Vision, Mission and Goals - Rural
University of Calgary Cumming School of Medicine - Family Medicine Residency Program
- Training future family physicians to serve the primary care needs of their communities.
- Our graduates are ready to enter comprehensive and patient-centered practice with the ability to adapt to all settings in Canada.
- Our residents are engaged learners and have the support and role-modelling to develop as resilient life-long learning family physicians.
- Our preceptors are fully supported and model best family-medicine practice and foster their resident's development as family physicians.
- Our program provides outstanding family medicine training, promotes and integrates continuous improvement and drives education innovation.
- Provide a safe, supportive, collaborative teaching and learning environment.
- Support & promote the health and wellness of our Residents, Preceptors and Program staff.
- Attract, support, develop and retain Preceptors and Faculty who are effective teachers and strong clinician role-models.
- Provide high quality teaching, supervision and mentoring to residents.
- All Preceptors are engaged in an ongoing process of evaluation and self-improvement in relation to teaching skills.
- Support and promote family-medicine appropriate teaching in non-family medicine environments.
- Provide an effective, consistent and integrated curriculum in line with the evolving role of the Canadian Family Physician.
- Use appropriate and innovative, evidence-informed teaching delivery methods.
- Administration & Leadership
- Provide effective and efficient leadership and administrative processes which direct and support all aspects of our programs.
- Implement effective communication processes across all parts of the Program.
- Family Medicine Residency Program Mission Vision and Goals_2017-09-26
- Graduate residents capable of entering practice and delivering comprehensive care with the ability, competence and confidence to adapt to any setting in Canada
- Facilitate development of resident skills for:
- - Independent reflective life-long learning
- - Leadership & advocacy
- - Teaching
- - Research and scholarship
- - Resilience
- Maintain accreditation by the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC)
- Social accountability
- The majority of our graduates deliver broad-scope, comprehensive care in Alberta
- Our Graduates deliver healthcare that meets their local community health needs
- Our Graduates practice wisely and are responsible stewards of the system and resources
- Assessment and evaluation
- Use rigorous, transparent and constructive methods for resident assessment that support trustworthy decisions about progress, promotion and completion.
- All residents are optimally supported in meeting the requirements for certification with the CFPC.
- Consistently use rigorous, transparent and constructive methods for Faculty and Program evaluation and feedback
- Undertake regular, systematic and effective program evaluation and program review