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IAMSE Fall 2017 WAS Session 3 Highlights

In case you missed yesterday‚Äôs¬†Webcast Audio Seminar (WAS) Session, here are the highlights of this session: Global healthcare overview of European model Presenter: Jen Cleland, BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD, D Clin Psychol: September 21, 12 PM EST Medical education challenges: attracting the ‚ÄúGeneration Y‚ÄĚ workforce Influences on medical careers decision making process such as: Gender… Read more »

IAMSE Fall Web Seminar Series – “Lessons from the Design and Implementation of a Pediatric Critical Care and Emergency Medicine Train”

Lessons from the Design and Implementation of a Pediatric Critical Care and Emergency Medicine Train Presenter: Michelle Grunauer October 5, 12 PM ET For more than 60 years, the world has recognized the need for pediatric critical care (PCC). Today, most low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) still lack access to pediatric intensive care units (PICUs)… Read more »

IAMSE Call for Connects Announcements – Deadline October 3

The next issue of the electronic membership newsletter of the International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE), IAMSE Connects, will be published in¬†October. The purpose of this newsletter is to connect the IAMSE membership with information, opportunities, resources and each other. We are very pleased to dedicate one section of this newsletter to recognize the… Read more »

IAMSE – Call for Educational Scholarship Grant Applications – Due December 15!

The International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) wishes to encourage and support scholarship in medical science education, and therefore announces the 2018 educational scholarship grant program.¬† All IAMSE members are eligible to submit a grant proposal. Preference will be given to new projects, and must be relevant to the mission of IAMSE. The results… Read more »

IAMSE Fall 2017 WAS Session 2 Highlights

In case you missed yesterday‚Äôs¬†Webcast Audio Seminar (WAS) Session, here are the highlights of this session: The Future of Family Medicine ‚Äď In China Presenter: William J. Burke, D.O., FACOFP September 14, 12 PM EST Objectives: Discuss the background leading to an emphasis on the development of primary care. Share the International Primary Care Educational… Read more »

IAMSE Fall Web Seminar Series – “Challenges and Opportunities for (New) Medical Schools in Africa”

Challenges and Opportunities for (New) Medical Schools in Africa Presenter: Quentin Eichbaum September 28, 12 PM ET Over 100 new medical schools are projected to open in Africa over the next decade. These new schools face daunting challenges but are also presented with unique opportunities. This talk will focus on these challenges and opportunities including:… Read more »

Featured Member: Bonny Dickinson, Board of Directors

I became an IAMSE member in 2013 shortly after beginning a new position as one of the inaugural faculty of Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine. As a basic science faculty member and researcher, I had numerous contacts in the realm of basic science research. But as my career transitioned to focus… Read more »

#IAMSE18 – Last Chance to Submit A Focus Session – Due September 15!

The deadline for the 2018 Call for Focus Sessions is quickly drawing near. As a reminder, proposals are to be submitted in the format requested through the¬†online abstract submission site found here. Submission deadline is September 15, 2017. Session proposal acceptance notifications will be returned by November 15. Please note that the call for poster/oral… Read more »

IAMSE Fall 2017 WAS Session 1 Highlights

In case you missed yesterday‚Äôs¬†Webcast Audio Seminar (WAS) Session, here are the highlights of this session: The Rising Tide of Competency-Based Medical Education: A Global View Presenter: Jason Frank September 7, 12 PM EST Summary: Health Professions Education (HPE) Several Challenges of HPE Time spent does not equal ability achieved Trainees are not fully trained… Read more »

IAMSE Fall Web Seminar Series – “Global Healthcare Overview of European Model”

Global Healthcare Overview of European Model Presenters: Jen Cleland and¬†Meabh Ni Bhuinneain September 21, 12 PM ET “Recruitment and retention in junior doctors: global issues, local solutions?” Medical education and training systems in the most countries allow doctors in training considerable individual choice about which specialty they select and where they wish to train. This… Read more »

IAMSE – Medical Science Educator Call for Announcements

Medical Science Educator

In every issue of Medical Science Educator, we publish an announcements section. In this section we share information that is of interest to the readership of the journal. Individual IAMSE members wishing to post medical education related announcements in the Journal are invited to send their requests to the Editorial Assistant at¬†journal@iamse.org. Announcements may be… Read more »

IAMSE Fall Web Seminar Series – “The Future of Family Medicine In China”

The Future of Family Medicine In China Presenter: William Burke September 14, 12 PM ET This web seminar will focus on the work of the International Primary Care Educational Alliance (IPCEA) over the past 10 years in China. From the development of family medicine residencies to the retraining of former subspecialists who are now providing… Read more »