CanMEDS, quality improvement, and residency: mind the gap


  • Mankeeran Dhanoa University of Saskatchewan
  • Justin N Hall Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center



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Dhanoa M, Hall JN. CanMEDS, quality improvement, and residency: mind the gap . Can. Med. Ed. J [Internet]. 2022 Aug. 23 [cited 2024 Jun. 17];14(2):171-2. Available from:



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