MYGOALS: Gathering the Gynaecological Community


CPD is pleased and excited to announce the first annual Multi-Disciplinary Gynecologic Oncology Annual Lecture Series (MyGOALS) Program. The program will be held on March 31st at the Omni King Edward Hotel, Toronto. Over the past year Program Directors, Drs. Taymaa May and Stephanie Lheureux from the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, have been working with […]

ACPAC – A Decade of Innovation in Arthritis Care


In 10 years, the Advanced Clinician Practitioner in Arthritis Care (ACPAC) Program has seen its reach extend from coast to coast. The hybrid academic and clinical training program has received acclaim for preparing experienced physical therapists, occupational therapists, and nurses to expand their respective practice roles in the diagnosis and management of patients with arthritis. […]

CPD’s New Registration System


CPD is excited to announce it is adopting a new registration system effective March 8th. The new system, Destiny One, is a learner-centric platform that was built from the ground up to serve the unique needs of non-traditional learners. The platform helps continuing education offices provide world-class customer service for programs and conferences through streamlining […]

Moving Forward: CPD 2016 Annual Report

2016 CPD Annual Report

We’re excited to share our new annual report for the 2016 academic year! This annual report presents CPD’s stories of leadership, innovations, scholarship and engagement with our community. Throughout 2016, we continued to work towards our vision of improving health through innovation in education. Some highlights include: Continued innovation through endeavours such as the Inaugural […]

Coordinated Response Required to Solve Opioid Crisis


It is undeniable that we are in the midst of a national opioid crisis. Canada is experiencing unprecedented increases in prescriptions for opioids and consequently the number of associated harms, including death. Thus, the need for improved opioid prescriber education – training that is comprehensive, rational and coordinated – is of paramount importance. The potential […]

All Eyes On the Future of Medicine


The Walter Wright Symposium has been around since before The Beatles came to America. Now in its 56th year, the event continues to uphold an old tradition of new discoveries. Though the symposium has served as a significant educational purpose in the past, its focus lies in present and upcoming innovations. The 2016 theme is […]

Conference to address kids’ skincare needs


Anyone who frequents social media pages and popular blogs will know that this past summer’s ongoing obsession was sun protection. A growing awareness of sun damage – in all of its forms – has led to a deeper concern among parents when it comes to the health of their little ones. And yet according to […]

Top Five Reasons to Attend a CPD Conference

CPD’s annual updates and meetings are forums where you can learn from the experts through presentations, panel discussions and workshops. Here are 5 reasons why you should attend.


#5: You’re establishing a network. The Harvard Business review recently released an article entitled “How to Get the Most Out of a Conference”. It mentioned that one of the biggest opportunities at a conference is the ability to connect with colleagues through networking. “Today, probably even more than ever before, networks are a key form […]

Olympians on the importance of sleep


Every two years, the world’s eyes collectively turn to one event. It may be because the joining of countries across the globe for the pursuit of excellence is overwhelming, and because it is mesmerizing to watch Olympians as they control and manipulate their bodies in almost unbelievable ways. But in spite of the astounding ways […]

Why Every Firefighter Needs to Attend the Burn Symposium

By Bernice Halsband — There is no doubt that liability ties into safety. For fire chiefs across the nation, the race against modernity is an ongoing challenge. The staggering cost of injuries, both monetarily and in time, can be detrimental. Psychological scars represent a significant burden to the crews left behind when one of their own is burned.


We are only now beginning to understand the chain reaction of what happens when firefighters are burned on the fireground. The cause and effect is often a long journey that starts before a crew has even been dispatched to a fire. From bunker gear design to IMS, building materials and fuel load, from injury to […]