The annual Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education (SACME) meeting was held online from February 24-26, 2021. This year, the meeting focused on the Art and Science of CPD: New Technology, New Knowledge, New Learning and explored the state of change and challenges in the current CPD environment.
The University of Toronto had a very strong showing at the conference and several members of the U of T CPD community were recognized with SACME meeting awards. Congratulations to all the presenters and award winners.
Best Practice Presentation Award
David Wiljer PhD
Accelerating the Appropriate Adoption of AI in Healthcare Through Building New Knowledge, Skills and Capacities in the Canadian Healthcare Professions
Co-Presenter: Mohammed Salhia MEd
Core Project Team: Manal Siddiqui, Elham Dolatabadi, Caitlin Gillan, Dalia Al-Mouawas, Ethan Jackson, Jane Mattson, Jacqueline Waldorf, Rebecca Charow, Sarah Younus, Spencer Williams, Tharshini Jevakumar
Best Brief Virtual Presentation and Poster Award
Shaheen Darani MD, FRCPC
Training Corrections Officers to Better Meet the Mental Health Needs of Inmates
Co-Authors: Kiran Patel MBBS, FRCPC, Laura Hayos OT, Tanya Connors MSW, Sandy Simpson MBBS, FRCPC, Faisal Islam PhD, Anika Saiva MPH
Best Early Investigator Award
Morag Paton MEd
Leading and Influencing Change in Continuing Professional Development: A work in Progress
Co-Authors: Suzan Schneeweiss MD, MEd, FRCPC, Jane Tipping MADEd PCC (ICF), Marta Guzik-Eldridge BA, Paula Rowland PhD, Walter Tavares PhD, David Wiljer PhD
Dave Davis Research in Continuing Medical Education Award
Sanjeev Sockalingam MD, MHPE, FRCPC
Given to an individual or group of individuals who have made outstanding contributions to research in continuing medical education.
Induction to SACME Academy of Fellows
Ivan Silver MD, MEd, FRCPC
Established in 2016, the Academy of SACME Fellows is an honorific group of national and international leaders from academic CPD