The DIME Core Research Unit at the University of Ottawa will be an international leader of innovation in medical education.
The DIME Core Research Unit creates an environment that enables innovation and advances in medical education.
It promotes and evaluates breakthrough advances in medical education across the medical education continuum, including but not limited to:
The Core Research Unit will provide infrastructure to promote interactions between the pillars and will promote research and innovation in each.
While each of the pillars will provide scholarly educational activities, an emphasis on the scholarship of teaching will be facilitated by the unit. The activities of this research unit will also offer opportunities for interdisciplinary and interfaculty collaboration, especially in the health sciences, recognizing the increasingly important role of teams in our health care system.