CEPD Prepares for CACME Accreditation Review

Business AnalyticsCEPD is preparing for the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME) Review on March 21-22, 2013. The two-day schedule includes meetings with the Faculty of Medicine Dean and Vice Deans, CEPD Executive, Department Chairs, CE Faculty Council, CE Directors and Leaders, Research in Continuing Education (RICE) Committee and many of our valued institutional partners. The 2013 CACME Site Surveyors are: Jocelyn Lockyer, PhD Senior Associate Dean of Education and Professor Department of Community Health Sciences University of Calgary, Faculty of Medicine Calgary, Alberta As Senior Associate Dean of Education, Dr. Lockyer’s portfolio includes all of the medical education programs (MD, PGME, CME & PD), science programs (BHSc, MSc/PhD), Distributed Learning and Rural Initiatives, Global Health and International Partnerships, and the Office of Health and Medical Education Scholarship.   Jocelyn is the former Associate Dean of Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development and has over 30 years of experience in CME & PD as an administrator and researcher.  She is active in national and international CME work and has served as Chair of the AFMC Standing Committee on CME, President of the Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education, and Board Member of the Alliance for Continuing Medical Education. Jocelyn is currently an Associate Editor for the Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions, and is faculty in the MSc and PhD Medical Education Program at the University of Calgary. Brenda Cholin, MD Medical Health Officer, Prairie North Health Region Northwest Central Saskatchewan

Dr. Cholin is the Medical Health Officer for the Prairie North Health Region in the northwest part of central Saskatchewan. Brenda completed a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Saskatchewan, MD at the University of Alberta, and residency training in Family Medicine at Dalhousie University. Brenda accepted an opportunity to work with the Canadian military in Germany and spent a decade working internationally for Citizenship and Immigration Canada. In 2000, Brenda received her Masters in Public Health from the University of Edinburgh and returned to Canada to practice public health in Saskatchewan.