Strategic Advisor/Senior Researcher
Center for Innovation in Medical Education and Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands
Peter de Jong is a strategic advisor and senior researcher in the field of Technology Enhanced Learning at Leiden University Medical Center in The Netherlands, where he leads a team for the development, implementation and support of learning materials and where he provides strategic advice in the field of technology enhanced learning. His research interest is in the field of Online and Blended Learning in medical education, and the use of Mixed and Virtual Reality applications. He authored several articles on the topic of the use of computers in education and online learning, and presented numeral oral, poster and workshop presentations. Peter has a Master degree in Medical Technology from Eindhoven University and a PhD in Biophysics/Physiology from Maastricht University. He has been a member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the Netherlands Association for Medical Education (NVMO), he has been Chair of their national Special Interest Group on E-learning in Medicine and he chaired the 2000 NVMO Annual Meeting.
Since 2007 Peter is involved in the International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE), an international organization with a focus on advancing medical education through faculty development while ensuring that the teaching and learning of medicine continues to be firmly grounded in science. He has served the organization as Board member and Vice President, and in 2009 as Program Chair and Site Host for the first IAMSE Annual Meeting outside North America. Currently he holds the position of Editor-in-Chief of Medical Science Educator, the online journal of IAMSE published by Springer. For the period of 2022-2023 Peter serves as the President-Elect of the organization.
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