Inaugural Cruess Symposium: Save the Date, May 14

Save the date for the Institute of Health Sciences Education’s inaugural Richard and Sylvia Cruess Symposium on Health Sciences Education! This event will be held on Thursday May 14, 2020, with a focus on Professionalism & Professional Identity Formation; Innovations in Teaching & Learning; and Education & Health Care Systems. Stay tuned for more details.

New Institute celebrates history while looking forward

Over 100 guests celebrated the launch of McGill University’s new Institute of Health Sciences Education at a June 11 event with a toast to the former Centre for Medical Education and a glimpse into the Institute’s future.

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Institute advances evidence-based education internationally

Members of the Institute of Health Sciences Education recently reaffirmed their commitment to the Best Evidence Medical Education (BEME) Collaboration, continuing McGill University’s tradition as a founding member of an initiative with an international presence.

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Institute of Health Sciences Education Member recognized by students for wellness leadership

Dr. Mylène Dandavino was awarded the 2019 Wellness Award for Clinical Teachers by the Medical Student Wellness Committee this summer for her leadership in role-modelling wellness.

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Australian doctor takes McGill lessons home

Rheumatologist and education leader Dr. Malcolm Turner visited the new Institute of Health Sciences Education from April 1 to June 21 and will be bringing lessons learned home.

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Students and residents design curricula in innovative new elective

In 2018, the first cohort of six interdisciplinary students and residents completed an innovative new elective called Foundations in Medical Education. Elements of their final projects are receiving interest from curriculum developers heading into 2019.

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McGill approves new Institute of Health Sciences Education

In recent years, we have been going from strength to strength, and becoming an Institute opens the door to many new opportunities. We are excited to harness this momentum and build upon our success well into the future, and we look forward to doing so with you.

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Institute of Health Sciences Education


Welcome to the IHSE

The Institute of Health Sciences Education (IHSE) is the first of its kind in Canada, moving beyond traditional departmental lines and disciplinary boundaries to create new knowledge, enable capacity-building and promote knowledge translation.

Research and Scholarship

Education & Capacity Building

Community Outreach & Engagement

Introducing our Members

Dr. Joanne Alfieri named the 2019-20 Richard and Sylvia Cruess Faculty Scholar in Medical Education. Read more



Upcoming Event: Health Sciences Education Rounds

Join us on October 24, 2019 for "Emotional Is Not Irrational: Rethinking The Role Of Emotions In Learning And Clinical Skills" with Prof. Vicki Leblanc.

Celebrating Success

Dr. Meredith Young
selected as one of 12 individuals from an international pool to participate in the Karolinska Institute Prize in Medical Education (KIPRIME) Fellows Program. Read more