Charlin, Bernard, MD, PhD

Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Montreal


Dr. Bernard Charlin is a Professor within the Department of Surgery and Head of the Unit of Research and Development in Health Sciences Education at the University of Montreal. Trained in Montpellier, France, as a head and neck surgeon, he obtained a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Human Development and Psychology from Harvard University (Concentration in Research Methodology) in 1994, and a PhD in Education at the University of Maastricht in 2002. His research focuses on assessment in the context of uncertainty, and he has written more than one hundred articles. He is co-founder (2000) of the international journal Pédagogie Médicale and co-founder (2003) of the “Société Internationale Francophone d’Éducation Médicale” (SIFEM).