uOttawa prof launches first-ever refugees and global health e-learning program

April 25, 2012

An associate professor in the University of Ottawa's Department of Family Medicine has conceptualized a Web-based tool that will help Canadian medical students, residents, and practitioners enhance their understanding of medical care for refugees and new Canadians. The Refugees and Global Health e-Learning Program is the first online tool of its kind in the country to follow new medical education guidelines under the Canadian Medical Education Directives. The program uses 7 online modules, featuring real case scenarios, video footage and practical questions designed to guide learners through training that gives them the knowledge and skills they need to excel in global health. uOttawa News Release