Aim of the conference is to provide a platform for the discussion of the complete career path in biomedicine and health sciences beginning with undergraduate level, followed by the doctoral period and the subsequent transition phase. Special emphasis will be given to the impact of innovative doctoral educational programs and the training of physician scientists. […]
“What makes a medical school academic?” was the topic of a workshop given by the AMSE President Peter Dieter and the Executive Board members David Gordon, Zdravko Lackovic and Harm Peters at the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) Meeting 2015 in Glasgow. This workshop is part of a quality assurance initiative by AMSE. […]
Background In Europe, medical education has evolved in several different ways with respect to the national traditions and structures of higher education of its countries. There are increasing concerns on quality and outcomes of medical education related to upcoming new medical schools, especially those less firmly connected with a university faculty body. The challenges and […]
As the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECMFG) announces, the World Directory of Medical Schools replaces, effective from 30 June 2015, IMED for purposes of determining eligibility for ECFMG Certification and for United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE). This means that international medical graduates must consult the World Directory before applying for ECFMG certification or USMLE. Read the complete ECFMG paper.
The Association of Medical Schools in Europe is now officially registered in the register of associations at the local court of Berlin-Charlottenburg, Germany. We are very pleased about this successful step towards an even more professional service and activities for our members.
The Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) has announced that, effective in 2023, physicians applying for an ECFMG Certification will be required to graduate from a Medical School that has been appropriately accredited. This is also true for all medical schools in the WHO Europe region. To satisfy this requirement, a physician’s Medical School […]
The publication of the Joint Symposium of the Association of Medical Schools in Europe (AMSE) and the German Medizinische Fakultätentag (MFT) that was held on 13 / 14 September 2014 in Berlin is now available online.
The recognition of licenses for medical doctors in Europe is handled very differently. While there is for doctors within the EU an automatic recognition according to the EU directive 2013/55/EU, the recognition of doctors who come from outside the EU is not regulated and standardised. In the Issue 366 of University World News Global Issue ii is described that the […]
The AMSE workshop under the title “What makes a medical school academic? A quality assurance initiative by AMSE” has been accepted. Detailed information concerning date, place and registration will follow.
We are very pleased to hear that Valerie Wass, member of the Executive Committee of AMSE, has been awarded the prestigious Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME) Gold Medal Award 2015 in recognition of her outstanding contribution to medical education. As one of only two women on the Medical School Council (MSC) until her retirement, […]