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Competence By Design (CBD)

Check out the resources provided on McMaster's Postgraduate Medical Education Program CBME website: McMaster PGME CBME

The Department of Surgery’s Office of Education Science (Director: Dr. Ranil Sonnadara, Associate Professor, Part-Time) is also involved in a number of initiatives related to Competency-Based Medical Education. Click here for further information: Office of Education Science/Performance Science Lab

Sonnadara RR, Mui C, McQueen S, Mironova P, Nousiainen M, Safir O, Kraemer W, Ferguson P, Alman B, Reznick R. Reflections on competency-based education and training for surgical residents. Read here

For links to Competence By Design resources from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (CBD toolkit, the CBD rollout schedule, information on milestones and Entrustable Professional Activities/EPAs, how-to videos, etc.)


Launched at the 2015 ICRE in Vancouver; for more information on the Physician Competency Framework, visit the Royal College's interactive website: CanMeds Interactive

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