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GMS Journal for Medical Education

Gesellschaft für Medizinische Ausbildung (GMA)

ISSN 2366-5017

Annual Meeting of the Society for Medical Training 2012 in Aachen: Crossing boundaries – International, interdisciplinary, interprofessional medical traing

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GMS Z Med Ausbild 2012;29(1):Doc03

doi: 10.3205/zma000773, urn:nbn:de:0183-zma0007734

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The German version can be found at:

Received: January 17, 2012
Revised: January 19, 2012
Accepted: January 12, 2012
Published: February 15, 2012

© 2012 Backes.
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Aachen, Germany 02.02.2012 – Together with the medical faculty of the RWTH Aachen, the GMA, Gesellschaft für Medizinische Ausbildung (Association for Medical Training), is announcing an invitation to their 27th annual meeting September 27-29th, 2012, at the Universitätsklinikum Aachen (University Hospital). The event constitutes a platform with the theme "Crossing boundaries” – International, interdisciplinary, interprofessional medical training, to provide the possibility of gathering and exchanging information on new opportunities, challenges and knowledge acquired in medical training.

Modern medicine has shown an increasing need for an interprofessional and interdisciplinary collaboration in patient care. This is reflected accordingly in new approaches to teaching and learning concepts.

Together with the medical faculty of the RWTH Aachen, the Association for Medical Training (GMA) is announcing an invitation to their 27th annual meeting September 27th – 29th, 2012, at the University Aachen. The event provides a platform with the theme "Crossing boundaries – International, interdisciplinary, interprofessional medical training" to help serve the needs of physicians and students of human medicine as well as psychologists, veterinary and dental practitioners, nursing and ambulance service personnel to learn about and exchange information on opportunities, interdisciplinary and interprofessional challenges and to inform about new knowledge in medical training.

There is a wide-range of current topics: from blended learning to human resources and organizational development, new research topics and applications are highlighted in the program.

The call for abstracts has begun and interested parties may submit their abstracts until April 13, 2012. During the congress there will be moderated poster sessions.

Sponsors and exhibitors have the opportunity to showcase their products and services to the 600 expected participants and can in this way establish valuable contacts.

To register, and receive further information please visit:

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Competing interests

The author declares that she has no competing interests.