The annual meeting of the International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) offers many opportunities for faculty development and networking, and brings medical sciences and medical education across the continuum together. This year’s main topic is Teaching & Learning in Health Sciences: Linking Current Theory to Practice. Confirmed Plenary speakers include Anique de Bruin from Maastricht University (The Netherlands), Michelle Daniel from the University of California – San Diego (USA) and Ricardo León-Bórquez from the World Federation for Medical Education (Mexico). The meeting offers workshops, focus sessions, oral and poster presentations, and several networking opportunities. In addition to the program, the IAMSE Fellowship and AMEE-ESME course will be offered.
Who Should Attend?
The meeting is designed for all those who teach and lead curricula in the sciences of medicine and health. Participants include basic scientists and clinical medical faculty as well as members representing faculty from various other health care disciplines and educational disciplines. Also, students are always represented and involved in the program. This international meeting typically hosts over 25 nationalities from around the world.
Cancún, a Mexican city on the Yucatán Peninsula bordering the Caribbean Sea, is known for its beaches, numerous resorts and nightlife. It’s composed of 2 distinct areas: the more traditional downtown area, El Centro, and Zona Hotelera, a long, beachfront strip of high-rise hotels, nightclubs, shops and restaurants. Cancun is also a famed destination for students during universities’ spring break period.
For more details, and information on past meetings, please visit www.iamseconference.org.