IAMSE Webinar Series

IAMSE Winter 2021 Webcast Audio Seminar Series

USMLE STEP-1 is Going to Pass/Fail: Now What do We Do?

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In this five-part series beginning Thursday, January 7, 2021, recognized experts from the various stakeholder groups will present and discuss the impact of this decision, identify challenges to their respective programs and explore creative ways to address the consequences of this important medical education milestone. These thought-provoking sessions will include the perspectives of allopathic and osteopathic residency program directors, basic science faculty, undergraduate medical education curriculum designers, clinical educators, and programs that involve international medical students matriculating to the United States.

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  • Jan. 7, 2021 12 p.m. EST – Mark Jordan and Justin La present “The Challenges of Resident Candidate Assessment and Selection” (Watch here)
  • Jan. 14, 2021 at 12 p.m. EST – Doug Gould presents “Pass/Fail Step 1: Implications for a Foundational Science Department” (Watch here)
  • Jan. 21, 2021 12 p.m. EST – Jonathan Amiel presents “USMLE Step 1 P/F: A UME Curriculum Dean’s Perspective” (Watch here)
  • Jan. 28, 2021 12 p.m. EST – Brenda Roman and Bruce Morgenstern present “Step 1 Going Pass-Fail: Are We Just Kicking the Can Down the Road?” (Watch here)
  • Feb. 4, 2021 12 p.m. EST – Jack Boulet and Bob Can present “USMLE Step 1: Osteopathic and International Perspectives”

IAMSE Fall 2020 Webcast Audio Seminar Mini-Series

Navigating the Effects of COVID-19 on the 20-21 Residency Application Cycle 
Presenters: Maya Hammoud, Versa Pleasant and Kelly Santos-Parker
Session: Sept. 17, 2020 at 12pm Eastern Time
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PA and PT Admissions in the Time of COVID-19:  A Panel Discussion 
Presenters: Jeremy Turkall, Erika Brooks and Thomas O’Shea
Session: Sept. 10, 2020 at 12pm Eastern Time
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Medical School Admissions in the Time of COVID-19: Maintaining the Integrity of Holistic Review 
Presenters: Christina Grabowski and Leila Harrison
Session: Sept. 3, 2020 at 12pm Eastern Time
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IAMSE Spring 2020 Web Seminar Series – Sessions Resume Aug. 13

*Note: The password to view the archived series is IAMSEWASSpring20

Evolution and Revolution in Medical Education: Health Systems Sciences

After a temporary interruption caused by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 IAMSE Spring Webcast Audio Seminar Series will be wrapping up next week. This season has focused on health systems sciences. Health Systems Sciences has evolved as the third pillar of medical education, integrated with the two historic pillars—basic and clinical sciences. To address this curricular innovation, the Spring 2020 IAMSE webcast audio seminar series has been exploring the implementation of Health Systems Science (HSS) curricula in medical education. This Spring, we lined up multiple speakers to shine a light on the topic across multiple landscapes in medical education. In our fifth and final session, we welcome Drs. Stephanie Starr of the Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine and Jed Gonzalo of the Penn State College of Medicine.

The Broccoli of US Medical Education: Key Health Systems Science Challenges 
Presenters: Stephanie Starr, MD and Jed Gonzalo, MD, MSc
Session: August 27, 2020 at 12pm Eastern Time

U.S. Medical Schools are significantly changing curricula to meet the evolving needs of health systems by incorporating more Health Systems Science into their programs. Although much progress has been made over the past several years, significant challenges remain. The successful implementation of HSS is challenging due to the need for new curricula, novel assessments and evaluations within the workplace, the development of educators, resource allocation, and the receptivity and engagement by students and faculty in this learning agenda. In this session, the facilitators will articulate several of the key challenges facing Health Systems Science education, and suggest strategies to address these challenges. To fulfill the obligation of preparing the next generation of systems-ready physicians, the medical education community must develop a shared understanding of these challenges to catalyze change.

Past Webinars

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