CANCELLATION NOTICE

Due to the recent developments with COVID-19, and as directed by McMaster University, in-person MERIT events have been cancelled until further notice. With the exception of MERIT Rounds, which will be livestreamed (please see our events page for more information). Thank you and stay well.

Events

MERIT Rounds


MERIT Rounds are typically held the third Tuesday of every month from 5:00 to 6:00pm. The Rounds profile emerging topics of interest and controversy in health professions education, including simulation, competency-based medical education, and more. Using a facilitated, interactive format, local and international presenters share ideas for discussion and debate. Questions from the audience are highly encouraged!
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MERIT thinkTank


MERIT thinkTank is an education research consultation service. The thinkTank is typically held the first Tuesday of every month from 12:00 to 1:30pm. 

Education scholars working on a project or research design can request a consult. All MERIT Scientists attend, bringing diverse perspectives that include: cognitive psychology, social sciences, kinesiology, qualitative and quantitative methodologies and more.
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  • MERIT Rounds - Academic Life in Emergency Medicine (Dr. Michelle Lin)

    Michelle Lin Rounds

    Start 22 September, 2020, 5 PM

    End 6 PM


    ALiEM focuses on identifying gaps/inefficiencies and prototyping creative digital solutions in health professions education. The speaker will share lessons learned, insights, and pearls from the 11-year journey.

  • MERIT Journal Club

    Start 15 October, 2020, 5 PM

    End 6 PM


    Join us for discussions in health professions education at the MERIT Journal Club. Be prepared to discuss!

  • Insight U

    Start 21 October, 2020, 5 PM

    End 6 PM


    Insight U is a community of practice for simulation based learning in health care. The meeting is coordinated by Dr. Sandra Monteiro, Assistant Director of Research at the CSBL and Scientist with MERIT.

  • MERIT Rounds - Shame and sentinel emotional events in medical learners (Dr. Will Bynum)

    Will Bynum

    Start 17 November, 2020, 5 PM

    End 6 PM


    Participants will be guided through an exploration of the experience of shame in medical learners. They will learn about the events related to patient care, learning, and assessment that can trigger shame and the individual and environmental factors that can contribute to it.

  • Insight U

    Start 18 November, 2020, 5 PM

    End 6 PM


    Insight U is a community of practice for simulation based learning in health care. The meeting is coordinated by Dr. Sandra Monteiro, Assistant Director of Research at the CSBL and Scientist with MERIT.