Congratulations to the 2021 Poster & Oral Presentation Award Winners

This year, IAMSE showcased over 250 poster and oral presentations, with 18 posters and 16 oral presentations nominated for an award. These awards recognize the most outstanding medical education peer-reviewed presentations at the IAMSE annual meeting. The first author on the winning poster receives a plaque, one year of IAMSE membership, and access to one series of the IAMSE Audio Seminars.

A full listing of this year’s Best Poster Presentation Award nominees and Best Oral Presentation Award nominees can be found at

Outstanding Poster Presentation
The Impact of Team-Based Learning on the Critical Thinking Skills of Pharmacy Students
Jody Takemoto – California Health Sciences University (USA)

Outstanding Poster Presentation (Student)
Immersive Virtual Reality (iVR) Improves Procedural Duration, Task Completion, and Accuracy in Surgical Trainees: a Systematic Review
Lucy Lan – McMaster University (CAN)

Outstanding Oral Presentation
Community Building Amid COVID-19: Strategies for Interaction With a Gen-Z Class
Aniela Mendez and Mildred Lopez – Tecnologico de Monterrey (MEX)

Outstanding Oral Presentation (Student)
Leadership Lessons for Medical Students: Crisis Management During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Stephanie K. Lin – Hofstra University (USA)

Please join us in congratulating the winners of this year’s awards. If you are interested in submitting an abstract for a poster or oral presentation for the 2022 Annual Conference you may do so beginning in October. More information will be shared later this year.