International Conference on Residency Education (ICRE)

ICRE 2022 Program Information

A dynamic and practical program for international medical educators and residents.

The International Conference on Residency Education (ICRE) is the world’s largest conference devoted exclusively to advancing residency education. Our upcoming conference in Montreal, Canada (October 27-29, 2022), will feature six plenaries, 20 learning tracks, more than 60 workshops and approximately 200 poster and paper presentations.

The theme of this year’s conference is Together Again: A Community Redefining Residency Education.

This program has received financial support from RBC Healthcare, chroneed, and in-kind support from the Journal of Graduate Medical Education (JGME).

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ICRE 2022 Program Information

A dynamic and practical program for international medical educators and residents.

The International Conference on Residency Education (ICRE) is the world’s largest conference devoted exclusively to advancing residency education. Our upcoming conference in Montreal, Canada (October 27-29, 2022), will feature six plenaries, 20 learning tracks, more than 60 workshops and approximately 200 poster and paper presentations.

The theme of this year’s conference is Together Again: A Community Redefining Residency Education.

This program has received financial support from RBC Healthcare, chroneed, and in-kind support from the Journal of Graduate Medical Education (JGME).

Explore the ICRE program outline

Monday,
October 24, 2022
Tuesday,
October 25, 2022
Wednesday,
October 26, 2022
Thursday,
October 27, 2022
Friday,
October 28, 2022
Saturday,
October 29, 2022
0700-0800
Refreshment break
0700-0800
Refreshment break
0900-1400
CBME Program Evaluation Summit
Virtual
Program Administrators Conference
Day 1
Program Administrators Conference
Day 2
0800-0845
SimTrek
0800-0915
Plenary
0800-1530
Pre-Conference Workshops
0800-1530
Pre-Conference Workshops
0845-1000
Plenary
0915-1030
Top Research in Residency Education
The International Summit on Leadership Education for
Physicians(TISLEP)
0800-1530
Competence Committee Chairs Forum
By invitation
1000-1030
Refreshment break with exhibits
1030-1100
Refreshment break with exhibits
1030-1215
Concurrent sessions
1100-1230
Concurrent sessions
1215-1345
Lunch with exhibits, KeyLIME Live
1230-1345
Lunch with exhibits, PAB meeting
1345-1445
Wicked Problems
1345-1530
Concurrent sessions
1445-1515
Refreshment break with exhibits
1530-1600
Refreshment break
1600-1630
Opening Remarks
1515-1700
Concurrent sessions
1600-1700
Conference Closing Plenary
1630-1730
Conference Opening Plenary
1700-1730
Closing Remarks
1730-1830
Welcoming reception with exhibits
1800-1900
ICRE Chairs’ Reception
1800-1900
Resident networking reception
1900-2130
International Residency Education Awards dinner
Program Administrators Conference Welcoming Reception1900-2100
Silver linings playbook: What can MedEd learn from
pandemic innovations?

Last updated: March 11, 2022

Plenary speakers

Each year, ICRE offers cutting-edge and thought-provoking perspectives on medical education (MedEd) through its plenary lineup. In addition to dynamic lectures from leadership experts, the 2022 program features an inspiring talk on rediscovering the joy in teaching, an international panel exploring differences in residency training around the globe, a captivating Top Research in Residency Education session,  a theatre-based simulation experience, and more!

View the ICRE 2022 plenary speaker lineup.

ICRE Pre-conference courses

View the full ICRE 2022 pre-conference course schedule and session details.

Focused, in-depth pre-conference courses give participants a unique opportunity to explore particular medical education topics through half-day or full-day sessions. The extra time allows for more critical exploration of topics and stronger skill-building in each area of study.

Pre-conference courses will be held Wednesday, October 26 and Thursday, October 27, 2022. Courses held on Thursday will conclude prior to the ICRE 2022 opening plenary.

Please register online for all pre-conference courses.
Please note: You do not need to be registered for ICRE in order to register for pre-conference programs.

Pre-conference events

CBME Program Evaluation Summit

Monday, October 24, 2022
0800-1700 (virtual)
No Fee

This summit is intended to gather those engaged in Competency-based Medical Education (CBME) evaluation, create a space where CBME program evaluation initiatives and ideas can be shared, and provide an opportunity to network and collaborate with others involved in CBME program evaluation.

For more information on this program, contact educationstrategy@royalcollege.ca.

The International Summit on Leadership Education for Physicians (TISLEP)

Wednesday, October 26, 2022
Le Westin Montreal

0800-1700

The theme of TISLEP 2022 is À Présent: Leadership for a World Redefined.

Call for abstracts, workshops, and innovations

ICRE highlight events

Silver linings playbook: What can MedEd learn from pandemic innovations?

Thursday, October 27, 2022
1900-2100 (Palais des Congrès de Montréal)
Fee: $150
(Formerly known as the Clinician Educator Program)

Amongst many impacts, the COVID pandemic forced rapid changes in medical education. Infection control measures including social distancing, restrictions on meetings, and limits on patient contact profoundly affected traditional teaching activities.  These impacts included the shift to computer-based teaching sessions, restrictions on bedside and physical exam teaching, and changes in learner experience.  Despite these challenges the medical education community made amazing adaptations to preserve key aspects of learning.  Distance learning was implemented rapidly, and educators quickly pivoted to new formats.

This year’s session aims to create a space to reflect on these changes, and consider their benefits and shortcomings.  Shifting our focus to the future, we will discuss what should be kept and what needs to be reintroduced in terms of teaching formats, content and objectives.  Building on the ICRE 2022 theme, the Scholarly Conversations Program will allow participants to engage in discussions on this topic over dinner, led by a panel of international leaders in Medical Education. In a highly interactive format, participants will explore together what key actionable elements how to improve clinical learning environments that are practical and feasible.

To engage a community of educational leaders, program administrators, and researchers in a scholarly discussion about how to reinvent medical education in a post pandemic world.

KeyLIME Live @ ICRE

Friday, October 28, 2022
1215-1315 (Palais des Congrès de Montréal)
*Lunch included
Fee: $25

On Friday, October 28, the four KeyLIME (Key Literature in Medical Education) co-hosts (Drs. Jason Frank, Linda Snell, Jonathan Sherbino, and Lara Varpio) will discuss the key points of the medical education articles they’ve selected for this live session. Articles that are important, innovative, or that will impact your educational practice will be discussed. The co-hosts encourage audience participation and questions!

The audio from this live session will be recorded and integrated into the weekly KeyLIME podcast schedule, produced by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

This session is designed for clinician educators, medical education scholars, medical teachers and trainees with an interest in up-to-date, new, and important literature in medical education. After listening to the podcasts, listeners will be able to: keep up to date on current literature in medical education; discuss research methodologies used; and apply the issues discussed to their own context and daily education practice.

For questions, please contact the KeyLIME Secretariat at keylime@royalcollege.ca.

As seating is limited for this event, pre-registration and a nominal fee of $25.00 is required. Lunch will be provided.

Articles:
Articles to be announced.

Invitation-only Programs

Competence Committee Chairs Forum

Thursday, October 27, 2022
0800-1530 (Le Westin Montréal); by invitation only
No fee

Targeted at competence committee chairs, this forum explores the vital role this position plays within a competency-based curriculum. Through interactive break-out sessions, attendees will work through typical scenarios and develop the skills to lead and support the work of a competence committee. Participants will have an opportunity to discuss common challenges and strategies to manage those challenges. The session will cover the basics of setting up and running a competence committee, but it will go on to explore longer term considerations like maintaining engagement and ensuring professional development for committee members, continuous quality improvement (CQI) and program evaluation of committee decisions and processes. This forum acknowledges the relatively new role of the Competence Committee Chair and is therefore designed to encourage the sharing of resources and best practices. Networking opportunities are a major feature and benefit of attendance. For more information, please contact Megan McComb at mmccomb@royalcollege.ca.

Workshop for New Program Directors (Virtual)

Friday November 18, 2022: by invitation only
No fee

This workshop will provide attendees with educational concepts, practical hints and guidelines to orient and support them in assuming the responsibilities of their role as new program directors. Attendees will have the opportunity to join various sessions to improve their knowledge of Royal College policies and processes. The workshop will be held virtually again this year which has been designed by current and past program directors. The sessions include topics like: Assessment, accreditation, residents in difficulty and equity in residency education. For more information, please contact pdworkshop@royalcollege.ca.