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Fonds F0059 - Office of Postgraduate Medical Education fonds.

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Office of Postgraduate Medical Education fonds.


  • 1975-2009 (Creation)

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10.3 m of textual records

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The Office of Postgraduate Medical Education in the Faculty of Medicine began as the Office of Continuing Medical and Graduate Clinical Education in 1981. The name changed in 1987 to the Office of Graduate Clinical and Continuing Medical Education. In 1990, the name was changed to the Office of Graduate Clinical Education and then changed again in 2000 to the Office of Postgraduate Medical Education.
In 2014, the Faculty of Medicine was renamed the Cumming School of Medicine.

The Office of Postgraduate Medical Education is responsible for overseeing the administration of all residency training programs at the University of Calgary, liaison with other internal groups and external organizations regarding potgraduate medical education, conducting internal program reviews and arranging external reviews of all residency training programs, promoting cross-disciplinary themes and programs and fostering collaboration among residency training programs, contributing to the academic base of postgraduate medical education, and screening applications from international medical graduates seeking postgraduate training at the University of Calgary.

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Fonds consists of accreditation material. internal reviews, on-site surveys, Royal College survey documents, residency program files, minutes of various Graduate Clinical Education committees, certificates, committee books, rural initiatives program agenda and minutes, correspondence, licensing requirements, and subject files.

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Administrative records are restricted for a period of 15 years as authorized under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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