Call AMEE Student Taskforce 2016

We are delighted to invite you to take an active role in AMEE Conference 2016 as a member of the Student Taskforce!

Do you want to be part of a team of international students that supports the logistics of the largest medical education conference, while having a chance to learn from the experts and contribute in the various sessions? AMEE offers 35 international students a chance to attend the conference for free, with financial support for travel and accommodation, in exchange for their participation in the taskforce.

 

AMEE is one of the most important organisations for Medical and other health professions’ Education in the world. 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! In the last years, more than 3000 participants attended the AMEE Conferences, with workshops, lectures, poster presentations, short communications, exhibitions, etc.

Each year, AMEE offers 35 international medical students the chance to attend the Conference for free, with financial support for travel and accommodation expenses. In exchange for that those students are asked to assist in basic tasks, related to helping out with practical issues and assisting participants during the conference.

 

When/Where?

The Conference will take place 27 – 31 August, Barcelona, Spain. Please note that the first working day of the Student Taskforce will be August 26therefore arrival day will be August 25 and departure day September 1.

 

Who should apply?

Any student with:

  • a certain interest and/or background on medical education and other healthcare professions education;
  • sufficient English skills;
  • total respect for the rules and responsibilities of the Student Taskforce;
  • full availability for the Student Taskforce working days (26-31 August);
  • the right motivation and enthusiasm for working in an international team of students!

More information on what makes a good application can be found here.

 

NB: Students from any country, except Spain, can apply – we will try to have students from different regions of the world. However, bear in mind that AMEE will only be able to support you with around 500 euros for your flight and accommodation expenses. We will take in account the equilibrium between students that already have experience in the Student Taskforce and newcomers to this task. Students in any healthcare profession are warmly welcomed to apply.

Students from Spain are warmly invited to apply for the local Student Taskforce.

 

How to apply?

Please fill out the following application form to apply: Application AMEE Student Taskforce 2016

Deadline: March 18th , 23.59h UTC!

Any application after the deadline will not be accepted!

 

For more information related to AMEE and the AMEE Conference and the Student Taskforce, please look at the website www.amee.org or check the provisional programme.

If you have any questions please send an email to stf.amee@gmail.com.

 

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