Member Updates

Register Now for the IAMSE Winter 2021 Webcast Audio Seminar Series!

The debate about the pros and cons of the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 1 score reporting has been ongoing for over a decade. The issues are complicated and both positive and negative aspects of score reporting can be cited, depending on where you are positioned in the UME-GME continuum. In March of… Read more »

Registration Still Open – New Educator & Scholars Training Workshop for Faculty!

Join IAMSE this Thursday for this online workshop for faculty! Developed and presented by ScholarRx, the session will provide faculty participants with an introductory, hands-on experience in applying Kern’s Six-Step model to design a complete education activity with appropriate pedagogic strategies. Participants will also explore models of converting medical education design and development into scholarship. New… Read more »

IAMSE Educational Scholarship and Curriculum Innovation Grants

The International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) wishes to encourage and support scholarship in medical science education and will fund multiple educational scholarship and curriculum innovation grants for up to $5000 each. We are excited to announce that proposals for 2021 grants are now being accepted! The purpose of the IAMSE Educational Scholarship Grants is to… Read more »

#IAMSECafe Welcomes Staci Leisman for “Teaching Race & Medicine”

Stay connected with your colleagues around the globe and join us for this week’s IAMSE Cafe round table discussion. Join our host, Kelly Quesnelle from Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine as she welcomes Staci Leisman (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, NY, USA). Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at 10AM ET – Teaching Race and… Read more »

Applications Now Accepted for Faculty & Student Travel Awards Deadline December 15

The IAMSE Conference Travel Awards support students or junior faculty to attend the IAMSE Annual Meeting. The amount of the 2021 Travel Awards will be up to $1,500, and are meant to cover expenses related to attendance at the IAMSE annual meeting in Cancun, such as conference registration, lodging, and airfare. Any IAMSE member who… Read more »

IAMSE Board of Director Nominations Still Being Accepted

As a reminder, IAMSE is currently seeking nominations and self-nominations of candidates to serve on the IAMSE Board of Directors. International members are particularly invited. The Board of Directors is the governing body that determines the direction of IAMSE and all our various programs and activities. This Spring, three of the Director positions become subject to election. The term for an IAMSE Director… Read more »

As we prepare for our 2021 meeting, we want to hear from YOU!

Don’t miss your opportunity to help shape the IAMSE 2021 Annual Meeting by giving us your feedback. Are you planning to join us in Cancun in June? Is your university allowing travel in 2021? Has COVID-19 impacted funding at your institution? Please take a few moments to respond to our survey. Your feedback will help… Read more »

Save the Date for the Winter 2021 Webcast Audio Seminar Series

Join us every Thursday in January and the first Thursday in February for the IAMSE Winter 2021 Webcast Audio Seminar Series. Now what do we do?USMLE STEP-1 is going to Pass/Fail The debate about the pros and cons of the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 1 score reporting has been ongoing for over… Read more »

IAMSE Program Committee Now Seeking Volunteers for 2022 Annual Meeting

The time has come to begin planning the 2022 Annual IAMSE Meeting to be held in Denver, Colorado, USA! The first step in the process is to form the Program Committee.  The role of the Program Committee is to establish a theme and schedule for the program, select and invite pertinent speakers, and collaborate on various tasks… Read more »

#IAMSE21 Call for Poster & Oral Abstracts Due December 1

The International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) is pleased to announce the call for abstracts for Oral and Poster presentations for the 25th Annual IAMSE Conference to be held at the JW Marriott Cancun Resort & Spa in Cancun, Mexico from June 12-15, 2021. The IAMSE meeting offers opportunities for faculty development and networking, bringing… Read more »

Check out the #IAMSECafe Archives!

Catch up on the engaging topics and lively discussion presented each week at the IAMSE Cafe all the way back to the very first on March 31! IAMSE keeps an up-to-date archive of each Cafe session in case you couldn’t make the live meeting. Revisit sessions like: Leading by Example: Practicing Self-care in a Time… Read more »

FREE New Educator & Scholars Training Workshop for Students!

Join IAMSE for this free, online workshop just for students! Developed and presented by ScholarRx, the session will provide participants with an introductory, hands-on experience in applying Kern’s Six-Step model to design a complete education activity with appropriate pedagogic strategies. Students will also explore models of converting medical education design and development into scholarship.   New… Read more »