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Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology
Medical Student Educators

Call for Submissions Now Open for the 2014 AAMC Medical Education Meeting

The 2014 AAMC Medical Education Meeting
Accelerating Learning. Fostering Connections.

November 6 – 7, 2014
Swissotel Hotel, Chicago

Funding opportunities sponsored by the GEA

GEA NATIONAL GRANT PROGRAM
This new national grant program is seeking proposals that foster collaboration among GEA sections (UGME, GME, CEI, MESRE), regions (WGEA, NEGEA, SGEA, CGEA) and/or health professions.  Proposals on the following topics are encouraged but not required to receive funding:

2014 AUPO MSE meeting

The annual AUPO Medical Student Educator workshop will take place on Friday, January 31. This year's workshop will be  Teaching a New Generation of Learners- How Effective Are We? and will be moderated by Dr Linda Lippa.

Agenda

1:30 PM – 1:38 PM     Development of an Apple iPad-based Learning Tool for Undergraduate Ophthalmology Education- Lisa Kelly, MD & Zelia Correa. MD, PhD

Call for Proposals: GEA National Grant Program

The GEA is pleased to announce its new national grant program and has made $10,000 available for proposals that foster collaboration among GEA sections (UGME, GME, CEI, MESRE), regions (WGEA, NEGEA, SGEA, CGEA) and/or health professions.  The aim of this national grant program is to promote innovative advancements in medical education scholarship, research, and evaluation and developing communities of educational scholars.

Proposals on the following topics are encouraged but not required to receive funding:
·  Inter-professional education.

2014 AUPO MSE meeting -- Call for presentations

In preparation for 2014 meeting of the AUPO in Miami, we invite you to submit proposals for presentations. Please let us know about anything you're working on that may be of interest to the larger group. We're interested in hearing about any new teaching or assessment tools and techniques you're employing. Our workshop will take place on Friday January 31st.

 

Directors of Clinical Skills (DOCS) site

We recently received the following from Michelle Daniel at Brown.

Dear Colleagues,

Happy New Year (a bit belated). Please help us reach our new years resolution: to get as many individuals signed up on the Directors of Clinical Skills (DOCS) website as possible so we can begin to NETWORK! If you have not yet registered please go to http://directorsofclinicalskillscourses.webs.com and do so ASAP (it's quick). Please also ask any other faculty at your (or another) institution who are leaders in clinical skills courses to join us, too (and let us know if you are no longer a director and do not wish to receive future communications.) Future emails regarding DOCS meetings, the newsletter, questions for the membership, etc... will only be sent to those registered on the site.

AAMC Readiness for Reform (R4R) Initiative

We recently received this information from Joanne Conroy, Chief Health Officer at AAMC.

The AAMC Readiness for Reform (R4R) Initiative assists AAMC members in assessing their organizational readiness for responding to key elements of reform and provides resources and activities to assist with implementation of these programs, including care delivery redesign and new payment models.

JAMA Medical Education Issue - Call for Papers

Of interest to AUPO-MSE members, JAMA is currently accepting papers for its annual medical education theme issue to be published in December 2012. Details are at http://jama.ama-assn.org/content/307/6/616.full.pdf

GEA/GSA Call for Submissions

The Group on Educational Affairs (GEA) and Group on Student Affairs (GSA) Call for Submissions for the 2012 AAMC Annual Meeting, November 2 – 7 in San Francisco, Calif. is now open.

AUPO-CMSE 4th Annual Meeting

The 4th meeting of the AUPO Medical Student Educators took place at the Association of University Professors in Ophthalmology meeting in Miami. We had a particularly good showing by CMSE members, department chairs and residency program directors. The meeting was led by Dr Linda Lippa the president of the group. Presentations were made by Dr Lippa, Dr Jake Waxman, Dr JoAnn Giaconi, Dr Susan Forster, Dr Rukhsana Mirza, Dr Shahzad Mian, Dr Hilary Beaver and Dr Sanjay Sharma

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