Membership

There are four categories of membership open to faculty, fellows, trainees, and colleagues, with a variety of ways to connect with the Centre and enhance its collaborative community of practice.  Applications are reviewed by a Membership Committee quarterly.         

Core Member

Description:

Prospective core members are faculty with a primary clinical appointment within the Division of General Internal Medicine, UHN/SHS.  They actively contribute to the Centre; fostering excellence in practice based medical education and furthering the Centre’s mission.

 

Expectations:

  • Regularly attend and actively participate in educational rounds and Centre events

  • Regularly supervise and mentor Centre fellows and trainees

  • Regularly participate in administrative activities such as review and selection committees

  • Support and drive education and research activities

  • Foster collaborations with other leading education and research Centres 

  • Disseminate high quality scholarship locally, nationally, and internationally

  • Acknowledge the Centre in all dissemination activities

 

Benefits:

  • Mentorship, guidance, and expertise of clinicians with extensive experience in med ed research

  • Opportunities to disseminate research at the Centre’s educational rounds 

  • Opportunities to mentor and supervise fellows and junior learners

  • Opportunities for financial support for approved research projects when appropriate (formal application process applies)

  • Access to administrative and research support 

  • Access to low and high fidelity simulators  

  • Access to work space 

Associate Member

Description:

Prospective associate members are faculty and fellow alumni with a primary clinical appointment internal or external to the Division of General Internal Medicine, UHN-SHS.  They consistently engage with the Centre and collaborate on projects that foster excellence in practice based education and that help further the science of medical education, to support the Centre's mission.

 

Expectations:

  • Participate in educational rounds and Centre events

  • Collaborate on education and research initiatives in an area of interest that aligns with the Centre's mission   

  • Collaborate on education and research initiatives with clearly defined scholarly output with academic merit

  • Acknowledge the Centre within academic outputs, and

  • Involve one Centre core member as co-author 

 

Benefits:

  • Mentorship, guidance, and expertise of clinicians with extensive experience in med ed research

  • Skilled, structured support for research question and method development

  • Opportunities to disseminate research at Centre’s educational rounds 

  • Access to low and high fidelity simulators when available 

Affiliate Member

Description:

Prospective affiliate members are faculty and fellow alumni with a primary clinical appointment internal or external to the Division of General Internal Medicine, UHN/SHS. They engage with the Centre and share knowledge and expertise in medical education scholarship to support the Centre's mission. 

 

Expectations:

  • Intermittently participate in educational rounds and Centre events

  • Engage in and support the Centre’s education and research activities

 

Benefits:

  • Mentorship, guidance, and expertise of clinicians with extensive experience in med ed research

  • Opportunities to disseminate research at Centre’s educational rounds 

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