Conference News

#IAMSE17 – Active Learning Workshop: Choosing the Best Method

Active Learning: Choosing the Best Method for your Educational Setting During the upcoming IAMSE meeting in Burlington, 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, presented by Frazier Stevenson. There has been considerable recent… Read more »

#IAMSE17 – 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 »

#IAMSE17 – Call for Silent Auction Donations

As you may know, IAMSE conducts a silent auction at the annual meeting each year. The purpose of the silent auction is to raise money to fund scholarships for attending the annual meeting. It is important to support and foster the interests and scholarly activities of the younger generation who will one day step into… Read more »

#IAMSE17 – Bill Jeffries, 2017 Site Host

As Site Host, I am excited to remind you that the 21st Annual IAMSE Meeting will be in Burlington, Vermont, USA, on the beautiful campus of the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont. Burlington is the educational, medical, financial and cultural epicenter of our state and is a popular year-round vacation destination…. Read more »

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 ( 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 »