Call for Application—AOPEER Teacher Candidates

AO CMF R&D will sponsor 6 seats, to attend an AOPEER Teacher Seminar

12 June 2019

AOPEER course

AO CMF R&D will sponsor 6 seats (CHF 2,000 each), to attend an AOPEER Teacher Seminar  (1/2 day seminar combined with a 1.5 days AOPEER Principles of Clinical Research course) in one of the following venues in 2019:

Europe:

  • Köln, Germany: 28–30 August, 2019
  • Freiburg, Switzerland: 25–26 October, 2019
  • Davos, Switzerland: 06–08 December, 2019

North America:

  • Toronto: 9–10 November, 2019
  • Boston (date to be confirmed)

The AO Program for Education and Excellence in Research (AOPEER) offers surgeons and researchers tools and training in clinical research through online material and face-to-face courses.

Find out more: www.aopeer.org

Target audience

 

The Teacher Seminar is targeted at candidate teachers for the AOPEER program who are interested in going through the selection process according to the AOPEER teacher's guideline.

Scope:

  • Attend the AOPEER level 1 course
  • To reflect the content of the Level 1 course and to learn how to prepare as an AOPEER teacher
  • To discuss about the target audience
  • To address potential challenges / organizational aspects related to educational activities for clinical research in your country
  • To plan local AOPEER courses

At the end of this seminar, participants should be able to:

  • Apply the content of the AOPEER course curriculum
  • Describe the target audience of the AOPEER courses
  • Outline the course material of the AOPEER courses (structure, blended concept, available teaching resources)
  • Address potential challenges in the AOPEER courses
  • Define the prerequisites and selection process to become an AOPEER teacher
  • Describe the administrative and organizational aspects related to AOPEER educational activities
  • Explain the AOPEER program and outlook on teaching activities for the AOPEER program

These events will be held in English.

AO CMF R&D and AO Clinical Investigation and Documentation will make the final selection—6 seats (each CHF 2,000) are available.

Nominee selection criteria:

  • Must be a paying AO CMF member. If not, he/she can apply for membership here
  • Actively involved in clinical research including scientific writing (eg. study protocol, grant application, publishing)
  • Has attended a Faculty Education Program (FEP) (preferable)

How to apply

Your application must include the CV application form and a one-page motivation letter including chosen course location.

Deadline to apply: July 18, 2019, 5 pm (CEST)


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