The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine is a growing destination to host regional, national, and international conferences. Our desirability comes from the renowned physicians and programs of excellence at Carilion Clinic, the high level of research and teaching from Virginia Tech, our competitive and challenging medical school, the vibrancy of Roanoke, and the natural beauty of Southwest Virginia.
International Association of Medical Science Educators
In June 2019 the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine hosted the 23rd Annual Meeting for the International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE).
The meeting, drew a crowd of about 650 basic science and clinical educators from across the globe to Roanoke, Virginia.
“As the Virginia Tech Carilion partnership continues to thrive, we are growing our reputation as a destination for science and education professional development opportunities,” said Cynda Johnson, founding dean of the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. “Thanks to all in the community who helped us put together a strong proposal to bring hundreds of medical educators to our small, but growing, city.”
Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair
The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine will host the Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair in Roanoke for three years as a way to engage students from across the commonwealth.
Collaborating Across Borders V
During Fall of 2015, the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC hosted the Collaborating Across Borders V conference, in collaboration with Jefferson College of Health Sciences, Virginia Tech, and Carilion Clinic.