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Dr. Elizabeth Anne Kinsella joins the Institute of Health Sciences Education

An award-winning teacher with extensive experience supervising graduate students, Dr. Kinsella comes with a broad interdisciplinary research portfolio focused on reflective approaches to health sciences education and practice.

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McGill Senate approves new PhD Program for the Institute of Health Sciences Education

One year after it gained degree-granting status, the IHSE is ready to launch its first graduate program

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What's in a name?

As the Institute of Health Sciences Education celebrates its first anniversary and the start of a new chapter, it is important to understand what’s in a name. The Institute is both a product of its times and an active agent of change through time. Our name reflects this reality. In order to understand who we are and where we are going, it is important to know where we come from.

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McGill’s Institute of Health Sciences Education celebrates first anniversary amidst time of change

As the Institute of Health Sciences Education celebrates its first anniversary, we pause to look at its evolution over the years, from a Centre to an Institute.

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Apply now for health sciences education elective

After two highly successful offerings, we are now accepting applications for our Foundations in Medical and Health Sciences Education elective. 

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Recent IHSE publications

From pilot-testing virtual patients to movie nights as educational opportunities, check out this partial listing of 26 publications about health sciences education by Institute members.

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Institute advances evidence-based education internationally

Members of the Institute of Health Sciences Education recently reaffirmed their commitment to the Best Evidence Medical Education (BEME) Collaboration, continuing McGill University’s tradition as a founding member of an initiative with an international presence.

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Institute of Health Sciences Education


Welcome to the IHSE

The Institute of Health Sciences Education (IHSE) is 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.

Research and Scholarship

Education & Capacity Building

Community Outreach & Engagement

Introducing our Members

A medical anthropologist and an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Dentistry, Dr. Mary Ellen Macdonald’s research program in palliative care focuses on bereavement.
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Upcoming Events: Apprenticeship Learning in Clinical Teams: The Role of the Implicit Curriculum

Presenter: Dr. Peter Cantillon, University of Galway
November 19, 2020 from 16h00-17h30


Celebrating Success

Institute member Dr. Stuart Lubarsky was selected by the 2020 graduating medical class as one of two recipients of the Osler Award for Teaching Excellence
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