Established in 1994, the Division of Medical Education in the Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, supports the continuum of medical education, including Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Continuing Medical Education.
The Division undertakes and fosters research and development in medical education, with a particular emphasis in Communication Skills, Medical Humanities , Medical Informatics, Interprofessionalism and Critical Thinking.
The Division of Medical Education supports the Mission and Vision Statements of Dalhousie University's Faculty of Medicine.
Serving the Maritimes, the Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, develops highly competent, caring and socially responsible physicians and researchers through programs of the highest academic quality, within a diverse clinical and research-rich environment.
The Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University contributes to the improved health of Maritime, national and international communities through our pursuit of new knowledge and its integration within academic and clinical settings.
Medical Informatics Faculty Publish Book Chapters
Congratulations to Brett Taylor, Grace Paterson, Jacqueline MacDonald and Naomi Nonnekes Mensink for their book chapters in the forthcoming Research Perspectives on the Role of Informatics in Health Policy and Management (El Morr C, editor) coming out in early August 2013.
In it, Brett has authored Chapter 1: Decision-making and Decision Support in Acute Care; and Grace, Jackie and Naomi have co-authored Chapter 8: Research Perspectives on the Role of Informatics in Health Policy and Management.
14th Annual Symposium on Medical/Health Professions Education and Interprofessional Learning
This took place Friday, March 22, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. For more information, please visit the Symposium web page.
Dr. Karen Mann receives the Duncan Graham Award from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons
Our congratulations to Dr. Karen Mann on being awarded the Duncan Graham Award by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons.
The College noted that "Dr. Mann is a truly global leader in the field of medical education. Throughout her career, she has taught, developed and implemented innovative and effective programs across Canada and internationally. An award-winning teacher and researcher, Dr. Mann is currently advancing medical education at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Harvard Medical School in Boston, Mass. and the University of Manchester in Manchester, U.K."
Dr. Gerri Frager receives the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal
Our congratulations to Dr. Gerri Frager on being awarded the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal for her significant contribution and achievements in Palliative Care at the IWK. For more details on this, visit "Dr. Gerri Frager Take a Bow!".
CCME/CCEM 2013 - Canadian Conference on Medical Education
Its theme is "The Quest for Quality Improvement: Going for Gold Through Medical Education". The conference takes place April 20-23, 2013 in Quebec City. Please see the CCME 2013 website for more information and updates.
ISHIMR 2013: Exploiting Health Informatics for Connected, Collaborative and Customized Patient Care
The 16th Annual Symposium on Health Information Management Research (ISHIMR 2013) will take place in Halifax Nova Scotia, June 26-28, 2013.
The conference will feature oral and poster presentations in the general area of e-health, health information management and health informatics.
Visit the ISHIMR 2013website for more information.
Congratulations to CAME 2013 Certificate of Merit Award Winners!
Our congrulations to Dr. Christine Dipchaud and Dr. Fiona Bergin who will be presented with their CAME Certificate of Merit awards at the CAME Annual Meeting on April 21, 2013.
DME Post Conference Sharing - 2012 Canadian Conference on Medical Education
Members of the Division who went to the 2012 CCME Conference shared informaton about sessions they attend. Reports
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.