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Jennifer Baccon – Membership Committee

Since joining IAMSE about 3 years ago, I have quickly come to feel part of the IAMSE family. It is a delight every year to reconnect with colleagues at the IAMSE meeting, and to meet new people, all of whom are interested in promoting foundational science education in the medical professions. I enjoy how the… Read more »

IAMSE – Spring 2017 Webcast Audio Seminar Save the Date!

IAMSE is pleased to announce the Spring 2017 Web Seminar Series! Remediation in Health Science Education As a follow-up to the IAMSE fall 2016 web seminar series on assessment, the spring 2017 IAMSE web seminar series will continue with exciting, informative sessions focusing on remediation. The goal of remediation is to correct the course of… Read more »

IAMSE Winter WAS: Improving Medical Student Mental Health: A Multifaceted Approach

Improving Medical Student Mental Health: A Multifaceted Approach Presented by Stuart Slavin, MD, MEd January 12, 12 PM ET Dr. Slavin will provide an overview of a multi-faceted initiative at Saint Louis University School of Medicine that is designed to enhance the mental health of pre-clinical medical students. He will describe the various components of the initiative, the mental health outcomes… Read more »

IAMSE – Reminder: Call for Educational Scholarship Applications Due 1/15

As a reminder, IAMSE is currently accepting applications for the IAMSE Educational Scholarship Grant. The deadline for submitting applications is January 15, 2017. Applications are to be submitted in duplicate to Brandi Hinkle (brandi@iamse.org) and Norma Saks (norma.saks@rwjms.rutgers.edu) via email before the deadline. Please submit your grant proposal in one file which includes your name. Instructions for grant proposals… Read more »

IAMSE Winter WAS: Physician burnout and distress – causes, consequences, and a structure for solutions

Physician burnout and distress – causes, consequences, and a structure for solutions Presenter: Colin West, MD, PhD January 5, 12 PM ET This session will briefly review data on physician burnout and dissatisfaction before considering current knowledge of the contributors to and consequences of physician burnout and distress. We will then discuss evidence in support… 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 Web Seminar Early Release Option

Do you live outside of the North American time zones and cannot conveniently join the IAMSE Web Seminars on Thursdays at Noon ET? IAMSE would like to offer you the opportunity to receive the archived version (slides and audio) within a week of the actual seminar at a discounted rate! The discounted rate is based… Read more »

IAMSE Exhibiting at APMEC Meeting

The 2017 Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference (APMEC) will be taking place in Singapore from January 11-15th. At the meeting IAMSE is offering a special in-conference symposium on the topic of Integration of Basic Science and Clinical Medicine. Also, the IAMSE booth will be present at the conference to exhibit. So if you plan on attending… Read more »

IAMSE – Winter 2016 WAS Archive Now Available

The International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) is pleased to announce that the archives for the 2016 Winter Series of the Webcast Audio Seminars, Research in Health Sciences Education, are now available online! The Webcast Audio Seminar archives are located on the IAMSE website under the Events heading as Web Seminars. Here, you will be able… Read more »

Jonathan Wisco – Board of Directors

IAMSE is many things; but to me, it is the only professional society in which basic scientists, clinicians, and medical educators work together through a mentoring process to solve issues and overcome barriers in curricular design and pedagogical effectiveness. IAMSE is an excellent resource for learning and applying new techniques, and the development of teaching… 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 »

Registration Now Open for Winter 2017 Webcast Audio Seminars

Registration for the WAS 2017 Winter Series is now open! Creating a Culture of Well-being at an Academic Health Center Reports from various sources indicate that chronic stress and burnout is prevalent in the health professions, affecting over half of primary care practitioners and even more in several specialties. This trend may begin earlier with the… Read more »