Conference News

#IAMSE17 – Call for Focus Sessions Reminder: Deadline September 1

The deadline for the 2017 Call for Focus Sessions is quickly drawing near. As a reminder, proposals are to be submitted in the format requested through the online proposal submission site. Submission deadline is September 1, 2016. Session proposal acceptance notifications will be returned by November 15. Please note that the call for Poster/Oral Abstracts will be sent in… Read more »

#IAMSE17 – Call for Focus Sessions Due September 1!

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

#IAMSE17 – Save the Date!

Join us for the 21st IAMSE conference on Medical Science Education! We will be meeting in Burlington, Vermont on June 10-13. This meeting is being hosted by The University of Vermont College of Medicine. Burlington, Vermont, USA June 10-13, 2017 Hosted by the University of Vermont College of Medicine This year’s theme is “Delivering Evidence-Based… Read more »

#IAMSE16 – Congratulations Master Teacher and Master Scholar Winners

The International Association of Medical Science Educations (IAMSE) would like to congratulate the winners of the 2016 Master Teacher and Master Scholar awards. These awards will be presented at the Awards and Closing Ceremonies during the 2016 IAMSE Meeting in Leiden, The Netherlands. The Master Teacher Award honors an IAMSE member who, over the course of… Read more »

#IAMSE16 – Congratulations Travel Award Winners

We would like to extend our congratulations to two individuals who have been awarded the 2016 IAMSE Travel Award. The awardees for 2016 are: Junior Faculty: Jinping Li, MD, PhD Department of Biomedical Science Mercer University School of Medicine Savannah, GA, USA Student: Kevin S. Steed Department of Physiology & Developmental Biology Brigham Young University… Read more »

#IAMSE16 Meeting Highlight: Cees van der Vleuten

The 20th 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. Cees van der Vleuten: A Programmatic Approach to Assessment [Maastricht University] Cees van der Vleuten came to the… Read more »

#IAMSE16 Basics of TBL in a Day

IAMSE is pleased to present our pre-conference workshop on the “Basics of Team-Based Learning in a Day”, led by certified consultant-trainers from the Team-Based Learning Collaborative (TBLC). We hope you’ll join us to learn about TBL and how to make it work for you! The session starts with TBL 101 – This is the single best introduction… Read more »

#IAMSE16 Meeting Highlight: Olle ten Cate

The 20th 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. Olle ten Cate: Entrustment Decision-Making in competency-Based Teaching and Assessment in Health Professions Education [UMC Utrecht] Olle… Read more »

#IAMSE16 – Early Bird Deadline Reminder

The 2016 IAMSE Annual Conference is right around the corner! The Early Bird Deadline is Friday, April 1. Currently, registration is $575/$675 for member/non-member. After the Early Bird Deadline, rates will increase to $650/$725 for member/non-member registration. Be sure to register before this deadline to receive the reduced rate! The IAMSE attendee room rate begins at  €110 per night at the… Read more »

#IAMSE16 – Grand Extravaganza to Utrecht

This year the Grand Extravaganza of the IAMSE Annual Meeting in Leiden will take us to Utrecht. This city in the center of the Netherlands is one of the oldest Dutch cities and has been very influential in the past. There are still remains visible from the Roman empire of 2000 years ago. The participants… Read more »

#IAMSE16 Meeting Highlight: Geoff Norman

The 20th 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. Geoff Norman: Competency-Based Education: Milestones or Millstones? [McMaster University] Geoff Norman is Professor of Clinical Epidemiology and… Read more »

#IAMSE16 – Active Learning: It Takes A Team to Make it Happen

During the upcoming IAMSE meeting in Leiden, 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 Active Learning in the classroom. There is an overlap between small group and large group teaching strategies. Small groups, by their nature, tend to… Read more »