day3-0537Want to share your cutting-edge medical education innovations, insights and knowledge during our upcoming, 10th anniversary conference?

Don’t miss your chance to submit a workshop proposal for ICRE 2017, and be a part of our dynamic program!

Workshop submissions related to one or more of our official conference learning tracks will be considered for presentation. Learning tracks for 2017 include:

  • Accreditation in residency education
  • Competency-based education
  • Faculty development
  • Health policy and residency education
  • Physician health and wellness

Preference will be given to those whose proposals directly align with the conference theme, Leadership and Change in Residency Training: A Call to Action.

ICRE’s 2017 call for workshop submissions will remain open until January 27, 2017.

Visit our website to learn more, and download submission guidelines.

While preparing your workshop proposal, don’t forget about these other upcoming deadlines:

  • Call for pre-conference workshops. Deadline: January 4, 2017
  • Call for abstracts. Deadline: March 3, 2017
  • Call for Residency Education Awards nominations. Deadline: April 7, 2017

Earlier this year, a call went out to international resident leaders, encouraging them to apply for the second annual ICRE Chief Resident submission process.

Residents from a wide range of disciples from all over the world expressed their interest in the role, and our selection committee was overwhelmed by the degree of skill and passion for medical education that all our applicants displayed.

Choosing just a few candidates from such a talented pool of residents was a difficult task; but we’re pleased to officially announce the ICRE Chief Residents for 2017:

2017_icre_chiefresident_fleming_photoDr. Simon Fleming, British Orthopaedic Trainees Association

Dr. Simon Fleming is a trauma and orthopaedic registrar on the Pott Rotation in London, UK, and a PhD candidate in medical education at Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry. He is currently serving as president of the British Orthopaedic Trainees’ Association (BOTA). While passionate about orthopaedics and surgical training, Dr. Fleming’s special interests also lie in hand surgery; competency attainment; improved delivery of orthopaedic training; mentoring; and combating bullying, undermining and harassment in surgery through the UK’s #HammerItOut campaign. He is a recent recipient of the Surgeon Educator Award from the Royal College of Surgeons (UK) and the Academic Support Award from Queen Mary University, and Barts and The London Medical School. Twitter: @OrthopodReg

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day2-1457Want to complete your notes from one of ICRE 2016’s information-packed workshops? Missed a session you planned on attending while in Niagara Falls?

Discover new ways to enhance your professional development by browsing presentation materials from selected ICRE 2016 workshops and plenary sessions!

Audio recordings, slides, videos and more from the September 29 – October 1, 2016 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.

day1-0481Do you have cutting-edge research or practical knowledge to share related to residency education and/or training?

Consider submitting a pre-conference workshop abstract for ICRE 2017!

Submissions related to one (or more) of our 16 Learning Track topic areas will be considered for presentation at our October 19 – 21, 2017 conference in Halifax, Canada.

The deadline for submissions is Wednesday, January 4, 2017.

Visit the ICRE website to download the proposal form and learn more.

2017poster_enMedical educators, residents, researchers, policy makers and more: Be sure to save the date for the 2017 International Conference on Residency Education (ICRE)!

Next year, we will celebrate the 10th anniversary of ICRE in Halifax, Canada, October 19 – 21, 2017, by featuring a dynamic program that will aim to put important medical education lessons learned over the past decade, into action.

Our robust program consisting of inspiring plenaries, workshops, and poster/paper presentations will revolve around the pertinent theme “Leadership and Change in Residency Training: A Call to Action”.

Want to be a part of ICRE 2017? Submit a pre-conference workshop abstract today, for the opportunity to lead a half-day or full-day educational session, just prior to next year’s conference!

Visit the ICRE 2017 website to download submission instructions before the January 4, 2017 deadline.


_ss_1673ICRE is one of the most social media friendly conferences around – and from live tweeting plenaries and workshops to sharing insightful tidbits from hallway conversations on Twitter, 2016 attendees were certainly more engaged online than ever.

From September 29 – October 1, almost 6,500 tweets were sent out using the hashtag #ICRE2016; garnering over 12 million impressions!

View our Storify recaps from each day of ICRE 2016 to take in some of the conference highlights through words and pictures shared on Twitter:

Day One: Thursday, September 29

Day Two: Friday, September 30

Day Three: Saturday, October 1

Want to make your networking even more social for ICRE 2017?

Follow @RC_ICRE_CIFR and @drjfrank on Twitter and use the hashtag #ICRE2017 for all the latest news and updates, and to let us know what you’d like to see for next year’s conference.

Become a #MedEd influencer for #ICRE2017 in #Halifax!

During ICRE 2016, a number of outstanding individuals were recognized for their leadership in postgraduate medical education, and their cutting-edge healthcare research.

Please join us in congratulating this year’s trailblazing award winners!

Research Awards

Royal College/JGME Top Research in Residency Education Paper:

  • Lynfa Stroud, University of Toronto (Toronto, Canada): Feedback credibility in a formative postgraduate OSCE: Effects of examiner type

Royal College/JGME Top Resident Paper:

  • Roochi Arora, McMaster University (Hamilton, Canada): Resident evaluations of faculty: Resident versus faculty perspectives

Top What Works? Paper:

  • Chris Merritt, Alpert Medical School of Brown University (Providence, USA):  Emergency medicine with follow-up: A situated learning model for teaching inpatient medicine to emergency medicine residents

Top ICRE Poster Presentation:

  • Marina Y. Ibrahim, McGill University (Montreal, Canada): Use of the surgical teaching rubric improves technical skills’ acquisition and retention

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