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Dr. Banerji in Malawi, 2009

Dr. Anna Banerji: From Calcutta to Iqaluit

September 8, 2014 — This article first appeared in the Medical Post and online at CanadianHealthcareNetwork.ca. It is reprinted with permission.

Written by Tristan Bronca on August 31, 2014

A vocation born on a bridge in India leads Dr. Anna Banerji to the Canadian Arctic

In 2009, word got out that Dr. Banerji would open a small clinic in a village in Malawi and 300 people lined up to meet her. “I saw 200 kids that day in a cement shelter with no running water, electricity or examination table,” she later wrote.

When Dr. Anna Banerji was 11 and…

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SIM-one/IDEAS/CPSI Simulation Launches its 2014 Program for Safety & Quality Improvement

October 3, 2014

SIM-one in collaboration with the Improving & Driving Excellence Across Sectors (IDEAS) program and the Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI) launches its 2014 program focused on advancing the use of simulation for quality and safety improvement in Ontario hospitals and other healthcare delivery agencies. Information on goals, funding, eligibility criteria and the application process is… Read

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Medical Psychiatry Alliance Announcement

September 29, 2014

On Monday September 29, Trillium, CAMH, FOM and SickKids are announcing several developments with the Medical Psychiatry Alliance. The attached memo explains a bit about the Alliance, a first-of-its-kind partnership launched this year to benefit patients with physical and psychiatric illnesses and unexplained symptoms. the appointment of Dr. Benoit Mulsant as Executive Director the formation… Read

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CPD Welcomes Trevor Cuddy!

September 24, 2014

“Life is short!” – Trevor Cuddy Meet Trevor Cuddy. Starting Monday, September 29, 2014, Trevor will take on the role of Director of the CPD Portfolio. His duties will be divided between the Standardized Patient Program and CPD. Trevor brings with him over 20 years of leadership experience in various roles at educational institutions including… Read

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Perspectives in Competency Assessment: Exploring excellence, from theory to practice (February 5, 2015)

September 18, 2014

Centre for the Evaluation of Health Professionals Educated Abroad (CEHPEA) presents a day-long program features engaging discussions in competency assessment. Exploring theories, challenges and future trends through different lenses for an enriching day of interprofessional learning and development. February 5, 2015. More information and Registration

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Dr. Anna Banerji: From Calcutta to Iqaluit

September 8, 2014

Written by Tristan Bronca on August 31, 2014 A vocation born on a bridge in India leads Dr. Anna Banerji to the Canadian Arctic In 2009, word got out that Dr. Banerji would open a small clinic in a village in Malawi and 300 people lined up to meet her. “I saw 200 kids that… Read

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Dedication, Passion & Longevity: 25 Years of Service

July 20, 2014

Arriving at any milestone is an achievement of dedication, passion and longevity. On May 7, 2014, the University of Toronto celebrated Long Service Awards of employees who have worked for 25, 35, and 40 years at the school. Two of our colleagues celebrated 25 years each of service at the University: Vashty Hawkins and Karma… Read

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