September 12, 2017 - In this issue:
Enhance your conference experience with the 2017 ICRE app
Have the latest ICRE 2017 information and updates at your fingertips during the October 19-21 conference in Quebec City, Canada. Download the ICRE 2017 mobile app (available for iOS and Android devices). 
This user-friendly app gives attendees quick access to valuable information about ICRE, including:
  • floor plans,
  • plenary speaker bios,
  • program schedules,
  • conference abstracts,
  • session evaluations,
  • and much more.
New for 2017: The app contains a polling feature to allow conference participants to engage and respond to polls and questions in real-time during select sessions. 
New this year: Resident Networking Reception
ICRE's Chief Residents are excited to announce the introduction of the Resident Networking Reception at ICRE 2017 in Quebec City.
"We want to give residents attending ICRE the opportunity to meet some of the leaders of medical education, face-to-face, in a comfortable and fun setting," says Dr. Brie Yama, 2017 ICRE Chief Resident. "As an ICRE Chief Resident, we get to interact with many of these great minds, and we want other residents to share in this experience."
The reception will take place on Thursday, October 19 from 18:00-19:00 in Foyer 2 of the Quebec City Convention Centre.
For more information visit the ICRE blog
Call for ICRE 2018 Chief Residents

Are you a resident leader passionate about improving training and enhancing patient care? Interested in a unique opportunity to share your ideas and expertise with an international group of clinician educators and physicians working to advance residency education?
Consider applying to be an ICRE Chief Resident for our 11th annual conference!
As an ICRE Chief Resident, you will act as a representative and advocate for the international resident community leading up to, and during, the 2018 International Conference on Residency Education (ICRE) in Halifax, Canada.
The call for ICRE Chief Residents closes on October 23, 2017.
Interested in simulation? Don't miss the SET course
Are you a health care professional who is (or plans to be) engaged in simulation-based education? Then don't miss the Simulation Educator Training (SET) course!
This course includes a spectrum of content designed to advance the skills of both novice and intermediate simulation educators, and provides instruction to health educators who would like to integrate technology into their programs but who are unsure of how to get started.
This year, the SET course is offered in Quebec City, pre-ICRE, on October 16-18, 2017.
There are spots remaining for physicians wishing to participate.
* If you are a healthcare professional (resident or other) who would like to participate, you can join the waitlist via the registration portal.