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Post Graduate Medical Education Core Courses 2014-2015

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The Faculty of Medicine, Postgraduate Medical Education office, organizes a series of seminars (lectures and workshops) for residents and clinical fellows on selected topics such as the CanMEDS roles (medical expert, communicator, collaborator, manager, health care advocate, scholar, and professional) and other related medical topics.  These courses are faculty-wide educational initiatives for residents and fellows.

For more information on upcoming seminars, please follow the link provided within each seminar title.

        Fall 2015

  • Conflict Resolution Workshop  (1/2 day session)                                                      

Date: October 22, 2015
Time: 1pm - 5pm
Location: Simulation Centre
Course Description:
During this half-day, the resident will learn different approaches to addressing and resolving conflicts. During the workshop portion, residents will have the opportunity to apply these principles to their own context.                                                                           

  •  Practice Management Curriculum     (full-day: for senior residents - R4 and up)      

Date: Thursday, November 26, 2015
Time: 8am - 5pm
Location: McIntyre building
Course Description:
 This full-day session provides an introduction to practice management issues.                                                               

Winter 2016

  • Patient Safety  (1/2 day session)                                                      

Date: January 28, 2016
Time: 1pm - 5pm
Location: Simulation Centre
Course Description:
During this half-day, residents will explore health advocacy roles for patientheir understanding and appreciation for patient safety during residency training and beyond.                                                                

  • Resident Well-Being Day

    For more information, visit the Student & Resident Affairs site:                                                                                                               

    CMPA Seminar  (1/2 day session)

    Date: March 24, 2016
    Time: 1:00pm - 4:30pm
    Location: McIntyre building: room: 208/209
    Course Description: The Canadian Medical Protective Association provides a three-hour case-based interactive session on legal aspects of medical practice. 

        Spring 2016

  • Professionalism Seminar (1/2 day session)

    Date: April 21, 2016
    Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
    Location: Simulation Centre
    Course Description: This session will enable residents to identify the attributes of professionalism; social contract between physician/society and describe how the McGill Code of Conduct fits into concepts of professionalism. The session will consist of lectures and scenarios.

  • Improving Residents' Teaching Skills  

          Date: May 26, 2016
          Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
          Location: Simulation centre
          Course Description:
This session will outline the importance of the resident's role as a teacher.

For more information about PGME's Core Competencies Program,
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This page was last edited on 11 September, 2015