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Pre-conference Workshops

A selection of workshops on a range of practical topics are offered on 24 and 25 August 2019

Locations: Workshops will be located in the Austria Cener Vienna, with the exception of PCW 17, 28 which will take place offsite.  Transport will not be provided and participants will have to make their own way or meet at the Austria Center at 0830hrs to travel as a group on public transport.


  • Half-day workshops: Euros 90 (includes coffee);

  • Full-day workshops: Euros 215 (includes coffee and lunch);

Click on each Session code below for more information on each Pre-conference Workshop


PCW 1:  Basic statistics for the medical educator – a problem-based learning approach
PCW 2:  Facilitating organisational learning in healthcare settings through an Activity Theory approach
PCW 3:  Clinical reasoning for clinical teachers: from theory to evidence to practice
PCW 4:  ASPIRE Academy: How to enhance student engagement at your school
PCW 5:  Recruiting your own: Building a pipeline program to improve admission of underrepresented or disadvantaged students to medical school
PCW 6:  How can faculty and Simulated Patient educators collaborate most optimally to create great simulation projects?
PCW 7: Threshold Concepts and being a Good Doctor
PCW 8:  Exploring strategies for effective curriculum development through a hands-on, team-based approach
PCW 9:  How to evaluate and improve Higher Education: Defining, screening and enhancing students’ competences
PCW 10:  Creating an engaging learning environment using Team-based Learning
PCW 11: Preparing faculty to conduct GT-RR Reflection Rounds: A space for students to explore the meaning of their interactions with patients
PCW 12:  Innovative methods to support and develop medical educators using mentoring networks
PCW 13:  Assessing values alongside non-academic attributes using Multiple Mini Interviews
PCW 14:  Creating Simulated Patient cases that support interprofessional education
PCW 15:  Teaching ‘On the Run’: How to deliver high-quality teaching in a busy clinical environment
PCW 16:  How to create an attractive and effective CME event to foster active learning


PCW 17:  The Turnaround: How to manage curricular change successfully
PCW 18:  Resilience: The art of balancing on a tightrope
PCW 19:  The Only Way is Ethics: Teaching and learning medical ethical reasoning
PCW 20:  The World Federation for Medical Education (WFME) Recognition Program for Accrediting Agencies: Purpose, processes and criteria
PCW 21:  Leveraging Learning Analytics in Medical Education
PCW 22:  Design thinking: Designing your community engagement or Guiding your classes
PCW 23Advanced Presentation and Communication Skills for Medical Educators: Killing it from the podium
PCW 24:  Healing Structures: Weaving technology into medical education
PCW 25:  Managing tensions in competency-based assessment: Embracing complexity
PCW 26:  Leading change in medical education: Utilizing best practices from organizational change management
PCW 27:  Competency-based curriculum and faculty development for CPD in surgery worldwide
PCW 28:  Creating simulated learning environments: On site, in situ and facility-based activities
PCW 29:  Solutions to common assessment problems
PCW 30:  Making entrustment decisions explicit: Preparing “front-line” teachers for performance assessment based on a learner’s need for supervision
PCW 31:  Global perspectives and approaches to teaching humanities within clinical curricula
PCW 32:  Supporting learners’ successful transitions throughout the health professions education continuum with the meaningful use of technology
PCW 33:  Patient Safety for Medical Educators: Essential concepts and implementation
PCW 34:  Programmatic Assessment in Action: Designing competency-based assessment using Canadian family medicine as an example
PCW 35:  Patients as teachers in undergraduate medical education: A practical approach
PCW 36:  Gaps and chasms: Defining and theorizing absences in health professions education research
PCW 37:  Connecting the Dots: An essential core skill - linking vision and strategy to relevant design and delivery approaches, process, people and purpose
PCW 38:  Feedback literacy not feedback rituals: Time to focus on effects
PCW 39:  Setting Learners up for Success: Using the science of mindset to maximise learner growth

How to Register


Wherever possible pre-conference workshops should be reserved and paid at the time of registration. Places are strictly limited and allocated on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Payment for pre-conference workshops is required prior to attendance.

It is not possible to register for pre-conference workshops only.


  • Half-day workshops: Euros 90 (includes coffee only);
  • Full-day workshops: Euros 215 (includes coffee and lunch)

Please note: Lunch will not be provided for those attending a half-day workshop - a morning or an afternoon workshop.

Cancellations:  Requests to cancel should be emailed to Worldspan ([email protected]).  AMEE will make every effort to resell your place on a pre-conference workshop but cannot guarantee a refund will be possible.  No refunds will be given for non-attendance at pre-conference workshops.

Places to eat

Lunch is not provided for those attending half-day or 2 half-day pre-conference workshops and this has been reflected in the cost.  

Café Motto is located next to the entrance of the Austria Center Vienna and will be open during the hours of registration.

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