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A Woman Seated Beside a Vase of Flowers (Madame Paul Valpinçon?) Edgar Degas French, 1865 (Sixth painting down from top on Home Page) The juxtaposition of the prominent bouquet and the off-center figure, gazing distractedly to the right, exemplifies Degas’s aim of capturing individuals in seemingly casual, slice-of-life views. The sitter is probably the wife of […]Read More
March 15-18th, Nashville, TN Nearly 300 SACME members and non-members participated in the very first of its kind—a SACME international hybrid annual meeting. The goal of this year’s meeting, post COVID-19, was to assure access to everyone—whether you could attend live or not. Thus, the meeting was structured to offer two learning formats— in person […]Read More
Column Editors: Craig Campbell, MD and Joseph Szot, MD
Truth and Reconciliation in Medical Schools: Forging a Critical Reflective Framework to Advance Indigenous Health Equity.
In 2015, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) of Canada outlined 94 Calls to Action, which formalized a responsibility for all people and institutions in Canada to confront and craft paths to remedy the legacy of the country’s colonial past. This article outlines efforts by stakeholders at one medical school to mobilize their institution to address the TRC’s Calls to Action via the Indigenous HealthRead More
By Holly Harris, MA At the end of August, I had the opportunity to travel to Glasgow to attend the annual Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) Conference, the world’s leading international conference for health professions education. With over 4000 attendees, it is an impressively wide-reaching and impactful event. I was pleased to see […]Read More
Feeling Isolated in CPD/CE? Wish you had a professional network of colleagues? We have the answer… Join SACME!
Become a member in a society of distinguished CPD/CE leaders working in medical schools and other academic institutions, nationally and internationally…. The Society of Academic Continuing Medical Education (SACME) is committed to promoting the highest value in patient care and health of the public through the scholarship of continuing medical and interprofessional education. Join us […]Read More
By Raynor Denitzio, CE News Reporter On Tuesday, June 6, James W. Kim, MBBCh, PgDip, Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Calgary, and Heather MacNeill, MD, BSc(PT), MScCH (HPTE), FRCPC Associate Professor, University of Toronto, offered a dynamic SACME sponsored workshop titled “Hybrid Flexible (HyFlex) Learning in CPD.” Hybrid Flexible or “HyFlex” is an […]Read More
Column Editors: Craig Campbell, MD and Joseph Szot, MD This issue, our editors have selected articles that address some of the most controversial and challenging topics of the day Teaching the Teachers: Development and Evaluation of a Racial Health Equity Curriculum for Faculty. Falusi O, Chun-Seeley L, de la Torre D, Dooley DG, Baiyewu M, […]Read More
Dear Readers, As you read this, the dreaded summer of 2023 is over and the cool breezes of fall have replaced the heat. By now, you have settled into the new academic year and busy implementing your 2024 calendar of accredited activities. Are you eager to introduce more innovation into your scheduled programs and in […]Read More
CME/CPD professionals continually face the challenge of effectively communicating our value within our institutions. Despite the critical role of continuing medical education/continuing professional development in improving patient care and population health, many leaders and clinicians still view it primarily as a mandatory credit requirement. Consequently, it is crucial for us to collectively explore strategies to convey our story, dispel misconceptions, advocate for our significance, and strive for representation in decision-making processes so that we are driving the mission of our respective organizations.Read More