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Medical education research resources

University of Otago library medical education research guide

This page aggregates the key journals and books available through the University of Otago library system, and highlights recent medical education research by OMS staff.

Medical education organisations

Otago Medical School has corporate memberships of key medical education organisations, providing opportunities for research publication and conference presentation. These memberships allow reduced rates for conference attendance, and some access to other research resources. For enquiries about institutional memberships, contact Karin Warnaar (, 03 479 7700)


The Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators (ANZAHPE) is the peak organisation for practitioners involved in the education and training of health professionals in Australia and New Zealand. This is a friendly and collegial organisation which welcomes student, novice and experienced researchers, making it a helpful starting place for those interested in medical education research.


The Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) is a worldwide organisation that promotes international excellence in education in the healthcare professions across the continuum of undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing education. AMEE offers webinars that may be accessible to OMS staff: please contact Karin Warnaar for login information.


The Association for the Study of Medical Education (ASME) is a UK-based organisation supporting research-informed best practice across the continuum of medical education, by encouraging and publishing research.

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The 2019 ANZAHPE conference will be held in Canberra, 1-4 July 2019.


The 2019 AMEE conference will be held in Vienna, Austria, from 24-28 August 2019.

Ottawa & International Conference on Medical Education

The biennial Ottawa Conference will next take place in 2020 in Kuala Lumpur. Abstract submissions are now open and close 15 September.


The Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education held at the end of each year provides opportunities for sharing research on technology in medical education. ASCLITE 2019 will be held in Singapore, 2-5 December. The call for papers closes on 26 July.

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