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.
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.
The Schulich Medicine Education Conference will be focused on CBME and feature a great line up of speakers including Dr. David Snadden, Rural Doctors' UBC Chair in Rural Health and Professor, UBC Faculty of Medicine.
All Program Directors (PD) are encouraged to attend the Royal College CBME Workshops being held during the next year. The sessions are being presented by discipline and will be of great support to leaders. By now all PDs should have received information about the sessions from the Royal College.
All residents are invited to attend a town hall with Drs. Chris Watling, associate dean, Postgraduate Medical Education and Shannon Venance,CBME implementation director, scheduled on March 21 from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. in Rm. 101, Health Sciences Addition.