Physician Humanism in CanMEDS 2025

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https://doi.org/10.36834/cmej.75536

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Heather M Waters , McMaster University

Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, McMaster University

Anna Oswald, University of Alberta

Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta and Clinician Educator, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Evelyn Constantin , McGill University

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, McGill University

J Damon Dagnone , Queen's University

Associate Professor & Medical Education Fellowship Program Director, Department of Emergency Medicine, Queen’s University

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Waters HM, Oswald A, Constantin E, Thoma B, Dagnone JD. Physician Humanism in CanMEDS 2025. Can. Med. Ed. J [Internet]. 2023 Mar. 21 [cited 2024 May 29];14(1):13-7. Available from: https://journalhosting.ucalgary.ca/index.php/cmej/article/view/75536

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Emerging Concepts