CBME: Navigating the Winds of Change

CCME-CCEM logoBy Chriss Holloway

The Canadian Conference on Medical Education (CCME) 2018 will take place in Halifax, NS from April 28 – May 1st and will be hosted by Dalhousie University with the theme ‘Competency Based Medical Education: Navigating the Winds of Change’.

 
Dr. Samantha Halman
Dr. Samantha Halman Chair,
2018 CCME Scientific
Program Committee

The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada, The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, The Medical Council of Canada, The College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Canadian Association for Medical Education invite you to experience down-home hospitality and world-class education as the 14th edition of the Canadian Conference on Medical Education (CCME) descends on Halifax, Nova Scotia in 2018. The theme of this year’s conference is Competency Based Medical Education and will feature numerous tracks across the continuum of medical education. There will be 39 workshops, 228 oral presentations, 174 poster presentations, 2 symposia and 3 plenary sessions – and an opening plenary with a Canadian icon and Mental Health issues advocate you will really want to attend. So please mark your calendars from April 28 – May 1st 2018 and join over 1,700 of your colleagues from around the globe as they share their expertise and impart their knowledge. Do not miss this incredible opportunity to learn, collaborate and network with your peers. Registration opens mid-December. Please visit the CCME website for more information www.mededconference.ca

 

CCME 2017 BY THE NUMBERS

The total number of attendees for the 2017 CCME was 1,350. In addition to paying registrants, VIPs, exhibitors/sponsors, plenary speakers and staff, 360 Canadian medical students registered for the 2017 program.

PARTICIPANT AFFILIATIONS

FACULTY REPRESENTATION

223

RCPSC

Dalhousie

49

27

MCC

McGill

53

156

CFPC

McMaster

79

228

CAME

Memorial

34

234

AFMC

NOSM

42

367

Other

Queen’s

55

 

 

Laval

20

 

 

Montréal

22

 

 

Sherbrooke

25

 

 

Alberta

69

 

 

UBC

69

 

 

Calgary

52

 

 

Manitoba

93

 

 

Ottawa

85

 

 

Saskatchewan

41

 

 

Toronto

143

 

 

Western

41