Conferences

2019: Challenge to change healthcare for 2030.

Themes

  • Interprofessional Education and collaborative care (IPECP)
  • People-centred care
  • Innovative teaching and learning strategies
  • Educational challenges for the evolving burden of disease 
  • Continuous professional development.

The conference will take place 26-28 June at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein. For more information please contact the organising committee chairperson,
Mathys Labuschagne.


2018: Deconstructed, decentralised, decolonised discourses and debates: Widening our horizon. The conference took place from 27-30 June at the Gateway Hotel in Durban.

Chairperson: Veena Singaram | Programme | Abstract book

Distinguished educator award: Fatima Suleman


2017: From the classroom to the community (6-8 July). The 2017 conference was held in Potchefstroom at North West University. The conference aimed to broaden horizons of exciting new frontiers in the development of teaching and learning from tertiary level to people in our communities.

Chairperson: Gerda Reitsma | Programme and abstract book (17MB)

Distinguished educator award: Jose Frantz | Poster winner: Joleen Cairncross


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2016: Transformative Health Education in Motion (22-24 June). The 2016 SAAHE conference was held in Port Elizabeth at the Boardwalk Convention Centre.

Chairperson: Ilse Truter | Programme and abstract book

Distinguished educator award: Marietjie de Villiers | Poster winners: Savarra M. Mantzor; Margaret Williams


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2015: Education for change (12-16 September). The 2015 SAAHE conference will be hosted jointly with the international organisation The Network: Towards Unity for Health from 12 to 16 September 2015, at the Birchwood Conference Centre in Gauteng, near to OR Tambo International airport. This will be an exciting opportunity to share and network with colleagues from across the globe around the conference theme.

Chairperson: Dianne Manning | The programme and abstract book are unavailable for this conference.

Distinguished educator award: Jacky van Wyk  | Poster winner: Chivaugn Gordon


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2014: convergence><divergence (26-28 June). The 2014 SAAHE conference was hosted by the University of the Western Cape, in collaboration with CPUT, UCT and Stellenbosch.

Chairperson: Michael Rowe | Programme | Abstract book

Distinguished educator award: Ian Couper


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2013: Information to transformation (27-29 June, 2013): The 2013 SAAHE conference was the 6th National conference of the South African Association of Health Educationalists. It was hosted in the KwaZulu Natal region at the University of KwaZulu Natal.

Chairperson: Veena Singaram | Programme and bstract book

Distinguished educator award: Det Prozesky


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2012: From Practice to Practice(21-23 June). The 5th National SAAHE conference took place at Health Sciences Faculty of the University of the Free State.

Chairperson:  Andre Venter  | Programme| Abstract book

Distinguished educator award: Wendy McMillan  | Poster winner: Shirra Moch


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2011: Teaching to cure – Teaching to care: Balancing the dynamics in health sciences education (29 June – 02 July). SAAHE 2011 was the 4th national conference of the South African Association of Health Educationalists, and was hosted in the Northern Region at North West Univesity’s Potchefstroom campus.

Chairperson: Alida Herbst  | Programme | Abstract book

Distinguished educator award: Athol Kent


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2010: Making education matter (22 – 24 July). The 2010 SAAHE conference is hosted by the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand in collaboration with the Tshwane University of Technology and the Universities of Johannesburg, Limpopo, North West and Pretoria. It was the first year that the SAAHE conference is held outside of the Western Cape.

Chairperson: Lionel Green-Thompson | The programme and abstract book are unavailable for this conference.

Distinguished educator award: Vanessa Burch


2009: Growing Health Science Education (2-4 July). The 2009 SAAHE Conference was hosted by the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town and was organised together with the University of the Western Cape, the Cape Peninsula University of Technology and Stellenbosch University.

Chairperson: Viki Janse van Rensburg | Abstract book


2008: 1st National Health Sciences Education conference (19-21 June). Hosted by the Faculty of Health Sciences at Stellenbosch University, 2008), the 2008 SAAHE conference was the inaugural national conference, after four successful regional conferences in the Western Cape.

Chairperson: Elize ArcherProgramme and abstract book