|Volume 2 Issue 1
|| February, 2011
||Connecting with Each Other ...
Congratulations to the following IAMSE members:
Matthew Gwee was appointed as Fellow in the Teaching Academy,
National University of Singapore.
Evelyn Schwalenberg has been promoted to Assistant Dean for
Clinical Education at the University of New England College of
Osteopathic Medicine in "recognition of her outstanding work in
the role of Director of Predoctoral Education”. Dr.
Schwalenberg is also a recent graduate of the UNECOM Master of
Science in Medical Education Leadership.
Chet Evans, Vice
President for Medical Education and Program Development at Lake
Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Bradenton, Florida, was
reappointed by Governor Charlie Crist to the Florida Diabetes
Advisory Council. Dr. Evans has served on the Council for 11
years and was re-elected as Chair.
Roger Geiss was recognized
at the 2010 Celebration of Excellence held at the University of
Illinois College of Medicine for receiving the “Best Instructor”
award in three of the second year courses: General Pathology,
Pulmonary Organ Segment and Cardiovascular Organ Segment.
Tom Hill was recently promoted to Assistant Dean of
Preclinical Education at the University of North Dakota School
of Medicine & Health Sciences.
Webster received an award for being the “Core Curriculum Teacher
of the Year” in the graduate curriculum at Texas Tech University
Health Sciences Center School of Medicine. Dan is the course
director for the Cell Structure and Function course.
Premkumar received the 2010 Teaching Excellence Award given by
the College of Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan.
Chuck Eldridge received a basic science teaching award from
the 2nd year class at Wake Forest University School of
Medicine. Chuck has also been selected to participate on the
physiology and cell biology question writing team for Step 1 USMLE and notes that one of his IAMSE friends, Tom Schmidt,
joined the team at the same time!
Rakesh Kumar received a
Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence in the category
of Initiatives that Enhance Learning. Rakesh’s work focused on
learning and assessment using virtual microscopy.
Stewart Mennin, and Professor Jan van Dalen, University of
Maastricht School of Health Professions Education will be
co-directors of the the Masters in Health Professions Education
Program in Latin America. The two-year program will have
face-to-face sessions in Brasilia, Brazil with the majority of
work to be completed online.
www.menninconsulting.com and http://www.maastrichtuniversity.nl/web/Faculties/FHML/Theme/Education/InstituteForEducationFHML/SchoolOfHealthProfessionsEducationSHE/MasterOfHealthProfessionsEducation/MHPEBrasil.htm
Anne Gunderson, has been names associate dean of medical
education at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.
As associate dean, Gunderson will provide administrative
leadership for all areas of the medical student education
program, including curriculum development, course and clerkship
administration, coordination of the curriculum committees,
program evaluation and faculty development. Additionally, she
will direct the office of medical education. Gunderson serves as
chair-elect for the Association of American Medical Colleges
Central Group for Educational Affairs and will take over as
chair in March 2011.
Welcome to our New Members!
Tyler Cymet American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic
Mark Willis Wright State University
Naomi Lacy Texas
Richard Sabina Oakland University
University of Liverpool
Robert West Robert Appleyard National
University of Health Sciences
Orhan Arslan University of South
Kerstin Zu Bentrup Tulane University
University of Central Florida
Eugene J.F.M. Custers University
Medical Center at Utrecht
Craig Doupnik University of South
Bill Johnson University of South Florida
Mitchell Tulane University
Stan Saporta University of South
Lyudmyla Golub Ross University
Brian Hill Virginia
College of Osteopathic Medicine
The Membership Committee would like to
especially thank the following IAMSE members for helping to
recruit new IAMSE members!
Peter de Jong
We sincerely appreciate your efforts in
sharing the benefits of IAMSE with your fellow colleagues.
||Connecting through Email Listserv ...
The IAMSE Member Only listserv was created as a forum for
discussion and as an information source for the members of IAMSE
interested in scholarly activity related to research and faculty
development in medical science education. Specifically, this
listserv was developed to:
--promote discussion and development related to medical science
--facilitate networking among IAMSE members who share common
interests or expertise;
--provide an electronic forum for disseminating information
about funding and other resources related to medical education
development and research interests.
For details regarding the IAMSE Member Only
listserv and to subscribe - please go to:
||Connecting through Meetings ...
15th Annual IAMSE Meeting
"Building Healthcare Professionals in a
Medical Science Curriculum"
June 18-21, 2011
St. Petersburg, FL
St. Petersburg, Hilton Hotel
Follow meeting details at
Call for Poster Abstracts is currently open!
Deadline to Submit: March 1, 2011 -
Registration is now open!
||Connecting through Web Audio Seminars ...
Calendar for the Spring Series
"The Use of E-Learning in Medical Education"
Series starts March 8, 2011
The medical sciences are ideal for using computers for
presenting images, movies and sounds, enriching learning
materials, and providing students anytime/anywhere access to
material. This series will focus on the educational aspects of
these technologies and will provide relevant background as well
as practical suggestions for using thee tools in teaching and
learning. Topics covered include: E-Lessons for Face to face,
Engaging Students, Simulations, Capturing Lectures, Social
Networks, and Future Digital Learning Environments.
||Connecting through Publications ...
Medical Science Educator
The first issue of Medical Science
Educator is now available, The Journal of the International
Association of Medical Science Educators IAMSE. The journal is
the successor of JIAMSE, our highly appreciated peer-reviewed
journal for health science educators to publish their scholarly
work helping to move medical science education forward.
In this issue you will find several regular articles on
innovative teaching methods, as well as two meeting reports on
educational meetings from within the last few months.
To download the issue -
Medical Science Educator
To celebrate this first issue of Medical Science Educator,
it is freely available for all who are interested in Health
Science Education. I hope you will enjoy this first issue and
that you and your colleagues will consider publishing your own
scholarly work in our Journal for the benefit of all our
||Connecting through Committees ...
If you would like to become more involved with the
activities within IAMSE, you might want to consider joining one of the various committees. To learn more about a committee, please contact the chair listed below:
Development Committee - Aviad Haramati,
Membership Committee - Amy Wilson-Delfosse,
Publications Committee - Dani McBeth,
Educational Scholarship - Susan Pasquale,
HEAL - John Szarek, Veronica Michaelsen,
Public Affairs - Gary Rosenfeld,
Web Audio Seminar - Nehad El-Sawi,
22012 Annual Program Committee - Nehad El Sawi,
||Connecting with Other Associations ...
10th Annual Team-Based Learning Conference
March 2-4, 2011
Las Vegas, NV
2nd all Russian Conference on Medical Education
March 24-25, 2011
6th Congress of the Asian Medical Education Association
March 23-26, 2011
Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
2011 AMEE Meeting
August 27-31, 2011
Meeting Website: AMEE.org
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