GRS Academy in China

GRS Academy, the training arm of Genesis Rehabilitation Services: its work in rehabilitation training in China, and differences encountered between Western and Chinese attitudes to rehabilitation.

Shanghai 2017

The IGHPE 2017 Third Annual Conference: Innovative Strategies for Developing the Future Healthcare Workforce, will be held from April 5-7, 2017 at the historic Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund in Shanghai, PRC.

Participants will be part of the discussion with and are encouraged to contribute as moderators, speakers, panellists and active audience members on any given topic.

IGHPE: A New Forum to Lead Health Professional Education

Welcome to Innovations in Global Health Professions Education (IGHPE), an international, peer-reviewed, open access publication.

Designing the Future Healthcare Professional | Dr. Barbara Brandt

Dr. Barbara Brandt, Director of the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education (NCIPE), discusses the realignment of the relationship between US health care delivery and education around interprofessional teamwork and a focus on patients, families and communities.

Editorial: Welcome to IGMHE

Welcome to the inaugural issue of Innovations in Global Medical and Health Education. This first issue, with Robert Crone, M.D. as Guest Editor, consists of articles based on presentations at a symposium, “Globalization of Medical Education”, organized at the November 12, 2012 annual meeting of the American Association of Medical […]

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Journal Highlights


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The role of global bioethics in medical pedagogy

The study of global biomedical ethics warrants the attention, scholarship, and commitment afforded to the study of general medical ethics. While it is difficult to precisely define the field, it basically comprises the ethical provision...

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Neuropsychiatric symptoms in dementia

Neuropsychiatric symptoms (NPS) are very common in people with dementia-related disorders, and are responsible for a large share of the suffering of patients and caregivers. Current evidence suggests that non-pharmacological treatments are promising solutions to...

Video & Audio


Editing Wikipedia for Medical School Course Credit

Dr. Amin Azzam, Associate Clinical Professor at the University of California School of Medicine in San Francisco, reports on a 4th year elective where students improve the reliability of publicly-available medical information by editing medical...

Medical Education in South Korea

We talk with Prof Ducksun Ahn, past President of the Korean Institute of Medical Education and Evaluation, past-president of the Association for Medical Education in the Western Pacific Region and currently Vice President of the...

Innovators Blog


Professor Elizabeth Armstrong wins AAMC Abraham Flexner Award

We’re pleased to report that IGHPE Editorial Board member Prof Elizabeth Armstrong has just received the Abraham Flexner Award for Distinguished Services in Medical Education by the Association of American Medical Colleges. Considered the AAMC’s...

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IGHPE welcomes Association of Medical Schools in Europe (AMSE) members to second annual conference, April 28/29 2016

AMSE is a collaboration of European medical schools aimed at improving school standards through education, research, service and collaboration. Together with the members from AMSE, academic leaders attending the IGHPE conference represent schools from Austria, Czech...

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