ICRE recently spoke with Professor Nicolas Fernandez, Centre de pédagogie appliquée aux sciences de la santé (CPASS), Université de Montréal about adapting CanMEDS Roles to residency programs using Opportunities for Learning (OFLs). Continue Reading »

ICRE recently spoke with Dr. Aaliya Sabir, Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Calgary, about ‘SOAP MD’, a new tool to improve trainee closed loop communication skills. Dr. Sabir is the quality improvement co-lead in the section of Pediatrics for the Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary, Alta. Continue Reading »

The early bird deadline for ICRE 2014 is only a month away, register online by September 15 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.

How should health profession educators conceptually approach the use of social media? Dr. Michelle Lin, the afternoon plenary speaker at ICRE’s upcoming Social Media (SoMe) Summit, speaks on the issue as well as on her upcoming SoMe workshop on best practices in social media. Dr. Lin is a clinician educator, an Academy Endowed Chair for Emergency Medicine Education at the University of California, San Francisco, and editor-in-chief of Academic Life in Emergency Medicine (ALiEM), an online medical magazine. Continue Reading »

How can social media change health professional education? Dr. Anne Marie Cunningham will be discussing that issue as the morning plenary speaker at ICRE’s upcoming Social Media (SoMe) Summit. A clinical lecturer at the Cardiff University, where she is lead for eLearning in the undergraduate medical course, and a general  practitioner, Dr. Cunningham is also the author of the Wishful Thinking in Medical Education blog. Continue Reading »

This October, join more than 1,500 educators and innovators from across the globe to explore the latest trends and innovations in postgraduate medical education, focusing on the theme of Residency Education and Care in the Digital Age. With October quickly approaching, we thought we’d highlight the Top 10 “must-dos” for ICRE 2014. Continue Reading »

KeyLIME Live @ ICRE with Drs. Jason Frank, Johnathan Sherbino, Linda Snell, and YOU!

Have you ever dreamed of taking the stage to share your views and knowledge on the latest in MedEd? Well, now’s your chance. Nominate your article by September 15th for your chance to cohost KeyLIME Live @ ICRE 2014.

If your article is chosen, you will join Drs. Frank, Sherbino, and Snell on-stage on October 24th at ICRE 2014 in Toronto. Throughout this 20-minute session you’ll have the chance to discuss, debate, and defend your choice of key MedEd literature; interact with the audience; and sit amongst Canada’s MedEd big thinkers.

Nominate your proposed article to keylime@royalcollege.ca by September 15. The winner will be announced mid-October. For more information, visit the KeyLIME website.


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