Web Seminar Updates

Registration Now Open for the 2017 Spring Audio Seminar Series

Registration is now open for the Spring 2017 Audio Seminar Series! Sessions start on Thursday, March 2, 2017. Remediation in Health Sciences 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… Read more »

IAMSE Winter 2017 WAS Session 2 Highlights

In case you missed last week’s Webcast Audio Seminar (WAS) Session, here are the highlights of this session: Improving Medical Student Mental Health: A Multi-faceted Approach Stuart Slavin MD, MEd Saint Louis University (SLU) School of Medicine Summary: Statistical indicators for moderate to severe depression and anxiety rates across the spectrum of physician training (medical… Read more »

IAMSE Winter 2017 WAS Session 1 Highlights

In case you missed yesterday’s Webcast Audio Seminar (WAS) Session, here are the highlights of this session: Physician Burnout and Distress – Causes, Consequences, and a Structure for Solutions Presenter: Colin P. West, MD, PhD Mayo Clinic Summary: Physician burnout is a public health crisis that negatively impacts patient safety as well as individual and organizational performance. Physician… Read more »

IAMSE Winter WAS: Cultivating Resilience and Reducing Burnout for Health Professionals: The Power of Presence, Reflective Practice and Appreciative Dialogue

Cultivating Resilience and Reducing Burnout for Health Professionals: The Power of Presence, Reflective Practice and Appreciative Dialogue Presenter: Michael Krasner, MD February 2, 12 PM ET During this session, Dr. Krasner will explore the issue of burnout, and its effects on quality of care and quality of caring in the medical encounter. After defining resilience,… Read more »

IAMSE Winter WAS: The Imperative for Incorporating Mind-Body Medicine in Health Professions Education

The Imperative for Incorporating Mind-Body Medicine in Health Professions Education Presenter: Adi Haramati, PhD January 26, 12 PM ET More than half of practicing physicians exhibit characteristics of chronic stress and burnout. This trend may begin earlier with the observed decline in empathy during medical student training and alarming rates of burnout in medical and… Read more »

IAMSE Winter WAS: Strategies for promoting personal health & wellness and leading change at the individual level

Strategies for promoting personal health & wellness and leading change at the individual level Presenter: Catherine Pipas, MD, MPH January 19, 12 PM ET Leaders in Academic Medical Centers face a need for robust change in healthcare. They are faced with diminished resources, expanded expectations and are called upon daily to lead change and achieve 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 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 »

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 – 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 »

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 »