The inaugural Sino-Canadian Forum for Excellence in Residency Education (SCFERE) is being held in Shanghai, China from November 29–30, 2019.
Dr. Joanne Jia, CCMSBC Board of Directors
The conference was hosted by Chinese Medical Doctor Association (CMDA) and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RC) with the support of Shanghai Municipal Health Commission and the College of Family Physicians of Canada. The conference was organized by Shanghai Medical Doctor Association (SMDA). The main theme of the conference is “To draw on international experience and enhance the competence of medical educators”. There were about 1300 medical education leaders, program directors, and clinic educators from 14 different provinces, districts and municipalities who attended the conference. President Yanling Zhang and VP Xuejin Qi of CMDA, RC CEO Andrew Padmos and VP Asia Pacific Susan Brien, president Shirley Schipper of CFPC, VP Chengdong Yi of Shanghai Health Commission, President Jianguang Xu of SMDA and other leaders attended the opening ceremony. 14 Canadian medical education experts presented at the conference and shared their experience in the Canadian system including Competency Based Medical Education.
Dr. Joanne Jia, who is a board member of CCMSBC, was the principal organizer of the Forum. She played an instrumental role liaising and coordinating the various organizations of the two countries. As the regional director for Asia Pacific of Royal College International, Dr. Jia has been focusing on China over the past decade. Royal College is now involved in many projects in China, including accreditation of residency training sites, faculty development, and the Forum. Dr. Brian Wang, the president of CCMSBC, has also contributed significantly to this conference in the role of vice president of the General Practice Division of the World Chinese Doctors Association and as a consultant of CFPC.
Please refer to Royal College page for details
Other information of the Forum
Dr. Brian Wang and Dr. Joanne Jia, both members of CCMCBC Board of Directors, at “Sino-Canadian Forum for Excellence in Residency Education"