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.
Nurture a culture of curosity, learning and respect
Promote quality health care though excellence in medical education
The Division of Medical Education is a specialized resource for clinical and academic faculty, staff and learners that:
- Provides leadership and expertise in medical education in our core programs
- communication skills
- critical thinking
- education research
- interprofessional education
- medical humanities-HEALS
- medical informatics
- program evaluation
- simulation-based and clinical skills education
- Conducts and promotes medical education research to advance teaching, learning, assessment and evaluation
- Builds capacity in medical education through mentorship and collaboration
- Networks with medical educators regionally and nationally
- Spans the continuum of medical education and practice - from undergraduate through postgraduate to continuing medical education
Dr. Gary Bloch, family physician, St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto, ON, was our Visiting Scholar for 2015.
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
For more information, visit Medical Education Rounds
Date: May 19-21, 2015
- 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.