Physician leadership is key to optimal patient care. PGME is thrilled to announce the second annual Leadership Certificate Program, open to residents and fellows in all programs. This longitudinal program based on the LEADS in a Caring Environment Capabilities Framework will consist of 8 evening sessions between September 2020 and April 2021. Through a competitive enrolment process, selected trainees will be able to advance their leadership knowledge and skills.
Residents and fellows training in all programs.
Maximum 30 participants.
Structure of each session:
Part 1: Dinner and short “course recap”
Part 2: Interactive Lecture 1
Part 3: ‘Fireside chat’, a facilitated interview with a leader
Part 4: Interactive Lecture 2
The goal of each session is to familiarize students with essential components of leadership and provide tools and skills to improve their leadership capabilities. See curriculum below.
Program Expectations of Participants:
All participants will be expected to sign a learning contract that outlines their responsibilities over the course of the program including as outlined below under Requirements for Certificate Completion. Once accepted into the program participants will be asked to provide a brief biography with picture and a description of their planned Action Learning Project (ALP; if known) or of their area of interest(s) to other members of the cohort to promote collegiality between attendees. Further expectations are included in the Requirements for Certificate Completion below.
Requirements for Certificate Completion:
Action Learning Project (ALP):
The capstone project for the certificate program is the ALP. All participants will be expected to engage in an ALP that demonstrates application of the knowledge and/or skills acquired during the course as related to medical leadership e.g. development of a plan to disseminate leadership training to their program (academic half day, retreat); plan to approach an issue (eg quality), problem (eg harassment) or leadership position (eg chief resident, mentor)using the leadership skills acquired. Two written interim reports and a mid way progress report presentation will be required over the course of the year; final reports on the ALPs will be featured at a scholarly venue at the end of the certificate programme.
Application Process: Apply online from May 11th to June 8th, 2020 through Judgify: https://www.judgify.me/PGMELCP-2020-2021.
Resident/fellow selection will be based on a review of:
For the full Curriculum, including speakers, click here.