On August 26-30, 2023 Tbilisi State Medical University delegation: Professor Zurab Orjonikidze, Chancellor of Tbilisi State Medical University, Professor Khatuna Todadze TSMU Vice Rector, Professor Gaiane Simonia, Head of the Faculty Development and Strategic Planning Department, Associate Professor Eka Ekaladze Director of US MD program, Professor Irma Manjavidze, Director of TSMU Clinical Skills and Multidisciplinary Simulation Center, Professor Archil Undilashvili, Department of Physical Rehabilitation Policy and Strategic Management, Professor Maia Kherkheulidze Head of the Department of Pediatrics N 1, Associate Professor Nani Kavlashvili TSMU Department of Pediatrics and Salome Voronovi, Deputy Head of the Faculty Development and Strategic Planning Department visited Glasgow (Scotland) to participate in the conference organized by the International Association for Medical Education (AMEE).
More than 4200 representatives from 108 countries participated in the hybrid conference.
TSMU delegation presented ePosters:
• “AMEE International Networking Center in Georgia- Regional hub of medical education in South Caucasus“(Authors: G. Simonia, Z. Vadachkoria, S. Voronovi, Z. Orjonikidze, Kh. Todadze);
• ”Effectiveness of formative assessment and detailed feedback on student academic performance” (Authors: E. Ekaladze, G. Vardosanidze, N. Tevzadze, N. Kavlashvili and others);
• “Attitude of Medical Residents Toward Teaching Clinical Skills to Undergraduate Medical Students'' (Authors: I. Manjavidze, D. Chitaishvili, S. Voronovi, P. Nozadze, Z. Vadachkoria);
• “Impact of CBL on motivation, achievement and learning satisfaction of students during pediatric clerkship“ (Authors: M. Kherkheulidze, N. Kavlashvili, E. Kandelaki)
The TSMU representatives attended plenary sessions, symposiums and the World Federation of Medical Education (WFME) workshop.
AMEE conference program committee member was Salome Voronovi, Co-Head of AMEE Centre in Georgia and Deputy Head of the Faculty Development and Strategic Planning Department of TSMU. The TSMU delegation met Professor Subha Raman, AMEE President and Professors Ronald Harden, Olle ten Cate, David Taylor, Judy McKimm, Paul Jones and others.
Professor Ayelet Kuper was nominated as the next president of AMEE. A new name for the association, AMEE- International Association for Health Professions Education was approved.
From August 31 to September 2, Professor Zurab Orjonikidze, Chancellor of Tbilisi State Medical University, Professor Khatuna Todadze TSMU Vice Rector, Professor Gaiane Simonia, Head of the Faculty Development and Strategic Planning Department and Salome Voronovi, Deputy Head of the Faculty Development and Strategic Planning Department were invited at St George's University of London. Within the framework of the visit the TSMU delegation met Professor Hannah Cock, Director for MBBS and Professor Philippa Tostevin, Head of the Centre of Clinical Education, Institute of Medical and Biomedical Education. During the visit teaching and assessment methods, particularly problem-based learning and workplace-based assessments were discussed.