Nurturing educators through inclusive communities

Nurturing educators through inclusive communities
An AMEE webinar hosted by AMEE President, Subha Ramani and Executive Committee member Judy McKimm

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When?  February 28th, 2023 from 12pm until 1pm UK time

Who is presenting?  Subha Ramani and Judy McKimm

Who should attend? All are welcome to the opening webinar in this series

What will be covered?
The journey to becoming and being a 'health professions' educator' is not always smooth. Belonging to a community of practice and mentoring can facilitate individuals’ professional development and educator identity. An inclusive community is essential for successful global collaborations, where members can share best practices, challenges, and successes, and contribute to each other’s professional identity formation and professional growth. In this interactive session, the AMEE President and other organizational leaders will share personal reflections on the benefits of belonging to this community, propose new ideas and initiatives and suggest concrete strategies to engage and participate in AMEE activities.

Session aims and outcomes
This webinar aims to explore one of AMEE's core areas of focus: building a community of engaged members

By the end of the webinar, participants will have had the opportunity to: 

  • Reflect on their own professional identity as an educator, scholar and leader 
  • Formulate a personalised plan to enhance engagement in AMEE initiatives 
  • Develop specific strategies for their own professional development within AMEE as well as their own institutions 
Speaker bios:
Subha Ramani, 
MBBS, PhD, FAMEE is a general internist and educationalist and the current President of AMEE. She is Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School; Director, Program for Research, Innovations and Scholarship for the Department of Medicine; Director of the Scholars in Medical Education Pathway for the Internal Medicine Residency Program, and Assistant Director for Global Perspectives and Collaboration, Brigham Education Institute at Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Adjunct Professor at the Massachusetts General Hospital Institute for Health Professions Education, and senior faculty at the Harvard Macy Institute, Boston, USA. She has been an AMEE member for 20 years, regularly presents at the AMEE annual conferences and contributes actively as an Executive Committee member, Past Chair of the Fellowship Committee and a member of Medical Teacher and MededPublish Editorial Boards. Having benefitted from the wisdom and generosity of mentors, she feels strongly about giving back to health professions education by mentoring future generations of educators. Her scholarly interests include: mentoring, global and cross-cultural perspectives in health professions education, feedback and coaching, clinical teaching, scholarship and leadership in HPE.
Judy McKimm, BA, MA(Ed), BA(Hons), PGDip (HSW), SFHEA, FAcadMed, FAMEE, was most recently the Director of Strategic Educational Development and Professor of Medical Education in the College of Medicine, Swansea University from 2014- 2020. From 2011-2014, she was Dean of Medical Education at Swansea and before that worked in New Zealand from 2007-2011, at the University of Auckland and as Pro-Dean, Health and Social Care, Unitec Institute of Technology. Judy initially trained as a nurse then as an adult and further education teacher and has an academic background in social and health sciences, education, and management. She worked at Imperial College London from 1994-2004 and was Director of Undergraduate Medicine from 1998-2004, leading the curriculum development and implementation of a complex new multi-site undergraduate medical programme. In 2004-05, as Higher Education Academy Senior Adviser, she was responsible for developing and implementing the accreditation of professional development programmes and the professional standards for teachers in HE. 


Although this event is free you still need to register to attend. 

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The meeting will be recorded and you will be asked to consent to this before joining. Personal details that will be captured include your video and audio feeds, your display name and any text-comments you make, and we may use this recording for the purposes of evaluation and future promotion on any of AMEE's public or private hosting platforms. Users may choose to disable their camera/microphone, and to set their display name to 'anonymous user' if they are not willing to consent to these conditions.


28/02/2023 12:00 - 13:00

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