Journal: Medical Teacher Author: Ferguson, P.C., Caverzagie, K.J., Nousiainen, M.T. & Snell, L. Publication Date: Jun 2017 Volume Number: 39 Issue: 6 Page Numbers: 599-602
Description: The current medical education system is steeped in tradition and has been shaped by many long-held beliefs and convictions about the essential components of training. The objective of this article is to propose initiatives to overcome biases against competency-based medical education (CBME) in the culture of medical education.

At a retreat of the International Competency Based Medical Education (ICBME) Collaborators group, an intensive brainstorming session was held to determine potential barriers to adoption of CBME in the culture of medical education. This was supplemented with a review of the literature on the topic.
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