The PGME Office offers the following sessions to enhance resident education:


ONLINE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR RESIDENTS

 To support short-term resident learning goals, there are NO COST e-learning educational opportunities easily accessible from home at no cost.  There are various topics to support both academic and professional learning goals.  Programs are encouraged to share these available free resources with your residents.  


Canadian Medical Association, CMA


Institute for Healthcare Improvement, IHI

Whether you ​are looking for new ideas for health care improvement, want to get results in a particular area, or are ready to take your organization to a new level of performance, IHI has educational programs and trainings to help you. IHI offers virtual training, as well as online courses and other web-based education. 

  • Free individual registration for residents and faculty (Link to register here)
  • Free online courses available
  • IHI Open School online courses are FREE for individual students, residents, and faculty.​​​ Register on ihi.org​ 

  • IHI Open School with individual registration includes:

    • Publications and tools
    • Education videos
    • This Week at IHI newsletter
    • WIHI audio program
    • Comment and discuss on ihi.org
    • Online improvement tools
    • Registration for programs and trainings

CMPA ONLINE ACADEMIC RESOURCES:

CMPA Good Practice Guide is FREE and a Canadian resource and guide with the purpose to contribute to safe medical practice and help reduce medical-legal risks.

Good Practices Guide
: Located HERE

The Good Practice guide will be useful to: 
    • medical students
    • residents
    • teaching faculty

Faculty Good Practice Guide: An accompanying Faculty Guide (PDF) provides tips and suggestions for using the student and faculty sections effectively.

CMPA eLearning : Learn and earn continuing professional development (CPD) credits 

OMA ONLINE ACADEMIC HALF DAY VIRTUAL WEBINARS:

As your teams continue to plan and schedule your academic half days for 2020, the OMA is now offering virtual workshops that can help suit your program curriculum and the various stages of CBME. You will provided with clear, objective information and advice in a highly informative and interactive session.  

Hosting an Academic Half Day virtually with the OMA presents an opportunity to discuss some vital topics that can help support resident's personal and professional financial goals.  An OMA academic event enables residents to walk away confident to make informed decisions about protecting themselves and their families throughout their careers. 

Below are some of the topics that are currently being delivered to over 50 resident groups across the province:

TRANSITION TO RESIDENCY
TRANSITION TO PRACTICE
  • Understanding your PARO Benefits          
 
  • Physician Financial Risk Management 101
  • Practice protection: Personal & Professional           
 
  • Pre-retirement planning: It’s never too early

 

 OMA Contact:

If you are interested in learning more or utilizing the community services offered by the OMA, please contact Sarah Tufts, OMA Insurance Education & Engagement Specialist.


Health Force Ontario, HFO:

Through the  PracticeOntario Program, HFO offers Ontario’s medical residents career planning and transition into practice service at no cost. 

Transition to Practice Support Available:

For Academic Half Days and Resident Events, HFO can deliver education sessions or participate in panel discussions virtually. Sessions are customizable, relevant to each specialty, and possible topics include:

1) Practical steps and resources for transitioning into practice Job market for each specialty

2) Job searching strategies (FT/PT/Locum) Compensation models & incentives

3) CVs & interview preparation

Individualized Resident Support Available: (Residents can book an appointment)

-Personal & Professional Practice Preferences 

-Networking connections to hospitals/communities/ health care providers who are hiring

-Learn more about Ministry of Health programs and incentives

-Research job search resources, postings and evaluate practice opportunities

For more information, or to book a session,  please contact: 
J.tillmann@healthforceontario.ca or by phone at 519-200-4896