ASME’s 2022 Annual Scholarship Meeting awards now open for submissions

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ASME’s strategic aim is to advance scholarship in medical education, and we offer a wide range of awards delivered at our Annual Scholarship Meeting (ASM) every year. These awards encompass all stages and types of medical education careers to reflect our diverse and international membership and aim to cover all aspects of scholarship, including innovation, evaluation, research and practitioner inquiry. We are pleased to announce that applications for ASME’s ASM awards for 2022 are now open and welcomed from first-time applicants and from members based anywhere in the world (unless an award states explicitly this is not the case). ASME particularly welcomes applicants from diverse and under-represented backgrounds. 2022 ASME’s ASM awards are: ASME ASM Communication Prize JASME ASM Communication Prize TASME ASM Communication Prize TEL ASM Prize Details of all ASME’s awards can be found HERE. We look forward to receiving your applications!
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Interview with Professor Clare Morris, keynote speaker at RME2021

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ASME events team interviewed Professor Clare Morris (University of Cambridge) who will be delivering a plenary talk and a workshop at this year's Researching Medical Education Conference (RME2021).    A: The title of your keynote at RME 2021 is “Putting research skills to work: becoming an agile medical educator”. Why did you choose to deliver this talk in this year’s conference, and what can delegates get from it? C: A key element of ASME’s mission is to promote scholarship in medical education and they do this in a number of ways, not least fostering the types of medical education research activity that can shape and inform our practice as educators. I am delighted to have the opportunity to examine the ways in which research can inform our practice and how our practice can inform our research. I hope that delegates will use this to consider the many ways in which they can become research literate medical educators...
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New website launched to promote value of clinical academic careers

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  The Clinical Academic Training Forum (CATF) has launched a new website to promote the role of clinical academics and support health professionals beginning their clinical academic journey. CATCH, the Clinical Academic Training & Careers Hub, aims to be a one stop shop for information on academic careers. The Clinical Academic Training Forum (CATF) has launched a new website to promote the role of clinical academics and support health professionals beginning their clinical academic journey. CATCH, the Clinical Academic Training & Careers Hub, aims to be a one stop shop for information on academic careers. Clinical academics are qualified healthcare professionals who also work in academia, typically in research, teaching, or both. They balance their time between treating patients, conducting research and training the next generation of clinicians. As their role is often split between working in universities and the NHS, clinical academics are able to align cutting edge research with...
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Announcement of the recipients of the inaugural Mindfulness in Medical Education Research Award 2021

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  “We are honoured to be awarded the mindfulness in medical education research prize. It means a lot to have the research done by NANSIG and the SPICE collaborative recognised by ASME. We would also like to take the opportunity to thank our fantastic supervisor Professor Kate Saunders, for helping us to make the project a reality. We hope that the funding awarded will ensure we can reward everyone on our team who worked so hard to bring the project to fruition. Many thanks!”     George RichardsonConor Gillespie  The Neurology and Neurosurgery Interest Group Recipients of the inaugural Mindfulness in Medical Education Research Award 2021   One of the intentions of the ASME Special Interest Group Mindfulness in Medical Education is to support the undertaking and dissemination of wellbeing-related research. The ASME-MiME research award is designed to provide a student of healthcare with the opportunity to undertake a piece of research related...
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Interview with Professor Christine Hine, keynote speaker at RME2021

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  ASME events team interviewed Professor Christine Hine (University of Surrey) who will be delivering a plenary talk and a workshop at this year's Researching Medical Education Conference (RME2021).    A: The title of your keynote at RME 2021 is “Agile research in the face of ever-changing and unpredictable digital environments”. Why did you choose to deliver this talk at this year’s conference, and what can delegates get from it? C: I am hoping that the topic will resonate for many participants and that it will help to build on and learn from recent experiences. The pandemic has certainly been a challenging time for conducting social research. Many carefully crafted research plans have been thwarted as face-to-face fieldwork has often seemed impossible and as people have moved online for many activities, often in a rather unplanned way. Beyond the specific challenges of recent times, developments in digital technologies have produced a steady stream...
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