OHMES News Archive | 2018

2018

12 December 2018

This is a Centre for Health Education Scholarship (CHES) event, but will be held at the Cumming School of Medicine in G382 from 1:00-2:30pm.  Please RSVP to ohmes@ucalgary.ca

June 2018

OHMES congratulates the CSM recipients of the 2017-18 University of Calgary Teaching & Learning Grants:

Investigators:  Patty Dyjur, Fabiola Aparicio-Ting
Project title:  Impact of curriculum mapping on instructors and students in an undergraduate health science program

Investigators:  Gregg Nelson, Lana Saciragic, Vanessa DiPalma
Project title:  The 5-minute surgeon.  How Ob/Gyn residents learn from videos

Investigators:  Juan Antonio Garcia-Rodriguez, Maria Palacios Mackay
Project title:  Using an Innovative, Structured Core Procedural Skills Learning Program to Fill Procedural Skills Learning Gaps in Family Medicine Residency Training

May 2018

The Office of Health and Medical Education Scholarship (OHMES) invites you to join us for a CAME webinar:

Diagnostic Reasoning:  Can I trust my gut or am I biased?

Presenter: Dr. Jonathan Sherbino, McMaster University

Tuesday, May 8, 2018
10:00-11:00am
G382 Heritage Medical Research Building

Learning Objectives:
1) Describe a dual process model of diagnostic reasoning
2) Explain emerging evidence that suggests that non-analytical reasoning is NOT the prime source of diagnostic error
3) Discuss implications for training physicians to decrease diagnostic error

Please RSVP to ohmes@ucalgary.ca.

There is no registration fee for this group session.

\March 2018

The Office of Health and Medical Education Scholarship (OHMES) invites you to join us for a CAME webinar:



Emerging from Chaos:  Growing a program of research and innovation from clinical inspiration

Presenter: Dr. Teresa Chan, McMaster University

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
10:00-11:00am
G636 Health Sciences Centre

Learning Objectives:
1) Describe the advantages of working clinically whilst engaging in research & scholarship
2) Link opportunities for new platforms to translate one's work

Please RSVP to ohmes@ucalgary.ca.

There is no registration fee for this group session.


January 2018

The Office of Health and Medical Education Scholarship (OHMES) invites you to join us for a CAME webinar:



Teaching for Critical Reflection:  What, why and how?

Presenter: Dr. Stella Ng, University of Toronto

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
10:00-11:00am
G636 Health Sciences Centre

Learning Objectives:
1) Define and distinguish key concepts: reflection, reflective practice, critical reflection, critically
reflective practice.
2) Describe the research-based rationale for teaching critical reflection.
3) Employ some practical approaches for teaching critical reflection.

Please RSVP to ohmes@ucalgary.ca.
There is no registration fee for this group session.

December 2017

CAME ANNOUNCES RECIPIENTS OF THE 2018 CAME CERTIFICATE OF MERIT AWARD

CAME is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of the 2018 CAME Certificate of Merit which promotes, recognizes and rewards faculty committed to medical education in Canadian medical schools.


These deserving colleagues will be recognized at the upcoming CAME Annual General Meeting which is held in conjunction with the Canadian Conference on Medical Education (CCME). The CAME Annual General Meeting will be taking place on Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 18:30 to 20:30 at the Halifax Convention Centre on the Argyle floor, in room A2.

Please join us in congratulating these individuals for their commitment to medical education in Canada.

University of Calgary
Dr Adrian Harvey, Dr Vincent Grant, Dr Gregory Kline

November 2017

The Office of Health and Medical Education Scholarship (OHMES) invites you to join us for a CAME webinar:



Raters as the Unit of Analysis in Performance Based Assessment of Clinical Competence

Presenter: Dr. Walter Tavares, University of Toronto

Tuesday, November 14, 2017
1:00-2:00pm
G748 Health Sciences Centre

Learning Objectives:
1.  Position rater contributions in common validity frameworks
2.  Describe the act of rater based assessments including points of threat to assessment frameworks
3.  Describe organizing frameworks in rater cognition research
4.  Discuss the role of rating demands on rater performance / behaviour.

Please RSVP to ohmes@ucalgary.ca.
There is no registration fee for this group session.

September 2017

Please join us for the following October visiting professor seminars:

August 2017

The Office of Health and Medical Education Scholarship (OHMES) invites you to join us for a CAME webinar:



Humanism in Medicine:  Reflection, Dialogue, and the Possibilities of Care

Presenter: Dr. Arno Kumagai, University of Toronto

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
10:00-11:00am
G732 Health Sciences Centre

Learning Objectives:
1.  Explore the meanings of patient or person-centred care from a variety of perspectives:  evidence-based, philosophical, ethical and humanistic.
2.  Explore the role of dialogue and reflection in ways in which person-centred care may be learned and taught.
3. Understand how education in person-centred care and education for equity and social justice are actually one and the same.
4. Reflect on the power of the humanities in understanding the human dimensions of illness and care.

Please RSVP to ohmes@ucalgary.ca.
There is no registration fee for this group session.


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