Breast Imaging Conference set to explore Breast Cancer Screening

In December 2018, new breast cancer screening guidelines were introduced by the Canadian Task Force on Preventative Health Care. These guidelines were the first since 2011 and included recommendations such as: Recommending women aged 50-74 (who are not at increased risk of breast cancer) to get mammograms every 2 years Recommending against woman below 50 […]

Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and Breast Surgery Symposia to continue rich legacy in April

48 years ago, the first Toronto Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Symposium meeting was held in the basement of Toronto’s Wellesley Hospital. Over the years, this symposium has grown to become the largest plastic surgery meeting in Canada, with over 200 registrants attending the 2018 meeting. The Aesthetic Meeting provides participants with exposure to top aesthetic plastic […]

Opioid Prescribing Program Addresses National Crisis

According to a study by the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, St. Michael’s Hospital, and the Ontario Drug Policy Research Network, one-third of opioid-related deaths in Ontario between 2013 and 2016 occurred among people who were being treated with prescription opioids. Over the course of the study, this number decreased slightly, but it still presents […]

Toronto Cataract Conference to return March 2nd

Over 2.5 million Canadians currently live with cataracts; in 2031, this number is projected to reach 5 million. Each year in Canada, over 350,000 cataract surgeries are performed, making it a highly common and important procedure for ophthalmologists. The 2019 Toronto Cataract Conference will feature internationally renowned guest speaker Dr. David F. Chang, who is […]

Health Arts and Humanities Announces New Advanced Program

The Centre for Faculty Development (CFD), The Program In Health Arts and Humanities and the University of Toronto Postgraduate Medical Education and Continuous Professional Development are excited to announce the launch of a new, advanced program: Deepening Narrative Competence – Part Two with Damian Tarnopolsky! Registration closes on December 7, 2018. For more information and […]

Pathology Update Welcomes Dr. Rish K. Pai

This November, Pathologists of various specialties will descend on Toronto to explore practical and emerging issues in Gastro-Intestinal and Pancreato-Hepato-Biliary Pathology. While the annual Pathology Update conference is set to feature a selection of talented researchers and speakers from U of T’s Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, this year’s installment will kick off with […]

Top 5 Reasons to Attend CPD Programs and Conferences

CPD’s learning opportunities are forums where you can learn from and network with 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. Benjamin Yeh to lead Abdominal and Pelvic Imaging Discussion at Organ Imaging Conference

For over three decades, the University of Toronto and the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) have partnered to run a practical radiology review program highlighting updates and advances in diagnostic imaging in various modalities. This year’s installment will continue in that tradition, highlighting pediatric imaging, neuroradiology and abdominal and pelvic imaging. Abominal Imaging specialist Dr. […]

Practical Solutions to Common Problems in Arthritis Care

Addressing arthritis care options is more important now than ever! Currently, over 4.6 million Canadians aged 15 years and older report having arthritis. This number is predicted to rise to 7 million Canadians by 2031. For this reason, it is important for Primary Care Clinicians to discuss and develop a concise approach to the assessment […]

Multidisciplinary Gynecologic Oncology Lecture Series to Advance Clinical Care

It is estimated that over a million new cases and a half million deaths annually are due to gynecological cancers worldwide. Since each gynecologic cancer has distinct risk factors, signs, symptoms and prognosis, it is important for the gynecologic oncology community to develop a better understanding of the current challenges, needs and developments in this […]