#IAMSE16 Meeting Highlight: Marlies Reinders

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.

Marlies Reinders: Innovations in Clinical Kidney Transplant Education by a Massive Open Online CourseĀ [Leiden University Medical Center]

Marlies Reinders (MD, PhD) is a Nephrologist at the Leiden University Medical Center. She has long experience in renal transplantation, including research at the Transplant Immunology Laboratory, Childrenā€™s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston. She published extensively in the field of transplantation and is principal investigator on clinical trials of stem cells in kidney disease. She has a major track in education. She is involved in the organization of the new curriculum of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Leiden and in the integration of novel forms of education in medicine for (under)graduate students and professionals. She is project leader of the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) Clinical Kidney Transplantation which started January 2016. The course is mentioned among the worldā€™s few clinical MOOCs and is endorsed by various scientific organizations including the Dutch Transplant Society (NTV), the European Society of Transplantation (ESOT) and the International Transplantation Society. In addition, Marlies Reinders is chair of the International Leiden Oxford Summer School of Transplantation and member of the Education Committee of the ESOT. Since this year, Marlies Reinders is president of the Dutch Transplant Society and board member of Eurotransplant

MOOC links:
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vHTTTwaR7R0&feature=youtu.be
Course: https://www.coursera.org/learn/clinical-kidney-transplantation

Have you registered for the 20th Annual IAMSE Meeting? Registration is still availableĀ online atĀ www.iamseconference.org. We hope to see you there!