The TASME poster prize is an annual prize in its fifth year, designed to recognize creativity and achievement displayed by those embarking on a career in medical education. The poster can encompass any aspect of medical education including educational research, teaching activity and innovation.
Applicants should provide a named supporter (e.g. educational supervisor or mentor) who may be asked to provide further supporting evidence.
- Candidates must be ASME/TASME members to be eligible to enter
- First named author is a trainee - FY2 doctors and above (postgraduate doctor who has not yet achieved certificate of completion of training)
- Poster abstract must also be submitted to the ASME ASM abstract form and follow their abstract submisson guidelines
- Poster MUST be on display at the ASM 3rd - 5th July, 2019
- Candidates have shown a commitment to medical education – the following list is suggested but not exhaustive:
- Clinical Teaching Fellows or similar educational role
- Trainees who regularly teach medical students, doctors and other healthcare professionals without a formal educational role
- Other healthcare educators who are in an accredited postgraduate training program
Candidates must notify TASME before 5pm on the 18th April 2019 should they wish to be considered for the prize. Please send a PDF copy of the poster to [email protected] with a subject line “TASME Poster Prize”.
Please indicate clearly on your submission if you have submitted the same work to the ASME ASM 2019 abstracts submission process.
Eligible candidates will be assessed by the Prizes and Awards panel on the following:
- Relevance of the project to medical education
- Proven/potential impact based on Kirkpatrick's model of evaluation
- Evidence of excellent educational practice
A maximum of 10 shortlisted candidates will be notified by (date tbc) and asked to label their poster with a TASME sticker to be collected from the TASME stand at the ASM. Shortlisted candidates will need to provide a 400 word abstract in word format to the ASME Office, to be included in the conference papers by (date tbc)
Shortlisted posters must be labelled with a TASME sticker at the ASM and will then be reviewed at the conference, with judging on (in addition to the shortlisting criteria):
- Creativity and innovation
- Evidence of sustainability
- Poster layout, accuracy and appeal
The winner plus two runners-up will be announced at the ASME ASM 2019 and provided with a certificate to indicate their achievement after the conference has finished. Notable posters will be indicated with a star – 1st, 2nd and 3rd. PDF’s of the shortlisted posters will also be uploaded to the TASME pages on the ASME website after the conference has finished. The winner will be awarded a free copy of the textbook: Understanding Medical Education (3rd edition).