issues (philosophical, educational, and legal) of “forward-feeding” assessment information on learners to faculty in subsequent courses. The audience will be invited to contribute to the series by sharing their experiences and insights using the phone line or our newly implemented backchannel communication.

Registration now open! Click here for more information or to register.

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