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The annual meeting will be organised by Monash University on 7-8 November, 2024



The Global Alliance of Medical Excellence (GAME) is a strategic international network of medical schools that share a common interest in developing exemplary health professional leaders of the future

and undertaking impactful research​.


Member Universities


GAME is established by 10 core institutions from
Asia, Australia, Europe and North America.

About GAME
Member Universities



To nurture the next generation of health professional educational leaders through immersive, ambitious, cross-cultural educational leadership activities



To enhance global networks of research excellence in complementary fields
and disciplines



To facilitate member institutions to achieve strategic, inter-professional, long-lasting and impactful collaborations in research and education

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To develop health systems and health networks such that they are more resilient, better connected and more efficient and can thus better meet the future health challenges of the global community

Future Events



Annual Meeting

The Eighth Meeting will be hosted by
Monash University on 7-8 November, 2024 




GAME is committed to undertaking global interdisciplinary research that are

far-reaching and impactful. To achieve this, members leverage on each other’s complementary strengths and work together to maximize the positive impact of their work in the advancement of the medical field.

Building a Magnetic Resonance Imaging Consortium 

Related Specialty: Radiology

Leading University: University of Nottingham

Project Leader: Dorothee Auer  |

Building a Research Network in Preventive Gerontology

Related Specialty: Gerontology

Leading University: Monash University

Project Leader: John McNeil  |

Healthy Start Network

Related Specialty: Paediatrics

Leading University: Erasmus University Medical Center

Project Leader: Vincent Jaddoe  |

International Collaboration for At Risk Cohort of Lewy Body Disease

Related Specialty: Neurology

Leading University: Nagoya University

Project Leader: Masahisa Katsuno  |

International Microbiota Research Network:
Gut Microbiota Across Ethnicities and Populations

Related Specialty: Gastroenterology

Leading University: The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Project Leaders: Siew Chien Ng  |

International Network of Drug-induced Liver Injury Research

Related Specialty: Hepatology

Leading University: Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

Project Leader: Alexander Gerbes  |

International Online Barrett’s Esophagus Registry (IOBER)

Related Specialties: Gastroenterology / Upper GI surgery

Leading University: University of Bologna
Project Leader: Rocco Maurizio Zagari  |

International Network of Neurodegenerative Disease Research

Related Specialty: Neurodegenerative Diseases

Leading University: University of Nottingham

Project Leader:

Dr Mattéa Finelli    |

Dr. Melissa Trotman-Lucas |


The programme aims to provide an extra layer of support to help accelerate research project activity between institutions through shared PhD training. The PhD4GAME program would focus on bi- and tri-lateral exchanges between member institutions. 

Transnational Educational Initiative (TEI)

Related Specialty: Medical Education

Leading University: Korea University

Project Leader: Young Mee Lee  |



GAME encourages academic mobility between member institutions for the exchange of expertise and development of new partnerships. Such exchanges allow scholars access to new resources and facilities and increase their global outreach and network.


GAME encourages student mobility between member institutions and is committed in promoting innovative medical education. Such exchanges allow students to gain exposure to different cultures and establish long-lasting relationships within their field of study. Joint programmes and co-supervision schemes are established between members and vary from institution to institution. More information can be obtained from your

local GAME Administrator.

GAME participants - students
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Member universities have appointed administrators

 to serve as contacts for GAME activities.

They may be contacted for information about

the Alliance and collaborative opportunities.

Contact Person

University of Bologna

School of Medicine

Korea University

College of Medicine, Korea University College of Medicine

Jimin PARK

Lund University 

Faculty of Medicine

Christina Jeppsson

Monash University

Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Svetozar Kovacevic

Nagoya University

School of Medicine and Graduate School of Medicine

Mika Kasai-Prince

University of Nottingham

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences

Katherine Tallant

Pauline Stapleton

Nigel Mongan (Research and Knowledge Exchange)

Louise Walker (Education and Student Experience)

Stan Ko (Global engagement - Education)

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