Workshops & Conferences

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School of Medicine workshops

Washington University School of Medicine is home to two workshop events dedicated to health professions education.

Education Day

Sponsored by the School of Medicine, Education Day events encompass interprofessional education activities across medical center institutions and programs: Audiology, medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, pharmaceutical sciences, physical therapy and research. The event is held on the medical campus each fall.

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Medical Education Day

Sponsored by the Office of Medical Student Education (OMSE), Medical Education Day includes workshops, speakers, poster sessions and exhibits. The event is held each spring.

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National conferences

Central Group on Educational Affairs (CGEA)

The CGEA is the regional group of the larger Group on Educational Affairs supported by the Association of American Medical Colleges.  This conference is held annually in the spring and is an opportunity for medical educators to attend presentations and discussions promoting educational innovations, research and topics related to curriculum, evaluation, administration and professional development.

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Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC):  Learn Serve Lead

Learn Serve Lead: The AAMC Annual Meeting is open to all who care about the future of academic medicine. Medical school deans, teaching hospital CEOs, faculty, researchers, administrators, residents and students attend this event each November. Sessions delve into issues facing medical schools and teaching hospitals and explore solutions and innovations in medical education, research and patient care.

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Understanding Interventions

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Advancing Chicanos/Hispanics & Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)

The SACNAS National Conference motivates, inspires and engages participants to achieve their highest goals in pursuing education and careers in STEM fields. Conference programming is specifically tailored to support undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and career professionals at each transition stage of their career as they move towards positions of science leadership.

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International conferences

An International Association for Medical Education (AMEE)

The AMEE annual conference is now established as the key meeting for all involved in medical and healthcare professions education including teachers, educationists, researchers, administrators and students. The conference provides an opportunity to network with others with similar interests, to hear and discuss the views of acknowledged experts, to take part in workshops and courses and to present your own work through a short communication or poster. AMEE conferences are held in late August/mid September on a wide range of topical issues in medical and health care professions education.

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International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE)

This event will explore strategies for teaching and learning the fundamental sciences of medicine. It is
directed toward course and clinical clerkship directors; basic scientists and academic physicians; deans
for medical education, academic affairs, faculty development, and CME; educational psychologists; and all those who have interest in more appropriately integrating science within the medical curriculum. As global interdisciplinary events, IAMSE annual association meetings attract participants worldwide, representing all subject disciplines throughout human, veterinary, and dental medicine.

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American Society for Public Administration

ASPA’s Annual Conference is public administration’s premier event of the year. Bringing together almost 1,300 practitioners, scholars and students to join theory with practice and share current trends and information with each other, this is the place to be to keep up to date on ongoing movements in the discipline.

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