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Upcoming 2019 ABE Conference - May 5-9 in Tucson, AZ

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On behalf of the ABE Board of Directors, I am pleased to announce our plenary speakers and preliminary agenda for the 7th International Conference of the Association of Biochemistry Educators: Teaching Biochemistry to Students of Dentistry, Medicine, and Pharmacy. The conference will be held from Sunday, May 5th through Thursday, May 9th, 2019 at the Westward Look Wyndham Grand Resort & Spa in Tucson, Arizona.

The meeting will feature keynote addresses and workshops on self-regulated learning theory by Dr. Mary Andrews, MD MPH, FADP (Uniformed Services University), qualitative research methods by Dr. Janet Hafler, EdD, (Yale School of Medicine), and patient-centered teaching of genetic metabolic diseases by Dr. Mark Korson, MD (VMP Genetics, Atlanta, GA).  Other prevailing themes for our meeting workshops, panel discussions, and Education Discussion Group (EDGr) sessions will include:

  • Approaches to Active Learning and Assessment
  • Educational Research and Scholarship
  • Integration of Biochemistry with Clinical and Basic Sciences in Teaching and Learning

Please consider submitting an abstract for the meeting poster session when you register.  Some of the abstracts will be selected for short talks during the meeting.

We look forward to seeing you in Tucson!

 Susan Cline, PhD
 President, ABE

The Association of Biochemistry Educators

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