MedEd and Health Sciences Education Rounds - Where Have We Failed?: A Critical Perspective on Health Professions Education

Thursday, May 23, 2019 16:00to17:30
McIntyre Medical Building Meakins Amphitheatre, 5th floor, 3655 promenade Sir William Osler, Montreal, QC, H3G 1Y6, CA

Key Objectives

  • Review the implementation and consequences of modern clinical education.
  • Discuss theories and research on workplace-based assessment.
  • Discuss possibilities for improving clinical education and assessment.

Erik Driessen is a Professor in Medical Education and Chair of the Department of Educational Development and Research in the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, at Maastricht University. He is also the Editor-in-Chief for the journal Perspectives on Medical Education. Dr. Driessen’s current research and development interests include learning and assessment in the workplace as well as education across different cultures. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts and book chapters. In 2016, he was appointed an Honorary Fellow of the Academy of Medical Educators in the United Kingdom. In 2017, he was appointed Adjunct Professor of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland.

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