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 […]

Health & Humanities Program calling for submissions to Year-Long Workshop

A growing amount of research is demonstrating that healthcare professionals who seek out exposure to the humanities and arts-based learning are able to improve their capacity to think critically and augment creativity into their work with patients. The community of researchers, educators, and others interested in exploring these perspectives in health professions education now have […]

5th Annual Burn Care Conference to Explore Innovations through Research

The Canadian Burn Network Conference has established itself as the country’s premier burn care meeting for a range of professionals by addressing one of the true multidisciplinary challenges. Since its inception, the meeting has offered a concurrent program geared specifically towards first responders, appealing well beyond the domain of healthcare specialists. The meeting returns to […]

Medical Record Keeping Workshop Announces 2018 Dates

If healthcare is a body, then record keeping is the blood. It’s best when it’s not seen, and it is essential when it comes to keeping the whole system alive. But how does one effectively maintain records and ensure that they serve their ultimate purpose (being to benefit the patient)? How does keeping good records […]

Thoracic Refresher, EBUS and Lung Transplantation Conferences set to return this June

The Annual Toronto Thoracic Refresher Conference is a highly established conference offered by the Department of Surgery; 2018 marks the 44th year of the meeting. This year’s conference will discuss present-day topics in general thoracic surgery. Participants will benefit from the format of the symposium, which includes lectures, speaker panels, audience questions and discussions, workshops, […]