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Communications - News at Medicine - April 2017 - Faculty chair wins prestigious grant

Faculty chair wins prestigious grant
April 19, 2017
Dr. Tia Renouf has won the 2016 Canadian Association of Medical Education (CAME) Foundation Wooster Family Grant in Medical Education.
Dr. Renouf, one of three recipients of the grant, is the chair of the Discipline of Emergency Medicine. Her current areas of research include simulation-augmented Health Professions Education, clinical reasoning in the emergency department and communication between rural and urban physicians. Her collaborators are Dr. Adam Dubrowski, Megan Pollard, Desmond Whalen and Megan Morrison.
Dr. Renouf is deputy editor of the Cureus Journal for Medical Science, and ad hoc editor for Medical Education, BMJ Open and Annals of Emergency Medicine. She also serves as faculty associate with the Governing Council of the Centre for Collaborative Health Professional Education.
She recently published works of non-fiction related to her international practice: Country Mouse, City Mouse. An Examination of Perceived Communications Barriers between Rural Family Physicians and Urban Consultants in Newfoundland and Labrador, which examines perceived communication barriers between rural family physicians and urban specialists in NL.
The CAME Foundation Wooster Family Grant in Medical Education is meant to support new and innovative projects in medical education that are not part of a larger, formalized and funded education research program. CAME is an organization of medical educators for the promotion, advancement and recognition of excellence in medical education.

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