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Latest grant recipients describe why their research is important to medical education

Royal College Staff
April 10, 2019 | Author: Royal College Staff
5 MIN READ

Meet the four recipients of our Strategic Request for Proposals: Advancing Evaluation of Competency-based Medical Education across the Continuum.

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Why Competence by Design is the right move for Canada

Royal College Staff
March 21, 2019 | Author: Royal College Staff
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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 […]

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[Watch] @DeanOnCampus on why CBME is a necessary direction

Andrew Padmos
March 1, 2018 | Author: Andrew Padmos
2 MIN READ

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 […]

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Canada celebrates 150, we celebrate T minus 0

Andrew Padmos
June 28, 2017 | Author: Andrew Padmos
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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. […]

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Passing the 10 year mark as CEO: Some personal reflections

Andrew Padmos
October 6, 2016 | Author: Andrew Padmos
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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 […]

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Remember your residency training? Here’s a preview of how it’s changing

Andrew Padmos
August 31, 2016 | Author: Andrew Padmos
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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 […]

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