Proposals due by Dec 18, 2013
A consortium of four organizations – the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC), the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC), le Collège des médecins du Québec (CMQ) and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) – is inviting proposals from individuals or teams who are interested in implementing a communications strategy and developing supportive tools for The Future of Medical Education in Canada Postgraduate Implementation Project (FMEC PG Implementation Project). The plan and tools must be completed by March 1, 2014.The FMEC PG Implementation Project builds on the evidence and momentum generated by the FMEC PG Collective Vision. The goal of the project is to adapt the postgraduate medical education system to changing societal needs while improving efficiencies to support a more sustainable health care system.With funding from the consortium partners and Health Canada, implementation committees will advance each of the 10 recommendations of the FMEC PG Collective Vision. Strategic oversight for the entire project is provided by a committee chaired by project lead, Dr. Nick Busing, which includes representatives from the project consortium partners (RCPSC, CFPC, CMQ, and AFMC), faculties of medicine deanery, health organizations (Medical Council of Canada, Canadian Association for Medical Education, Federation of Medical Regulatory Authorities of Canada, Association of Canadian Academic Healthcare Organizations, Society of Rural Physicians of Canada, Canadian Medical Association), Committee on Health Workforce, Health Canada, learner organizations (Canadian Association of Internes and Residents, Fédération des médecins résidents du Québec, Canadian Federation of Medical Students, Fédération médicale étudiante du Québec). The project is supported by a secretariat housed at the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC).