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Postgraduate CBME Resources


What is CBME?

Until now, residency programs were time-based. Competency-based Medical Education reduces the emphasis of learning based on time, and shifts the basis for promotion to the demonstration of competence.

The rationale for CBME:

Learn more about CBME and School-wide initiatives here

Meet our CBME Team

The CBME Team will work with residency programs, program directors, clinical departments and the Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) Office to facilitate the transition of the School's postgraduate training programs to a CBME framework.

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Director, CBME Implementation, Integrated Medical Education

The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, at Western University invites applications for the role of Director, Competency-Based Medical Education (CBME) Implementation, Integrated Medical Education.  The term of the appointment will be for three years.  The Director, CBME Implementation will lead, in conjunction with the Associate Dean, PGME, the strategic implementation of CBME for the Postgraduate Residency Programs.  The incumbent will support and guide Program Directors, faculty, and staff as they implement the curriculum and assessment system changes required to complete the transition to CBME.  The Director, CBME Implementation will work collaboratively to ensure that CBME is developed and implemented across the continuum of Schulich Medical Education in a consistent and aligned manner. The Director, CBME Implementation will work in partnership with internal and external stakeholders to facilitate the transition to competency-based medical education.

The successful candidate will have experience, knowledge and leadership skills in medical education, including faculty development.  She/he should have a demonstrated interest and knowledge of the principles of Competency-Based Medical Education and Competency Based Assessment in addition to excellent communication skills.

The successful candidate must already hold an academic appointment within the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, and will require a time commitment of 1.0 day per week.

The applicant should forward a letter of intent, current Curriculum Vitae and the names of three references to the attention of Dr. Chris Watling, Associate Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education via e-mail attachment to no later than October 15, 2018 by 5:00 p.m.  Applicants will be vetted by an Advisory Committee, which will carry out interviews of selected applications on October 22th (1-4 pm), 25th (12 pm - 5 pm) or 31st (8 am - 12 pm).

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