AMEE Announces Ottawa 2026 Conference In Partnership with The AMA, in Chicago, USA - AMEE

AMEE Announces Ottawa 2026 Conference In Partnership with The AMA, in Chicago, USA

PRESS RELEASE: 20.03.2024

AMEE – The International Association for Health Professions Education and The American Medical Association ChangeMedEd® Initiative Collaborate to Host the Ottawa Conference 2026 in Chicago, USA 

AMEE announces a landmark collaboration with the American Medical Association’s ChangeMedEd® Initiative for the upcoming OTTAWA 2026 conference. 

This partnership marks a significant milestone in the journey towards excellence in health professions education, aligning with AMEE’s mission to inspire, connect, and grow the global community of healthcare educators. 

Event Details 

Venue: Chicago, USA 

Date: To be confirmed 

AMEE’s mission is to promote and inspire excellence, collaboration, and scholarship across the continuum of health professions education, AMEE plays a crucial role in transforming healthcare through excellence in education and scholarship.  

By connecting and building global communities of practice, developing capacities for learning, practice, teaching, research, and leadership, and challenging the boundaries of established educational practices, AMEE is at the forefront of innovation in health professions education. 

The American Medical Association ChangeMedEd® initiative is renowned for fostering a community of innovation within medical education, aiming to equip the US physician workforce with the necessary skills and knowledge to meet the evolving needs of patients and communities. Through strategic partnerships across the medical education continuum and the broader healthcare ecosystem, the AMA has been pivotal in driving transformative change. Their efforts focus on reducing barriers to lifelong learning, advancing health equity, and enhancing patient outcomes. 

Sanjay Desai, MD, Chief Academic Officer at the AMA, commented, “Our partnership with AMEE for Ottawa 2026 is a testament to our mutual dedication to advancing medical education and ultimately improving patient care. By working together – as organisations alongside our community of innovative educational programs – we aim to catalyse transformation in medical education that prepares future generations of physicians to lead with compassion, competence, and an unwavering commitment to patient well-being.”   

The collaboration between AMEE and the AMA’s ChangeMedEd® Initiative for Ottawa 2026 is a testament to both organisations’ commitment to revolutionising healthcare education and ensuring that healthcare professionals are well-prepared to face the challenges of modern healthcare delivery. Together, we are dedicated to creating an environment that fosters collaboration, innovation, and scholarship in health professions education. 

Further details regarding the conference schedule, registration, and keynote speakers will be announced in the coming months. We invite educators, practitioners, researchers, and students across the health professions to join us in Chicago for what promises to be an inspiring, engaging, and transformative experience. 

About AMEE: 

AMEE – The International Association for Health Professions Education is a global community committed to promoting excellence in health professions education. With members from over 90 countries worldwide, AMEE aims to connect, grow, and inspire educators, researchers, and practitioners across the continuum of health professions education through various initiatives, conferences, and publications. 

About the American Medical Association ChangeMedEd® Initiative: 

The ChangeMedEd® initiative by the American Medical Association represents a commitment to innovation in medical education. By collaborating with a diverse array of partners, the initiative aims to prepare a physician workforce that is better equipped to improve patient care and health outcomes, emphasising the importance of lifelong learning and health equity. 

We look forward to seeing you at Ottawa 2026 and embarking on this exciting journey together. 


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