A Step Towards Improving Paediatric Clinical Knowledge for Neurological Disorders

In the last decade, the average rate of Down Syndrome in Canada has increased to 15.8 per 10,000 total births1. Autism is also becoming the fastest growing and the most frequently diagnosed neurological disorder in Canada as 147 in 10,000 children are currently diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder2. Neurological disorders such as these can affect […]

Arthritis Day: Improving the Assessment and Treatment of Musculoskeletal Disorders

Do you know anybody living with arthritis? More than likely, your answer is yes. This chronic condition is highly prevalent in Canada, affecting over 4.6 million people of all ages. As time passes, numbers are only expected to increase; by 2036, an estimated 7.5 million Canadian adults will be affected. Given this information, it’s clear […]

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 […]

The Canadian Burn Symposium: A multidisciplinary event with national ambitions

The inaugural Canadian Burn Symposium in 2014 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 […]