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Advancing Safety for Patients in Residency Education

Advancing Safety for Patients In Residency Education (ASPIRE)

Teaching safety and quality in residency training

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, along with the Canadian Patient Safety Institute, are pleased to announce that they will be offering two ASPIRE courses in 2020 – French: October 21-23, 2020 in Sherbrooke, Quebec, and English: November 24-27, 2020, in Ottawa, Ontario. ASPIRE is a high impact, 4-day comprehensive program to develop patient safety and quality improvement educators. The French program is 3 days.

Want to know what to expect? View the 2019 English program.

ASPIRE educational sessions are delivered by well-respected quality and patient safety health care professionals and educators from across Canada, and focus on:

  1. Incorporating patient safety, quality improvement and resource stewardship content into residency training and faculty development;

  2. Developing skills to lead educational change and integrate patient safety, quality improvement and resource stewardship training in your residency program; and

  3. Creating an educational plan for patient safety, quality improvement and resource stewardship that can be implemented in your program or organization.

Registration opens in November 2019

English registration fee (French fee to be confirmed)

  • Physicians and medical educators: $1,950
  • Residents: $1,500

Course location:

English:
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Ottawa ON

French:
Université de Sherbrooke
Sherbrooke QC


The ASPIRE program is a national faculty development certificate program dedicated to advancing the teaching and education of patient safety, quality improvement and resource stewardship competencies that have recently been integrated into the updated CanMEDS 2015 framework. Medical educators and residents with a keen interest in teaching patient safety and quality improvement would benefit from ASPIRE.

The Royal College oh Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Canadian Patient Safety Institute

Choosing Wisely Canada