Claire Touchie, MD, MHPE, FRCPC
Chief Medical Education Officer at the Medical Council of Canada
Dr. Touchie is the Chief Medical Education Officer at the Medical Council of Canada (MCC) and was the physician lead for the MCC’s Blueprint project transformed the MCC Qualifying Examination Part I and Part II. She is also a general internist at The Ottawa Hospital and a full professor at the University of Ottawa.
As a medical educator, she co-led the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada entrustable professional activities (EPA) working group helping medical schools develop and implement EPAs for the transition between medical school and residency. She is a founding faculty member of the international course on EPAs: Ins and Outs of EPAs. Dr. Touchie is an active member of the International CBME collaborators. Her medical education research interests include various aspects of student and resident training, high-stakes assessments (including written, performance and workplace-based), educational and assessment outcomes, entrustable professional activities and multisource feedback.