Clinical Educator Fellowship Program

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The Centre for Health Education Scholarship is offering opportunities for residents in Royal College Programs or Family Medicine or established clinicians to develop experience or skills in health education scholarship through the Clinical Educator Fellowship Program (CEFP). This 2-year fellowship is designed for those interested in developing an academic career as a Clinician Educator. Residents making an application must currently be in a Canadian training program, in a Canadian institution. Clinicians must hold a UBC faculty appointment. All applicants must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or WHO refugees. See brochure for details.

Contact the Educational Program Assistant for more information.

Over the course of two years, fellows are expected to spend at least 80% of their time dedicated towards CEF activities. Under the guidance of the CEF Director, these activities include:

  1. Enrolment in and completion of an advanced degree (master’s level) in education
  2. Completion of a major research project (thesis) under the guidance and supervision of faculty with
    whom the fellow is expected to meet regularly
  3. Engagement in undergraduate teaching in a variety of settings and formats, including participation in distributed and integrated programs.
  4. Participation in academic half-day activities
  5. Contribution to the scholarly environment of CHES by engaging in collaborative activities and projects with fellow peers, educators, and researchers

Expectations

The fellowship program will:

  • Provide teaching experience and opportunities to participate in on-site curriculum development, student assessment, and other educational activities.
  • Include support for enrollment in an academic program in medical or health professional education leading to a Diploma/Master’s
  • Be based in the Centre for Health Education Scholarship at UBC in Vancouver, with an opportunity to participate from distributed sites.
  • Include education and teaching experience in distributed sites of the faculty of medicine at the undergraduate level including integrated clerkship sites.
  • Have a 20% clinical commitment.
  • Be housed in the Centre for Health Education Scholarship with an assigned mentor and thesis supervisor.

Education Responsibilities

The successful applicant will deliver 300 formal contact hours to the MD undergraduate program, drawn from the following categories:

  • Teaching experience is intended to expand the horizons of teaching beyond the usual resident experience of clinical teaching and supervision of core clerkship students within one discipline. The teaching commitment may include, for example, the PBL Block; clinical skills teaching Years 1 & 2; academic half-day teaching in Year 3; teaching in new clerkship models including preceptor-based and integrated clerkship models in sites outside Vancouver.
  • Administration of curriculum and the development of OSCEs and other assessment material. This may include, for example, the development of written exam materials; the development of OSCE stations; assistance in the administration of exams; or the development and administration of mini CEX assessment.
  • Preparation of orientation materials; organization of academic events such as lectures; participation as a week chair or block chair in the undergraduate curriculum.
  • Informal student support, for example:
  • Mentoring
  • Working with borderline students
  • Assisting with remedial students
  • Participation in other educationally relevant activates with guidance from the MD Undergraduate Program through the Director of the Clinical Educator Fellowship Program, for example:
  • Curriculum renewal
  • Faculty development delivery
  • Curriculum development
  1. Residents submitting an application must be currently enrolled in a UBC training program.
  2. Residents training in programs with a year of research (R3-5 in Royal College training programs)
    or enhanced skills programs (R3 in family medicine training program) may apply to enter the fellowship during their residency program.
  3. Clinicians in practice (part-time fellowships are available, please contact the Fellowship Director
    for more information).
  4. Fellowships are available to Canadian citizens, permanent residents and WHO refugees. Visa trainees whether in residency programs or fellowships are not eligible.

Submit the following to cef.program@ubc.ca:

  1. Application is by letter and CV and should include a description of relevant previous experience,
    a statement of areas of interest, and an indication as to how the fellowship will serve the applicant’s career goals.
  2. Applicants must provide the names of two referees who are to forward letters of reference.

Application Deadline – 3rd Friday in December

Dr. Marilyn Champagne Dr. Marilyn Champagne
Department of Psychiatry
marilyn.champagne@vch.ca
@DrMChampagne

Fellowship Term: 2016-2020
Masters Program: Maastricht University
Biography

Dr. Kimberly Luu Dr. Kimberly Luu
Department of Surgery - Division of Otolaryngology
kimberly.luu@gmail.com
@kimboluu

Fellowship Term: 2016-2018
Masters Program: Maastricht University
Biography

Dr. Samantha Stasiuk
Department of Family Medicine
samantha.stasiuk@alumni.ubc.ca

Fellowship Term: 2016-2018
Masters Program: Maastricht University
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Dr. Valeria Stoynova
Department of Medicine - Division of General Internal Medicine
valeria.stoynova@mail.mcgill.ca

Fellowship Term: 2016-2018
Masters Program: Maastricht University
Biography

Dr. Heather Buckley Dr. Heather Buckley
Department of Family Practice
heather.buckley@ubc.ca

Fellowship Term: 2015-2019
Masters Program: Maastricht University
Biography

Dr. Nawaaz Nathoo
Department of Ophthalmology
nawaaz@ualberta.ca

Fellowship Term: 2015-2017
Masters Program: Maastricht University
Biography

Dr. Surabhi Rawal
Department of Pediatrics
surabhi.rawal@gmail.com

Fellowship Term: 2015-2017
Masters Program: Maastricht University
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Dr. Julianna Caon Dr. Julianna Caon
Department of SurgeryFellowship Term: 2014-2015
Masters Program: Maastricht University
Dr. Jonathan Misskey Dr. Jonathan Misskey
Department of SurgeryFellowship Term: 2014-2016
Masters Program: Maastricht University
Dr. Alasdair Nazerali-Maitland Dr. Alasdair Nazerali-Maitland
Department of Medicine
alasdair.nazerali-maitland@ubc.ca

Fellowship Term:2014-2017
Masters Program: Maastricht University
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Dr. James Tessaro Dr. James Tessaro
Department of MedicineFellowship Term: 2014-2016
Masters Program: Maastricht University

Dr. Melissa Harvey Dr. Melissa Harvey
University of British Columbia
Academic Rank:
Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist, BC Children's Hospital;
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of PediatricsFellowship Term: 2013-2014
Masters Program: Maastricht University
Dr. Deepak Manhas Dr. Deepak Manhas
University of British Columbia
Academic Rank:
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of PediatricsFellowship Term:

2013-2014
Masters Program: Maastricht University

Dr. Mercedes Chan Dr. Mercedes Chan
University of Alberta (Fall 2014)
Academic Rank: Clinical Instructor, Department of Pediatrics, University of AlbertaFellowship Term: 2012-2014
Masters Program: Maastricht University
Dr. Lawrence Lo Dr. Lawrence Lo
University of British Columbia
Academic Rank: Clinical Instructor, Department of Medicine
Educational Leadership Role: Program Director, Geriatrics Medicine Training ProgramFellowship Term: 2012-2014
Masters Program: Maastricht University

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University of British Columbia
Academic Rank: Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family Practice
Educational Leadership Roles:
Curriculum Lead, Family Practice Postgraduate Program;
Lead Faculty for Portfolio Development, MD Undergraduate Program Curriculum Renewal;
Course Director of the Family Practice Continuum Years 1 & 2, Vancouver Fraser Medical Program (Undergraduate);
Health Advocacy Theme Leader, MD Undergraduate ProgramFellowship Term: 2011-2013
Masters Program: University of Dundee
Dr. Eric Hui Dr. Eric Hui
University of British Columbia
Academic Rank:
Resident Y5, Department of MedicineFellowship Term: 2011-2013
Masters Program: University of Dundee
Dr. David Shanks Dr. David Shanks
University of British Columbia
Academic Rank: Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Educational Leadership Role: Head of Simulation, General Internal MedicineFellowship Term: 2011-2013
Masters Program: Maastricht University

Dr. Yasmin Halwani Dr. Yasmin Halwani
University of British Columbia
Academic Rank: Resident Y6, Department of SurgeryFellowship Term: 2010-2012
Masters Program: University of British Columbia
Dr. Brett Schrewe Dr. Brett Schrewe
University of British Columbia
Academic Rank: Clinical Instructor, Department of Pediatrics
Educational Leadership Roles: Course Coordinator - iExperience, Year 4 MD Program; Education Research LiaisonFellowship Term: 2010-2012
Masters Program: University of British Columbia
Dr. Roona Sinha Dr. Roona Sinha
University of SaskatchewanAcademic Rank: Assistant Professor & Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist, Department of Pediatrics
Educational Leadership Roles: Chair of Systems Course, MD Undergraduate Program; Pediatrics Residency Training CommitteeFellowship Term: 2010-2010
Masters Program: Maastricht University
Dr. Summer Telio Dr. Summer Telio
University of British ColumbiaAcademic Rank: Clinical Instructor, Department of Psychiatry
Educational Leadership Role: Academic Half Day Lead, Psychiatry Postgraduate ProgramFellowship Term: 2010-2013
Masters Program: University of Dundee

Dr. Cary Cuncic Dr. Cary Cuncic
University of British Columbia
Academic Rank: Clinical Instructor, Department of Medicine
Educational Leadership Role: VGH 3rd Year General Internal Medicine Site Leader, MD Undergraduate ProgramFellowship Term: 2009-2011
Masters Program: University of Dundee
Dr. Tracy Scott Dr. Tracy Scott
University of British ColumbiaAcademic Rank: Clinical Instructor, Department of Surgery
Educational Leadership Role: Associate Program Director, General SurgeryFellowship Term: 2009-2011
Masters Program: University of Illinois at Chicago
Dr. Stephane Voyer Dr. Stephane Voyer
University of British ColumbiaAcademic Rank: Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
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Masters Program: University of British Columbia
Dr. Peter Weerasinghe Dr. Peter Weerasinghe
University of British ColumbiaAcademic Rank: Clinical Instructor, Department of MedicineFellowship Term: 2009-2011
Masters Program: University of Illinois at Chicago

Dr. Luke Chen Dr. Luke Chen
University of British Columbia
Academic Rank: Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Educational Leadership Role: Program Director, Hematology; Program Lead, Clinical Educator Fellowship Alumni ProgramFellowship Term: 2008-2010
Masters Program: University of Dundee
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University of British Columbia
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University of British Columbia
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Masters Program: University of Illinois at Chicago