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Teaching Biochemistry to Students of Dentistry, Medicine, and Pharmacy: 7th International Conference of the Association of Biochemistry Educators (ABE) Tucson, AZ, USA, May 5–9, 2019

  • Susan D. ClineEmail author
  • Jana M. Simmons
  • Eric C. Niederhoffer
  • Danielle L. Cruthirds
  • Sage C. Arbor
  • David S. Franklin
  • Emine E. Abali
  • Robert C. BatemanJr
  • Joseph D. Fontes
  • Janet E. Lindsley
  • Peter A. Rubenstein
  • Karen Symes
  • Susan M. Viselli
Meeting Report
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Introduction

One hundred three educators and students representing 82 North American and Caribbean institutions met to discuss biochemistry education of students of medicine, pharmacy, and dentistry. Plenary, Breakout, and Education Discussion Group sessions in the ABE Conference agenda are summarized herein.

Opening Session

  • Dr. Susan Cline (Mercer University School of Medicine), ABE President, acknowledged sponsors (Scholar Rx, Aquifer, and the Association of Medical and Graduate Departments of Biochemistry (AMGDB)), honored retiring event planner, Sheilah Jewart (Amazing Occasions), and introduced Karen Gottelieb (TLC Events), the new ABE Executive Director.

  • Dr. David Franklin (Tulane University School of Medicine), Information Manager, explained how candidates are nominated and elected to the ABE Board of Directors.

ABE Business Meeting

  • Dr. Susan Cline, President, reviewed the membership demographics, introduced the invited speakers, and announced the formation of two new standing...

Notes

Acknowledgments

The Board wishes to acknowledge the additional contribution of ABE member Dr. Kate Carnevale (Nova Southeastern University College of Medical Sciences).

Compliance with Ethical Standards

Conflict of Interest

The authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest.

Copyright information

© International Association of Medical Science Educators 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Susan D. Cline
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jana M. Simmons
    • 2
  • Eric C. Niederhoffer
    • 3
  • Danielle L. Cruthirds
    • 4
  • Sage C. Arbor
    • 5
  • David S. Franklin
    • 6
  • Emine E. Abali
    • 7
  • Robert C. BatemanJr
    • 8
  • Joseph D. Fontes
    • 9
  • Janet E. Lindsley
    • 10
  • Peter A. Rubenstein
    • 11
  • Karen Symes
    • 12
  • Susan M. Viselli
    • 13
  1. 1.Department of Biomedical SciencesMercer University School of MedicineMaconUSA
  2. 2.Department of Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyMichigan State University College of Human MedicineGrand RapidsUSA
  3. 3.Department of Biochemistry & Molecular BiologySouthern Illinois University School of MedicineCarbondaleUSA
  4. 4.Department of Pharmaceutical, Social and Administrative SciencesSamford University McWhorter School of PharmacyBirminghamUSA
  5. 5.Department of Biomedical SciencesMarian University College of Osteopathic MedicineIndianapolisUSA
  6. 6.Department of Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyTulane University School of MedicineNew OrleansUSA
  7. 7.Department of Medical EducationCity University of New York School of MedicineNew YorkUSA
  8. 8.Department of Biomedical SciencesWilliam Carey University College of Osteopathic MedicineHattiesburgUSA
  9. 9.Department of Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyUniversity of Kansas Medical CenterKansas CityUSA
  10. 10.Department of BiochemistryUniversity of Utah School of MedicineSalt Lake CityUSA
  11. 11.Department of BiochemistryUniversity of Iowa Carver College of MedicineIowa CityUSA
  12. 12.Department of BiochemistryBoston University School of MedicineBostonUSA
  13. 13.Department of Biochemistry and Molecular GeneticsMidwestern University Chicago College of Osteopathic MedicineDowners GroveUSA

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