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Accreditation Department, QCHP, Supreme Council of Health

Summary: Emiri decree No.7 was declared in March 2013, which provided for the establishment of the Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners (QCHP) as an independent council within the Secretariat of the Supreme Council of Health; and the Sole authority responsible for the regulation of all healthcare practitioners working in both governmental and private healthcare sectors in the state of Qatar. The council functions through three departments, which work in collaboration on improving healthcare quality and ensuring patient safety.  The accreditation department is responsible of the development and implementation of a National Accreditation System for all medical education activities in the state of Qatar, including undergraduate, graduate and continuous medical education.

Contact: P.O. Box 42, Onaiza Street, Rumaillah 22, Doha, Qatar

Website: www.sch.gov.qa/qatar-council-of-health-practitioners/accreditation

Booth: N21

Admissions Testing Service (ATS)

Summary: The Admissions Testing Service offers a range of tests and tailored assessment services to support selection and recruitment for educational institutions, professional organisations and governments around the world. We are part of Cambridge English Language Assessment, a not-for-profit department of the University of Cambridge.

Contact: [email protected]
+44 (0)1223 552593

Website: www.admissionstestingservice.org/

Booth:  N7

Canadian Conference on Medical Education (CCME)

Summary: The Canadian Conference on Medical Education (CCME) is the premier medical education conference in Canada. It hosts the largest annual gathering of medical educators and decision makers (1800+). CCME welcomes international colleagues, students, other health educators, researchers, administrators, licensing & credentialing organizations and governments, to share their medical education expertise.

Contact: Chriss Holloway, Conference Manager

Website: www.mededconference.ca

Booth: N23

Centre for Faculty Development

Summary: The Centre for Faculty Development is a partnership between the University of Toronto and St. Michael'’s Hospital. The CFD is committed to enhancing the academic development of faculty in the Faculty of Medicine, additional Health Science Faculties and other institutions through innovation, capacity building and scholarship in the design, implementation and evaluation of faculty development.

Contact: Jackie McCaffrey - [email protected]

Website: http://cfd.utoronto.ca

Booth:  N4

Elevate Health

Summary: Elevate is a social enterprise conceived by Utrecht University and University Medical Center Utrecht. Dedicated to building didactic expertise to provide the best online education to medical professionals around the world. With our partners we project manage, design, develop, implement, moderate and teach online courses.

Contact: Hylke Faber, [email protected]

Website: http://elevatehealth.eu/

Booth: N24

FAIMER

Summary: FAIMER strives to support improvements in health professions education that translate into sustained improvements in health. FAIMER’s efforts are concentrated in developing regions and focus on three specific strategies: faculty development, targeted research that informs health workforce policy and practice, and development of data that advances educational quality improvement decisions.

Contact: Email: [email protected]
Address:    FAIMER
3624 Market Street, 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA  19104, USA

Website: www.faimer.org

Booth:  N3

Flinders University

Summary: Master of Clinical Education

This articulated suite of courses aims to provide health professionals with advanced knowledge and skills to deliver quality education in health service settings. Clinical Education is characterised by a symbiotic relationship between the learner, an experienced clinical education and the health service.
The topics are totally online so if you are juggling a busy life you can work at your own pace.

Contact: Course Administrator - Ms Lori Tietz, [email protected]

Website: www.flinders.edu.au/clinical-ed

Booth: N12

Health Education England - TEL Programme

Summary: Health Education England (HEE) is responsible for the education and training of all healthcare professionals, including doctors, in England. The Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) Programme, which sits within HEE, was established in 2013 with the vision that healthcare in the UK be underpinned by world-class education.  This should be enhanced through innovation and the use of existing and emerging technologies and techniques. The TEL Programme is working on a number of key projects.  These projects include one developing a national online TEL platform; commissioning and curricula projects to support the use of TEL; a project looking at the barriers around IT and new technologies in the NHS and a broader project looking at how to ensure digital literacy in all students, trainees and staff working in healthcare in the UK.

Contact: [email protected]

Website: hee.nhs.uk/work-programmes/tel

Booth: N16

IDEAL Consortium

Summary: The IDEAL Consortium is a collaboration of about 30 medical schools that share assessment expertise and assessment items.

Contact: Professor Richard Hays
[email protected]

Website: www.idealmed.org

Booth:  N8

Journal of Graduate Medical Education (JGME)

Summary: The Journal of Graduate Medical Education disseminates graduate medical education scholarship. It is peer-reviewed, editorially independent, and published by Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.

Contact: [email protected]

Website: www.jgme.org

Booth:  N11

Karolinska Institutet

Summary: Karolinska Institutet is one of the world´s leading medical universities. It accounts for over 40 per cent of the medical academic research conducted in Sweden and offers the country´s broadest range of education in medicine and health sciences. The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet selects the Nobel laureates in Physiology or Medicine.

Contact: Alina Lingnau, [email protected]

Website: http://ki.se/en/

Booth:  N1

Learning Layers – Scaling up Technologies for Informal Learning in SME Clusters

Summary: Learning Layers is a large-scale research project co-funded by the EC, involving 17 institutions from 8 different countries. We are working with healthcare professionals to investigate informal and cross-organisational learning in the workplace (within GP Practices) and exploring and piloting the use of technology to support this learning.

Contact: Tamsin Treasure-Jones
Senior Strategist - Technology Enhanced Learning
Leeds Institute of Medical Education (LIME)
University of Leeds
Telephone: 0113 343 4860
E mail: [email protected], [email protected]
Twitter: @tamsinttj

Website: http://learning-layers.eu/

Booth: N19/N20

Manchester Medical School

Summary: MMS is the largest medical school in the UK and the first to deploy iPads as a mainstay of programme delivery. MMS are at AMEE  to demonstrate their flexible electronic data capture system used for OSCEs, Evaluations, Admissions and more, improving student satisfaction and saving hours of work.

Contact: Tim Cappelli ([email protected])

Website:

Booth: N22

Medical Teacher

Summary: Medical Teacher addresses the needs of teachers and administrators throughout the world involved in training for the health professions. This includes courses at basic and post-basic levels, as well as the increasingly important area of continuing education. The journal is published by Taylor & Francis (previously Informa Healthcare).

Contact: Morag Campbell, [email protected]

Website: www.informahealthcare.com/mte

Booth: N6

National Board of Medical Examiners® (NBME®)

Summary: The NBME is an independent, not-for-profit organization that provides high-quality examinations for the health professions. Protection of the health of the public through state of the art assessment of health professionals is the mission of the NBME, along with a major commitment to research and development in evaluation and measurement.

Contact: [email protected]

Website: www.nbme.org

Booth: N14

National Resident Matching Program International

Summary: National Resident Matching Program International assists public and private entities located outside the United States and Canada by matching applicants to medical education positions. NRMPI provides accurate, reliable, and unbiased matching services tailored to the needs of each host country. A subsidiary of the U.S.-based National Resident Matching Program, NRMPI uses web-based software that can be accessed from anywhere and a proprietary matching algorithm that was a basis for the 2012 Nobel Prize in Economics.

Contact:

Mona M. Signer, President and CEO, National Resident Matching Program International, 2121 K Street NW, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20037, USA.

[email protected]

Website: www.nrmpinternational.org

Booth:  N2

NHS Education for Scotland - SAS Project

Summary: We are a Scottish Government funded project who aims to enhance the professional development of 1300 Staff Grade, Associate Specialist and Specialty Doctors and Dentists across NHS Scotland

Contact: Gill Campbell, Project Officer
Email:  [email protected]

Website: www.nes.scot.nhs.uk/education-and-training/by-discipline/medicine/about-medical-training/supporting-specialty-doctors.aspx

Booth: N15

Training Tracker

Summary: An amazingly quick and easy way to create and track your own e-learning without requiring any technical skills or training. Write modules, create assessments, award certificates, set expiry dates and send automatic reminder emails, upload and play SCORM modules, log external training, track performance, generate reports and export to Excel.

Contact: Anne Rennie
Multimedia Design
2 New Road
St Ives
PE27 5BG
United Kingdom

Website: www.trainingtracker.co.uk

Booth: N18

Umbrella Consortium for Assessment Networks (UCAN)

Summary: The Umbrella Consortium for Assessment Networks (UCAN) is a non-profit umbrella organization for more than 60 assessment institutions. As part of the competency-based movement we do collaborative research on medical assessment, jointly create assessment content and develop software tools for exam management, delivery and quality assurance together with our partners.

Contact: Mr. Ajit Thamburaj
Im Neuenheimer Feld 346
1st floor, room 106
69115 Heidelberg, Germany
Email: [email protected]

Website: www.ucan-assess.org

Booth:  N9/10

Umeå University – Faculty of Medicine

Summary: The Faculty of Medicine is one of four faculties at Umeå University – a division for education and research within the fields of Medicine, Odontology and Health Care. We have 13 departments, about 3,400 undergraduate and 600 postgraduate students. Out of our about 1,200 employees, 45% are teachers and researchers.

Contact: Birgitta Bernspång
Associate Dean for Education
Mobile: +46 70 525 9276
E-mail: [email protected]

Website: www.medfak.umu.se/english/

Booth: N13

The Wilson Centre

Summary: The Wilson Centre is dedicated to advancing healthcare education & practice through research - a unique, world-renowned centre for development of health professional education research & researchers.

Contact: Mariana Arteaga: [email protected]  Tel: 416-340-3646
Individual attending the booth:
Douglas Buller  
[email protected][email protected]

Website: www.thewilsoncentre.ca

Booth:  N5

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