MERU at conferenceAs you will have seen on our Funding and support page, MERU provides support and funding for members to attend medical education conferences through our education travel grants. Now MERU is establishing more of a presence at these conferences; setting up booths and providing information on what we offer within Imperial College London, as well as showcasing and promoting our members' work. Below is a list of confernces MERU is attending, either in it's own right or supporting members' posters and presentations.


Transform MedEd 2021

logosTransform MedEd is a conference series that was launched in 2018 in Singapore. Jointly organised by Imperial College School of Medicine, London and the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCMedicine), Singapore, Transform MedEd 2021 is a premier international medical education conference which has transformation as its core theme.

The exciting two-day programme, postponed from 2020, will bring together the diverse perspectives of medical educators, academics and innovators, with those of students, patients and industry leaders. The conference will provide a forum for local and international experts to share their knowledge and experience, whilst engaging active participation of delegates through workshops, symposia, short communications, plenaries, panel discussions and seminars. Transform MedEd 2021 will establish and extend academic collaborations in medical education, addressing global challenges to achieve local impact.



MERU will be attending the ASME ASM 2021 running Wednesday 7th to Friday 9th July 2021.

Further information on the event, plus information on MERU members presenting (type, time and title) will follow soon.

AMEE 2020 - The Virtual Conference

Once again MERU are attending the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) conference, this year being held online for the first time, running 4th - 9th September 2020.

The wide range of sessions is designed to interest all involved in health professions education across the continuum from undergraduate through postgraduate to CPD.  As well as sessions on assessment, curriculum planning, teaching and learning, management and faculty development.

MERU will again have a presence at the conference, both funding many members to attend and present, as well as participating as an online exhibitor. Further information on MERU members who are participating in the conference will be listed here shortly.

AoME - Learning Together for Patient Care - postponed

With the postponement of the Academy of Medical Educators' 2020 Spring Academic Meeting this year, we will keep you updated as to when this is rescheduled, and post further information then. MERU still intend on attending and having a stand in the main registraiton and break-out area. Please see the link here for further information on the event itself:

AMEE 2019

Once again MERU are attending the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) conference, taking place on 24-28 August 2019 in Vienna, Austria. We have booked a stand at the conference this year, if you are attending please come and find us at booth N5.

A list of the presenters attending from Imperial and our sister institution LKC Medicine can be found here: Imperial and LKC presenters at AMEE 2019 .  Our MERU members who were funded to attend via the Education Confernece Grants are highlighted in bold.

ASME Annual Scientific Meeting 2019

MERU have several members attending the ASME ASM 2019 running Wednesday 3rd to Friday 5th July, at the Scottish Events Campus (SEC) venue in Glasgow, UK on the banks of the River Clyde.

This year's theme is "Sustainability, Transformation and Innovation in Medical Education".

Transform MedEd 2018

In our largest collaborative venture to date, Imperial College London and LKCMedicine jointly ran the inaugural Transform MedEd conference 2018. This conference addressed transforming medical education through three main lenses; people, practice and policy. MERU and MERSU worked side by side in presenting posters on the creation, development and remit of each unit, as well as supporting many colleagues to attend and present their work to a global audience.

Awardees Type Title
Laura Adams  Poster Enhancing the Educational Impact of the Acute Care Assessment Tool (ACAT) for Core Medical Trainees (CMTS).  
Naomi Mathew &
In-Ae Tribe
Poster  Using Inter-Professional Games to Enhance Understanding of the Multidisciplinary team
Silvia Lovato Poster Teaching Third Year Medical Students How to Interpret Blood Test Results, is TBL an Effective Tool?
Silvia Lovato Poster Social Media as Teaching Tool for Postgraduate Students, our Experience and Students' Prespective
Shreena Shah Short communication Survival in the Workplace - Enhancing the Wellbeing of Doctors
Andy Cheng & Rain Li Poster  The Perceived Role of the Medical Student in the Healthcare Setting  
Sohag Saleh Poster  An Evaluation of Blended-Learning in a Large Cohort of Undergraduate Medical Students
Kartik Logishetty Short communication Designing a Virtual Reality Simulator for Total Hip Replacement
Sondus Hassounah Poster  Medical licensure is globally accepted as the gateway to safe and competent medical practice
Maria Piggin & William Kendall Workshop  PPI in service provision 
Gemma Williamson & Sue Smith Poster Building Capacity and Increasing Engagement in Medical Education Research: MERU @ Imperial College London

AMEE 2018

This year we were able to fund 18 members to join us at AMEE, showcasing research such as student perceptions of virtual and augmented reality technology as a tool for learning in medicine, teaching mentoring for junior doctors and its impact on the quality of medical student teaching, and improving ward round teaching for final -year medical students.

MERU Speakers @ AMEE 2018

Name Presentation Type Title Where? Day Session
Sindhu Naido Poster Training students to be doctors: the use of ward round simulations 3II Monday 1015 - 1200
Rumbidzai Chandauka Poster An Interprofessional Approach To Medical And Nursing Undergraduate Learning In The Clinical Setting 4HH3 Monday 1400 - 1530
Dilshani Hunukumbure Short Communication Making use of students’ enthusiasm in technology to improve feedback to clinical teachers 4Q3  Monday 1430 - 1445
Rebecca Unsworth Poster Reflections on running resilience training for junior doctors 5HH12 Monday 1600 - 1730
Katrina Fordwor
Jo Horsburgh Short Communication Exploring the impact of gender on medical educators’ professional identity development 7Q5 Tuesday 1115 - 1130
Caroline Morton
Maria Bashyam Poster Teaching Mentoring for Junior Doctors 5JJ5 Tuesday 1600 - 1730
Misha Kabir
Lewis Vanhinsbergh
Diluxshy Elangaratnam Poster Can a linguistics software program be used to evaluate emotional content of reflective writing? 10GG14 Wednesday 0830 - 1015
Sue Smith Poster The role of medical student mind-set in the achievement of early academic success 10HH14 Wednesday 0830 - 1015