AMEE Releases Agenda for the Next General Assembly


The International Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) has released  a provisional Agenda for its General Assembly that will be held in Malaga, Spain, on September 1st.

 

Palacio de los Congresos, Malaga

Palacio de los Congresos, Malaga

 

General Assembly 2009

Palacio de Ferias y Congresos de Málaga, Málaga, Spain

Tuesday 1 September: 1300-1400 hrs

 

Draft Agenda

 

1.   Welcome and apologies   
2.   Minutes of the General Assembly of AMEE held on 2 September in Prague, Czech Republic   GA1/09 
3.   President’s Report   
4.   Financial Statement  GA2/09 
  4.1 Proposed increase in the AMEE Individual Membership Fee GA3/09
       
5.   Elections to the Executive Committee GA4/09
       
6   Conferences GA5/09
  6.1 AMEE 2009 Malaga, Spain  
  6.2 AMEE 2010 Glasgow, UK  
  6.3 AMEE 2011 Vienna Option  
  6.4 AMEE 2012 Marseille Option  
  6.5 Other potential venues for AMEE Conferences  
  6.6 Ottawa Conference 2010  
       
7   Update on AMEE’s activities GA6/09
  7.1 MedEdWorld and AMEE member benefits  
  7.2 Medical Teacher  
  7.3 Best Evidence Medical Education (BEME)  
  7.4 AMEE Position Paper on Bologna Process  
  7.5 A Medical Teachers Charter  
  7.6 Accreditation of Teaching  
  7.7 Orpheus  
  7.8 AMEE courses  
  7.9 Other activities  
       
8   Report from WFME and Regional Associations  
       
9   Have your say: an opportunity for suggestions from members   
10   Any other business   
11   Date of next meeting   
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AMEE 2009 Conference


 

The 2009 Conference of the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) will take place in Malaga, Spain, from August 29th to September 2nd. This conference will be held together to the XIX  meeting of the Spanish Association for Medical Education (SEDEM). 

Palacio de Ferias y Congresos de Malaga

Palacio de Ferias y Congresos de Malaga

 

I received a few days ago the Provisional Program of the AMEE 2009 conference.  Besides the sessions in English, the conference will include also some sessions in Spanish and one workshop organized by students and for students.  Following, a general description of this scientific meeting. 

 

The program includes the following courses:

– Essential Skills in Medical Education

– Essential Skill in Medical Education Assessment

– Research Essential Skills in Medical Education

– Essential Skills in Technology Enhanced Medical Education

 

The National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) and the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER) will offer the course “Fundamentals of Assessment in Medical Education”

 

Preconference workshops, with emphasis in clinical simulation will be held in August 29 and 30. On Sunday 30 of August, wil be held workshops in Spanish and also preconference workshops organized by students for students and junior doctors.

 

The Conference will begin with an open plenary on Monday August 31 with the lectures  “Evidence based view on global health”, by Dr. Hans Rosting, professor of Karolinska Institute, Sweden, and “Rethinking Medical Education”, by Dr. Hillard Jason, from the University of Colorado. These lectures will be followed by symposia, large group sessions, workshops and master class sessions, presentation of posters and exhibits, etc.

 

The closing plenary will be held on September 2nd with the lecture “Learning, assessment, technology: in that order”, by Dr. Dylan Wiliam, Deputy Director of the Institute of Education, London.

 

The submission deadline for the abstracts for short communications, posters, fringe presentations, conference workshops and  Secrets of Success is  13 March.

 

For more information and for registration, you can access to http://www.amee.org