McGill approves new Institute of Health Sciences Education

In recent years, we have been going from strength to strength, and becoming an Institute opens the door to many new opportunities. We are excited to harness this momentum and build upon our success well into the future, and we look forward to doing so with you.

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Guest speaker encourages teaching renaissance

By Matthew Brett

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Decision-making amidst clinical uncertainty

To what extent are decisions made by students and practitioners in concordance with experts in their respective field? Guest speaker Dr. Bernard Charlin visited the new Institute of Health Sciences Education (IHSE) in March to share his work on this question.

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Institute well represented at BRAVO Awards

The Institute of Health Sciences Education was well represented at the March 21 Bravo gala as the McGill community recognized outstanding achievements at the university.

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Students and residents design curricula in innovative new elective

In 2018, the first cohort of six interdisciplinary students and residents completed an innovative new elective called Foundations in Medical Education. Elements of their final projects are receiving interest from curriculum developers heading into 2019.

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Champions of medical professionalism

Many people enjoy satisfying careers, but stop working at the earliest possible opportunity.

And then there are Dr. Richard Cruess and Dr. Sylvia Cruess – or “the Cruesses” as the dynamic duo is often referred to in McGill medical circles.

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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

Welcome to Sara Mortaz-Hejri, our new postdoctoral fellow in Health Sciences Education. Read more


Upcoming Event: Health Sciences Education Rounds

Join us on October 24, 2019 for "Emotional is Not Irrational" with Prof. Vicki Leblanc.

Celebrating Success

McGill University is now home to a new Institute of Health Sciences Education thanks to a motion approved by its Board of Governors in February. Read more