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The Challenges of changing Medical Education

Location: Faculty of Medicine

Date: 28 March 2023


Dr. Ellaway is the Meredith Marks Mentorship 2021 winner. Her award presentation and her lecture takes place on 5th floor Faculty of Medicine--Room M5M101. Time 9am to 11am. Online attendance also avaiable.

Everyone talks about change in medical education but actually bringing change about can be challenging. In this presentation, Dr. Ellaway will draw on her decades of experience as a medical educator and researcher to outline the many bounded rationalities of medical education and the need to negotiate and compromise in order to effect meaningful change.

Objectives: By the end of this session participants will be able to:

  1. Understand the challenges and barriers to effecting change in medical education.
  2. Understand concepts such as bounded rationality and social economics in the context of medical education.
  3. Better able to engage in effecting and managing change in medical education.

Registration Fees

$0.00Complementary (onlne)
$0.00Complementary (in-person)

The Office of Professional & Educational Development (OPED), Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University, is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME), a subcommittee of the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS). This standard allows OPED to assign credits for educational activities based on the criteria established by The College of Family Physicians of Canada, and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.