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Learner handover: perspectives from the front-line

With the expansion of Competency Based Medical Education (CBME), there is increasing reliance on longitudinal assessments to document learner progress over time.

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Dr. Boudreau joins Norwegian educational project

Dr. Donald Boudreau has joined a consultative team affiliated with an educational innovation about to be implemented in Norway. The project, called ‘PROFMED’, is focused on improving medical students’ preparation for and experience of clinical placements.

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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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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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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

“The natural outcome of my research is all about improving healthcare and, ultimately, this all comes back to teaching,” says Dr. Dan Poenaru.
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Deadline for Applications:

Class of Medicine 1970 Educational Award for Teaching Excellence and Innovation

The deadline for applications is May 10, 2021, for funds to be awarded as of September 1, 2021.

Celebrating Success

Farhan Bhanji, Maxime Denis, Laurie Plotnick and Nicole Ventura are recipients of the the inaugural Teaching Innovation Award.
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