Get to know this year’s recipients, chosen from a competitive field of extraordinary nominations. Their stories remind us that, working together, each of our unique skillsets can be used to influence real and lasting improvements at the systems’ and patient-care levels.
Dear colleagues, There are some things we know: new technologies (such as artificial intelligence) are impacting the medical profession, patients and how care is delivered; scopes of practice are evolving and innovative models of collaborative care are increasingly important to... Continue Reading →
Dear colleagues, We had the pleasure of welcoming our first Professor-in-Residence to the Royal College: Dr. Richard Reznick, FRCSC, dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences at Queen’s University. The Professor-in-Residence is one of two new programs we are launching... Continue Reading →
By Dr. Andrew Padmos A new blog post by AMFC President and CEO Geneviève Moineau proposes that the Canadian medical education system should reduce the number of entry routes in answer to medical students’ career choice challenges (i.e. inadequate time... Continue Reading →
Above: Participants at IMELF 2017 in Quebec City, Que., included representatives from 19 countries. Dear colleagues, We feel privileged to be in a position to help global partners working in medical education, by sharing our knowledge, experience, best practices and... Continue Reading →
Dear colleagues, Prescribing medication is a core component of most specialists’ clinical work. It is important that this work is done properly and safely. Earlier this month, we launched a new pilot program for Fellows to assess their prescribing skills... Continue Reading →
Dear colleagues, If you recall, a couple of months ago I asked you to share your thoughts on the future direction of the Royal College. As our leadership team now endeavours to refine our strategic plan, I am once again... Continue Reading →
Dear colleagues, On July 1 we launched Competence by Design (CBD) for postgraduate training programs in Anesthesiology and Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery. Last week, at a meeting with the Postgraduate Deans, Royal College Leadership and Specialty Committee Chairs,... Continue Reading →