A Helpful List of Major Medical Education Conferences in 2024

Osmosis Team
Published on Jan 9, 2024. Updated on Jan 10, 2024.

Happy New Year, everyone! We've compiled a helpful guide for 2024 medical conferences and meetings to help you find and attend the best conferences to support your professional goals in 2024. Make sure to take some time to network, learn about new advancements in health care and medicine, present your research, and enjoy a variety of professional development opportunities at one of these upcoming events.

  • Help advance your career with leadership and professional development workshops.
  • Discover new initiatives to improve student learning and medical education practices.
  • Meet with colleagues and peers from outside of your organization.
  • Learn about and present critical new research in medicine.
We're here to help you learn about medical conferences that impact you and your organization the most, with a list of medical education events to support your career goals as a health professional, student, faculty member, administrator, or dean.

* Indicates an event Osmosis from Elsevier is attending in 2024.

The Largest 2024 Medical Education Conferences

Anatomy Connected 2024*
March 22-25, 2024
Toronto, Canada

The American Association for Anatomy's annual meeting encourages educators, researchers, and students to explore the latest advances in science, research, and education, along with developing valuable relationships. Approximately 500 deans, faculty members, researchers, and physicians attend this conference. The 2024 theme is "Visualization in Anatomy."

Educating Leaders '24: The AACOM Annual Conference*
April 17-19, 2024
Kansas City, MO

With more than 125 years in existence, Educating Leaders is the biggest event in medical education. Approximately a thousand medical school deans, faculty, administrators, students, university presidents, and government officials attend thought-provoking discussions that delve into the pressing issues affecting our nation's healthcare and medical education systems.

Human Anatomy & Physiology Society Conference*
May 25-29, 2024
St. Louis, MO

With 500-600 attendees annually, the Human Anatomy and Physiology Conference focuses on A&P instructional faculty. The event provides attendees with opportunities to interact with members and exhibitors and offers unique workshops and poster sessions.

American Association of Clinical Anatomists*
June 17-21, 2024
New York City, NY

The global home for clinical anatomy knowledge and anatomical services through education, research, and scholarship, AACA conference attendees include faculty, anatomical services personnel, postdocs, graduates and undergraduate students, as well as health professionals, clinical faculty, and residents.

AMEE 2024: International Association for Health Professions Education*
August 24-28, 2024
Basel, Switzerland

Hosted in one of Europe's most beautiful cities, AMEE's annual conference is the leading event for European medical educators and students. More than 4,000 people from 90+ countries attend this conference yearly to promote and inspire excellence, collaboration, and scholarship across the continuum of health education.

American Association of Medical Colleges*
November 8-12, 2024
Atlanta, GA

The annual AAMC conference brings educators, students, residents, researchers, clinicians, administrators, and health system leaders together to build professional connections, expand on collaborations, and take part in thought-provoking conversations.

Medical Education Conferences Focused on Deans, Administrators, and Faculty

Council of Deans (COD) and Council of Teaching Hospitals and Health Systems, Spring Meeting
March 21-23, 2024
Santa Ana Pueblo, NM

At this annual conference, the AAMC Council of Deans (COD) and the Council of Teaching Hospitals (COTH) meet to discuss and explore shared experiences and learn about new, effective leadership practices in academic medicine of joint programming followed by breakout meetings to discuss specific concepts and challenges.

American Physiology Summit*
April 4-7, 2024
Long Beach, CA

An annual event designed by and for physiologists, this conference convenes 3,000+ researchers, educators, and students who are teaching, learning, and working in the physiological sciences to collaborate and share the latest in the physiological sciences.

Academic Internal Medicine Week
April 14-17, 2024
Columbus, OH

The premier conference for faculty and staff in departments of internal medicine at medical schools and teaching hospitals, this annual event offers a full range of session types and topics for seasoned professionals, mid-career explorers, and those new to the field.

Association for Surgical Education Annual Meeting*
April 23-27, 2024
Orlando, FL

Committed to leading innovation, scholarship, and professional development in surgical education, the Association for Surgical Education promotes a culture of ongoing education and collaboration to empower educators and their students. The 2024 conference theme is "The Future Is Here and Now: Educational Technology and Surgery."

Central Group on Educational Affairs (CGEA) Spring Conference
April 2024 (Dates TBA)
Milwaukee, WI

The CGEA fosters communication, serves as a resource to the GEA Steering Committee and the AAMC, and welcomes faculty, staff, and learners in medical education. This annual event brings CGEA members together to discuss a variety of issues relevant to each region's schools and students.

International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) 2024 Conference*
June 15-18, 2024
Minneapolis, MN

Approximately 200 administrators, faculty members, researchers, and physicians attend the annual IAMSE conference. Educators are invited to attend this meeting and learn innovative ways to integrate science into their medical education curriculums.

ChangeMedEd® 2024 (AMA Annual Meeting)
2024 Date/Location TBA

The AMA's ChangeMedEd conference brings together partners in the medical field to transform how future physicians and residents are trained, as well as meet the needs of current and future patients. The event features keynote speakers, peer-led breakout sessions and workshops, poster and exhibit halls, and presenters from US institutions who inspire and promote systemic change in medical education.

Medical Education Conferences Focused on Students

AMA Medical Student Advocacy Conference
March 7-8, 2024
Washington, DC

The largest advocacy event for medical students, this conference brings new and experienced scholars from across the US together to network and learn about becoming public health advocates. Attendees also have the chance to meet with their legislators on Capitol Hill to advocate for policies relevant to their personal lives and future careers.

Future Physicians for Change
May 30-June 1, 2024
Washington, DC

Medical students and industry leaders from all over the globe come together annually to create positive change and learn about new opportunities in a variety of targeted and engaging sessions.

Additional Non-US Medical Education Conferences

Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators (ANZAHPE) 2024 Conference
July 1-4, 2024
Adelaide, Australia

This year's theme, "Cultivating Innovation," provides attendees from Australia, New Zealand, and across the globe with the opportunity to network and discuss best teaching practices for students in various healthcare fields.

ASM 2024 - Your Key to Maximising Potential
July 10-12, 2024
Coventry, England, UK

A thought-provoking conference involving renowned educators, health experts, and researchers who discuss cutting-edge approaches, technologies, and pedagogies that empower the next generation of healthcare leaders, optimize curriculum design, and encourage lifelong learning.

We hope this list of medical education conferences in 2024 helps you learn about and attend events that impact your institution and healthcare career. If you know of a conference that needs to be added to this list for this year or next, please email us at [email protected].


Stephanie Stevens, Osmosis Brand Marketing Lead

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