Sunday, May 27, 2018 • 15:00 - 16:30
Track 3 - EDUCATION
Track Chair: Dr. Jason Frank
Room: TELUS 108-109

The Revolution in EM Residency: The Competence by Design Curriculum Launch - Dr. Jonathan Sherbino

Description: The biggest change in EM education since the development of the specialty starts in 2018. This session will unveil the theory and design of an educational system that provides learner flexibility, increases local faculty responsibility and demonstrates greater societal accountability.

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Describe the four key principles of competency-based medical education
  2. Explain and use an EPA (entrustable professional activity)
  3. Describe how a competency committee functions

Pearls: 

  1. Micro-observation is the key to good coaching.
  2. A competency committee provides final approval for successful training

Biography: Dr. Sherbino is an emergency physician in an urban tertiary emergency department. He is the assistant dean of education research, McMaster University. Jonathan is the chair of the Royal College Emergency Medicine Specialty Committee.

EM Competence by Design Curriculum Launch Town Hall - Dr. Jonathan Sherbino

Description: Competency-based medical education involves four key principles: A competency(outcomes) framework that describes the abilities of graduates, staged progression of responsibility from novice to advanced, tailored learning and programmatic assessment. On July 1, 2018 all specialty EM residency programs will undergo the most dramatic change in educational design since EM became a specialty. They will adopt a competency-based medical education design.  This town hall provides medical students, residents, frontline teachers, educators and administrators a chance to ask about the process AND the specific details.  Everything from education theory to practical implementation is fair game. Want to know how the exam is changing? Want to know if you can graduate early? These questions and more will be answered.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Explain the key principles of competency-based medical education
  2. Describe the practical changes to specialty residency education

Biography: Dr. Sherbino is an emergency physician in an urban tertiary emergency department. He is the assistant dean of education research, McMaster University. Jonathan is the chair of the Royal College Emergency Medicine Specialty Committee.

Panel: Re-imagining Academic Career Paths in EM

Description: TBC

Learning Objectives: TBC