Dr. Robyn Tamblyn, BScN, MSc, PhD, Professor, Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, is the recipient of the 2014 John P. Hubbard Award given by the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME).
This award recognizes individuals who have made a significant and sustained contribution to the assessment of professional competency and educational program development at any level along the continuum of medical education and delivery of healthcare.
Dr. Tamblyn is a James McGill Chair, a Medical Scientist at the McGill University Health Center Research Institute, and the Scientific Director of the Clinical and Health Informatics Research Group at McGill University. Dr. Tamblyn’s ground-breaking research on educational outcomes has elucidated important relationships between health professional training, licensure and practice that have subsequently guided credentialing policies. Her work on prescription drug use, its determinants, and computerized interventions to improve drug safety (MOXXI) have been recognized internationally. She leads a CIHR-funded team to investigate the use of e-health technologies to support integrated care for chronic disease, and co-leads a Canadian Foundation for Innovation Informatics Innovation Laboratory to create advanced technologies to monitor adverse events in populations and create new tools to improve the safety and effectiveness of health care.
To learn more about the Hubbard Award, click here.
April 8, 2014