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Nominations for ASME Gold Medal 2020 welcomed

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ASME Gold Medal 2020 The ASME Gold Medal was established to recognise outstanding contribution to medical education as a whole.  Initially awarded for a period of 5 years as The Richard Farrow Gold Medal, in memory of his contribution to ASME and his untimely death in 2004, it was renamed the ASME Gold Medal when the 5 year period ended with the presentation in 2011.   Criteria Individuals who have made outstanding contributions to one or more of the goals of the Association will be eligible. There are no age, nationality, professional, occupational or other barriers to being considered for the award. Preference will be given to individuals who remain active in their field. The award thereby is intended to be forward-looking as well as valuing past achievements. Nominations Nominations for the award are now invited from  all Members of ASME .  In particular, Institutional Members of the Association are encouraged to exercise their right to nominate for this award....
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Inaugural ASME/BSR Education Research Prize Awarded

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  ASME is pleased to announce the winner of the  2019 BSR/ASME Education Research Prize, awarded in recognition of the best educational research abstract submitted to the British Society for Rheumatology Annual Conference. We received several very high calibre applications, and to decide who should receive the award, each application was peer-reviewed by a panel of experts on the BSR Heberden committee who put forward three potential winners to ASME before selecting a winner.   Following this process, we are delighted to inform you that David Wright, University of Southampton has been chosen as the winner with the submission entitled ‘Training the next generation of clinical rheumatology researchers: evaluation of a graduate allied health professional and nurse internship programme’. David has been invited to attend the “Jewels in the Crown” plenary session at the British Society for Rheumatology Annual Conference 2019, 30 April-02 May 2019, The ICC, 08 Centenary Square, Birmingham B1 2EA The...
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JASME Prize Winners Announced for Student and Foundation Innovation Prizes 2019

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JASME would like to thank all of the individuals who have submitted pieces for the Student and Foundation Innovation Prize 2019. We were overwhelmed by the calibre of the submissions.  We would like to congratulate the following winners on their excellent submissions which were a pleasure to read. Congratulations to the first of our two Foundation Innovation Prize Winners 2019, Natasha G (Twitter: @drnatashag) of Cambridge University NHS Trust for her work on a structured and integrated paediatric near-peer learning programme (PaedsPALs) for undergraduate students. And congratulations to our second Foundation Innovation Prize winner 2019 Sachin de Stone of Warwick Medical School for on their work on near-peer teaching for non-biological science background graduate medical students. Congratulations to Ngan Hong Ta (Tanya) (Twitter: @veggieequallife) from Norwich Medical School for winning the Student Innovation Prize 2019 for her work on Supporting Intercalating Medical Students Returning to Clinical Medicine. All the winners have been...
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Medical Education editorial internship

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  Medical Education is an international, peer-reviewed, journal with distribution to readers in more than 80 countries. The journal aims to publish material of the highest quality reflecting worldwide or provocative issues and perspectives relevant to health professional education. The contents will be of interest to learners, teachers and researchers. It aims to have a significant impact on scholarship in health professional education and, ultimately, on the quality of health care by prioritising papers that offer a fundamental advance in understanding of practically relevant educational issues. The journal welcomes papers on any aspect of health professional education. As part of its emphasis on capacity building for the field the journal will offer three editorial internship positions beginning July 1 st 2019.  Interns will be involved in all aspects of the editorial role, working closely with the Editor-in-chief and deputy editors, reviewing and offering recommendations on submitted works, engaging in conversations about...
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