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Postgraduate Medical Education

Enhanced Education

PGME offers various programs that allow trainees the opportunity to enhance their education in a specific interest. Whether it be through research, medical education, or quality improvement, these programs and support systems are designed to be concurrent with active medical practice.



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Clinician Investigator Program (CIP) Learn More

CIP is designed to educate physicians towards an independent career as a clinical investigator combining medical practice and research

CIP is an accredited postgraduate medical education program of the RCPSC.

Clinician Educator Program

Clinician Educator Program (CEP) Learn More

CEP provides formal training in medical education to give learners the skills and tools needed to provide consultative medical education advice and guidance for education projects.

The Clinical Educator program is an Area of Focused Competency Diploma program offered through the RCPSC.

Indigenous Health Initiative (IHI) Learn More

The Faculty of Health Sciences is committed to the development and implementation of a comprehensive, ‘whole-of-Faculty’ Indigenous health initiative that reflects the principles and values of a reconciliation based approach as documented by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada.


Quality Improvement & Patient Safety (QIPS-E) Learn More

The QIPS-E subcommittee is responsible for the strategic implementation of quality improvement (QI) and patient safety (PS) education for the Postgraduate Residency Programs at McMaster University.