Happy Holidays

In the past year, amid the continuing challenges of the global COVID-19 pandemic, CPD continued to promote lifelong learning and respond to the changing needs of practitioners and the health care system. Overwhelmingly, our learners responded positively to the online environment. 47,200 learners from across the globe took part in 247 U of T-accredited CPD […]

Conference Brings a National Lens to Health and Wellbeing of Those with Developmental Disabilities

This coming February, a newly revised Canadian Health and Wellbeing in Developmental Disabilities Conference marks the launch of a new nationally focused conference, building on the work of two prior programs held separately in B.C. and Ontario. Kicking off online on February 9-10, 2022, the digital conference is focused on improving health and wellbeing across […]

New Conference Exploring Pediatric Health Inequity in Canada Seeks Abstracts

The inaugural Canadian Children, Youth and Communities (CCYC) Health In | Equity Conference will be held online, November 27, 2021, with the aim of bringing together professionals in pediatrics and allied health care to address inequities from birth to adolescence. The digital conference explores health equity topics particular to marginalized communities in Canada’s health care […]

DR. ANTONIO M. LACY: TEACHER OF GLOBAL PROPORTIONS

INAUGURAL CANADIAN CONGRESS ON TRANSANAL TME

Antonio M. Lacy, MD, PhD, isn’t the kind to stick to a regular nine-to-five schedule and save teaching for the classroom. In fact, the chief of the Gastrointestinal Surgery Department at the Hospital Clinic in Barcelona is anything but ordinary. Dr. Lacy has more on his plate than most, as he is also Professor of […]

Dr. Wayne A. Lee: Knocking out Orthopaedic Issues for 30 Years

Foot and Ankle

When you’re locked into a tough match and throwing punches with abandon, you want Wayne A. Lee, MD, by your side in the ring. An orthopaedic surgeon based in San Antonio, Texas, Dr. Lee has been ringside for decades as a member of several advisory boards and commissions, including the American Association of Ringside Professional […]

New Acute and Chronic Pulmonary Embolism Symposium

Acute Pulmonary Embolism

Pulmonary embolism (PE) can be a life-threatening condition. Far too many gaps exist in the diagnosis and management of pulmonary embolism including: lack of awareness, incomplete diagnostic assessment, and inconsistent use of surgical and medical therapies, as noted by The Canadian Respiratory Guidelines. Immediate adequate treatment and ongoing medical professional education can greatly reduce the […]

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CPD offers over 100 events and conferences annually for Healthcare professionals. At these events and conferences you can learn about innovations in your field, update your skills and network with colleagues. Ensure you don’t miss out on upcoming events by subscribing to the CPD mailing list. You can choose your area(s) of interest and receive […]

First International Cardiac Tumour Conference set for Next Month

When he reflects on the first time he witnessed and had to treat a cardiac tumour, Dr. Robert James (RJ) Cusimano rifles through his memory bank. “It was a long time ago,” he says, estimating that time frame to be well over 20 years. “It has been an evolution in cardiac surgery.” Considered a “rare” […]

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 […]

Dr. Anju Anand: “@thelungdr”

Dr. Anju Anand (known by her Twitter followers as @thelungdr) is a graduate of the UofT Faculty of Medicine and a leader in medical communications. A recent Canadian Medical Association survey identified those in the field of respirology as least likely to use social media. Dr. Anand, a respirologist and sleep medicine doctor, is breaking […]