Competence by Design (CBD)

Competence by Design (CBD) is the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada’s major change initiative to reform the training of medical specialists in Canada, based medical education (CBME).

The objective of CBD is to ensure physicians graduate with the competencies required to meet local health needs. It aims to enhance patient care by improving learning and assessment in residency. You can learn more on the RCPSC website.

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The Nuclear Medicine program houses all required information for faculty and residents regarding CBD on Quercus.

The University of Toronto uses Elentra for logging all EPAs. If you are having issues with Elentra, please contact PGME here.

The University of Toronto PGME office has created an excellent resource for CBME/CBD resources including: