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The Professor-in-Residence Program

The Royal College Professor-in-Residence is a prestigious new program that will foster innovation and knowledge exchange at the Royal College. Annually a renowned expert will join the Royal College leadership team to examine health education and health policy with the goal of improving Royal College programs.

The Professor-in-Residence will be identified through an annual rigorous nomination process and will be selected by a review committee. The invited guest will present a Royal College Professor-in-Residence Lecture and will attend other College events.


Announcing our 2019 Professor-in-Residence

Dr. Brian Hodges, MD, PhD, FRCPC, is the 2019 Professor-in-Residence. A practicing psychiatrist and teacher, his research focuses on assessment, competence, compassion and the future of the health profession.

His lecture “The Future with AI: What will we need specialists for?” will explore the role of physicians in the changing world of technology.

Dr. Brian Hodges

About Dr. Brian Hodges

Dr. Brian Hodges is Executive-Vice President Education and Chief Medical Officer at the University Health Network (Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret, Toronto Rehab Hospitals and the Michener Institute). He is Professor in the Faculty of Medicine University of Toronto and holds the Currie Chair in Health Professions Education Research. His work has been recognized with the Association of American Medical Colleges Flexner Award (2015) and the Karolinska Institutet Prize for Research in Medical Education (2016).