Join more than 1,500 colleagues worldwide at ICRE 2015 in Vancouver, Canada, as we explore the theme of Residency Rediscovered: Transforming Training for Modern Care. Visit the ICRE website today to complete registration, learn more about the upcoming program, social events, and more. The early bird deadline is September 14; register today and save!

Click here to register online for ICRE 2015.



Register today to join more than 1,500 educators and physicians from around the world at the 2015 International Conference on Residency Education (ICRE). Held October 22-24, in Vancouver, B.C., participants will be treated to a dynamic program filled with practical events and sessions that explore the latest trends and innovations in postgraduate education and training. Enjoy more than 50 workshop, 14 innovative learning tracks, and more than 200 poster and paper presentations.

Need more convincing? Here are the top five reasons you should attend:

  1. Transforming Training for Modern Care: This year’s theme is residency Rediscovered: Transforming Training for Modern Care. Attend ICRE 2015 and learn new techniques and explore innovations that can inform your teaching and assessment on both practical and theoretical levels.
  2. New eLog Summit: Held one day prior to ICRE, this unique summit will examine how the emergence of eLogs is changing residency education in an increasingly complex health care system.
  3. Radical Plenary Sessions: Hear powerful discussions from an international roster of speakers who will explore a new model of residency training, competency-based medical education, patient safety, and more. This year’s roster of speakers includes:
    • David Asch, MD, MBA, executive director, Center for Health Care Innovation at the University of Pennsylvania; professor and renowned medical expert whose research aims to understand and improve how physicians and patients make medical choices in clinical, financial and ethically-charged settings.
    • Helen Bevan, PhD, acknowledged globally for her expertise in large-scale change and her ability to translate it into practical action and deliver outcomes. Dr. Bevan was recently recognized as one of the 60 most influential people in the history of the National Health Service (United Kingdom).
    • Captain John Cox, chief executive officer of Safety Operating Systems and a 44-year aviation veteran with experience as a corporate pilot, airline pilot, instructor, test pilot and safety professional. Cpt. Cox is a well-known aviation expert, frequently sought out by the media to provide operational background and insight into flight safety.
  4. World launch of the CanMEDS 2015 Physician Competency Framework: The final version of the CanMEDS Physician Competency Framework will be officially unveiled in October at ICRE 2015. The launch will also include an updated edition of the CanMEDS Milestones Guide, as well as a number of additional features, such as an updated CanMEDS Diagram, a glossary, and faculty support tools, and more. Save the date for this exciting, not-to-be missed event!
  5. Enhance your worldwide network: ICRE is the world’s largest conference devoted exclusively to advancing residency education. More than 1,500 educators, program directors, residents and specialists from 29 countries attend each year. Discuss challenges, experiences and solutions with colleagues from jurisdictions worldwide.

Register for ICRE online

Visit the ICRE website at www.royalcollege.ca/icre to register. Early bird rates expire September 14, 2015. Register today and save!

Eager to learn more about the offerings at this year’s conference, which will explore Residency Rediscovered: Transforming Training for Modern Care? Save the date, ICRE is coming to Vancouver October 22-24, 2015!

Registration for ICRE 2015 is now open. Visit the website for details.


Drs Deepak Dath and Eric Holmboe explain why they attend ICRE each year and why you should join 1,500 medical educators at the world’s largest conference devoted exclusively to advancing residency education.

To learn more, visit www.royalcollege.ca/icre.

Stay tuned…

Registration for ICRE 2015 will open this spring. Registration details, the conference program, including workshops and social events, and more will be available on the ICRE website next month.


The deadline’s for this year’s residency education awards is tomorrow! Don’t miss out on the chance to nominate an outstanding contributor to medical education.

Nomination deadline is April 3.

The deadline’s fast approaching for this year’s residency education awards! Don’t miss out on the chance to nominate an outstanding contributor and leader in medical education. Nomination deadline for all residency education awards is Friday, April 3, 2015.

 Nominate Canada’s Program Director of the year and top resident leaders!

Few educators can so profoundly influence and shape young physicians’ careers in the way program directors do. Nominations for Canada’s top awards in residency education, including the prestigious Program Director of the Year Award, are now being accepted.

Also, resident leaders are vital to the future of medicine and medical education. Shine a light on the work of an outstanding resident in your program. For all the details, visit the ICRE Awards Page.

 Outside of Canada? Apply for the international educator & resident leadership awards

ICRE also recognizes the top international medical educators and residents. Don’t miss out on the chance to nominate your deserving colleague for these prestigious awards. Click here for all the details.

Nominate a Program Administrator!

Speaking of awards, don’t forget to nominate someone for our Program Administrator Award for Excellence and Innovation. This annual award recognizes a Program Administrator who has demonstrated a commitment to enhancing residency education as evidenced by innovation and excellence beyond their program. Know a deserving individual? Nominate them today!


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