The Canadian Burn Symposium: A multidisciplinary event with national ambitions

In 2014, the inaugural Canadian Burn Symposium attracted an interprofessional cohort to Sunnybrook in Toronto. In the years since, the meeting has grown in both scope and attendance while also traveling across the country. Now, after stopping in Vancouver for the 2016 installment, the symposium will carry its momentum to Winnipeg for the 4th annual […]

Faculty of Medicine Celebrates Canada 150

Did you know that the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine was founded before Canada became an independent country? First established in 1843, U of T’s Faculty of Medicine is among the list of Canada’s oldest medical schools. Since its founding, the Faculty has been home to many groundbreaking discoveries. One particularly notable discovery was […]

Interpersonal Psychotherapy in the 21st Century: Innovations, Challenges, and Discoveries

Relationships and their central importance in health and mental health are the focus of Interpersonal Psychotherapy – a time-limited evidence-supported treatment in consensus guidelines for many mental health conditions. For those interested in this area, the 7th biennial International Society of Interpersonal Psychotherapy (ISIPT) conference will be held in Toronto from June 14-17th, 2017. The […]

CPD Announces First Toronto Update on Lung Transplantation

CPD is pleased to announce the first Toronto Update on Lung Transplantation and Artificial Lung Support. The symposium will be held on June 1, 2017 at the MaRS Discovery District. Since the world’s first successful lung transplant performed at the Toronto General Hospital in 1983, lung transplants have saved patients’ lives and improved the quality […]

MYGOALS: Gathering the Gynaecological Community

CPD is pleased and excited to announce the first annual Multi-Disciplinary Gynecologic Oncology Annual Lecture Series (MyGOALS) Program. The program will be held on March 31st at the Omni King Edward Hotel, Toronto. Over the past year Program Directors, Drs. Taymaa May and Stephanie Lheureux from the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, have been working with […]

ACPAC – A Decade of Innovation in Arthritis Care

In 10 years, the Advanced Clinician Practitioner in Arthritis Care (ACPAC) Program has seen its reach extend from coast to coast. The hybrid academic and clinical training program has received acclaim for preparing experienced physical therapists, occupational therapists, and nurses to expand their respective practice roles in the diagnosis and management of patients with arthritis. […]

CPD’s New Registration System

CPD is excited to announce it is adopting a new registration system effective March 8th. The new system, Destiny One, is a learner-centric platform that was built from the ground up to serve the unique needs of non-traditional learners. The platform helps continuing education offices provide world-class customer service for programs and conferences through streamlining […]

Moving Forward: CPD 2016 Annual Report

2016 CPD Annual Report

We’re excited to share our new annual report for the 2016 academic year! This annual report presents CPD’s stories of leadership, innovations, scholarship and engagement with our community. Throughout 2016, we continued to work towards our vision of improving health through innovation in education. Some highlights include: Continued innovation through endeavours such as the Inaugural […]

Coordinated Response Required to Solve Opioid Crisis

It is undeniable that we are in the midst of a national opioid crisis. Canada is experiencing unprecedented increases in prescriptions for opioids and consequently the number of associated harms, including death. Thus, the need for improved opioid prescriber education – training that is comprehensive, rational and coordinated – is of paramount importance. The potential […]

All Eyes On the Future of Medicine

The Walter Wright Symposium has been around since before The Beatles came to America. Now in its 56th year, the event continues to uphold an old tradition of new discoveries. Though the symposium has served as a significant educational purpose in the past, its focus lies in present and upcoming innovations. The 2016 theme is […]