Table 1

Coverage of medical expert and non medical expert categories during academic half day classified by specialty/theme in a 3-year cycle of the formal curriculum map (2003 to 2006).

Specialty

Medical Expert

Collaborator

Communicator

Professional

Advocate

Scholar

Manager


Allergy and Immunology

5

Biomedical Ethics

5

Cardiology

22

6

Critical Care

12

Dermatology

8

Endocrinology

21

3

Evidence Based Medicine

18

Gastroenterology

17

2

General Internal Medicine

8

2

3

4

Geriatrics

7

1

Hematology

20

Infectious Diseases

17

2

Maternal Fetal Medicine

9

Medical Oncology

9

Nephrology

18

2

Neurology

15

1

Quality Improvement

6

Respiratory

17

1

Rheumatology

15

3

Teaching Skills

4

All specialties combined

220

0

0

7

0

46

10


The numbers represent hours of coverage in the formal curriculum. The 7 roles (core competencies) are based on accreditation requirements defined by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (2).

Wong and Roberts BMC Medical Education 2007 7:42   doi:10.1186/1472-6920-7-42

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