It is with great pleasure that we share with all of you the call for AMEE Student Task Force Coordinators 2018.

 

What is AMEE? AMEE promotes international excellence in education in the healthcare professions across the continuum of undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing education.Every year, AMEE organizes the largest medical education conference in the world: the AMEE Conference.

 

This year, the AMEE Conference will take place from 25th to 29th of August in Basel, Switzerland with the theme: Educating the future healthcare professional and the roles of the teacher.

AMEE offers international medical students the chance to attend the Conference for free, with financial support for travel and accommodation expenses. In exchange for that, the selected students are asked to assist in basic tasks, related to helping out with practical issues and assisting participants during the conference. These students are part οf the Student Task Force (STF) and they are coordinated by a group of 5 people.

This is your chance to be one of these people!

Description of the position

As a Coordinator you will be working with the EMSA Student Representative to AMEE (AMEE Rep), the IFMSA Liaison Officer for Medical Education issues (LME) and two Local Coordinators. All together, you will be responsible for the management of the AMEE Conference 2018 Student Task Force (STF).

 

Your tasks as a Coordinator will be to:

  • Support the AMEE Representatives in their tasks related to the AMEE STF
  • Read and evaluate the applications for the STF (>800 applications)
  • Be responsible for various administrative tasks, e.g. sending invitation letters, answering emails
  • Prepare promotional materials for the AMEE STF such as booklets and guides
  • Assist with the coordination of logistical tasks during the Conference
  • Attend the Online Meetings of the AMEE STF Coordinators Group (±1 per month)

As a coordinator you are offered:

  • Α guaranteed spot on the AMEE STF for AMEE Conference 2018
  • A chance to work in a diverse and experienced team and develop your organizational and leadership skills
  • An opportunity to learn more about Medical Education

Qualifications for the Coordinator

In order to be selected as the coordinator, you need to have:

  • Strong organizational, leadership and communication skills
  • Proficiency in English
  • Experience in leading a team and conference organizing
  • Design skills
  • Availability during the whole term (January 2018 – October 2018) and mostly during the AMEE Conference 2018 STF Working Days (August 23-30)

Having attended the AMEE Conference in the past (preferably as a STF member) will be highly appreciated.

How to apply

You can apply for the position by filling this form. The deadline is the 24th of December. There is one common form for both IFMSA and EMSA members.

Timeline of applications

4th of December – Applications open

24th of December – Deadline for applications

30th of December – Results are announced

 

If you have any question, do not hesitate to contact us at amee.rep@emsa-europe.eu.

We can’t wait to read your applications!

 

All the best,

Lara and Vagelis