Prof. Elizabeth Anne Kinsella appointed Director of the Institute of Health Sciences Education
Prof. Kinsella replaces Dr. Donald Boudreau who served as Interim Director for the past year. We would like to thank Dr. Boudreau for the generosity of his leadership, knowledge, wisdom and time over the last 12 months... Read more.
Dr. Lingard wows during McGill lectures
It is impossible to have sold-out seating during a live online video lecture with seemingly limitless audience capacity, but it felt packed to the brim at two recent lectures by Dr. Lorelei Lingard.
An expert in communication, teamwork and interprofessional healthcare teams, Dr. Lingard examines how these components can affect patient safety. READ MORE
The anatomy of change: Dr. Geoffroy Noel starts new chapter
In only seven years at the McGill Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Geoffroy Noel created a thriving new division within the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology and made an impact at the Institute of Health Sciences Education and beyond.
Dr. Tamara Carver: taking online learning to the next level
“Since starting last August, I’ve been to my office only a handful of times,” Dr. Carver says. “Almost everything we do has been online and it mirrors one of the most interesting and important lessons we can take away from the past year: online learning is here to stay, and the opportunities are endless.”
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.
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.
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.