Second Medical Education Scholarship Forum: Call for Abstracts
The Faculty of Medicine’s Medical Education Scholarship Forum will be held May 29 and 30, 2014, in St. John’s (venue to be announced at a later date). You are invited to submit an abstract for a workshop, oral presentation or poster. Submissions may focus on undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate education as well as continuing medical education/continuing professional development. The deadline for abstract submissions is February 14, 2014.
For more details go to the forum description page.
New Medical Education Journal Club
The new Medical Education Journal Club will meet monthly and be a venue for members to present and discuss the current literature in the field of medical education. The purpose of this journal club is to keep us all informed about medical education literature, to foster medical education scholarship, stimulate debate and allow us to learn about new teaching tools and strategies. All are welcome.
Its first meeting will be:
January 14, 2014
4:30 – 6:00pm
In HSC Lecture Theatre A
Go to https://www.med.mun.ca/pdcs/program_info.asp?programID=2652 to register for this meeting.
Interested participants who are not in St. John’s will be able to participate from a distance. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for the distance login information.
If you are interested in joining the journal club (even if you cannot attend the first meeting), please contact email@example.com
Forum Proceedings Published
The proceedings of the Fall 2012 Medical Education Scholarship Forum have been published. You can read the abstracts at http://journals.library.mun.ca/ojs/index.php/MESFP/index
Medical Education Scholarship Forum 2012
On November 22, 2012, the first annual Medical Education Scholarship Forum was held at R.Gushue Hall. The forum was an opportunity for students and faculty in the Faculty of Medicine to further their medical education scholarship and professional development. Attendees had the option to provide an oral presentation and/or poster which would showcase their efforts and accomplishments with respect to medical education. In total there were 83 attendees, with 12 oral presentations and 31 posters
The forum commenced with a talk from guest speaker, Dr. Trudie Roberts of the Leeds Institute of Medical Education. Following her talk, entitled “How to Succeed in Medical Education Research”, undergraduates, graduate students, faculty and staff presented their research. The closing plenary consisted of a presentation by Dr. Susan O’Leary and Dr. Mary Wells.
A reception followed and prizes were awarded for oral and poster presentations Dr Sharon Peters, vice dean, awarded Dr. Peter Daley the award for best oral presentation and Dr. Alison Drover the award for best poster.
For more details please read the full news story.
||Dr. Trudie Roberts from The Leeds Institute of Medical Education gives the opening plenary.
Drs. Alan Goodridge and Noel O'Regan with presenter Dr. Michael Crozier
||The MESC staff and Dr. Trudie Roberts
Medical Education Scholarship Centre (MESC)
Faculty of Medicine
The Health Sciences Centre, Suite 1650
St. John's, Newfoundland