Conference News

IAMSE – Master Teacher & Master Scholar Nomination Reminder – Due 2/28

The deadline for Master Scholar and Master Teacher nominations is drawing close! As a reminder, all nominations and application packets must be received by Brandi Hinkle (brandi@iamse.org) no later than February 28, 2017! The awards will be presented at the annual meeting in Burlington, Vermont in June, and awardees must be present. Qualified candidates may self-nominate,… Read more »

#IAMSE17 – Katie Huggett 2017 Program Chair

This year’s annual meeting will focus on “Delivering Evidence-Based Health Sciences Education.” We will be led in our discussions and deliberations throughout the event with internationally-renowned plenary speakers Dr. Eric Mazur, Dr. Patrick G. Croskerry, Dr. Jimmie Leppink and Dr. Jeffrey D. Karpicke and other education scholars and innovators. The conference theme will explore the… 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 »

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 »

#IAMSE17 – Reminder: Deadline for Poster Abstracts December 15!

The deadline for poster abstract submission is quickly drawing near! As a reminder, IAMSE is currently accepting Oral and Poster abstracts to be presented at the 21st Annual IAMSE Conference. The deadline for submission is Thursday, December 15, 2016 at 5 PM ET! Please click here to submit your abstract Please note: The first time you… Read more »

IAMSE – Call for Travel Awards – Due 2/3

The IAMSE Conference Travel Awards support students or junior faculty to attend the IAMSE Annual Meeting. The amount of the 2017 Travel Awards will be $1,500, and is meant to cover expenses related to attendance at the IAMSE annual meeting in Burlington, such as conference registration, lodging, and airfare. Any IAMSE member who will attend… Read more »

#IAMSE17 – Call for Abstracts Reminder – Due 12/15

The deadline for poster abstract submission is quickly drawing near! As a reminder, IAMSE is currently accepting Oral and Poster abstract presentations to be presented at the 21st Annual IAMSE Conference. The 2017 IAMSE Meeting will be held in Burlington, Vermont from June 10-13, 2017. The IAMSE meeting offers opportunities for faculty development and networking,… Read more »

#IAMSE17 – Call for Poster Abstracts – Due 12/15!

The International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) is pleased to announce the call for abstracts for Oral and Poster presentations for the 21st Annual IAMSE Conference to be held in Burlington, Vermont from June 10-13, 2017. The IAMSE meeting offers opportunities for faculty development and networking, bringing together medical sciences and medical education across the… Read more »

#IAMSE17 – Plenary Highlight: Eric Mazur

The 21st Annual IAMSE Meeting is just around the corner, and we would like you to get to know some of our keynote speakers! We have four plenary speakers this year, and we hope you enjoy their presentations. Eric Mazur: Confessions of a Converted Lecturer [Harvard University] I thought I was a good teacher until I discovered my… Read more »

#IAMSE17 Plenary Speaker Highlight: Jimmie Leppink

The 21st Annual IAMSE Meeting is just around the corner, and we would like you to get to know some of our keynote speakers! We have four plenary speakers this year, and we hope you enjoy their presentations. Jimmie Leppink: Managing the load on a learner’s mind: a cognitive load theory perspective [Maastricht University] Throughout their… Read more »

#IAMSE17 Plenary Speaker Highlight: Jeffrey D. Karpicke

The 21st Annual IAMSE Meeting is just around the corner, and we would like you to get to know some of our keynote speakers! We have four plenary speakers this year, and we hope you enjoy their presentations. Jeffrey D. Karpicke: Retrieval-Based Learning: Active Retrieval Promotes Meaningful Learning [Purdue University] Recent advances in the cognitive… Read more »