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Master of Science (M.Sc.) Family Medicine (Thesis): Medical Education (45 credits)

Offered by: Family Medicine     Degree: Master of Science

Program Requirements

The M.Sc. in Family Medicine; Medical Education focuses on educating future scholars in family medicine education research. The program includes teaching and learning in research methodologies while emphasizing training in educational theories and topics, with a particular attention to health professions education. The thesis must concern an educational issue related to family medicine.

Thesis Courses (24 credits)

Thesis subject should be related to medical education.

  • FMED 697 Master's Thesis Research 1 (12 credits)

    Offered by: Family Medicine (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Family Medicine : Independent work under the direction of a supervisor in a designated area of research.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: Schuster, Tibor (Fall) Vedel, Isabelle (Winter)

    • Restriction(s): Open only to students registered in the M.Sc in Family Medicine program.

  • FMED 698 Master's Thesis Research 2 (12 credits)

    Offered by: Family Medicine (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Family Medicine : Independent work under the direction of a supervisor in a designated area of research.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: Schuster, Tibor (Fall) Vedel, Isabelle (Winter)

    • Restriction(s): Open only to students registered in the M.Sc in Family Medicine program.

Required Courses (12 credits)

  • EDPE 637 Issues in Health Professions Education (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : An overview of health professions education issues, including: learning and assessment in the clinical setting, medical core competencies, design, delivery and evaluation of health professions education programs, organization & management of health professions education programs and systems, organizational change and leadership, clinical reasoning and decision making, interdisciplinary education.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • FMED 505 Epidemiology and Data Analysis in Primary Care 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Family Medicine (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Overview

    Family Medicine : An introduction of epidemiological concepts, data analysis, and methods applicable to primary care research.

    Terms: Fall 2024

    Instructors: De Pokomandy, Alexandra; Nicolau, Belinda Farias; Barnett, Tracie; Arekunnath Madathil, Sreenath; Schuster, Tibor (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor if graduate student is outside the department

    • Open to all graduate students in Faculty of Medicine.

    • Priority to students registered in the MSc in Family Medicine program.

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken or are taking DENT 505

  • FMED 610 Foundations of Family Medicine (1 credit)

    Offered by: Family Medicine (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Family Medicine : The history, philosophical foundations, clinical method, and key principles of family medicine within Quebec, Canada, and internationally.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    • Prerequisite(s): Permission of instructor if graduate student is outside the department

    • Restriction: Open to graduate students in the Department of Family Medicine

  • FMED 614 Foundations of Mixed Methods Research (2 credits)

    Offered by: Family Medicine (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Family Medicine : Basic training in how to conduct mixed methods research, the most common types of mixed methods research designs, and mixed studies reviews.

    Terms: Winter 2025

    Instructors: Vedel, Isabelle; Nicolau, Belinda Farias; Levine, Alissa (Winter)

    • Language of Instruction: English.

    • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor if graduate student is outside the department.

    • Office hours: Tuesdays 12:00 to 2:00 pm

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken or are taking DENT 614.

  • FMED 625 Introduction to Qualitative Research in Health (3 credits)

    Offered by: Family Medicine (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Family Medicine : Introduction, discussion, and practice of qualitative methodologies and methods for conducting rigorous and reflective qualitative research projects in health, with particular focus on family medicine education and health professions education.

    Terms: Fall 2024

    Instructors: Rodriguez, Charo (Fall)

    • Prerequisite(s): Permission of the instructor if graduate student is outside of the Department of Family Medicine or the Institute of Health Sciences Education.

    • Course will be given in English. Course work may be submitted in English or French.

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken or are taking HSED 625 or PSYT 625.

Complementary courses (9 credits)

3 credits from the following:

  • FMED 509 Epidemiology and Data Analysis in Primary Care 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Family Medicine (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Overview

    Family Medicine : Intermediate epidemiological concepts, data analysis, and methods applicable to primary care research.

    Terms: Winter 2025

    Instructors: Barnett, Tracie; Schuster, Tibor (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: FMED 505; permission of instructor if graduate student is outside the department.

    • Restrictions: Not open to students who have taken or are taking DENT 509.

    • Language of Instruction: English.

  • FMED 603 Foundations of Participatory Research (1 credit)

    Offered by: Family Medicine (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Family Medicine : Principles and main applications of modern participatory research in health organizations.

    Terms: Fall 2024

    Instructors: Andersson, Neil (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor if graduate student is outside the department.

    • Restriction: Only open to graduate students in the Department of Family Medicine.

  • FMED 606 Operational Issues in Survey Methods in Primary Care (1 credit)

    Offered by: Family Medicine (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Overview

    Family Medicine : Operational issues of questionnaire design, sampling, contact and recruitment of respondents and preparation for analysis that will enhance response rates and minimize errors in data collected by surveys. The content will be highly relevant for those who anticipate having a survey as part of their current or future research program.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor

    • Restriction(s): Not open to students who have taken FMED 503. Priority to students registered in the MSc in Family Medicine and ad hoc PhD in Family Medicine programs.

    • Five 3-hour classes offered in English, knowledge of French will be helpful. Knowledge of basic statistics is assumed.

    • **Due to the intensive nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the second lecture day and withdrawal is the third lecture day.

  • FMED 615 Applied Knowledge Translation and Exchange in Health (1 credit)

    Offered by: Family Medicine (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Family Medicine : Intended for health care practitioners, planners, and researchers, especially in resource-poor settings in Canada and internationally, students will be exposed to behaviour change models; techniques for critical evaluation of existing evidence; accountability in health services; and scientific writing and presenting, using a blended learning approach.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: Permission of instructor if graduate student is outside the department

    • Language of instruction: English

    • Restriction: Open to graduate students in the Department of Family Medicine

    • **Due to the intensive nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the first lecture day and withdrawal is the second lecture day.

    • **This course will be held on June 3, 10, 20, 27 & 28.

  • FMED 616 Applied Literature Reviews (1 credit)

    Offered by: Family Medicine (Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Family Medicine : How to conduct a rigorous literature review in the context of primary care with an opportunity to develop an outline of a literature review section of one’s thesis or to develop a protocol for a systematic review.

    Terms: Fall 2024

    Instructors: Wilchesky, Machelle; Adams, Alayne Mary; Gore, Genevieve C (Fall)

    • Language of Instruction: English Office hours: Tuesdays 12:00 to 2:00

6 credits from the following:

  • EDEC 612 Digital Media and Learning (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Curriculum and Instruction : This course addresses emerging theories, pedagogies, and practices related to youth learning through digital media and online participatory cultures. Through direct engagement with multiple forms of digital media and youth, students will consider implications for teaching and learning within and beyond schools.

    Terms: Fall 2024, Winter 2025

    Instructors: Rosenberg, Aron (Fall) Peters, Stephen (Winter)

    • Fall

    • **Due to the intensive nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the second lecture day and withdrawal is the fifth lecture day.

    • Please note: students taking this course as part of a Teacher Education Program leading to certification will also integrate e-portfolios.

  • EDEM 644 Curriculum Development and Implementation (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Admin & Policy Studies in Ed : Explores and critiques the processes of curriculum development, implementation and evaluation in relation to the field of curriculum studies. The focus will be on the role of the educator/leader as a curriculum professional in formal and non-formal learning environments.

    Terms: Winter 2025

    Instructors: Carter, Mindy (Winter)

  • EDEM 673 Leadership Theory in Education (3 credits)

    Offered by: Integrated Studies in Ed (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Admin & Policy Studies in Ed : Explores theory and research on leadership approaches (including leadership styles, strategies, and communication practices) and the role of leadership theory in educational settings.

    Terms: Fall 2024

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    • Winter

  • EDPE 635 Theories of Learning and Instruction (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : An analysis of the relationship between theory and research about learning and teaching from a historical perspective.

    Terms: Winter 2025

    Instructors: Lobczowski, Nikki; Dubé, Adam (Winter)

  • EDPE 664 Expertise, Reasoning and Problem Solving (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Current research on the development of expertise, problem solving, and reasoning in formal and informal educational settings, exploring cognitive, interpersonal, and socio-cultural dimensions. Introduction to methodologies for analyzing data related to cognitive processes.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2024-2025 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2024-2025 academic year.

  • EDPE 670 Educational Assessment and Evaluation (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Theories and models of evaluation as applied to educational programs and instructional systems. Current theories of aligning assessment with curriculum and instruction goals based on the cognitive competencies required in specific practices.

    Terms: Winter 2025

    Instructors: Cutumisu, Maria (Winter)

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