Jonathan Sherbino, MD, MEd


Jonathan Sherbino is the assistant dean, health professions education research, faculty of health sciences, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada. He is also a professor of medicine at McMaster University. Dr. Sherbino is the past chair of the Specialty Committee for Emergency Medicine, Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada. He is a clinician educator, coeditor of the CanMEDS 2015 Framework and cohost of the KeyLIME (Key Literature in Medical Education) podcast. He has published more than 135 papers and five books. Jonathan is an award-winning teacher whose accolades include the national 2018 Canadian Emergency Medicine teacher of the year. His research focuses on competency-based medical education.

Dr. Sherbino’s presentation will focus on evidence-informed techniques to improve learning efficiency. By the end of the session, participants will be able to:

Explain key learning theories, including modal model of memory, constructivism, and mastery learning, among others.
Adopt in their home program key learning techniques, including spaced repetition, spiral curricula, and concept mapping, among others