Published Mon Oct 15th 2012
Five physicians are to receive funding through SEAMO’s Medical Education Development Program (MEDP) to pursue studies in educational scholarship.
Dr. Richard Reznick, CEO of SEAMO and Dean, Queen’s Faculty of Health Sciences is pleased to announce the successful candidates for the first round of MEDP funding:
· Dr. Eric Bruder, Department of Emergency Medicine
· Dr. Jennifer MacKenzie,Department of Pediatrics
· Dr. Devin Sydor, Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine
· David Taylor, Department of Medicine
· Dr. Andrea Winthrop, Department of Surgery
The MEDP provides support to SEAMO-funded physicians interested in developing new skills and/or enhancing existing abilities in medical education, medical educationscholarship and research.
This program supports SEAMO’s objective to build an academy of SEAMO physician educational leaders and scholars with a critical mass sufficient to enable the continuous implementation of best principles and leading practices in medical education. Through its endorsement of the Report and Recommendations of the 2010 Task Group on Allocations System Review (TGSAR), the SEAMO Governing Committee established the Medical Education Fund to finance and operationalize this strategy.
SEAMO is now accepting applications for a second round of MEDP funding. The deadline for submissions is Friday, November 30, 2012. For more information, refer to the backgrounder and application form CLICK HERE
If you have questions, please contact the office of Dr. Leslie Flynn, Interim Vice-Dean Education, Queen’s Faculty of Health Sciences
Phone: 613-533-6000 ext. 78273