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.
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.
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.
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.
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.