News & Honours

January 28, 2015

CHES is seeking applications for a postdoctoral fellow in health professions education research with a focus on education assessment and/or program evaluation. This is a one-year funded position, renewable once, which starts on a mutually agreed upon date between July 1 and September 1, 2015. In order to qualify for the fellowship, applicants must have completed a PhD program in education, social sciences, humanities or other relevant discipline at a recognized university by the start date. All eligible applicants will be considered.

The final deadline for applications is March 31, 2015; however, consideration of applications will begin March 15, 2015.

January 26, 2015

The Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the field of health professions education research. The Faculty is seeking a PhD researcher with a focus on simulation-based research in health professions education. This position will also come (for a qualified applicant) with a parallel appointment as Director of Research at the University of Ottawa Skills and Simulation Centre. The University of Ottawa is a bilingual institution (French and English); candidates will be required to demonstrate passive knowledge of their second language for tenure. Read more about this opportunity here: English and en français.

Applications will be accepted until February 13, 2015; however, the competition will remain open until the position is filled.

January 23, 2015

The Faculty of Medicine at The University of British Columbia invites applications for the position of Director, Centre for Health Education Scholarship (CHES). This is a 0.4 FTE position for a five (5) 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 February 23, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Read more about this opportunity here.

December 2, 2014

Congratulations to former CHES fellow Dr. Lawrence Lo for successfully defending his master’s thesis, “Medical Trainees’ understanding of directed questioning by their clinical supervisors”. The presentation marked his completion of the Master of Health Professions Education Canada program, with a degree from Maastricht University in the Netherlands. Dr. Lo is a clinical instructor in the UBC Department of Medicine and Program Director for the Geriatrics Medicine Training Program.

November 26, 2014

CHES is delighted to announce former CHES fellow Dr. Paris-Ann Ingledew successfully defended her master’s thesis, “Navigating the Internet to improve physician and patient collaboration”, earning her Master of Health Professions Education from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is currently a clinical assistant professor in the UBC Department of Surgery and a radiation oncologist at the BCAA-Fraser Valley Cancer Centre.