Established in 1994, the Division of Medical Education in the Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, supports the continuum of medical education.  We also undertake and foster research and development in medical education.

Vision Statement

Nurture a culture of curosity, learning and respect

Promote quality health care though excellence in medical education

Mission Statement

The Division of Medical Education is a specialized resource for clinical and academic faculty, staff and learners that:

TJ Murray Visiting Scholar in the Humanities


Dr. Gary Bloch, family physician, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, ON, was our Visiting Scholar for 2015.


Medical Education Rounds


Next webinars:


Date:  March 11, 2015; 4:30-5:30 p.m.


Speaker: Anna MacLeod, Associate Professor and Director, Education Research, Division of Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University


Topic: Thinking Critically About Distributed Medical Education: Emerging Findings from a Sociomaterial Investigation


Date:  April 7, 2015; 4:30-5:30 p.m.


Speaker: Samina Abidi, Assistant Professor, Medical Informatics, Division of Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University


Topic: TBA



For more information, visit Medical Education Rounds




The Annual Paul Cudmore Memorial Lecture and Workshop


Date:  May 19-21, 2015


16th Medical/Health Education Research and Interprofessional Learning Symposium



  • June 11, 2015 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
  • June 12, 2015 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon


Deadline for Abstract submission:  April 15, 2015




Essential Skills in Medical Education (ESME) Online Courses

Two new ESME Online Courses are being offered by AMEE for teachers and trainers engaged in undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing education in the healthcare professions. These offer a flexible, practical and engaging approach to personal development.

ESME Online: A 12 week overview of key principles and up-to-date approaches to curriculum planning, teaching and learning and assessment, led Professor Ronald Harden. Visit the AMEE-ESME Online Course website for more information.

ESME Leadership:
This 8 week ESME Online Course organized by Stewart Mennin is designed to help participants to identify and strengthen their leadership skills, to understand the dynamics of change, to develop dynamic strategies for sustainability and to enhance negotiation skills. Visit AMEE-ESME Leadership Online course website for more information.