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Competence by Design

Competence by Design

Canada’s model for competency-based medical education

Understanding Competence by Design

Transforming Canada’s residency training to align with the realities of 21st century practice.

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Rationale for change
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Schedule and status
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History
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How to Implement Competence by Design

The most current information to support local CBME Leads, specialty committee members and program directors.

Specialty Education Design
WHERE YOU START
Specialty Education Design
WHERE YOU START
Implementation planner
WHAT TO DO AND WHEN
Implementation planner
WHAT TO DO AND WHEN
Best resources
HOW TO DO IT
Best resources
HOW TO DO IT
Technical guides and policy
WHAT IS REQUIRED
Technical guides and policy
WHAT IS REQUIRED
Online learning modules
WALKING YOU THROUGH IT
Online learning modules
WALKING YOU THROUGH IT
Webinars and boosters
SUPPORT AND DISCUSSION
Webinars and boosters
SUPPORT AND DISCUSSION
Videos and advice
HEAR FROM YOUR PEERS
Videos and advice
HEAR FROM YOUR PEERS
CBD resource directory
SEARCH BY TOPIC
CBD resource directory
SEARCH BY TOPIC

The impact of Competence by Design

Competence by Design encourages updates to various elements of our current medical education system. Together with our partners and stakeholders, opportunities for system improvements, alignments and efficiencies are being explored.

Postgraduate accreditation

Accreditation is shifting to accommodate an outcomes-based model of education.

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Postgraduate accreditation

Accreditation is shifting to accommodate an outcomes-based model of education.

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Workplace-based assessment

Building a national workplace-based assessment strategy.

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Workplace-based assessment

Building a national workplace-based assessment strategy.

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Exams and credentialing

How CBD will influence changes in exam timing and the credentials process.

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Exams and credentialing

How CBD will influence changes in exam timing and the credentials process.

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Electronic portfolio and data

The role of the electronic platform in collecting resident progression data.

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Electronic portfolio and data

The role of the electronic platform in collecting resident progression data.

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Faculty development

Faculty engagement and development is a major component of the CBD initiative.

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Faculty development

Faculty engagement and development is a major component of the CBD initiative.

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Resident coaching and feedback

The CBD coaching model prompts an important philosophical shift in thinking about assessment.

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Resident coaching and feedback

The CBD coaching model prompts an important philosophical shift in thinking about assessment.

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Competence Committees

CBD introduces the important concept of a competence committee.

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Competence Committees

CBD introduces the important concept of a competence committee.

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The practising physician

How CBD is intended to impact independent practice.

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The practising physician

How CBD is intended to impact independent practice.

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Canada's global contributions

Aspiring the advancement of medical education across the globe through collaboration.

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Canada's global contributions

Aspiring the advancement of medical education across the globe through collaboration.

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Important Contacts and Links

Royal College CBD Contacts Contact us for general CBD inquiries.
Local CBME Leads Conect with your local CBME lead for support and information about the implementation of CBD in your school and program.
Local University CBD Websites Access local CBD information and faculty development resources through your PGME office.
Access Observation Templates and EPA Guides Complete the terms and conditions form to access observation templates, EPA guides and pathway documents.
Information by Discipline (IBD) Search final and complete specialty documents by discipline, posted publicly.
Alfresco For specialty committee members: Login to access Competence by Design documents that are in development.
CanMEDS Welcome to CanMEDS interactive, a tool to help you implement CanMEDS 2015 and CBD.
CanERA Everything you need to know about Canada's new system known as Canadian excellence in residency accreditation.
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