The Clinical Education Facilities Committee (CEFC) determines the need for and recommends the establishment of clinical education facilities for health education programs in the Faculty of Medicine. It also monitors progress on such approvals, funding and implementation of such facilities as funded by the Ministries of Health and Advanced Education.
The CEFC has the authority to identify and make recommendations to the Dean as to the location and establishment of clinical teaching sites for health education programs.
- Determine the need for clinical education facilities in each region based on educational priorities.
- Articulate and utilize guiding principles for identifying potential clinical teaching sites.
- Periodically review the capacity, mix and impact of learners at clinical sites and the implications for current and future placement of learners.
- Recommend functional planning activities and communicate functional planning decisions to stakeholders.
- Develop and review AV/IT requirements for incorporation into functional plans for funding purposes.
- Recommend development of clinical education sites.
- Determine educational priorities for construction projects and ensure they are matched to funding available.
- Identify and monitor the timelines by which the sites need to be phased in and operational.
- Monitor progress throughout implementation of capital projects to ensure educational priorities are met.
- Implement the consultation and feedback process with key stakeholders, particularly MPAACT, Health Authorities, Joint Advisory Councils and the Ministry of Health to ensure site selections are aligned with strategic plans.