Anatomy Education Research Institute (AERI)

The next AERI will take place in July 2022.


What is AERI?

This intensive four-day conference will partner leaders in STEM and medical education research with mentees interested in improving their teaching and educational research skills. Participants will actively engage in evidence-based teaching pedagogies, assessments, and educational research/inquiry. In addition, AERI provides significant face-to-face time and opportunities for discussion, collaboration, and networking among participants and field leaders.

Who should attend?

AERI has been specifically designed for individuals who have very little or no experience with educational research, but who are deeply invested in moving in that direction.

Where is it?

Bloomington, Indiana

When is it?

July 11-14, 2022


What do past participants say about AERI?


  This was by far the BEST conference I have ever attended. It was so focused and meaningful.  


AERI Application Update

To ensure a valuable experience for everyone, attendance is limited to 50 accepted participants. Past attendees may re-apply, but priority will be granted to new participants. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

In light of the COVID-19 cancellation:

  • Applications for 2022 open up on December 1, 2021.
  • All AERI 2020 applicants who have already been accepted will receive a full refund of their registration fee and will be guaranteed a spot in AERI 2022.
  • All AERI 2020 applicants whose applications are still pending will need to reapply for AERI 2022.

For more information, please contact the organizers.