CPD Ramps up its Digital Services

The online delivery model has emerged as an excellent option for delivering high quality, relevant education in a timely-manner and CPD is uniquely positioned to help move programs and conferences online. With several long-running online programs including Safer Opioid Prescribing, Medical Record Keeping and CPD Foundations, our team of professional services staff are equipped to […]

Create an Optimal Digital Learning Environment with Zoom

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The COVID-19 pandemic has recently presented several challenges to both educators and learners in delivering and acquiring knowledge and information digitally. Many organizations have adapted to using videoconferencing platforms such as Zoom to stay connected. However, Zoom is going beyond a traditional online meeting tool, and being adapted by educators to facilitate learning online. While […]

Celebrating Excellence at CPD – 2018-2019 CPD Award Winners

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The Continuing Professional Development (CPD) team annually recognizes and celebrates faculty members who demonstrate excellence in research, teaching, scholarship, innovation, teamwork, and long term commitment to CPD. We would like to thank all nominators, and offer our congratulations to the 2018-2019 CPD award winners for their impactful contributions to CPD! Winners will receive a cash […]

Transitioning to an Online-Learning Format

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Recently, organizations have been exploring new ways to engage with their audiences. With the increased interest in providing learning options through an online format, CPD has produced a new Quick Tip to guide you in developing and transitioning programs and conferences to be web-based. Three accredited online learning formats to consider include: Synchronous Online Group […]

Safer Opioid Prescribing Wins 2019 CPD Program Award

­­CPD is proud to announce that Safer Opioid Prescribing has been awarded the 2019 Continuing Professional Development Program Award from the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC). This award recognizes a Mainpro+ certified educational program that has provided an exceptional learning experience to practicing or practice-eligible members of the CFPC. The award was accepted […]

Re-imagining Education

The theme of Post MD Education’s 2018-19 Annual Report is Reimagining Education. This theme was chosen to highlight the ways in which Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) are preparing its learners to practice medicine in the second half of this century. Across CPD, activities undertaken throughout the year to achieve this […]

Celebrating Excellence at CPD – 2017-2018 Award Winners

Each year, CPD recognizes excellence in research, scholarship, innovation, teamwork and long term commitment to continuing education for faculty at the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine. This year seven awards were distributed. We are pleased to share the names and accomplishments of the 2017-2018 winners. Congratulations! Colin Woolf Awards Excellence in Program Development and […]

Early Research into Applied Improv Shows Promise in Health Professional Education

For many, it was the popularity of the hit 90s television show “Whose Line is it Anyway” that brought improvisational theatre -a form of performance art characterized by its spontaneity, unpredictability and, often, humour – into living rooms across North America and the United Kingdom for the first time. Though the collaborative and unscripted style […]

Online Seminar Exploring Virtual Live Events coming February 2019

“If we teach today as we taught yesterday, we rob our children of tomorrow.” John Dewey For all of the potential that technology affords educators, the challenge to convey and implement it remains a significant hurdle in the development of innovative learning experiences. Dr. Heather MacNeill of the Dalla Lana School of Public Health is […]

Paediatric Dermatology Update returns in November

Everybody’s skin is different, so it is not surprising that the same skin conditions may be recognized and treated differently depending on the individual. As Neil Prose, a pediatric dermatologist at Duke University Medical Centre, says, “treating a dermatology condition isn’t a one-size-fits-all matter[1]”. Children’s skin differs from adult skin in several ways; these differences […]