Health Sciences
2012-2013 University Calendar

7 Faculty of Medicine : 7.4 Medical Curriculum : 7.4.3 Curriculum Review

The Faculty realizes the need for constant review of the medical curriculum that is necessitated by:
a. rapid advances in scientific knowledge;
b. changes in the role of the medical school in the community and changes in the delivery of health care;
c. modifications to the class size (as mandated by the provincial government);
d. modifications to clinical training sites as mandated by the provincial government; and
e. application of new principles of educational science to medical education.
A permanent Faculty Curriculum Committee, with student representation, is charged with the task of reviewing the curriculum and recommending any modifications of time allocation or content. The curriculum consists of 5 components: BOM, ICM, Core Clerkships, Senior Clerkships and Physicianship. Units in the Physicianship component are being introduced sequentially.

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