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Why wait until residency? Competency-based education in longitudinal integrated clerkships

Why wait until residency? Competency-based education in longitudinal integrated clerkships

Can J Surg 2017;60(1):64-65 | PDF

John Quinn Gentles, BSc

Summary

This essay was selected as the winner of the 2015 Canadian Undergraduate Surgical Education Committee student essay competition. It was written in response to the prompt: “How is your school preparing you for residency — be it surgical or medical?”.


This work was presented at the Canadian Undergraduate Surgical Education Committee Symposium, Ottawa, Ont., Nov. 12–15, 2015.

Accepted July 12, 2016; Early-released Dec. 1, 2016

Affiliations: From the Faculty of Medicine, Medical Undergraduate Program, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.

Competing interests: None declared.

DOI: 10.1503/cjs.001316

Correspondence to: J.Q. Gentles, 101 3731 West 6th Ave., Vancouver BC V6R 1T8; qgentles@gmail.com