Why Join ASME?

Who are ASME?

The Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME) was originally established in 1957 by the GMC to conduct, promote and disseminate medical education research and scholarship.  It now stands alone as an independent Charity Association and in 2016 became a Limited company.  It has a Board of Directors (Trustees) and its aims and objectives are achieved through its Committees, Career Groups and SIGs (Special Interest Groups).   It has both individual and institutional members.

It holds several annual conferences including its flagship Annual Scholarship Meeting (ASM) which includes the AGM; the Researching Medical Education (RME) Conference as well as delivering the “Developing Leaders in Healthcare Education” residential course in Windsor.

ASME has two regular publications Medical Education and The Clinical Teacher and two occasional publications-Researching Medical Education and Understanding Medical Education.

The Association for the Study of Medical Education is a company limited by 

guarantee and incorporated in Scotland.  Company number: SC534566.

Registered office:  Suite 1A, Q Court, 3 Quality Street, Edinburgh, EH4 5BP.

Telephone:  0131 225 9111

ASME is registered with OSCR (the Independent Scottish Charity Regulator) and our Charity Number is SC040103.

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