Date posted: January 18, 2012

SIMEC 2012 is an international conference dedicated to reporting and discussing recent developments and research in medical education.

The conference will cover a wide variety of topics including innovating in medical education, international dimensions, and curriculum trends in medical education and other issues of current importance and interest. The conference will be facilitated by leading international authorities who will bring their national and international experience as medical educators, editors, reviewers and contributors to leading journals in the field.

The College of Medicine at Al-Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University is proud to announce that it will be hosting the Saudi International Medical Education Conference (SIMEC 2012) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, from 22-26 April 2012.

Venue : Riyadh InterContinental Hotel. Al Mather, Al Maazar Street Riyadh Saudi Arabia

Target Audience

  • The Conference will be of interest to the following:
  • Those involved in undergraduate education, postgraduate education or continuing professional development
  • Faculty members in the fields of medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing and allied health sciences
  • Practicing health professional teachers, curriculum planners, administrators, researchers or students
  • Those new to the area and looking for an overview on medical education
  • Experienced practitioners wanting an in-depth analysis and an opportunity to network and to share ideas

Important dates

  • 20 November – Call for papers and preliminary program.
  • 18 February – Closing date for submissions for short communications and posters.
  • 28 February – Decisions announced regarding short communication and posters to be included in the program.
  • 3 March – Closing date for early registrations.
  • 21 March             Final program on website.
  • 22/23 April – Pre-conference workshops / AMEE – ESME Course.
  • 24 April Conference Day 1
  • 25 April Conference Day 2
  • 26 April Conference Day 3

Visa Information : To find out if you need a visa for Saudi Arabia, please see the website:

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