Published on July 3rd, 2015 | from CAMH Education
Ivan Silver on Competency By Design
The importance of Competency-Based Continuing Professional Development has become a hot topic in our community. Transitioning to Competency-Based Medical Education (CBME) has become a priority, not just for residents, but for all practicing physicians.
The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons has begun a multi-year initiative to realign itself and implement CBME, introducing tools and hosting the Continuing Professional Development (CDP) CBD Summit in Ottawa last April.
Our Dr. Ivan Silver was an active participant at the Summit and was quoted in the College’s CBD Community Touchpoint:
“This model can provide clear guidance to Fellows on the core CanMEDS-based competencies that relate to their specialties. The model can help them plan their learning based on the scope of specialty practice outlined by the competencies, more clearly connect and align professional training in residency to professional practice, and assist CPD providers on the specific learning activities they offer to address core competencies in all specialties.”
—Ivan Silver, MD, FRCPC, Vice President, CAMH Education and Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto
The CBME dialogue continues and grows, including being the featured topic at the Ontario Shores Interprofessional Grand Rounds held on June 25, where Dr. Silver was the discussant.
To learn more about CBME and CBD, check these pages on the Royal College website:
- Initial Discussions on Comeptency-Based CPD
- Competence by Design: Giving you the tools to make CBD a reality