The oncology ribbon of reflection: a novel tool to encourage trainee self-reflection


  • Beatrice Preti Western University
  • Suganija Lakkunarajah University of British Columbia
  • Michael Sanatani Western University



Implication Statement

The field of oncology presents a number of emotionally challenging situations for a trainee to navigate which might not have been previously encountered in training. With the assistance of a guide, reflecting on such situations can be helpful; however, no tool exists in the literature specifically for clinical oncology situations and tailored to provide trainees guidance through the reflective process. Consequently, we present a self-guided reflection tool design using four established reflection models and improved over three iterations of feedback.


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How to Cite

Preti B, Lakkunarajah S, Sanatani M. The oncology ribbon of reflection: a novel tool to encourage trainee self-reflection. Can. Med. Ed. J [Internet]. 2023 Oct. 24 [cited 2024 Jun. 15];15(2):86-7. Available from:



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