Join Us in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia!

The International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) is delighted to invite you to attend the IAMSE symposium in Asia, on February 28, 2020, focusing on “Integration in Medical and Health Science Education.” It will take place at the Shangri-La Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The meeting activities are directed toward course and clinical clerkship directors; basic scientists and academic physicians; deans for medical education, academic affairs, faculty development, and continuous professional development; educational psychologists and other healthcare professionals; educational researchers; and all those who have interest in more appropriately integrating science within the medical curriculum. With this conference we specifically reach out to participants from the Asia-Pacific region. As the meeting immediately proceeds the international Ottawa Conference, we also expect participants from other parts of the world who may choose to attend both meetings.

Countown to IAMSE in Asia!

Key Dates

Focus Session Submission Deadline
March 30, 2019
Poster & Oral Abstracts Submission Deadline
September 15, 2019
Early Bird Deadline
December 15, 2019
Registration Closes
February 14, 2020
IAMSE in Asia
February 28, 2020

Plenary Information

Opening Plenary: Overcoming Barriers to Curricular Revision: Perspectives from Faculty and Administration Leaders
The session will examine the complexities of curricular revision from a variety of viewpoints and will feature speakers from both Malaysia and the United States: 
From the International Medical University, School of Medicine, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia:
  • Prof Vishna Devi Nadarajah, Pro Vice Chancellor Education
  • Prof Sharifah Sulaiha Hj Syed Aznal, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
From The Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, USA:
  • Prof Neil Osheroff, John G. Coniglio Chair in Biochemistry and Director of the Academy for Excellence in Education
  • Prof Bonnie M. Miller, Senior Associate Dean for Health Sciences Education and Executive Vice President for Educational Affairs
Closing Plenary: What Are the Next Steps in Health Professions Education?
The closing plenary session will feature distinguished speakers from Asia, Europe, and North America who will build upon the successes of the current conference and address the question of “What Are the Next steps in Health Professions Education?” The speakers will be:
  • Prof Dujeepa Samarasekera, Director, Centre for Medical Education (CenMED), Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine National University of Singapore
  • Prof Ronald Harden, General Secretary, Association of Medical Education in Europe
  • Prof Kimberly Lomis, Vice President for Undergraduate Medical Education Innovations, American Medical Association


Standard Registration
Malaysian Registrants
**This special rate will auto-populate when you enter your email address to register. If you do not receive this rate, please contact the IAMSE office at

Exhibitor Information

The International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) is delighted to invite you to exhibit at the 2020 IAMSE in Asia Symposium on February 28, 2020 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. We offer exhibit space to commercial, non-profit as well as academic exhibitors in health professions education who like to engage with meeting participants from around the world. We look forward to meeting our much-valued previous exhibitors again as well as welcoming our first time exhibitors. This exhibitor prospectus contains all exhibition package information, along with additional sponsorship opportunities.

You can find further details by visiting the Exhibitor Information page HERE or downloading the Exhibitor Brochure below.

Hotel Information

Shangri-La Hotel

11, Jalan Sultan Ismail
Kuala Lumpur, 50250 Kuala Lumpur
Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur,