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INMED Annual Scientific Meeting 2017

This years ASM will be held at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, 123 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2 from February 27th to March 1st 2017. This year the conference theme is:    

Collective Competence for Healthcare Practitioners: Preparing for Real World Practice Getting ahead by getting along

INMED 2017 will be a 1½ day conference plus a full day of pre-conference workshops. The conference caters for educators of all health professionals and will be headlined by three world-class keynote presenters. Keynotes will address the important topic of collective competence and at how educators prepare learners for the real world in which patient care is always collaborative among the various health professions.

Lorelei Lingard
Director of Centre for Education Research and Innovation; Western University, Ontario

Rhona Flin
Emeritus Professor of Human Factors, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK

Ian Bates
Professor  of Pharmacy Education, University College London, London, UK


The conference will offer full-day and half-day preconference workshops (February 27th) as follows:

Simulation roadshow
(Bronwyn Reid McDermott, Dara O’Keeffe, Prof Jim Murray, Leonie Heskin and Dara Byrne)
A workshop for anyone interested in simulation.
Full day  (10 AM to 1PM)

Effective teaching skills for early career clinical educators
­(Dr Martina Crehan, Dr Jane Holland, Dr Gozie Offiah and Dr Hannah Gogarty)
A workshop for beginners in health professions education
Full day  (10 AM to 5PM). Please note that this workshop also has the option of attending a half day only. For further details, please refer to the workshop outline.

Using Social Media to enhance Health Professions Education and Research Impact
(Jane Burns)
Half-day (2 PM to 5 PM)


The conference will also feature:

  • Educational networking through “Talking tables”; a working lunch like no other
  • A student led session – always very thought provoking and stimulating.
  • Rapid infusion workshops (90 minutes) to develop teaching and research skills
  • An educational ideas swap shop
  • E-Poster presentations
  • Parallel Oral presentations of health professions educational research

Please see the INMED2017 programme here


This is Ireland’s number one health professions education conference. If you teach and you want to get better at what you do, book now to come to INMED 2017 February 27th to March 1st at the RCSI.

CPD Points

The Royal College of Physicians in Ireland has approved this event for the following CPD points: Monday 27th Feb (3 Points for Half Day Workshop and 6 points for Full Day), Tuesday 28th Feb (6 Points) and Wednesday 1st March (3 Points)


Submission of abstracts for INMED 2017 is now closed. 

Submission of abstracts is now closed.

Please note that submission of abstracts closed on Wednesday, 4th January 2017

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