Conference News

#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 »

#IAMSE16 – ESME Program with Ron Harden and Aviad Haramati

  IAMSE is 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 with special discussion sessions during… Read more »

#IAMSE16 – Site Host Peter de Jong

I am very excited about IAMSE selecting Leiden to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the IAMSE Annual Meeting. The city of Leiden hosts the country’s oldest university (founded in 1575) and almost from the very beginning a Medical School has been in place. So it should not surprise you that Leiden has a very long… Read more »

IAMSE Call for Master Teacher and Master Scholar Nominations

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 2016 Master awards, which will be presented at the annual meeting in Leiden, The Netherlands, in June. The Master Scholar Award recognizes an IAMSE member who has a distinguished… Read more »

Registration for the 2016 IAMSE Meeting Now Open

We are pleased to announce that registration for the 20th Annual Meeting of IAMSE, to be held June 4-7, 2016 in Leiden, The Netherlands, 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… Read more »

#IAMSE16 – Luke Mortensen

This year’s annual meeting has a focus on learning assessment. We will be led in our discussions and deliberations throughout the event with internationally-renowned plenary speakers such as Drs. Cees van der Vleuten, Olle ten Cate, Geoff Norman, and other innovation leaders. The language of assessment takes on a world of terminology and best-practice trendings… Read more »

IAMSE at APMEC

The 2016 Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference (APMEC) will be taking place in Singapore from January 13-17th. IAMSE will again be offering the successful workshop on getting your manuscripts published, and will be delivering for the first time an IAMSE sponsored symposium on the topic of Teaching the Sciences in Health Profession Education. Also, the IAMSE booth will… Read more »

IAMSE Call for Posters – Deadline Reminder

The deadline for poster abstract submission is quickly drawing to a close. The deadline for submission is December 15, 2015! Authors will be notified with a decision regarding their abstract submission by March 1. Oral and Poster abstract presentations will be presented at the 20th Annual IAMSE Conference to be held in Leiden, The Netherlands from June 4-7,… Read more »