School News, Information and Leadership Messages

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    Five fast facts about CBME learned at ICRE

    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.

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    Your top five questions about CBME in UME answered

    The Doctor of Medicine program is changing its curriculum and assessment structure to align with CBME principles and practices. Find out what's changed, what it means, and why this is so important.

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    Meet the new CBME staff members - Joan Binnendyk and Sylvia Mioduszewski

    From Technology Support to Curriculum and Assessment - we've got you covered. Learn more about how Joan and Sylvia's new roles will intersect with your work in CBME and how they will be supporting the process.

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    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada - Resources

    The Royal College has created a comprehensive series of resources about CBME. You can access several through a list on the School's website. Or you can visit the Royal College website and learn more.

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    Funding Opportunity: Innovation on the front lines of 'Competence by Design'

    Thanks to a $25,000 grant from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, the School will be able to fund three or four small, pilot projects reflecting a spirit of innovation regarding Competence by Design implementation. A call for proposals will be distributed to all programs and departments in the coming weeks.

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    Milestones and EPAs

    What are they? What makes the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada's EPAs different? Learn more and access a wide range of tools and resources that provide more information

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    Get an early start

    No matter when your program will begin its transition to CBME, it's never too early to learn about the steps that will be required. You can read more by visiting the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada website.