Want to fill out your notes from one of ICRE 2015’s information-packed workshops? Missed a session you planned on attending in Vancouver?

Continue your professional development by browsing presentation materials from selected ICRE 2015 workshops and plenary sessions! Audio recordings, slides, videos and more from the October 22 – 24, 2015 conference are now available online.

Need another reason to explore our resources? Royal College Fellows can use the materials from past conferences to earn Maintenance of Certification (MOC) credits. Visit the MOC Program page on the Royal College website to find out more.

Happy learning!

edited picAlthough it seems like it was just yesterday that MedEd educators from around the world were gathered in Vancouver for ICRE 2015, we’re already approaching our first submission deadline for ICRE 2016!

The call for pre-conference workshop abstracts for our 2016 conference, Advancing Quality: Aligning Residency Education and Patient Care closes on Tuesday, December 1, 2015.

Submissions related to one (or more) of our 15 Learning Tracks will be considered for presentation at ICRE 2016 in Niagara Falls, Canada. Pre-conference workshops can range from half-day to full-day sessions, and will take place during the hours of 0800 – 1500 on Thursday, September 29, 2016.

Visit the ICRE website to download the proposal form.


Want to be a part of ICRE history? Submit a workshop proposal for our 2016 conference!

Don’t miss your opportunity to share insights and innovations in medical education with medical experts and residency education leaders from around the world during ICRE 2016, September 29 – October 1 in Niagara Falls, Canada.

Workshop submissions related to one (or more) of our 15 Learning Tracks will be considered for presentation. Preference will be given to those whose proposals directly address the conference theme, Advancing Quality: Aligning Residency Education and Patient Care.

Our call for submissions will remain open until January 29, 2016.

While putting together your proposal, don’t forget about these other upcoming deadlines, as well:

DSS_0865Looking back on the 2015 International Conference on Residency Education (ICRE), is there one session that really stands out in your mind? One valuable tip you took away from our workshops that has inspired your everyday clinical practice? One thought-provoking plenary session that changes everything?

Is there something you think we can improve on for ICRE 2016?

Fill out our 2015 post-conference evaluation form today, and let us know how we did!

Your feedback matters to us, and helps improve and shape our programming for future installments of ICRE.

By filling out our post-conference survey, you will be entered in a draw for a chance to win free registration to ICRE 2016 in Niagara Falls, Canada, September 29 – October 1!

The deadline to provide feedback through this survey is November 24, 2015.

We can’t wait to hear what you thought of ICRE 2015!

Did you miss one of ICRE 2015’s thought-provoking plenary sessions? Want to relive the 2015 conference again, already?

Video recordings for the following sessions are now available on the ICRE YouTube page:

  • Kelly Caverzagie, Dr. Fedde Scheele, Dr. Marie-Louise Stokes and Dr. Jason Frank present “CanMEDS 2015: A global perspective: A journey to a 21st century competency framework” : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gXNX5K0t5AM

Please note: Audio recordings and slides for many of the sessions will be available on the ICRE website in the coming weeks.

For more information on the 2015 conference – and what’s coming up for 2016 – visit http://www.royalcollege.ca/icre.

If you missed the CanMEDS 2015 Framework launch at ICRE 2015 – or simply want to relive some of the excitement – be sure to watch our celebration video!

The video, which premiered on October 24, 2015 at ICRE in Vancouver, Canada, features congratulatory words on the Framework launch from several of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada’s National Advisory Committee members, including:

  • Andrée Boucher, Vice President, Education, Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada
  • Ian Bowmer, Executive Director, Medical Council of Canada
  • Ken Harris, Executive Director, Office of Education, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.
  • Fleur-Ange Lefebvre, Executive Director & CEO, Federation of Medical Regulatory Authorities of Canada
  • Francine Lemire, Executive Director & CEO, College of Family Physicians Canada
  • Anne-Marie MacLellan, Directrice, direction des Études médicales, Collège des médecins du Québec
  • Thomas McLaughlin, President, Resident Doctors of Canada
  • Geneviève Moineau, Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada
  • Chris Power, CEO, Canadian Patient Safety Institute
  • Gordon Wallace, Managing Director, Safe Medical Care, Canadian Medical Protective Association
  • Roger Wong, Associate Post-Graduate Dean, University of British Columbia

Visit the Royal College website to find out more about the CanMEDS 2015 Framework, and the Competence by Design program.

In between attending ICRE 2015’s five plenaries, more than 50 workshops and approximately 200 poster and paper presentations, this year’s conference attendees also demonstrated an impressive level of engagement with social media.

From breathtaking views of Vancouver and in-session snapshots, to thoughtful interpretations of medical education materials, residents, program directors, clinician educators and Royal College Fellows shared it all on Twitter.

View our Storify recaps from each day of the October 22 – 24, 2015 conference to take in all the ICRE highlights through words and pictures shared on Twitter:

Want to continue the conversation? Follow us on Twitter @RC_ICRE_CIFR and let us know what you loved most about #ICRE2015 – and what you’d like to see at #ICRE2016.

For more information on the 2015 conference and what’s coming up for ICRE 2016, visit http://www.royalcollege.ca/icre


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