The Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) is a worldwide organisation with members in 90 countries on five continents. Members include educators, researchers, administrators, curriculum developers, assessors and students in medicine and the healthcare professions.
AMEE organises an annual conference and delivers courses on teaching, assessment, simulation, computer-enhanced learning, research and leadership skills for teachers in medicine and the healthcare professions. AMEE produces the journal Medical Teacher, a series of education guides, occasional papers and Best Evidence Medical Education guides.
MedEdWorld is an international health professions community of individuals and educational organisations whose purpose is the sharing of information, ideas, experience and expertise. An extensive redevelopment of MedEdWorld has taken place and MedEdWorld v2 was launched in July 2012.
AMEE-ESME Courses: The AMEE Essential Skills in Medical Education (ESME) courses have been designed to meet the need for doctors, scientists and others involved with teaching in the healthcare professions to have training in teaching. A selection of courses is available covering basic skills in medical education, research in medical education, assessment, elearning and CPD. AMEE also offers two online courses: ESME Online and ESME Leadership Online.
ASPIRE: Recognition of Excellence in a Medical School: ASPIRE has been initiated to recognise international excellence in medical schools. The aim is to promote outstanding performance and excellence in medical schools in terms of their mission and teaching and learning programme, taking into account the challenges and contexts in which a school is operating. The programme has an International Board of distinguished leaders in medical education as members and is supported by AMEE, working with other organisations with an interest in medical education.