News & Honours

October 27, 2015

A full-time position for a Consultant, Medical Quality Improvement at Royal Jubilee Hospital is available beginning November 9, 2015. This position requires an individual interested in medical CPD, QI, statistics and/or health informatics.

More information can be found here. Applications must be submitted by October 29, 2015 at 3 pm PST.

October 21, 2015

A part-time grant-funded Postdoctoral Research Fellow position is available in the Department of Oral Health Sciences at the UBC Faculty of Dentistry beginning January 1, 2015, for one year initially with the possibility of an extension until May 2017. This position requires expertise in higher/health education specifically pertaining to the areas of curriculum, learning and assessment.

More information can be found here. Applications must be submitted by November 7, 2015.

September 10, 2015

The NYU School of Medicine and the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development are seeking to hire a Postdoctoral Research Associate to work on an interdisciplinary team to build a sustainable research program around the preparation of health professionals for safe and high quality practice using state-of-the-art computer and human/mannequin based simulation. This is a rapidly evolving field of educational research with highly significant practice and policy impact both nationally and internationally.

More information can be found here. The posting will remain open until the position has been filled.

September 1, 2015

Congratulations to Dr. Rose Hatala on her five-year appointment as Director, Clinical Educator Fellowship Program (CEFP), effective September 1, 2015!

Dr. Hatala is taking over for Dr. Ravi Sidhu, whom has held the position since 2009, and built a strong foundation for the CEFP and trainees. CHES greatly appreciates Dr. Sidhu’s many years of leadership and is pleased to continue to benefit from his service through his role as a CHES scholar.

On July 24 2015, Dr. Cary Cuncic, former CHES fellow, successfully passed her dissertation, earning her Masters Degree in Medical Education awarded by the University of Dundee. The title of her thesis is “The experiences of preceptors in a community-based longitudinal integrated clerkship”. Dr. Cuncic is a Clinical Instructor in the UBC Department of Medicine and Discipline Site Specific Leader (3rd year, VGH) for the Division of General Internal Medicine.