CanMEDs and the discourse of nature: on petals, beauty and the symmetry of flowers

Authors

  • Jonathan White U of Alberta
  • Shannon Erichsen

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.36834/cmej.36596

Keywords:

CanMEDs, domain, discourses, medical, training, educatiion

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Author Biography

Jonathan White, U of Alberta

Jonathan is the Director of Undergraduate Surgical Education at the University of Alberta since 2007 and has recently completed a Masters of Medical Education, with a research project using qualitative methods to study the medical school admissions process. His research interests are:

· transformational leadership in education

· the development of professional identity

· the uses of online education

· the use of qualitative methods to explore surgical practice

He was named as the 2009 John Provan outstanding Canadian surgical educator, and has also received a Provost’s Award for excellence in undergraduate education. He is currently one of the McCalla Professors for research into teaching.

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Published

2012-09-30

How to Cite

1.
White J, Erichsen S. CanMEDs and the discourse of nature: on petals, beauty and the symmetry of flowers. Can. Med. Ed. J [Internet]. 2012 Sep. 30 [cited 2023 Feb. 7];3(2):e165-e166. Available from: https://journalhosting.ucalgary.ca/index.php/cmej/article/view/36596

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Section

Commentary and Opinions