The Undergraduate Medical Education (UME) Program Curriculum Committee recently approved the new curricular renewal project committee structure and processes. A newly reformatted project governance committee, comprised of faculty, students, residents and staff from all Schulich Medicine campuses, will commence in January 2018 for project oversight and report directly to the UME Curriculum Committee.
Competency Based Medical Education (CBME) is a popular topic of conversation at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry these days. Dr. Jay Rosenfield, vice dean, Medical Education is enthusiastic about the transition and sees it as an opportunity for positive change for learners and faculty alike, and for broader medical education reform responsive to the health care needs of the community.
Seven different CBME research projects will share which was provided through the Competency-Based Medical Education Innovation Fund. Projects focused on a wide variety of themes from Neurosurgical-Team, Simulation based training to Developing an assessment tool for on-call experiences in surgical education.
Competency-based medical education (CBME) was a major topic in presentations and during discussion at the recent International Conference on Residency Education (ICRE). Whether you participated in the research and faculty development programming, associated administrative meetings or informal networking opportunities, CBME was front and centre. Here are five important take-aways from the conference.