Paediatric Dermatology Three-Part Webinar Series now underway!

A skin condition can affect children differently than it does adults, with some conditions being unique to that group. For this reason, health care professionals in this field must stay current with the latest developments in paediatric dermatology to safely and effectively assess and treat infants and children with dermatological concerns. The inaugural SickKids Paediatric […]

Go Beyond the Basics of Educating in an Online Environment

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The previous year demonstrated the need for nearly all professions to have a solid grasp of technical skills as a result of the global pandemic. Those working in education were required to quickly transition to teaching in an online environment. This shift has made the need for expertise in utilizing education technology essential in today’s […]

Strengthening the Patient-Practitioner Relationship with Narrative-Based Medicine

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Knowingly, and unknowingly, many stories are told in medicine–a patient tells a story about their symptom or concern and their practitioner responds with a remedy and treatment plan, creating a narrative. Understanding how to listen, give feedback, and ultimately gain insight from reflection, more effectively addresses patients’ needs and concerns, and thereby practitioner fulfillment. Offered […]

Canada’s Largest Indigenous Health Conference Highlights Youth this December

Health care professionals play a critical role in advocating for the improved status of individuals, families, and communities. As these workers engage with different populations, they need the knowledge on the practices, health issues and barriers that may jeopardize optimal outcomes. The Indigenous Health Conference (IHC) provides one such forum. The 4th biennial IHC will […]

One-Day Digital Conference to Explore Updates and Practical Approaches in Breast Pathology

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Breast cancer continues to be one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers among Canadian women, with an estimate of 25% of new cases in 2020 alone[1]. This requires those in the field of breast pathology to remain up-to-date with the latest information. Join us on October 30, 2020 for the Pathology Update, on our digital […]

Hello September!

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The past few months have changed the way we do many things, including the way we meet for CPD. As we head into Fall, we are excited to offer several digital CPD programs and conferences. The digital delivery of offerings will allow you to learn and engage from anywhere. You can network online with other […]

Award-Winning* Program Returns Fall 2020 with a Digital Learning Format

Leading and Influencing Change in CPD is an advanced certificate program designed to build leadership capacity through providing the knowledge, tools and skills to lead continuing education initiatives for health professionals in today’s complex health care environment. Completely redesigned and now offered digitally, the program will kick off with 2 back-to-back boot camp sessions followed […]

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 […]