TASME Awards: Deadlines Approaching

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  Teaching Innovation & Excellence (TIE) Prize 2021 Closing Date: 26th March 2021 The prize recognises talent and ingenuity displayed by those embarking on a career in medical education. The prize will be primarily focused on recognising teaching, but consideration will be given to entries that showcase other relevant educational activity. Candidates will self-nominate through the application process to demonstrate their teaching innovation and excellence. The application will consist of a structured written application form and may be supported by links to other appropriate media (e.g. websites, video or additional materials to help illustrate the innovation). Group applications will be considered, but the input of each individual within the group must be made explicitly clear and only one member of the group will be able to present for the prize if shortlisted. Applicants may be asked to provide a named supporter (e.g. educational supervisor or mentor) to provide further supporting evidence after...

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Our Education Research Committee is Recruiting

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The Interim Chair of the Education Research Committee, Dr Alison Ledger, would like to bring to your attention vacancies that have arisen on the ERC.   There are 3 places available on the committee from 1st June 2021 for a period of 3 years, with an opportunity to be re-elected for a second term thereafter.   These positions are open to any individual member of ASME who wishes to self-nominate. We are looking for people who: are research enthusiasts who wish to develop medical education research and its communitieshave time to commit to the ERC and actively work on the ERC agenda by developing, designing and delivering on key strategies   We particularly welcome applicants from diverse and under-represented backgrounds.   The time commitment for this role varies significantly across the year, clustered around two key events (ASME Annual Scholarship Meeting (ASM) in July and Researching Medical Education (RME) Conference in November). It is anticipated that you would be able to put aside up to 6...

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Announcement of Research Paper Award (RPA) 2021 Finalists

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ASME’s Education Research Committee are please to announce the finalists of the 2021 round of the RPA. Applicants were requested to submit their research paper describing research that was complete at time of submission. The submissions were judged against the following criteria: Novelty of subject matter or approach within the field of medical education research. Contribution to the field of medical education research.A clear statement of rationale with a relevant gap in literature identified.Clearly stated research question(s) and/or aims and objectives that are in concordance with the research design.Clear rationale for the methodological / theoretical approach taken.Findings from results clearly reported and the new knowledge generated by the study clearly stated.Relevant discussion and justified conclusions presented with recommendations and / or relevance to practice outlinedThe paper/submission should be unpublished at the time of application as it has to be original With all submissions being of high quality, the award assessors awarded finalists...

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JASME and ASME are delighted to announce the inaugural winners of the Group Innovation Prize 2021

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  The Junior Association for the Study of Medical Education (JASME) is a career group within ASME for medical students. One of its key goals is to encourage, promote and conduct medical education research initiated by students and early career professionals. One of the most important elements of this research is collaboration. Therefore, we are pleased to offer one award each year to a group of medical students and doctors for innovation in the field of medical education. Applications were welcome from groups of members who had already undertaken a project or piece or work surrounding an innovative and original idea within medical education. Applicants were to submit a description of their work and address how and why the innovation has been implemented, and how this has changed educational practice. Our 2021 winners are Conor Rankin, Conor J McCann and John M Bayram, who are all FY2 at The University of...

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ASME NEEDS YOU! Join the Board as Honorary Treasurer

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    ASME’s Board of Directors would like to invite applications from the membership to join the Board as Honorary Treasurer.   This is for a term of 3 years with an anticipated start date of May 2021. This a great opportunity to make an active contribution to ASME, gain insight into how a Board operates, influence policy and/or ideas and to provide fresh and possibly alternative viewpoints/ ideas to the Board. The Role description is attached HERE The successful candidate will have experience of organisational accounting or an MBA as a fundamental understanding of this is required to undertake this role and provide advice and oversight to the Board. Appointment of Directors by the Board process If you would like to apply, please should submit your CV and a 300 word statement outlining your background and experience and what you would bring to ASME generally and also specifically in terms of overseeing our...

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