November and December 2023

Program and Conference Highlights and CPD Scholarship News

Child Development Update
November 3 – 4, 2023 | Online

Learn how to translate developmental paediatric research into clinical practice. We welcome Brian Boyd PhD from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to deliver this year’s Hawke Family Lecture: Advancing Equity for Racially Minoritized Children and Youth on the Autism Spectrum.

Facilitate a Writing Workshop in Your Healthcare Community with Poet Ronna Bloom (Narrative-Based Medicine)
Starts November 4, 2023 | Online

Using poetry as a portal for reflective writing and community building, learn the foundations of effective facilitation in a writing context and then practice leading a workshop of your own with healthcare colleagues and teammates in this two-part training.

Explore all Narrative-Based Medicine offerings this season.

Pathology Update
November 16 – 17, 2023 | Online

Focusing on the latest developments in gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary pathology, this year’s conference will cover WHO Reporting System for Pancreaticobiliary Cytopathology, algorithmic approaches to GI biopsies, ancillary molecular testing, and more.

Foundational Training in Interpersonal Psychotherapy
December 1 – 2, 2023 | Online

An introduction to interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT)’s theoretical foundations and clinical guidelines for helping patients with depression in the contexts of relational life events. Develop your skills to confidently implement IPT in your own practice through a combination of self-directed learning and live group workshops.

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CPD Education and Scholarship News

Now Accepting Nominations for CPD Awards
Each year, the CPD Awards recognize excellence in CPD program design, collaboration, research, and teaching through 8 award categories. If you know someone who has made significant contributions to CPD over the 2022 – 23 academic year, consider nominating them! Nominations are due November 30, 2023.

Award recipients will be recognized at the Temerty Faculty of Medicine Educational Achievement Celebration in the spring.

Applications Now Open for CPD Grants
Grant funding in support of CPD-focused research and scholarship is available through 2 opportunities: Discovery Grant (1 grant of up to $20,000) and Ideas Grants (3 grants of up to $5,000). The application deadline is January 26, 2024.

The CPD Scholarship Team can provide consultation on grant ideas and applications. Visit our website to learn more.