Dr. Samantha Halman

A Recipient of the 2020 CSIM Education and Research Fund

Dr. Samantha Halman

Samantha Halman, MD, FRCPC, MMEd

Samantha is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine at the University of Ottawa. She can regularly be seen attending on the CTUs and her clinical interests are around perioperative medicine and hemochromatosis.

She is the program director for the General Internal Medicine fellowship program. She is the Chief Examiner for the core Internal Medicine OSCE and the undergraduate medical education OSCEs for the francophone stream. She is the lead simulation educator for the Department of Medicine at the Ottawa Hospital.

Samantha completed her Masters of Medical Education degree through the University of Dundee in Scotland in 2014. Her research interests include performance based assessment, effective feedback in the workplace and curriculum development.

Project Description:

On the 5 year anniversary of certifying our first Royal College cohort of GIM grads, this project aims to review whether our efforts aimed at optimizing generalist training in Canada has led GIM graduates to feel more prepared for their career in our field. Information collected on this survey will help ensure that we are targetting the right areas for further development as we launch the next curriculum phase via competency-based education.