Meet the four recipients of our Strategic Request for Proposals: Advancing Evaluation of Competency-based Medical Education across the Continuum.
Dr. Viren Naik, MD, FRCPC, is the Director of Assessment at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Residency education in Canada is very good. We have graduated competent specialists from our programs to serve Canadians for many years. The global interest in our postgraduate medical education system is a tangible marker of […]
Dear colleagues, We had the pleasure of welcoming our first Professor-in-Residence to the Royal College: Dr. Richard Reznick, FRCSC, dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at Queen’s University. The Professor-in-Residence is one of two new programs we are launching this year to support knowledge exchange, and to advance specialty medical education and health systems […]
Dear colleagues, In just a few days, on July 1, medical schools across Canada will launch a new approach to medical education that is years in the making (you could even say 100 years in the making, depending on how you measure it). It is time to start implementing our collective Competence by Design initiative. […]
Dear colleagues, I find every day at the Royal College to be pretty exciting and exhilarating. If I were to pinpoint what exactly brought me to work here, I would say it was latent curiosity, on my part, as to what role the College could play in health care overall. This curiosity was happily matched […]
Dear colleagues, Most of us can clearly recall our time as residents – whether it was five, 20 or even 40 years ago. Those are years of incredible expansion of the mind, of first experiences and the building blocks of lifelong friendships. And while we each have our unique experiences, we all share the memory […]