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#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 IAMSEĀ AnnualĀ ConferenceĀ is right around the corner! The Early Bird Deadline is Friday, April 1.Ā 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 IAMSEĀ attendee room rate begins atĀ  ā‚¬110Ā per night at the… Read more »

IAMSE Exhibit Booth at AACOM

The 2016 American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) Meeting will be taking place in Washington, DC from April 6-9, 2016. The IAMSE booth will be present at the conference to exhibit, so if you plan on attending this meeting, do not forget to swing by and say hello! For more information on the… Read more »

IAMSE – Manuals Available for Purchase

Did you know thatĀ IAMSE has published two how-to manuals: the How-To Guide for Active Learning and the How-To Guide for Team-Based Learning? How-To Guide for Active Learning: This manual is a compilation of teaching strategies in active learning to adapt to your own large group settings. Each chapter is a specific description of a strategy… 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. Ā 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 »

IAMSE Web Audio Seminar Series “Applying Quality Improvement Principles to Advance Faculty Development”

    Applying Quality Improvement Principles to Advance Faculty Development Presenters:Ā Andrea Berry,Ā Julie Bridges Catalano, and Don Robinson March 31, 12 PM ET LCME has emphasized the importance of continuous quality improvement (CQI) to ensure medical schools have plans in place to meet programmatic goals and outcomes. In order to remain compliant, programs must utilize quality… Read more »

#IAMSE16 – ESME Program with Ron Harden and Aviad Haramati

  IAMSE is pleased to offer the very successful, AMEE-sponsored course: EssentialĀ Skills in Medical Education (ESME), led by two distinguished educators: Prof. RonaldĀ Harden, University of Dundee and Prof. Aviad Haramati, Georgetown University.Ā The ESME course requires a separate registration and is held on a full day prior toĀ the IAMSE conference, continues with special discussion sessions during… Read more »

IAMSE Web Audio Seminar Series “Planning for Curriculum Mapping”

Planning for Curriculum Mapping Presenter: Dina Kurzweil March 10, 12 PM ET Curriculum mapping acts as a catalyst for opening up lines of communication among all educators. The use of curriculum mapping encourages leadership, faculty and staff to have conversations within their own department, school, and university, increasing collegiality and breaking down silos. This session… Read more »