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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. Deadline: September 1, 2020. Read about the elective here and please do not hesitate to contact us if you are interested in applying to take the 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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Happy retirement, Drs. Sylvia and Richard Cruess!

After celebrating their 90th birthdays and having had a global impact on health sciences education, Drs. Sylvia and Richard Cruess are starting a new chapter in retirement.

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Managing anxiety during a pandemic: A webcast with McGill experts

McGill experts Dr. Jason Harley and Dr. Tina Montreuil participated in a special webcast to answer a range of questions from the McGill community about the stress and anxiety of living in the shadow of COVID-19, and offered the webcast audience a variety of strategies to support family and friends in difficult times.

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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

From training “bootcamps” for Pediatrics residents to resident-as-teacher initiatives, Dr. Elisa Ruano Cea is innovating within health sciences education. 
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Upcoming Events: Faculty Honour List Symposium. 

A symposium to recognize the honorees will take place October 1, from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. via Zoom. Register here.


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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