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EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

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CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS 

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POSTERS

  • Submit an Education Research Poster Abstract for 2020 TEACH Education Day: While TEACH Education Day will look a little different this year with an online format, we are excited to still accept poster abstracts for presentation as part of this year’s Virtual TEACH Education Day 2020.
    Education research posters will be shared online via Zoom during the TEACH Education Day Posters, Recognition, and Awards Presentation on October 8th at 5:00 pm. Poster abstracts should reflect the TEACH mission to advance education excellence innovation, be of peer review quality, and follow the formatting requirements listed here. All submissions must be submitted using the online submission form on or before August 21, 2020 at 5:00 pm. If you have questions about your submission, please e-mail Mariah Rudd at mjrudd@carilionclinic.org.

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ABSTRACTS

  • Submit an Abstract for the 13th Annual Virginia Tech Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy: Mark your calendars and submit an abstract for the upcoming Virginia Tech Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy on February 3-5, 2021! The call for proposals is now open with proposals due Tuesday, September 15, 2020. Proposals are sought for sessions focused on effective instructional practices and research aimed at improving the quality of teaching and learning in higher education. Four types of conference sessions are offered: Practice Sessions, Research Sessions, Conversation Sessions, and Poster Sessions. CLICK HERE for more information about proposal types visit and to submit an abstract.
  • The Teaching Professor Conference is known for attracting a roster of high-quality, engaging presenters; that’s why we’re asking you to be a part of next year’s event! If you have previously submitted a proposal for past conferences, we sincerely ask you to submit again. And if you have never submitted a proposal for a session or poster session, we ask that you seriously consider this opportunity to share your expertise at the conference. We truly value your proposals!

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CALL FOR PAPER SUBMISSION

  • 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 here: https://www.igi-global.com/journal/international-journal-innovative-teaching-learning/217719 and you can also find detailed manuscript formatting and submission guidelines at http://www.igi-global.com/publish/contributor-resources/before-you-write/.

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FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES

  • MESRE GRANTS – Call for Proposals: The Southern Group on Educational Affairs (SGEA) provides funding to initiate new Medical Education Scholarship, Research and Evaluation (MESRE) proposals. The SGEA will provide up to three research grants for two years. The grant award may total up to $5000 for submissions involving one institution and $7500 for submissions involving the collaboration of two (2) or more institutions. The SGEA also seeks to promote collaborative projects across institutions, and sections (UGME, GME, CME, and MESRE), and seeks to stimulate the development of a community of educational scholars.  Applications must be submitted to the current SGEA MESRE chair, Elizabeth Bradley, PhD at ejb4a@virginia.edu in an electronic format. Please CLICK HERE for complete information on how to apply.
  • 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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FELLOWSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

  • New Fellowship Announced for Medical Education Research: The National Board of Medical Examiners recently announced a unique research opportunity for medical school faculty who wish to develop their skills in medical education assessment research. They are now accepting letters of intent for the new SEEF Medical Education Research Fellowship, a specially designed cohort of eight participants. The cohort will bring together like-minded participants with mentors and subject matter experts to develop a research protocol and research program for assessment of clinical reasoning/critical thinking and/or diversity/bias and disparities in assessment. To learn more about the Fellowship, view the online program information here.

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