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Fostering Excellence

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Our leading programs of assessment and accreditation will ensure specialist physicians meet the highest standards throughout their careers.

While encompassing the breadth of the CanMEDS Physician Competency Framework, specialist physicians work continuously to meet Royal College standards and improve patient care. In doing so, specialists understand that they are supporting the highest standard of care in the world. To foster excellence, we will continue to collect and be informed by the best data and evidence for measuring and evaluating Royal College programs and processes, Fellows’ alignment with standards, and accreditations. We will continually update this aspect of our work, inviting broad, culturally informed discussion to ensure our standards align with the needs of all patients and populations.

How we will deliver on this strategic priority: