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ASME/Wiley 60th Anniversary Travelling Fellowships 2017 Recipients

ASME is pleased to announce 3 members have been awarded funding from the ASME/Wiley 60 th Anniversary Travelling Fellowships 2017 Recipients: Kirsty Alexander, University of Aberdeen Sally Curtis, University of Southampton Sebastian Shaw, Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Once their travel and project has been completed in 2018 the recipients will publish a report of their activities on our website

Join the ASME Board of Directors

J oin the ASME Board of Directors   ASME’s Board of Directors would like to invite applications from the membership to apply to join the Board as a Director.  This is to enable interested members who wish to make an active contribution to ASME, gain experience and insight into how a Board operates, influence policy and/or ideas and to provide fresh and possibly alternative viewpoints/ideas to the Board. Election of Directors by the Membership - process Should a member wish to nominate either themselves or another member to join the Board as a Director (limited to one position), they should submit: a 300 word statement outlining their background and experience and what they consider they would bring to ASME generally and also specifically confirmation from their Line Manager and/or Institution of their agreement for this role should also be attached to the statement.  CV The above should be submitted to the...
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Dark Side of Technology Enhanced Learning in Medical Education conference

160 delegates attended the inaugural Dark Side of TEL conference hosted by Newcastle University on 22 September 2017. The aim was to bring together a community of TEL enthusiasts to engage in discourse around areas of concern, confess their ‘failed’ initiatives and hear from leading experts. We had 3 keynote speakers who covered a broad range – challenging conceptions of the virtual campus, surveillance, the politics of open access and the opportunities and threats posed by big data and machine learning. On the day there were some strategically chosen technical hiccups which gave a sense of immediacy to the discussion! Accepted abstracts with ‘practice points’ were presented in six parallel sessions and prizes were awarded in four categories. Throughout the day, delegates were encouraged to confess their TEL sins, either online or in person.  The themes emerging from this exercise will be disseminated in due course. We were delighted by...
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Announcing two awards from ASME's Educator Development Committee

The  Educator Development Committee is happy to announce it is now accepting submissions for two awards. The  Educator Development Awards  and the   Education Innovation Award  are both now open for submissions.  The  Educator Development Awards  are aimed at providing funding for an individual to further develop themselves as an educator. Options include (but are not limited to) allowing travel to visit a host institution to gain experience in a specific type of teaching, travel to events or conferences, attendance at relevant courses or undertaking a specific educational development in a home institution. The deadline for submissions is 18 October 2017. The  Education Innovation Award   has been developed to highlight, promote and disseminate examples of innovative educational practice in medicine. The value of the award is up to a maximum of £1,000 towards professional development expenses and one free registration for the ASME ASM. THe deadline for this award...
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RME Registrations now open!

Researching Medical Education 2017 conference is now open to registrations.

Join us on the 15th of November at Friends House, Euston Road, London for this one-day conference for all those interested in medical or clinical education research as an academic discipline. 

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