#ASM2022 Call for Abstracts

by Shafaq Adnan The call for abstracts for our upcoming 2022 Annual Scholarship Meeting (ASM) is open! This year’s ASM will be taking place in Aberdeen over the course of three days, Wednesday 6th – Friday 8th July.  We are all testament to the fact that the way we teach and work was significantly disrupted during the pandemic. Following on from last year’s theme of ‘Disrupted Medical Education’, our theme this year is ‘Future proof medical education: practical wisdom and adapting to change’.   There are 3 categories of presentation this year.   1. Oral Presentation The assessment panel will award these presentation slots to those submissions of the highest quality.Presenters of papers accepted as oral presentations are expected to present their work in parallel session and receive feedback during the session.Format: 10 minutes for presentation / 5 minutes for comments and feedback. 2. E-Poster Presentation E-poster presentations are invited for research and...

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ASME’s 2022 Annual Scholarship Meeting awards now open for submissions

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ASME’s strategic aim is to advance scholarship in medical education, and we offer a wide range of awards delivered at our Annual Scholarship Meeting (ASM) every year. These awards encompass all stages and types of medical education careers to reflect our diverse and international membership and aim to cover all aspects of scholarship, including innovation, evaluation, research and practitioner inquiry. We are pleased to announce that applications for ASME’s ASM awards for 2022 are now open and welcomed from first-time applicants and from members based anywhere in the world (unless an award states explicitly this is not the case). ASME particularly welcomes applicants from diverse and under-represented backgrounds. 2022 ASME’s ASM awards are: ASME ASM Communication Prize JASME ASM Communication Prize TASME ASM Communication Prize TEL ASM Prize Details of all ASME’s awards can be found HERE. We look forward to receiving your applications!

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JASME Intercalation Prize 2021 Winner & Runner-up Announced

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The ASME Intercalation Prize is a fairly new prize, introduced in the academic year 2018/19. The prize follows the same submission criteria and format as the Sir John Ellis Prize, however, is specifically for projects completed during an intercalated degree. Projects may include: Original researchDetailed literature reviewsEducational interventions Submissions should be a description of a piece of work, survey, research or innovation in which the student has been directly involved, in the field of medical education. Candidates should aim to include the following: AimsMethodsOutcomesDiscussion of medical educational literatureReflection on personal development The expectation is of a well-structured, purposeful and disciplined piece of work that will be of general interest to a medical education audience. Curricular innovations and new methods are welcomed but must include justification, appropriate references to literature and elements of evaluation – these may be more eligible for our innovation prizes. It is expected that all projects have an element of evaluation...

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Announcing the recipients of The Clinical Teacher New Voices in Health Professions Education Award 2021

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ASME announces recipients of inaugural The Clinical Teacher ‘New Voices in Health Professions Education Award 2021’ New career development award provides clinical teachers and researchers with essential skills to be a peer reviewer. Launched this year, the aim of this new and innovative career development programme sponsored by ASME and Wiley is to provide early-career clinical teachers and researchers with the essential skills required to be a peer reviewer. Key features of the programme will include opportunities to engage in contemporary scholarly debates, improve skills in critical analysis and communication and refine academic writing through exposure to good practice. During the summer, recipients were invited to apply for this prize from diverse health professional backgrounds, under-represented groups and geographic regions where career development support for health professionals as clinical teachers and researchers is evolving. Aileen Barrett, Editor of The Clinical Teacher (TCT), says: “Supporting early-career clinical education researchers, teachers and academics is at...

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Interview with Professor Christine Hine, keynote speaker at RME2021

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  ASME events team interviewed Professor Christine Hine (University of Surrey) who will be delivering a plenary talk and a workshop at this year's Researching Medical Education Conference (RME2021).    A: The title of your keynote at RME 2021 is “Agile research in the face of ever-changing and unpredictable digital environments”. Why did you choose to deliver this talk at this year’s conference, and what can delegates get from it? C: I am hoping that the topic will resonate for many participants and that it will help to build on and learn from recent experiences. The pandemic has certainly been a challenging time for conducting social research. Many carefully crafted research plans have been thwarted as face-to-face fieldwork has often seemed impossible and as people have moved online for many activities, often in a rather unplanned way. Beyond the specific challenges of recent times, developments in digital technologies have produced a steady stream...

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