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The Canadian Conference on Medical Education (CCME) 2019
Niagara Falls, ON
April 13-16, 2019
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The Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (STLHE) 2019 Annual Conference
Winnipeg, MB
June 11-14, 2019
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Early bird registration deadline: Apr 30, 2019

Educating Health Professionals in Interprofessional Care (EHPIC) 2019
Toronto, ON
June 17-21, 2019
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Abstract submission deadline: Apr 8, 2019
Registration will open in April 2019

The Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) Conference 2019
Vienna, Austria
August 24-28, 2018
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Early bird registration deadline: May 25, 2019

The 5th International Conference on Faculty Development in the Health Professions
Ottawa, ON
September 23-25, 2019
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Registration will open in April 2019

The 2019 International Conference on Residency Education (ICRE)
Ottawa, ON
September 26-28, 2019
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The 3rd International Congress on Whole Person Care
Montreal, QC
October 17-20, 2019
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The Centre for Medical Education becomes the Institute of Health Sciences Education. The Institute will be the first of its kind in Canada, moving beyond traditional departmental lines and disciplinary boundaries to create new knowledge, enable capacity-building and promote knowledge translation. Read more here

Congratulations to Dr. Stuart Lubarsky, who was selected as one of the recipients of the 2019 CAME/ACÉM Certificate of Merit Award. The award promotes, recognizes and rewards faculty committed to medical education in Canadian medical schools. Read more here.

Congratulations to Dr. Annette Majnemer, who has been re-appointed to the position of Vice-Dean, Education, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University. Read more here.

Congratulations to Dr. Peter Nugus and colleagues, Charo Rodriguez (McGill Family Medicine), Roland Grad (McGill Family Medicine), Tamara Sussman (McGill Social Work), Melanie Lavoie-Tremblay (McGill Nursing), Jean-Louis Denis (UdeM), Eddy Lang, Patrick McLane and Gudrun Reay (University of Calgary), who received a CIHR grant for their research project entitled Understanding Organizational Culture to Improve Admission-discharge Processes: A Systems Approach to Healthcare Performance, Evaluation and Education.

Congratulations to Dr. Aliki Thomas who is one of the recipients of the 2018 Maude Abbot Prize. This prize is awarded by the Faculty of Medicine to recognize an outstanding female faculty member who excels in Education, Research or Administration with a focus at the early career stage.

Congratulations to Drs. Richard and Sylvia Cruess, who are the recipients of the 2018 Abraham Flexner Award for Distinguished Service to Medical Education. This award recognizes the highest standards in medical education and honors individuals annually whose impact on medical education is national in scope. First presented by the association in 1958, the Flexner Award is the AAMC’s most prestigious honor.

Congratulations to Dr. Yvonne Steinert, who was named to the Order of Canada by Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, for her contributions to the advancement of pedagogical principles, faculty development and new training approaches in Canadian medical education.