Call for Abstracts: JSME

6th February, 2019 ~ 13th March, 2019
The deadline for abstract submission has been extend to:
20th March, 2019

The deadline for abstract submission has been extend to:
1st April, 2019

Abstract Submissions was closed.
Thank you very much for submitting.

The 51st Annual Meeting of the Japan Society for Medical Education (JSME) 26th-27th July, 2019

The International Session organized by the JSME Internationalization Committee aims to provide opportunities to share and exchange knowledge, ideas and opinions on medical and health education with colleagues and experts from abroad.


Abstract Submissions for the International Session

  • The JSME Internationalization Committee invites abstracts of original papers covering any topic in medical education.
  • Papers may include original research (comprehensive or pilot studies), research reviews, case studies, educational techniques, and so on. Papers will be presented either in the form of an oral or a poster presentation , depending on the preference of the authors and the decision by the JSME Internationalization Committee.
  • All abstracts must be submitted and presented in English.


  • Authors do not have to be a JSME member to submit an abstract. Anyone interested in participating in the session are welcome to apply.

Oral or Poster Presentation

Oral presentation
  • Four papers will be selected for the oral session based on the recommendation of the JSME Internationalization Committee.
Poster presentation
  • All remaining abstracts will be presented in the form of posters.
  • Although there will be no oral presentation at the poster site, the presenting authors must stay there for the designated length of time (1 hour) to interact with poster viewers.
  • The poster session will not be chaired. Each presenter will be responsible for starting on time.

Abstracts may be presented only by persons listed as authors at the time of submission.



1-5 Shimogamo Hangicho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto 606-0823, Japan


1-29 Shimogamo Hangicho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto 606-0823, Japan

Abstract Topics

Authors should choose their topic from the 3 categories below.
1 Medical & Dental Education
2 Nursing Education
3 Others or Miscellaneous

A Entrance Examination
B Undergraduate Education: Basic Medicine
C Undergraduate Education: Clinical Medicine
D Undergraduate Educational Methods, etc.
E Common Achievement Tests, National Examination for Medical Practitioners
F Junior residency Training
G Senior Residency and Specialty Training
H Graduate Education
I Continuing and Career-long Education
J Faculty Evaluation
K Others or Miscellaneous

1 Entrance Examination
2 Early Exposure
3 Preclinical and Liberal Arts Education
4 Supervising Students, Mentoring
5 Medical English
6 Communication Education
7 Professionalism Education
8 Basic Medicine and Life Sciences Education
9 Common Achievement Tests: CBT・OSCE
10 Curriculum
11 Clinical Clerkship, Clinical Training
12 SP Training, SP Participatory Education
13 Patient Safety Education
14 Community Healthcare Education: Undergraduate
15 Community Healthcare Education: Postgraduate
16 Simulation Education
17 Post-clinical-clerkship OSCE
18 National Examination for Medical Practitioners
19 United States Medical Licensing Examination
20 Postgraduate Clinical Education, Clinical Training System
21 Educational technique, PBL: Problem-based Learning, TBL: Team-based Learning
22 Educational Assistance, ICT: Information and Communication Technology
23 Female Physician, Work-life Balance
24 Training of Researchers, Enhancing Research Capability
25 Medical Specialist System, Specialty Training, Training of Medical Specialists
26 CME: Continuing Medical Education, CPD: Continuing Professional Development
27 IPE: Inter-Professional Education
28 Oriental Medicine, Traditional Medicine
29 Faculty Evaluation, Evaluation of Educational Achievements
30 Educational Research
31 Graduate Education
32 Artificial Intelligence, AI and Education
33 Others or Miscellaneous

Structure of the Abstract

  • The abstract title may not be longer than 100 characters, including spaces.
  • Identifying information, such as authors’ names and affiliations (institutions and hospitals), should be entered in the designated box.
  • There is a limit of 1,800 characters, including spaces, for the abstract text. The abstract should be structured into Background & Objectives, Methods, Results and Conclusion.

Review and Selection Process

  • Submitted abstracts will be reviewed and selected by the members of the JSME Internationalization Committee.

Confirmation of Acceptance

  • Confirmation of acceptance will be sent to the head authors via an e-mail at the beginning of May 2019.

Commitment to Present

  • Submission of an abstract constitutes a commitment by the author(s) to present if the abstract is accepted.
  • Failure to present without prior notice may jeopardize acceptance of future abstracts.

Awards Criteria

  • Travel Awards will be offered to 10 successful submitters from abroad based on the evaluation of abstracts alone. In the selection process, regional distribution will also be considered. Each awardee will win 50,000 JPY.
  • Awards for Academic Excellence including Best Oral Presentation Award, Best Poster Award and Young Investigator Award will be selected based on the overall evaluation of abstracts, posters, and/or presentations in each category.

Awards Ceremony

  • Travel Awards and Awards for Academic Excellence will be announced on Award Ceremony.

How to Submit an Abstract

  • Abstracts can ONLY be submitted online via the congress website. Abstracts sent by post or email will not be accepted.
  • It is the authors’ responsibility to review the submissions and correct them. Please proofread your abstract before completing your submission.
  • If you have any questions, please send an e-mail to the technical secretariat (


Administration Organization of
the 51st JSME Annual Meeting

Host Organization

  • Japan Society for Medical Education (JSME)

Executive Committee


c/o Japan Convention Service, Inc.
Daido Seimei Kasumigaseki Bldg 14th Floor, 1-4-2,
Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-0013, Japan
Tel: +81 3-3508-1214
Fax: +81 3-3508-1302

Members of the JSME Internationalization Committee

MURAOKA Akira National Center for Global Health and Medicine
OKUBO Yumiko Tokyo Women’s Medical University
ISHIKAWA Kazunobu International University of Health and Welfare
KIKUKAWA Makoto Kyushu University
AKIYAMA Minoru University of Tsukuba Hospital
GOMI Harumi International University of Health and Welfare
AOMATSU Muneyoshi Saku Central Hospital
BREUGELMANS Raoul Tokyo Medical University
TAKAMURA Akiteru Kanazawa Medical University
YAMAUCHI Kazuyo Tokyo Women’s Medical University
OIKAWA Sayaka Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University