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Congratulations to the Continuing Professional Development COVID-19 Response Fund Recipients

We would like to thank all of the applicants to the CPD COVID-19 Response Fund for their thoughtfulness and effort in quickly assembling teams and ideas to support their projects related to COVID-19 and Continuing Professional Development. The response from our community was impressive, we received 26 applications for funding, and we are happy to […]

Launch of CPD’s COVID-19 Resource Library

The current unprecedented time of the COVID-19 pandemic has brought the medical community closer together—virtually. Various credible sources are frequently producing new resources and information to support healthcare professionals learn new skills, adapt to the current situation, and understand coping mechanisms, just to name a few. CPD has curated these trusted resources into the recently […]

Highlights from SACME’s 2020 Annual Meeting

Continuing Professional Development would like to congratulate our faculty and staff colleagues for a strong presence at the 2020 Annual Meeting of the Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education (SACME), held in Miami, Florida. CPD was well represented in both the peer-reviewed academic workshops and oral and poster presentations. Our faculty colleagues also presented the […]

Online Guide for Quick ICU Training – COVID-19

Quick ICU Training

In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, many physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals may need to upskill, renew, or review their knowledge and skills for redeployment to critical care. In collaboration with clinicians, educators, and scientists from the University of Toronto and the Toronto Academic Health Sciences Network (TAHSN), the Critical Care Education Pandemic […]

Award-Winning CPD Program Returns for 2020

Are you interested in promoting excellence, innovation, and change in continuing education initiatives for health professionals? Considering career advancement in CPD? Apply for CPD’s award-winning program, Leading and Influence Change in CPD! This certificate program will provide participants with valuable management and leadership skills and the tools necessary to lead continuing education initiatives for health […]

Breast Imaging Conference to Explore Diagnosis & Management of Breast Diseases

New technologies have the potential to change the way we approach, diagnose, and manage breast diseases. For example, researchers from the Lawson Institute in London, Ontario have been investigating whether digital breast tomosynthesis, a type of 3D imaging, can better detect abnormalities in breast tissue compared to conventional 2D mammograms. A trial is currently taking […]

2020 Update in Dentistry Asks: How Are You Dealing With Changes in Dentistry?

The field of dentistry is constantly evolving as new guidelines and technologies are introduced and developed. In order to provide the best care for patients, it is vital for clinicians to understand the rationale behind the new guidelines and how they relate to traditional older ones. The 2020 Update in Dentistry conference will address this […]

Toronto Anesthesia Conference to Explore New Paradigms in Perioperative Anesthesia

As perioperative physicians, anesthesiologists play a critical role before, during, and after a patient’s surgical procedure. Their role extends beyond the operating room as well; for Sunnybrook Magazine, Shannon Moneo writes: “Anesthesiologists are. . .helping ease the anxiety and discomfort many patients feel before surgery, delivering highly specific pain control, cutting down on the side […]

Toronto Head and Neck Imaging Symposium Returns in March

The 2020 Toronto Head and Neck Imaging Symposium is a structured review of common clinical entities that are encountered in both community and tertiary radiology practices as related to head and neck disease. Topics for this year’s symposium will include: A detailed review of cross-sectional anatomy of the major components of the head and neck […]

Toronto Cataract Conference to Review Important Topics in Cataract Surgery

Cataracts affect 95 million people globally and 2.5 million Canadians, and in North America, over 4 million people undergo cataract surgery each year; these numbers will likely grow as the population ages. It is estimated that by the age of 80 more than 50% of Canadians will have had a cataract or cataract surgery. This […]