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The Royal College is pleased to announce the release of the Series III Draft of the CanMEDS 2015 Framework, as well as the September 2014 version of the CanMEDS Milestones Guide.

As a foundational project of the Competence by Design (CBD) initiative, the CanMEDS 2015 project will ensure that our graduating specialists are acquiring and demonstrating the competencies they need throughout their practise.

Series III: Key updates

Following a comprehensive review of the data gathered from the comprehensive national consultation process, we have updated the Framework and Milestones Guidelines.  Significant features of this release include:

  • the decision to maintain the Leader title;
  • a change in the scope and format of the CanMEDS Milestones Guide; and
  • a commitment to further work on the milestones, particularly for the Continuing Professional Development and Transition out of Practice phases of the Competence Continuum.

For further details, please visit the CanMEDS 2015 webpage.

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The early bird deadline for ICRE 2014 is today. Register online by midnight tonight to save!

The International Conference on Residency Education is a global forum for those involved in residency education to share ideas, challenges, innovations, and advance postgraduate medical education. It is a solution-focused event designed to benefit busy program directors and medical educators. It is the largest conference in the world devoted exclusively to advancing residency training.

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Time is running out, register online by September 15, 2014 to enjoy discounted rates. Don’t miss the only international conference in the world devoted exclusively to advancing residency training. This year’s conference offers greater value than ever before, including four world-class plenary speakers, intimate pre-conference workshops, and more than 250 paper and poster presentations.

You can’t afford to miss ICRE 2014, register today: http://www.royalcollege.ca/portal/page/portal/rc/events/icre/registration_information

How can social media enhance resident leadership?

Residents from across Canada and worldwide answered that question — submitting a diverse range of innovative and engaging ideas. The quality of the entries we received this year was excellent, presenting the review board with the ever-challenging task of selecting the winners. After much debate and deliberation, they have their winners:

  • Khalil Jivraj, University of Calgary
  • Sahil Koppikar, Queen’s University
  • David Lim, the University of Alberta

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How can social media enhance resident leadership?

Residents from across Canada and worldwide answered that question — submitting a diverse range of innovative and engaging ideas. The quality of the entries we received this year was excellent, presenting the review board with the ever-challenging task of selecting the winners. After much debate and deliberation, they have their winners:

  • Khalil Jivraj, University of Calgary
  • Sahil Koppikar, Queen’s University
  • David Lim, the University of Alberta

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How can social media enhance resident leadership?

Residents from across Canada and worldwide answered that question — submitting a diverse range of innovative and engaging ideas. The quality of the entries we received this year was excellent, presenting the review board with the ever-challenging task of selecting the winners. After much debate and deliberation, they have their winners:

  • Khalil Jivraj, University of Calgary
  • Sahil Koppikar, Queen’s University
  • David Lim, the University of Alberta

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Leaders and innovators in residency education will be recognized at the International Residency Education Awards Dinner on October 25 in Toronto, as part of the 2014 International Conference on Residency Education (ICRE). These awards recognize leaders in specialty education, excellence in training programs, lifelong contributions and advocacy in medical education.

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, along with the ICRE planning committee, would like to congratulate the recipients of the 2014 International Awards.

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