Annual Scientific Meeting 21 - 23 June 2017 Exeter


Please see below DRAFT programme 

ASM Wednesday 21 June


08.30 – 13.00 Registration and setting up of posters   
09.00 – 12.00  Setting up of exhibits  
10.00-12.00 Journals Board of Management (closed meeting)

Start of Conference Workshops

The following intra conference sessions will run simultaneously between 1000 and 1200 hrs and delegates can sign up for them on the day. There is no extra charge for attending these sessions.


1 LDG Exploring topical issues in health professions’ education from leadership, management and      followership perspectives   

2 JASME/TASME Joint Educational Network

3 EDC New Presenters

4 ERC/BERA - Cost, Value and Quality in Professional Education

5 Raising the profile of educators in a medical school

6 Developing shared standards for assessing professional behaviour in medical undergraduates,
   and developing interventions for students breaching professional standards

7 Education for person-centred care; from policy to practice

8 Experiences and approaches to supporting widening participation students in their
   early professional development 

9 Differential attainment: Understanding variations in exam performance

10 Opportunities and Challenges to developing a curricula that nurtures Professional Identity
    for developing Medical Professionalism

1200-1300 Lunch and viewing of exhibits and posters 
1200-1300 Mindfulness in Medical Education


Welcome and Opening of the ASM 2017

Professor Jennifer Cleland, ASME Chair

1310- 1400

Session Chair: Dr John Jenkins, ASME President

The Lord Cohen Lecture

Dr Saleem Razack - Seeking Inclusion in an Exclusive Process: Towards Greater Social Justice in
Student Selection for Medical School through Discourse Analysis

Question & Answer session 

1400 Sir John Ellis Prize Winner Presentation
1430- 1500 Refreshment break & viewing of exhibits & posters
1500 – 1720 Member’s papers presented in Parallel Sessions
1800 – 2000 Welcome Reception and Celebration of 60 years of ASME

Exeter Castle
Refreshments and canapes, anniversary cake

Dr John Jenkins and Professor Jen Cleland Toast
Sponsored by Maxinity

2030-2245 JASME/TASME Social Event  
On the Waterfront, 4-9 The Quay, Exeter EX2 4AP

ASM Thursday 22 June


0830 Registration & arrival refreshments

Session Chair Dr Peter Johnston, Director of Career Groups, ASME

Presentation of the ASME Gold Medal 2017 by Professor Jen Cleland, Chair of ASME

Professor Mei Ling Young, International Medical University of Malaysia 

Question and Answer session

0945 Plenary by Professor Jen Cleland – Widening access to medicine: social change, accountability or justice?
1030-1100 Refreshment break & viewing of exhibits & posters

The following intra conference sessions will run simultaneously between 1100 and 1300 hrs and delegates can sign up for them on the day. There is no extra charge for attending these sessions


ALL 1100-1300 Developing Learners' Skills in Social Diversity, Power Dynamics and Privilege Awareness in Health Professions Education

2 Postgraduate medical education

3 JASME Evidence synthesis in medical education

4 TASME Making time to teach


6 EDC Promoting Excellence – full 2 hour workshop

7 TEL Getting to grips with social media to become a more social practitioner

8 Challenges of Embedding Diversity Issues into the Medical Curriculum

9 The UK Medical Education Database (UKMED) – what is it and how can it be utilised?

10 Team-Based Learning in Medical and Healthcare Education

11 Get inside their smartphones and you get inside their heads!

12 New directions in the format of knowledge-based examinations: challenging the consensus

13 Developing a professional career portfolio for healthcare educators: from principles to practice

14 AoME@ASME: Developing career pathways in medical education
1315- 1345 Lunch & viewing of exhibits
1315-1345 Widening Access to Research (closed meeting) 
1345- 1445 Chaired Poster Presentations/Viewing


The following intra conference sessions will run simultaneously between 1345 and 1545 and delegates can sign up for them on the day. There is no extra charge for attending these sessions.


1345-1545 1 NACT

2 Getting published (Medical Education Journal)

3 JASME: Leadership in peer teaching

4 TASME – TIE prize session

5 Psychometrics: All you ever wanted to know about Boards of Examiners but were afraid to ask

6 ERC 14.45-15.45: Research network meeting

7 EDC “Pick and mix - innovative, interesting and prizewinning work” (from 14.45)

8 TEL Creating simple and effective e-learning quickly and easily

9 Lights…. Camera… ACTION

10 Life Sciences in an integrated medical curriculum

11 Raising awareness of LGBT+ issues within medical school 
 &  Equality and Diversity in healthcare teaching: Supporting LGBT

12 Promoting resilience: latest fad or realistic educational target?
1545 - 1600 Refreshment break & viewing of exhibits   
1600 – 1740

Member’s papers presented in Parallel Sessions

'Escape Room' - Gloucestershire Academy

1800 ASME Annual General Meeting – open to ASME members & others who wish to attend  
2000 – 2230

ASME Annual Dinner Pre-dinner drinks at 19.30
Sponsored by LiftUpp

Presentation of the President’s Medal, Dr John Jenkins

Recipient: Dr Lesley Pugsley

University of Exeter

ASM Friday 23 June


0830 Registration & refreshments
0900-1040 Members papers presented in Parallel Sessions
1040-1100 Refreshment break and viewing of posters and exhibits
1100 Session Chair: Professor Andrew Hassell, Director of Events, ASME

Regulation of Medical Education – inhibitor or catalyst?
Professor Terence Stephenson, Chairman GMC and Nuffield Professor of Child Health at University College London
1145 Joint ASME/GMC Award Announcement,  Dr Clive Gibson, Director of Membership, ASME & Dr Colin Melville, Director of Education and Standards, GMC

Excellent Medical Education, Joint ASME/GMC Awards  

Short summaries of the successful submissions 2017:
1230  Closing summary and a look ahead to 2018

Professor Jen Cleland, Chair of ASME
1300 Close of conference


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