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2014 International Medical Graduates (IMG) Orientation Week

 

WEEK 1

 

When: June 9 - June 12, 2014 

Objective: To help integrate IMG's to the McGill community and facilitate the start of their residency.

Schedule:   

Monday, June 9, 2014

Location: McIntyre Building, 3655 Promenade Sir William Osler, Martin Amphitheatre, Room 504

8:30 - 9:00

Registration

9:00 - 10:15

Orientation Objectives
Introduction to the Canadian and Quebec Health Care System

10:15 - 10:30

 Break

10:30 - 11:15

Student Services/University Life

11:15 - 12:15

Pearls on Life in Montreal: New Arrival Survival Kit

12:15 - 13:15

Lunch

13:15 - 14:15

Ethics 101

14:15 - 14:30

Break

14:30 - 15:00

Meeting with Pharmacist

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Location: Arnold and Blema Steinberg Medical Simulation Centre, 3575 Parc Ave., Suite 5640

9:00 - 9:45

Culturally Mindful Practice for the Canadian Health Care System

9:45 - 10:00

Break

10:00 - 11:00

Reflecting on the Nature of our Identities and the “Cultures” of Medicine 

11:00 - 11:15

Break

11:15 - 12:15

Simulation Laboratory in Culturally Mindful Practice (small groups)

12:15 - 13:15

Lunch

13:15 - 13:45

Communication Skills

13:45 - 14:00

Break

14:00 - 15:00

Communication Skills (small groups)

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Location: McIntyre Building, 3655 Promenade Sir William Osler, Martin Amphitheatre, Room 504

9:00 - 10:30

Feedback 

10:30 - 10:45

Break

10:45 - 12:15

Feedback and Evaluation sessions (small groups), McIntyre Building, 2nd floor

12:15 - 13:15

Lunch

13:15 - 14:00

Resident Well-Being

14:00 - 14:15

Break

14:15 - 15:15

Library Services

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Location: McIntyre Building, 3655 Promenade Sir William Osler, Martin Amphitheatre, Room 504

9:00 - 9:50

Postgraduate Evaluation & Promotions Regulations / Student Affairs / Financial Services

9:50 - 10:00

Break

10:00 - 11:00

EBM/Critical Appraisal

11:00 - 11:30

Program Evaluation

11:30 - 12:30

 Lunch

WEEK 2 

 

When: June 16- June 20, 2014 

Objective: To help integrate IMG's to the McGill community and facilitate the start of their residency.

Schedule: Please note that the 2nd week of the Orientation will take place from June 16th – 20th, 2014 at the institution and the division where you will be starting your residency training. Your Program is responsible for coordinating the 2nd week at your institution, so please contact your teaching office coordinator or your Program Director if you have any questions about the 2nd week of orientation.

* Please address any questions or concerns you may have to residentaffairs [dot] med [at] mcgill [dot] ca.