Developing and Implementing Programs with Impact

For healthcare professionals, medical education is changing and evolving rapidly in response to an increasingly complex healthcare environment. This complexity requires leaders who can develop the necessary strategic initiatives to advance lifelong learning for healthcare professionals to support and encourage high functioning health care systems. To facilitate the development of these leaders, CPD offers several […]

CPD Alumni Weekend Workshop: Wellness for Healthcare Professionals

Who is responsible for your health anyways? At the recent Canadian Conference on Physician Health in Ottawa, Dr. Allan Peterkin, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Family Medicine at the University of Toronto, highlighted the lack of focus on pleasure and happiness in physician training and work. He noted that while there is a strong focus […]

Celebrating Excellence at CPD – 2016-2017 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 2016-2017 winners. Congratulations! Fred Fallis Award in Distance Education Recognizes an […]

Marketing innovation a ‘win’ for CPD learner

CPD’s innovative programming is at the pulse of healthcare education. Between multidisciplinary conferences like the Indigenous Health Conference – with a biennial attendance of over 600, specialized lab-based cadaveric workshops like TaTME and dynamic webinar series like Safer Opioid Prescribing, CPD continues to serve the changing needs of our diverse healthcare community. In addition to […]

Award-Winning CPD Program Returning in the New Year

CPD is pleased to announce that its own certificate program, Leading and Influencing Change in CPD, will be returning in February 2018. The program, which received the Royal College Accredited CPD Provider Innovation Award in 2014, has enjoyed success well beyond ceremonial accolades, as participants routinely praise its faculty and format each year. The specific […]

CPD Releases 5-Year Strategic Action Plan

Continuing Professional Development in the Office of Post MD Education has worked over the past year to develop a strategy that will guide the future direction of CPD in the Faculty of Medicine. The strategy places a renewed focus on CPD’s academic mission and stakeholders. Using four key strategic priorities areas – Leadership, Innovation, Scholarship, […]

Certificate Program in CPD Foundations – Developing and Implementing Programs with Impact

Learning has changed. Research in learning efficacy has determined that traditional didactic methods fall short in effectiveness when compared to more modern approaches to the creation and dissemination of educational content. CPD’s own Certificate Program in CPD Foundations, returning this fall, marks a recognition of this shift in the development of continuing medical education. Marked […]

North American Refugee Health Conference Welcomes over 650 Speakers and Participants

The North American Refugee Health Conference 2017, the largest refugee health conference of its kind, was held this June in Toronto. Designed for those at the frontline in addressing refugee health needs, this biennial conference welcomed over 650 speakers and participants making this year a great success. This one of a kind event provided participants […]

CPD Wins 2017 Royal College Accredited CPD Provider Innovation Award 

CPD is proud to congratulate Mark Feldman MD, FRCPC, Oshan Fernando PhD, Michelle Wan MA, Tina Martimianakis PhD, and Mahan Kulasegaram PhD as recipients of the 2017 Royal College Accredited CPD Provider Innovation Award for their study on Test-Enhanced Learning (TEL) in Continuing Education.  Read our feature story about their research from the 2016 CPD […]

Susan Deering Awarded for Excellence in Teaching

CPD is proud to share that Dr. Susan Deering of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre has been selected as the 2017 recipient of the DFCM Sustained Excellence in Teaching Award. This award acknowledges individuals or groups whose contributions go well beyond what is expected in advancing the department’s mission. Dr. Deering serves as Attending Physician in […]