Summary:

For the first time abstracts selected for the 2012 International Conference on Residency Education (ICRE) will be published in The Journal of Graduate Medical Education.
ICRE is the world’s only global conference focused exclusively on residency education. This year’s theme is “Milestones in Residency Education: Competencies, Controversies and Challenges”.
Those interested are invited to submit abstracts that they feel will contribute to the conference’s dynamic and interactive learning environment.

Article:

For the first time abstracts selected for the 2012 International Conference on Residency Education (ICRE) will be published in The Journal of Graduate Medical Education.
ICRE is the world’s only global conference focused exclusively on residency education. This year’s theme is “Milestones in Residency Education: Competencies, Controversies and Challenges”.
Those interested are invited to submit abstracts that they feel will contribute to the conference’s dynamic and interactive learning environment.
Abstracts related to the following topics will be considered for presentation:
- Teaching and learning in residency education;
- Resident assessment: Cutting edge tools and practical techniques;
- Competency-based residency education;
- Faculty development;
- Health policy in residency education;
- Research in residency education;
- Resident duty hours;
- Teaching physician health;
- PGME Admissions: Selecting residents;
- What works? Ideas in residency teaching and assessment;
- Generalism in residency education;
- History of residency education.
ICRE 2012 will feature four plenaries, eight learning tracks, more than 50 workshops and more than 150 poster and paper presentations. This year the conference will take place from 18 – 20 in Ottawa, Canada.
The deadline for submissions is March 9, 2012.