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Call for submissions to the 9th Asian Medical Education Association

Oct 18, 2017

The Asian Medical Education Association (AMEA) and the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong are very pleased to invite friends and colleagues to join the 9th AMEA Symposium cum Frontiers in Medical and Health Sciences Education 2017 on December 14 - 16, 2017.

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FREE AMEE Simulation Committee (SIME) Webinar

Oct 16, 2017

Making the implicit explicit: Theories informing simulation-based education - Part 1: Debra Nestel, Gabriel Reedy & Peter Dieckmann from the AMEE Simulation Committee (SIME) will be presenting the first of a two part webinar series on Wednesday 18th October 2017 at 14:00 BST (British Summer Time)

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American Medical Association: Students use design thinking to fix broken care processes

Oct 12, 2017

American Medical Association: Health system failures contribute to physician burnout, but medical education often does a poor job of giving students the tools they will need to make meaningful changes as physicians.

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Arizona State University: ASU professor advocates for human trafficking education in nursing schools

Oct 11, 2017

Taking her message on the road, Arizona State University College of Nursing and Health Innovation Assistant Professor Samantha Calvin spoke at the 14th Annual Human Trafficking and Social Justice Conference in Ohio last month.

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University of North Carolina: Preclinical medical education is wastefully obsolete

Oct 11, 2017

An opinion piece in the UNC newspaper, The Daily Tar Heel, suggests that the preclinical years of medical education are a scam and believes that the National Board of Medical Examiners should test those who want to jump right into clinical studies and medical schools allow this.

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California Healthline: "Training New Doctors Right Where They’re Needed"

Oct 09, 2017

Rio Bravo is 1 of 8 teaching health centers in California and 57 nationwide that were created by the Affordable Care Act in 2010 to serve areas with large unmet medical needs. “The goal is for [doctors in training] to come for three years and stay for 20,” said Carol Stewart, program director.

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Providing medical education through virtual reality video games, Level Ex raises $11M

Oct 05, 2017

Medical education business Level Ex, which aims to meld the worlds of medical education and virtual reality video games, has closed an $11 million Series A round to advance the gamification of education.

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Poll results: Will you be attending the AMEE 2017 Conference?

Sep 19, 2017

The latest MedEdWorld poll asked: Will you be attending the AMEE 2017 Conference?

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