News & Honours

April 16, 2015

The Centre for Medical Education in the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University invites applications for an Academic Associate at the Masters level in the newly created Assessment and Evaluation Unit.

More information can be found here. Application deadline is May 15, 2015.

April 1, 2015

The Centre for Health Education Scholarship (CHES) at the UBC Faculty of Medicine invites applications for the position of Director, Clinical Educator Fellowship Program (CEFP). This is a 0.2 FTE position for a three (3) year term with the possibility of renewal, subject to satisfactory review. The position is expected to be filled by a candidate internal to the Faculty. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2015, or upon a date to be mutually agreed.

Review of applications will begin on May 1, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Read more about this opportunity here.

March 31, 2015

The 2015 Canadian Conference on Medical Education (CCME) will be held in Vancouver, BC from April 25-28. We are proud to share that UBC will have a large presence at these events presenting workshops, oral presentations, and posters.

For your reference, we have provided a list of presenters so that you may support your UBC colleagues with your presence, or with your congratulations following the event. Should you notice anything incorrect or missing from this list, please do not hesitate to contact us and we’ll do our best to accommodate the change; ches.communications@ubc.ca.

Please join us in celebrating the successes of our community!

March 27, 2015

Congratulations to Dr. Claudia Ruitenberg, CHES Scholar, on her newest book, Unlocking the World: Education in an Ethic of Hospitality. Her book was celebrated yesterday on Point Grey campus at a launch event hosted by the UBC Department of Educational Studies.

March 2, 2015

Congratulations to CHES postdoctoral fellow, Dr. Laura Nimmon, who has been awarded $6,000 from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of BC in the Ensuring Excellence and Professionalism in Professional Practice grant competition that recently concluded. The title of her project is “Negotiating power on the healthcare team: Perspectives from stroke patients”.