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Competency Based Medical Education

CBME Implementation Planner

Based on the Royal College’s Implementation Planner, the following identifies for program leads key activities and considerations at various stages of CBD implementation – 30 months, 18 months, 12 months, and 6 months pre-launch, and finally, post-launch. You will find recommended resources and tools curated by the CBME Office for each stage of implementation designed to support change management, staff and faculty readiness, and program organization and transformation.

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PREPARE - 30 Months Before Launch Learn More

Prepare for CBD redesign, including program alignment

DESIGN - 18 Months Before Launch Learn More

Get ready to implement your CBD redesign

BUILD - 12 Months Before Launch Learn More

Complete the CBD renovations of your program

LAUNCH - 6 Months Before Launch Learn More

Communicate the CBD change of your program

POST-LAUNCH - Program Evaluation and Quality Improvement Learn More

Monitor implementation and progress, consider quality improvement strategies, and support others in implementing CBD