Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many meetings in healthcare education have been canceled or postponed. The following overview might contain incorrect information as the situation changes rapidly. Please look at the organizations’ websites for the latest details.

20 th Annual TBLC Conference

Virtual event, March 3–5, 2021

Save the date for the 20th Annual TBLC Meeting! We will be meeting virtually from around the globe on March 3–5, 2021. More details, including the call for workshops, poster, and oral presentations, will be coming soon. Keep an eye on your e-mail and visit

AACOM Educating Leaders

Virtual event, April 20–22, 2021

Welcome to the largest osteopathic medical education event in the USA! Due to COVID-19, Educating Leaders 2021, scheduled for April 20–22, 2021, will be a virtual, online event. Details will be shared as more information becomes available. Want to get the most up-to-date information? Send your contact information to

25 th IAMSE Annual Meeting

Virtual event, June 12–17, 2021

The 25th Annual Conference of the International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) will be held online from June 12 to June 17, 2021. The IAMSE meeting offers a lot of opportunities for faculty development and networking and brings medical sciences and medical education across the continuum together. This year’s main topic is Global Perspectives on Health Sciences Education. Confirmed keynote speakers are Camille Bentley (USA), Atsusi Hirumi (USA), David Gordon (UK), and Stewart Mennin (Brazil). The meeting offers workshops, focus sessions, oral and poster presentations, and several networking opportunities. Please visit for more information. Registration is open, and the early bird deadline is April 1, 2021.


University of Warwick, UK, July 7–9, 2021

Medical and health professions education has certainly been disrupted during 2020 with the way we work, educate, and treat patients changing, as well as our everyday lives. Now that medical and health professions education has been disrupted, what’s next? ASME is delighted to announce the theme for its 2021 Annual Scholarship Meeting in Warwick as “Disrupted Medical Education, challenging the norms of medical education.” Come and join us to discuss how medical education will rebuild, to discuss the new directions, and to share your ideas for the future of medical education. The program includes plenary lectures and debates, patient and public involvement sessions, innovation pitches, E-posters, workshops, and panel discussions. For more information, see

AMEE 2021: A Virtual Conference

Glasgow, UK, August 27–30, 2021

The AMEE annual conference is now established as the key meeting for all involved in medical and healthcare professions education including teachers, educationists, researchers, administrators, and students. The conference provides an opportunity to network with others with similar interests, to hear and discuss the views of acknowledged experts, to take part in workshops and courses, and to present your own work through a short communication or poster. AMEE conferences are held in late August/mid-September on a wide range of topical issues in medical and healthcare profession education. AMEE 2021 is scheduled as an online conference from August 27 to August 30, 2021. For more information, visit

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Announcements . Med.Sci.Educ. 31, 299 (2021).

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