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WGEA Meetings

Upcoming Meetings

2016 WGEA Regional Meeting
Dates: April 14 - 17, 2016
Tucson, Ariz.
Hosted by University of Arizona College of Medicine
Note: April 14 will host preconference sessions with the meeting officially beginning April 15.

Registration for the regional meeting is now open!

The rates for registration are listed below:

Early Bird-$457



We are pleased to announce that the WGEA 2016 room block at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort is now available and accepting reservations. There are a limited number of rooms available at the conference rate so we encourage you to reserve your room as soon as possible. The link to the room block reservation is located on the WGEA 2016 Conference Website home page.

Please visit the conference website to register and for access to important information about the 2016 meeting.

Call for Abstracts Announcement

The WGEA was accepting abstracts for the 2016 Spring Meeting for the following presentation types:

  • Workshop
  • Panel Discussion
  • Small Group Discussion
  • Oral Abstract
  • Poster

The WGEA abstract submission site External Link is now closed and decisions have been sent out.

Past Meetings

2015 WGEA Regional Meeting External Link
Borders and Boundaries
Dates: April 23-26
San Diego, Calif.
Hosted by University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine
2015 WGEA MESRE Awardees 

2014 WGEA Regional Meeting External Link
A SLICE of Paradise
Accreditation Standards Leading Innovation and Creativity in Education
Dates: March 23-25
Honolulu, Hawaii
Hosted by John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa

2013 WGEA Regional Meeting External Link
It's About TiME: Technology in Medical Education
May 4–7
Irvine, Calif.
Hosted by the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine

2012 WGEA Regional Meeting
March 31–April 3
Asilomar Conference Center
Pacific Grove, Calif.
Hosted by University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine

2011 WGEA Regional Meeting External Link
New Horizons: Selecting, Teaching and Inspiring the Next Generation of Physicians
April 30-May 3, 2011
Stanford, Calif.
Stanford University School of Medicine

AAMC Western Group on Educational Affairs (WGEA)

About WGEA

Contact the WGEA

WGEA Chair
Cynthia Irvine M.Ed.
Assistant Dean, Medical Education
Stanford University School of Medicine

AAMC Staff
Sarah Brown
Program Specialist, Educational Affairs

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