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Repositories and Networks for Research Data
in Health Professions Education

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The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) manages the national repository of information on faculties of medicine across Canada. With this data, AFMC is the source of information regarding the training of physicians in Canada.


The Association of Pediatric Program Directors' Longitudinal Educational Assessment Research Network (APPD LEARN) provides an infrastructure for multi-centered, collaborative research projects and a centralized data collection system.  

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Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS) publishes detailed reports on each of their matching service for medical training on an annual basis and holds national aggregate statistics on medical education in Canada dating back to 1971.


Canadian post-M.D. education registry. Canada's definitive source for data on post M.D. training.


The Canadian Medical Association (CMA) Physician Data Centre collects information generated from survey data to help health system planners at all levels work toward getting the right number, mix and distribution of physicians across Canada.

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The Health Data Research Network (HDRN) Canada provides access to multi-jurisdictional data which allows researchers to address health challenges that cross boundaries, leading to advances that help develop innovative solutions and build Canada’s international leadership in the health field.


The MedBiquitous Program establishes a common language, understood by both people and machines, that enables data- and resource-sharing across organizations in health professions education and credentialing. 


The Psychiatry Educational Assessment, Research, and Learning (PEARL) consortium is a practice-based research network funded by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. 

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