ICRE | October 18-20, 2018

ICRE 2019 Resources

Plenary sessions

  • Conference opening plenary
    Deep listening: Dialogues for inclusion and transformation in health care
    Speaker: Dr. Lisa Richardson
  • SimTrek plenary – Part 1
    Speakers: Dr. Glenn Posner, Dr. Adam Garber, Dr. Jena Hall, Ms. Natalie Joy Quesnel, Ms. Natalie Kijek
  • Conference plenary panel
    Trigger warning! ‘Political correctness’, free speech, inclusion, and diversity
    Speakers: Dr. Arno Kumagai, Dr. Greta McLachlan, Dr. Saleem Razack and chaired by Dr. Fiona Moss
  • Conference plenary debate
    Strategies to promote diversity: Effective or just symbolic?
    Speakers: Professor Dame Jane Dacre, Dr. Maria Elizabeth Montaño Fernandez, Dr. Onye Nnorom, Dr. Shuaib Quraishi and hosted by Ms. Maxine Mawhinney
  • Royal College/JGME Top Research in Residency Education
    Speakers: Dr. Tanya Horsley, Dr. Rachael Pack, Dr. Ian Incoll, Stan Hamstra and Dr. Alexandre Mikhail
  • SimTrek plenary – Part 2
    Speakers: Dr. Farhan Bhanji, Dr. Marcia Clark, Dr. Glenn Posner, Dr. Adam Garber, Ms. Natalie Kijek and Dr. Jena Hall

Missed that great competency-based curriculum assessment workshop or patient safety paper session? Discover new ways to enhance your educational practice by downloading slides from select ICRE 2019 workshops.


International Conference on Faculty Development

Session nameSlides
"What works and what doesn't" in appraisal meetings? Download
A longitudinal interprofessional faculty development program: Adds meaning to work and builds resilience Download
A safe space for inter-professional faculty development Download
Challenges with practical evaluation of a faculty driven faculty development programDownload
Clinical coaching in Competency-based Medical Education: Perspectives from faculty and learners Download
Closing Plenary - Next steps: Fostering our global community of leaders and scholars in faculty development Download
CORAL Collection: Resources to equip and develop entry level leaders in medical education Download
Data driven faculty development strategic planning for implementing competency based curricular reforms Download
Developing competencies for academic advisors and competence committee members: A grassroots community approach for faculty development Download
Developing education leaders through an innovative endowed chair program Download
Development of a competency framework for residents as teachers Download
Examining the space between the intended, and the enacted curriculum during reform: Implications for faculty development Download
Exploring leadership development through the lens of innovation and design thinking Download
Faculty development initiatives to address the Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) attainment gap in undergraduate medicine: The UK experience Download
Faculty development program evaluation: A need to embrace complexity Download
Fostering faculty teaching of clinical reasoning Download
Fostering socially accountable rural health research through longitudinal faculty development Download
From burnout prevention to a culture of wellness through faculty development Download
From lit to lightbulbs: A comprehensive approach to needs assessments Download
Growing medical educators in the Pacific - How do knowledge and skills learned transfer to Fijian clinicians teaching practice? Download
Hiding in plain sight - the teaching potential of SAS doctors in the UK Download
High performance from high expectations: Growing the McMaster clinician educator area of focused competency program Download
How faculty development influences emerging trends in Canadian CPD: A scoping reviewDownload
Innovative, comprehensive faculty development for large group teaching in am medical school affiliated with a large healthcare system Download
Integrating and supporting the role of health professional educators in family medicine Download
Late career expectations: A survey of faculty members age 55+ at 14 U.S. medical schools Download
Leading through complexity a case study Download
Lessons learned: A multi methods systems approach to improving the culture and practice of feedback Download
Lunch and Panel: Diverse perspectives: Learning from other spheres of faculty/professional development Download
Mentors’ beliefs about their roles in health care education: A qualitative study on mentors’ personal interpretative framework Download
Mixed methods analysis of the needs of sessional teachers at a health sciences school Download
Peer observation and feedback for teaching as an emerging faculty development strategy in health professions education Download
Plenary: Two metaphors for teacher identity: which one do we choose? Download
Role and impact of changing practice profiles in teaching and learning Download
Teaching patient safety: The synergy of academic and clinical partnerships to change the culture Download
Teaching teams to teach: Program evaluation results from an interprofessional faculty development program in academic family medicine Download
The ALiEM faculty incubator: An outcomes-driven approach to faculty development Download
The role models of medical education mentors Download
TiMEtoTeach innovative outreach and support for universal faculty Download
Unwanted variation in quality of clinical supervision of medical students in Norwegian general practice Download
Using a curriculum change perspective to identify faculty development support for interprofessional learning Download
Using a professional development course on introduction to qualitative research to promote post-course research initiatives Download
What motivates faculty development? An interprofessional glimpse into the minds of healthcare professional educators Download
What we learned from two educational research series: Lessons learned for interprofessional faculty development Download
What works in academic leadership development? The evaluative case of a contemporary program Download
Workshop: An adapted microteaching approach to developing teaching skills for health professionals Download
Workshop: Creating connections between community & curriculum: A new lens for curriculum development Download
Workshop: Effective teaching results in effective learning: Using teaching strategies to support learning Download
Workshop: Geographically dispersed faculty development: How do we make it work Download
Workshop: Learning in motion: A beginner crash course in video and animation for the medical educator Download
Workshop: The cultivation of cognitive curiosity: Key for learning, clinical competence, engagement, and well-being in the healthcare profession Download
Workshop: Upskilling your faculty development planning committee to ensure high impact outcomes and high level evaluation of your programs Download


Program Administrators Conference

Session nameSlides
PA01: Program administrator award for excellence recipient workshop: "Residents: Are like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re going to get" Download
PA04: Competency-based Medical Education: A work in progress Download
PA05: Step-by-step curriculum mapping for the program administrator: “EPA’s, milestones & training experiences – What do I do with them?” Download
PA07: CanERA – Canadian Excellence in Residency Accreditation (accreditation 101) Download
PA08: Preparing your Competence Committee – The PA perspective Download
PA10: PA 101: Or...what have I gotten myself into? Download
PA13: Time management…It takes time! Download
PA14: CanERA – Canadian Excellence in Residency Accreditation (advanced) Download
PA17: Leveraging Elentra to support Competency-based Medical Education Download
PA18: Faculty assessment & engagement in CBD: The PA perspective Download
PA21: Accreditation - What to expect from a PA who has just been through it Download
PA27: Program administrator award for excellence recipient workshop: "Residents: Are like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re going to get" Download
PA28: The life of a resident through TMCE and CBD Download
Program administrators plenary: CBME who’s really driving? Your mileage may vary! Download


Accreditation in residency education

Session nameSlides
Preparing for an on-site accreditation visit under the new CanERA standards - Practical tips Download
What is the learning and working environment, anyway? Understanding and applying a “global” conceptual model of the clinical learning and working environment Download


Admissions: Selecting residents

Session nameSlides
An escape room as a novel Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) station for radiation oncology resident selection Download
Comparing two approaches to residency application file review Download
Everyone is awesome: Analyzing letters of reference in a general surgery residency selection process Download
The myths and truths of the selection and admissions process in postgraduate medical education Download


Assessment: Cutting edge tools and practical techniques

Session name Slides Audio Recording
Contributing evidence towards the validity of the Procedure-Based Assessment in evaluating competency in general surgery training Download
Development and validation of the McMaster narrative comment rating system: A tool for the quality assessment of narrative comments Download
Essentials of Assessment in a Competency-based Era 2.0 Download
Evaluating the psychometric properties of the Clinical Case Assessment Tool (CCAT) Download
Exploring the relationship between quantity of workplace-based assessments and resident performance in Competency-based Medical Education Download
I’m expecting something in return: Resident perceptions of cross-specialty assessment Download
Informing promotion decisions: Designing assessment reports for Competence Committees using Messick’s validity framework Download
KeyLIME: The year’s most interesting and impactful assessment literature Audio
Learning conversations: An analysis of theoretical roots and their manifestations in feedback and debriefing Download
Oral case presentation: Evaluation of a novel curriculum and development of a Competency-Based Assessment tool in emergency medicine Download
Perceptions of assessment and feedback: Hawks, doves and impact on learning Download
Resident perceptions of assessment and feedback in Competency Based Medical Education (CBME) Download
The correlation of workplace-based assessments with periodic performance assessment of emergency medicine residents Download
The difference in communication skills between native Russian and foreign physicians-in-training at Kazan State Medical University (KSMU), Russia Download
Transforming academic half-day into work based assessment Download
Trauma surgery exposure among general surgery residents at McMaster University: A retrospective caselog analysis Download
Understanding operative experience and competency assessment outcomes in UK general surgery training with respect to current UK requirements for completion of training. Download
Understanding residents’ perceptions of receiving formative feedback from non-physician healthcare professionals Download
Using workplace-based assessments to drive post-call feedback: Can it work? Download
Taken out of context: Hazards in the interpretation of written assessment comments Download
The impact of foregrounding intended use on observer behaviour in the assessment of clinical competence Download
Who’s watching? Bedside observation and feedback practices in internal medicine Download


Competency-based education

Session name Slides Audio Recording
“Each little change has a ripple effect”: Lessons learned during implementation of Competency By Design in a large established paediatric residency training program Download
Building relationships and fostering community during the transition to Competency-based Medical Education (CBME): Results from a three-year longitudinal study Download
Coaching for performance change: The development and evaluation of a longitudinal academic coaching program for Competency-based Medical Education residents in anesthesiology Download
Competency-based Medical Education implementation: Are we transforming the culture of assessment?; Download
Creating a culture of coaching in postgraduate medical education at Queen’s University: Characteristics of effective coaching relationships in the clinical learning environment Download
From “supervisor” to “coach”: Implementing effective coaching behaviours in the clinical learning environment Download
How does the process of capturing an Entrustable Professional Activity (EPA) observation fit with the intentions of Competency-based Medical Education (CBME): A qualitative study Download
Implementation of Competency Based Medical Education (CBME) in a Canadian Medical Oncology (MO) training program: Lessons from our first year Download
Lightning round: Capabilities in practice - A new EPA based assessment method for UK postgraduate physician training Audio
Lightning round: Managing the challenges of implementing a competency-based training program: Lessons learned from 10 years of Competency-based training in the division of orthopaedic surgery at the University of Toronto Download
Preparing for a Competence By Design residency - It's about mindset Audio
Resident perspectives on feedback, impression management, coaching and mindset in residency training: A qualitative study Download
Strategies for Designing & Implementing Your Competency-based Medical Education Program: An Introductory Workshop Download
Symposium: Reconciliation in Indigenous medical education: Exploring the tensions between Indigenous and non-Indigenous frameworks and imagining new possibilities Audio
Transitions to Competence By Design and implications for resident burnout: A case study Download
Using a rapid-cycle approach to evaluate implementation of Competency-based Medical Education Download
Using outcome harvesting as a program evaluation tool for CBME implementation at Queen’s Download
When theory hits the real world: Exploring tensions around entrustment in non-procedural clinical contexts Download


Diversity in residency education

Session name Slides Audio Recording
Attrition rates of female surgical trainees in Canada Download
Diversity in residency education: Dealing with inappropriate behaviour Download
Diversity in residency education: It's not always what you think Download
Equity, diversity and engagement in medical education Download
Gender effects in assessment of clinical teaching: Does concordance matter?; Download
Having to work twice as hard for half the respect: How female surgical residents at the University of Calgary experience gender-based discrimination during postgraduate training Download
How racism is a barrier to learning in residency: Lessons from a case study Download
Lightning round: A toolbox for teaching empathy in diverse programs Audio
Lightning round: The interplay of power and diversity in the healthcare environment Audio
Like begets like: How the diversity of faculty within surgery training programs impacts which applicants are invited for interviews Download
Mentoring program for medical residents: Design and implementation Download
Mentoring program for medical residents: Faculty development program for mentors Download
Paper sessKeyLIME : La documentation la plus intéressante et la plus marquante en évaluationion: Mentoring Audio
Simulation-based learning for ethical skills development in the context of diversity on resident education: A mixed method study from a critical, queer and disability approach Download
Symposium: Flexible training: Improving workplace equality and diversity Download Audio
Symposium: #WeForShe: Empowering women in medicine Audio
The impact of rural rotations on urban based postgraduate learners: A literature review Download
To what extent are residents exposed to Indigenous, First Nations and Metis populations in Canada? Download
Women in emergency medicine: An innovation to support and mentor Download


Educating for quality of care, patient safety, and resource stewardship

Session nameSlides
Advancing Patient Safety in Residency Education (ASPIRE) – Essentials Download
QI on the fly Download


Education research methods

Session nameSlides
Behind the scenes: Your paper from submission to revision with tips for success Download


Faculty development

Session name Slides Audio Recording
Developing a career as an educator: Choose your own adventure! Developing a resident mentoring program for transition to practice Download
Factors influencing program directors´ effectiveness in residency education Download
Giving feedback of a sensitive nature: How to say what everyone else is thinking Download
Maintaining the momentum for the transition to CBD: CBME strategic planning Download
Pediatric subspecialty teaching in a low resource setting: When teaching becomes learning Download
Perceptions of the medical education development fund Download
Teaching and assessing diagnostic reasoning: Opening the “black box” Audio
The early career medical educator’s guide to the scholarly journey: From design to dissemination Audio
Workshop for directors of medical specialty programs: Design and implementation with international collaboration Download


Implementing quality of care

Session name Slides Audio Recording
An innovative, light-touch approach to clinical change management in a tertiary-quaternary hospital emergency department Download
Integration of evidence-based practice and high-fidelity OSCE reduced major morbidity and mortality rate of contrast media allergy Download
Lightning round: Advancing care: The fundamentals of quality improvement for frontline clinicians and resident educators Download Audio
Magnetic Resonance Enterography (MRE) – a single institution audit of referral compliance with appropriateness criteria Download
Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) for the diagnosis of testicular torsion: A resident education and quality improvement initiative Download
Resident SOS: Responding to burnout & restoring resilience through a novel resource Download
Using Quality Improvement (QI) methodology to develop a standardized QI educational curriculum for internal medicine residents Download


Learning analytics

Session name Slides Audio Recording
Assessment that matters for patients: Positive association between entrustment decisions and quality care measures for residents caring for patients with asthma Download
Evidence-based benchmarking in surgical performance: Leveraging the skill-outcome relationship in procedural assessment Download
Symposium: ‘Bending the learning curve’: The power of learning analytics Download Audio
The value of data – capturing trainee trauma exposure in the Australian AOA 21 training program in orthopaedic surgery Download
Using data visualization to monitor resident learning progress in a CBME curriculum Download


Physician health and wellness

Session name Slides Audio Recording
Exploring the wellness needs of paediatric residents: An appreciative inquiry approach Download
Finding joy and meaning in medicine; gratitude rounds for pediatric residents Download
GRIT, resilience and professional quality of life: Investigating wellness in medical education Download
Lightning round: Building resilience: An innovative reflective writing method for clinical staff – The 55 word story Audio
Imposter syndrome and overcoming yourself in order to succeed Download
Resident burnout on internal medicine wards: Associated risk factors and performance outcomes Download
Residents’ wellness program: Orientation, mental health counseling and support resources Download


Plenary Session

Session nameSlides
Conference opening plenary session featuring the Royal College Lecture in Residency Education: Deep listening: Dialogues for inclusion and transformation in health care Download
Royal College/JGME top research in residency education: Beyond decision-making: The invisible work of Clinical Competence Committees Download
Royal College/JGME top research in residency education: Gender group differences in milestone ratings: Exploring differences in ratings by individuals and Clinical Competency Committees Download
SimTrek plenary - part 1 Download


Simulation in residency education

Session name Slides Audio Recording
Are basic robotic surgical skills transferable from the simulator to the operating room? A randomized double-blinded prospective educational study Download
Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM) simulation: Teaching real-time point of care literature searching to emergency medicine residents using a flipped classroom and high-fidelity simulation Download
KeyLIME: Best simulation literature Download Audio
Multi-source feedback during simulated resuscitation scenarios: A qualitative analysis Download
Outside the comfort zone: Evaluation of a simulation-based curriculum in managing agitated patients for paediatric residents Download
Simulation on the design and management of a medical clinic Download
Training in Professional Skills (TIPS): The creation and evolution of a simulation-based ‘non-technical’ skills course for trainee surgeons in Australia and New Zealand Download


Teaching and learning in residency education

Session name Slides Audio Recording
« L’identité professionnelle en formation pendant la résidence » - Élaboration d’un atelier et évaluation de son impact Download
Attitudes towards research during radiation oncology residency training: A survey of Canadian radiation oncology residents and program directors Download
Exploring the development of adaptive expertise in navigating difficult conversations Download
Grounding pediatrician-scientist development in professional identity formation: Early outcomes of the pediatrician-scientist training & development program Download
Hidden in plain sight? Confronting the hidden curriculum Audio
How do you SOLVE a problem like improvement education? Incorporating creative problem solving and adaptive expertise into a cross-specialty healthcare improvement curriculum Download Audio
How the CanMEDS professional role can save idealism in residency education: Insights from senior internal medicine residents Download
How to BE SMART in workplace-based feedback and coaching Download Audio
Informing a medical assistance in dying curriculum in specialty residency training programs Download
KeyLIME: Best teaching and learning literature Download Audio
KeyLIME classic – 9 MedEd papers that you should know Audio
KeyLIME Live @ ICRE Audio
Mapping the health advocate role across postgraduate medical education Download
Observational learning: Strategies to enhance resident skill acquisition Download
Optimizing cognitive load in the workplace-based learning environment: Managing the tasks and minimizing the time pressures to support teaching Download
Professional identity formation of surgical residents in their first year of postgraduate training Download
Residents’ perceptions on the impact of order sets on their learning: A grounded theory study Download
What do residents learn from patients? Using narrative reflection to foster patient-physician partnership Download


Using innovative technologies for medical education

Session nameSlides
“There’s an app for that”: Use of a smartphone app for ICU rotation orientation Download
Basic science of chemotherapy e-modules - does spaced access improve outcomes? Download
Basic science of chemotherapy e-modules - does spaced access improve outcomes? Beyond just coffee talk: Well-structured online journal clubs are engaging both during and after the active discussions Download
Can an online educational module improve medical trainee confidence and knowledge of coagulation?; Download
InternAtWork: Learner generated podcasts with worldwide reach Download
Online photo challenge via Google form : An educational innovation to stimulate effective learning in ophthalmology Download


What Works? Innovations in residency teaching and assessment

Session nameSlides
“The intern at work”: A Canadian resident-driven podcast initiative Download
Appreciative Inquiry (AI) as strategy for evaluation of a Competency-based Medical Education (CBME) pediatric Antimicrobial Stewardship (AS) curriculum Download
Broken telephone: Residents and the practice of telephone consultation in an academic health science centre Download
Building the health advocate role: Innovative Competency-based strategy for residency training Download
Enhancing surgical education using video playback: A case study on the influence of video playback on the nature and experience of feedback between supervising surgeons and surgical residents Download
From learner to scholar: Diversifying the pool of medical educators through a postgraduate medical education track Download
Leveraging Elentra’s assessment plan builder to visualise and track resident performance Download
MacAdemia: Meeting the faculty development needs of community physician teachers in distributive medical education Download
SafeSpaceHealth app – Leveraging digital technology for wellbeing, education and professional fulfilment of healthcare providers Download
The night float debrief session: Enhancing resident education and feedback in the night float model Download
Using telemedicine to teach clinical reasoning in Guyana - a feasibility assessment Download