2008 Meeting of the Association of American Medical Colleges

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The 2008 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) took place in San Antonio, Texas, October 31-November 5. FAIMER participated in the Innovations in Medical Education and Commercial Exhibits as a non-profit exhibitor. In addition, following is a list of courses and sessions in which FAIMER staff (bold black font) and FAIMER Fellows (bold blue font) participated as speakers and/or contributed as authors.

Course

Fundamentals of Assessment Medical Education (FAME) Course
This introductory assessment course was offered by the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) and FAIMER, in collaboration with the Group on Educational Affairs (GEA).

Research in Medical Education (RIME) Research Paper Presentations: Evaluating Educational Programs

Medical Education in the Caribbean: Variability in Medical School Programs and Performance of Graduates
Marta van Zanten, M.Ed., John R. Boulet, Ph.D.

RIME Research Paper Presentations: Learner Needs and Environments

International Exchange Programs and U.S. Medical Schools
Danette W. McKinley, Ph.D., Shirley R. Williams, B.B.A., John J. Norcini, Ph.D., M. Brownell Anderson, M.Ed., AAMC

RIME Symposium Presentation

Measuring Simulation-based Medical Education Outcomes
William C. McGaghie, Ph.D., Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (Moderator), John R. Boulet, Ph.D., and Carla M. Pugh, M.D., Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (Discussants)

Sessions

GEA FAIMER Session – FAIMER: An International Model for Faculty Development
John J. Norcini, Ph.D. (Moderator), Eliana Amaral, M.D., Ph.D., Universidad Estadual de Campinas, William P. Burdick, M.D., M.S.Ed., Ara Tekian, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Chicago School of Medicine, James Scott, M.D., George Washington University School of Medicine (Speakers)

ECFMG and FAIMER Session – Enhancing International Medical Education: The Contributions of U.S. Institutions
James A. Hallock, M.D., ECFMG, John J. Norcini, Ph.D., Stephen S. Seeling, J.D., ECFMG, M. Brownell Anderson, M.Ed., AAMC, Eliana Amaral, M.D., Ph.D., Universidad Estadual de Campinas, Donald E. Melnick, M.D., NBME, Karen Novielli, M.D., Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University (Speakers)