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Vacancies on our Education Research Committee

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  The Chair of the  Education Research Committee ,  Prof Clare Morris, would like to bring to your attention vacancies that have arisen on the ERC.   There are  3  places available on the committee from    30th November 2018 for a period of 3 years, with an opportunity to be re-elected for a second term thereafter.   These positions are open to any member of ASME who wishes to self-nominate. We are looking for people who: are research enthusiasts who wish to develop medical education research and its communities have time to commit to the ERC and actively work on the ERC agenda by developing, designing and delivering on key strategies The time commitment for this role varies significantly across the year, clustered around two key events (ASME ASM in July and Researching Medical Education Conference in November). It is anticipated that you would be able to put aside up to...
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Now accepting submissions for our New Leaders Award 2019

The  New Leaders Award  is an annual prize which recognises outstanding leadership in the field of medical education for those early in their medical education career. The award is designed to provide recognition for those who have taken a leadership or management role in undergraduate, postgraduate or continuing  professional   development that has had clear benefit and impact on improving the quality of learning, teaching or the patient experience.  By early career, we mean medical students, doctors in training, lecturers, supervisors, support staff or mentors who have been  formally involved in a leadership or management role or activity in  medical education for less than five years .   For more information or to apply, please click HERE

The British Society for Rheumatology / ASME Joint Educational Research Prize 2019

The British Society for Rheumatology / ASME Joint Educational Research Prize 2019 We have partnered with the British Society for Rheumatology to raise the profile and promote educational research activity within rheumatology. This prize will be awarded once a year to the best educational research abstract submitted to the British Society for Rheumatology Annual Conference. In order to be considered for this prize you need to submit an abstract to the BSR annual conference 2019 under the category of ‘Education’. The winner will receive: £100 cheque prize Certificate of achievement The opportunity to present their research at the British Society for Rheumatology Annual Conference 2019 as a poster or an oral presentation The opportunity to present their research at the ASME Annual Scientific Meeting as a poster or an oral presentation For more information or to apply please click HERE

Launching the Journal Travelling Fellowships for 2019 


  Our journal Travelling Fellowships are now open to submissions "Medical Education" Travelling Fellowship 2019 Deadline for submissions: Thursday 28th February 2019 ASME and Wiley have again generously identified funding of up to £2,000 to support a Travelling Fellowship. The aim of the Fellowship is to provide financial support to an individual or a research group to facilitate gaining further experience/training/knowledge that will enable strengthening of health professional education research efforts. The individual or team must demonstrate commitment to a particular project and clearly indicate how the activities supported by the Travelling Fellowship will enhance the capacity to engage in conceptually grounded, methodologically rigorous, and programmatic research efforts. Among other things, the Fellowship may be used to enable visiting an institution or research group in furtherance of the individual’s own professional development and collaborative opportunities or to bring a scholar to the team in furtherance of the group’s and research project’s development. Click...
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