Medical Spanish Task Force Summit - 2MSTS 2020

Country: USA

City: Washington

Abstr. due: 01.12.2019

Dates: 04.04.20 — 05.04.20

Area Of Sciences: Humanities; Medicine;

Organizing comittee e-mail: medicalspanishtaskforce AT gmail.com

Organizers: Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

 

The Second Medical Spanish Taskforce Summit seeks to bring together medical and language educators to identify best practices and explore pedagogical innovations.

Call for Papers:

Call for proposals for the 2nd Medical Spanish Taskforce Summit (2MSTS):
Advancing Medical Spanish: Achievements, Challenges and Opportunities

We are accepting proposals to be presented at the 2MSTS 2020 to be held:
April 4-5, 2020 at the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Headquarters in Washington, DC.

Our main thematic lines this year are:

1. Medical Spanish program design and articulation.
Areas of interest include but are not limited to:

1.1. Medical Spanish curricular design and implementation in medical school settings
1.2. Medical Spanish curricular design and implementation in pre-health undergraduate settings
1.3. Medical Spanish curriculum and learner competency alignment
1.4. Maximizing class time: Medical Spanish activities to make an impact
1.5. Faculty development strategies for educators who wish to learn or enhance medical Spanish teaching

2. Medical education research Sociocultural perspective in medical Spanish.
Areas of interest include but are not limited to:

2.1. Interprofessional team-teaching of Medical Spanish
2.2. Teaching cultural humility within a medical Spanish course
2.3. Culturally appropriate adaptations of medical cases to Hispanic/Latino health.
2.4. Learning outcomes that address the sociocultural context of Hispanic/Latino health.
2.5. Medical Spanish and sustainable development.
2.6. Integration of Spanish regionalisms and variations in medical Spanish courses

3. Medical Spanish competency formative/summative assessment.
Areas of interest include but are not limited to:

3.1. Observed Structured Clinical Examination assessment.
3.2. Language proficiency assessment.
3.3. Cultural competency measurement.
3.4. Assessing pragmalinguistic competence.
3.5. Integrating Spanish clinical skills assessment in existing clinical performance opportunities

We solicit submissions for micro-workshops (max. 30 minutes), round tables (max. 10 minutes), short Medical Spanish lesson plan demonstrations (10-minute) and micro-presentations (10-minute). Submissions might make reference to any of the themes above from a medical, educational, sociocultural or linguistics perspective. While we would especially appreciate research related to our themes, submissions focusing on perception of future opportunities where the MST might be able to contribute are also welcome.

The 2MSTS will begin with an introduction to our objectives followed by workshops, round tables, presentations, and lesson plan demonstrations. After that, all attendees will have the opportunity to converse with other MST members and other attendees.

Information source:https://linguistlist.org/issues/30/30-3750.html

Conference Web-Site: medicalspanishtaskforce.weebly.com