The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, the College of Family Physicians of Canada, and the College des medecins due Quebec have partnered together to establish the new Canadian Residency Accreditation Consortium (CanRAC) for Canadian residency education. The new accreditation standards for both the Institutions and Programs.
General Standard of Accreditation for Residency Programs
General Standards of Accreditation for Institutions with Residency Programs
The new conjoint accreditation processes and standards will:
- Align accreditation with educational design of both Triple C (Comprehensive, focused on continuity of education and patient care, and centered in family medicine)
- Align with education continuum
- Align with the Future of Medical Education in Canada (FMEC)
- Increase focus on outcomes while maintaining essential process markers of program and institution quality
PGME will offer multiple approaches to help programs familiarize themselves with, and adopt, the new General Standards of Accreditation for Residency Programs.
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PGME Accreditation Team
Associate Dean, PGME
Dr Cliff Yaffe
PGME Program Director Accreditation
Dr. Kurt Skakum