2016 Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons grants awarded to Drs. Joanna Bates and Maria Hubinette

Congratulations to Drs. Joanna Bates and  Maria Hubinette who have recently been awarded research grants from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons for their work in medical education.

 

Bates, Joanna

Dr. Joanna Bates

Dr. Joanna Bates, Professor, Department of Family Practice, Scientist, Centre for Health Education Scholarship, Faculty of Medicine has been awarded a Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Medical Education research grant for her project entitled: “Contextual Competence: exploring how residents recreate competent performance in new settings“.  The goal of this research program is to understand and describe the process of recreating competence in a new context.  Through interviews with general internal medicine residents, fellows, and recently graduated clinicians, the study will explore the process by which these physicians become aware of and adapt to their practice and learning in a new setting.  Read more here

 

 

Dr. Maria Hubinette

Dr. Maria Hubinette

Dr. Maria Hubinette, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Family Practice and Centre for Health Education Scholarship, Faculty of Medicine has been awarded a Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada research grant for her project entitled: “Physicians Health Advocate Role: Formal and Informal Learning”.  The study will explore the understanding of how medical students and residents learn about their role as advocates, both formally and informally.  This work supports the development of classroom and practice-based strategies for teaching and assessing advocacy, and informs sociocultural barriers to learning and practicing advocacy.  Read more here