EMSA organises two assemblies every year – one in the spring and one in autumn. In 2017 spring assembly took place at the Faculty of Medicine in Ljubljana, Slovenia between 1 and 6 April.
During the spring assembly a variety of plenary lectures, trainings and workshops attracted students from Europe and other countries. Several topics have been covered, including the quality assurance of medical education.
Prof Dušan Šuput, General Secretary of AMSE, gave a welcome speech at the opening ceremony, hosted by the Medical Chamber of Slovenia. On 2 April, he presented AMSE and its activities at the assembly. There was a general agreement that the accreditation of Medical Schools in Europe is necessary, and discussion with the EMSA officials showed a mutual interest in collaboration of AMSE and EMSA on this matter.