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Augmented Reality presentation at the ASME ASM 2019


ASME hosts Professor Shafi Ahmed to deliver first ever augmented reality presentation at medical education conference Renowned surgical trainer and keynote speaker will add new dimension to ASME’s Annual Scientific Meeting 2019 The Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME) has announced Professor Shafi Ahmed as a keynote speaker at its Annual Scientific Meeting due to be held in Glasgow, 3 rd – 5 th July, 2019. Professor Ahmed is set to deliver a first for any medical education conference by bringing augmented reality to his presentation on ‘The digital transformation of medical education’. The presentation compliments the 2019 conference’s theme which focuses on Sustainability, Transformation and Innovation in Medical Education.   Keynote speaker, Professor Shafi Ahmed, says : “It’s time to disrupt medical education as we know it and make it more accessible and affordable by using all of the new technologies available to us. Embedding future technologies and...
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ASME Annual General Meeting 2019

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ASME members are invited to our annual AGM The ASME AGM will take place on Thursday 4th July at 6.20pm in The Lomond Auditorium, Scottish Event Campus, (SEC), Glasgow, G3 8YW The agenda for this can be found  here  and below. AGENDA Apologies President’s Welcome and Update Minutes from 2018 AGM Matters Arising Articles of Association -   Notice for a Special Resolution Board Vacancies Director Resignations/Re-appointments Financial Accounts to year end 31st December 2018 Annual Report AOB If you are unable to attend but wish to take part in any voting you can nominate a proxy as per the conditions in our Articles of Association: 1            Every member shall have one vote, which (whether on a show of hands or on a secret ballot) may be given either personally or by proxy. 2            Any member who wishes to appoint a proxy to vote on his/her behalf at any meeting (or adjourned meeting): (a)         ...
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ASM 2019 3-5 July, Pre-, Intra-Conference and Workshop Sessions - full details now available

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  Full details fo all our pre-, intraconference and workshop sessions at the packed ASME ASM 2019 programme  are available to view now. Please go to :  https://www.asme.org.uk/asm2019#workshops   These sessions can be signed up for on the day on a first come, first served basis, for all delegates at the ASM. The sign-up sheets will be available on the relevant das at the Registration desk.  It's not too late to register to attend - you can do so here:  https://www.asme.org.uk/asm2019#register-now  
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ASME awards Medical Education Travelling Fellowship 2019 grant to PhD candidate Anique Atherley of Western Sydney University and Maastricht University

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ASME awards Medical Education Travelling Fellowship grant to PhD candidate Anique Atherley of Western Sydney University and Maastricht University Research project sheds light on medical students’ support networks as they transition between pre-clinical and clinical phases of their education The Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME), in co-operation with academic publishers John Wiley & Sons Inc, has awarded its Medical Education Travelling Fellowship grant to Dr Anique Atherley, joint PhD candidate of Western Sydney University and Maastricht University. Dr Atherley has over eight years of experience in medical education research, including being the lead researcher on several medical education studies conducted at the University of the West Indies in Barbados. She will use ASME’s grant to facilitate a research visit in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, in July 2019.  ASME / Wiley Fellowship recipient Dr Anique Atherley says:  “I am so very honoured and humbled to be selected for this grant. I am excited to have the opportunity to visit the Centre for Health Education Scholarship (CHES) in Vancouver which will allow me to propel my third PhD project forward and gain international contacts in a stimulating environment.” Dr Atherley’s research...
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