Congratulations to Dr. Rose Hatala on being awarded the 2019 Medical Council of Canada’s Outstanding Achievement Award in the Evaluation of Clinical Competence.
This award recognizes an individual who has made a significant and vital achievement in the field of assessment and evaluation of clinical and professional competence in the health professions. The Outstanding Achievement Award in the Evaluation of Clinical Competence is unique as it recognizes a broad range of health disciplines.
Dr. Rose Hatala is a general internist at St. Paul’s Hospital and a Professor in the UBC Department of Medicine (Division of General Internal Medicine). She completed her clinical training, as well as her MSc focused on educational research, at McMaster University and was clerkship director for internal medicine.
Dr. Hatala came to UBC in 2003 and was the Associate Program Director for the UBC Internal Medicine Residency Program from 2005-2015. She is currently the co-chair of the RCPSC oral examination in internal medicine. Since September 2015, Dr. Hatala is the Director of the Centre for Health Education Scholarship’s (CHES’) Clinical Educator Fellowship. She has extensive front-line experience as a clinical educator for undergraduate and postgraduate learners, in addition to her experience with both in-training and high-stakes assessment methods.
In addition to this prestigious award from the Medical Council of Canada, Dr. Hatala is the recipient of the UBC Department of Medicine’s Master Teacher Award (2013), the UBC Faculty of Medicine’s Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence in Education (2013) and the UBC Killam Teaching Prize (2014-2015).
Dr. Hatala will receive her award during the Medical Council of Canada’s Annual Meeting dinner on Sunday, September 22 in Ottawa.
Please join us in congratulating Dr. Hatala on this wonderful achievement!