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  • Generalists in Medical Education Conference: The Generalists in Medical Education 2021 conference from Wednesday, November 3 through Friday, November 5, 2021 online. This year’s theme is: “Medical Education in 2021: Working Towards Collaboration, Adaptation, and Innovation.” Click here for more information.

  • Register for AAMC Learn Serve Lead 2021: Registration is now open for Learn Serve Lead 2021: The Virtual Experience! November 8-10, 2021. Learn Serve Lead is the only meeting devoted entirely to understanding academic medicine’s challenges and opportunities. By coming together virtually, academic medicine’s leaders and learners will have a unique opportunity to take part in thought-provoking discussions that will drive us forward. Learn Serve Lead is meant to inspire and empower individuals who care deeply about the future of academic medicine and want to have a role in shaping outcomes. Stay tuned for more information.

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  • IAMSE Poster & Oral Abstracts: The International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) is pleased to announce the call for abstracts for Oral and Poster presentations for the 26th Annual IAMSE Conference (offering both in-person and virtual registration options) from June 4-7, 2022. The IAMSE meeting offers opportunities for faculty and student development and networking, bringing together medical sciences and medical education across the continuum of healthcare education. Submissions are due December 1, 2021. Click here to submit an abstract.
  • SGEA Meeting Call for Abstracts: The SGEA invites abstracts for interactive workshops, oral abstract presentations, panel discussions and posters for the 2022 SGEA Virtual Regional Meeting, which will be held virtually in the March 28th-29th, 2022. All abstracts must be submitted online no later than 11:59 pm (EST) November 15, 2021. To view the submission and review criteria click here. Submit your proposal here. If you have any questions about the submission website, please contact Aneesah Griffith (

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  • Call for Submissions to the IAMSE Resources Page: IAMSE Publications Committee is now requesting submissions for the IAMSE online resources page. We are looking for resources that are helpful across the following areas: assessment, curriculum development, e-learning, instructional methods, interprofessional education, technology and innovation, student support, faculty development, and educational scholarship. The resources should be links to freely available articles, video and audio files, and PowerPoints that are not hosted already on the IAMSE website. Resources will be posted on a rolling basis, pending review and approval from the Publications committee. Please CLICK HERE to submit your content.

  • The International Journal of Innovative Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (IJITLHE) provides perspectives on the theory, development, and application of innovations in teaching and learning. Authors share ideas, case studies, and original research on pilot projects, opportunities, emerging technologies, and other innovations in teaching and learning. Targeting educators, administrators, researchers, technologists, and specialists, IJITLHE creates the opportunity to share successes and failures when re-imagining teaching and learning. The journal seeks quantitative and qualitative research papers, case studies, and reflections on experiences in teaching and learning in higher education.You can find more information about the journal by clicking here.  You can also find detailed manuscript formatting and submission guidelines here.

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  • Develop, Redesign, Innovate, Vitalize, and Enhance (DRIVE) grants: The Provost’s Office and Technology-enhanced Learning and Online Strategies (TLOS) invite the submission of abstracts for DRIVE grants. Review of abstracts will take place on a rolling basis through Nov. 10, the deadline for full proposal submission. Funding amounts begin at $8,000 for the redesign of an existing course and $10,000 for the development of a new course. New course funding requires that the course has passed university governance approval. Additional funding may be available for the development or redesign of courses for a full program or certificate. DRIVE grants are funded and managed by the Provost’s Office and Technology-enhanced Learning and Online Strategies (TLOS). For more information, visit the DRIVE grants webpage. 
  • ScholarRx Call for 2022 Innovation Grants: ScholarRx is announcing a call for grant applications as part of the Medical Education Research and Innovation Challenge (MERIC), a novel program designed to promote global educational scholarship and innovation. ScholarRx MERIC aims to promote US and international educational scholarship and innovation through the ScholarRx/USMLE-Rx platform, which serves more than 50,000 student and physician learners each year. Please see this link for the full RFP. A letter of intent (LOI) for this call must be received by 11:59 PM EST on December 17, 2021.
  • Funding Sources Link for Medical Education Research:  At this page you will find a list of available grants and funding opportunities compiled by the University of Kansas Medical Center.
  • Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Funding Opportunities

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  • Teaching & Learning in Medicine (TLM) Editorial Internship Program – The TLM Journal has launched an exciting Editorial Internship Program aimed at providing mentored editorial experience to facilitate the entry of junior scholars from racial and ethnic groups not over-represented in medical education scholarship into formal service roles at health professional education journals of their choice. Click here for more information about the editorial internship program and the application form.

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Last Updated on October 15, 2021 by Sandra DeHart