Taking Action on Planetary Health – New Digital Certificate Program Starts February 2023

The World Health Organization has called climate change the “biggest health threat facing humanity” (WHO Newsroom, 2021) and The Lancet has identified addressing climate change the “greatest opportunity to redefine the social and environmental determinants of health” (Lancet Countdown, 2021). With the complex connections between environmental health and human health becoming increasingly apparent, the necessity […]

Pathology Update Returns in November 2022 to Explore Genitourinary Pathology

Pathology Update returns in a digital format this year to explore the theme: Genitourinary Pathology: Practical Approaches and Emerging Issues. Join us online on November 3 and 4, 2022, as we review recently described entities and contemporary approaches to commonly encountered and diagnostically challenging areas of genitourinary pathology. In addition to learning from expert faculty […]

Health by Design: An Introduction to Design Thinking

Health by Design: An Introduction to Design Thinking is a new digital certificate program running from January 12 – March 9, 2023, that introduces human-centred design for healthcare. This intensive nine-week online program introduces the theory and practice of design thinking and seeks to improve participants’ creative confidence through the practical application of design thinking […]

Check Out Our Fall 2021 CPD Programs and Conferences!

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The past year has changed the way we do many things, including how we undertake CPD programs. This fall and winter we are offering an expanded slate of the digital programs and conferences we have worked hard to develop since early 2020, but also the return to several in-person programs in a public health-compliant and […]

New Conference Exploring Pediatric Health Inequity in Canada Seeks Abstracts

The inaugural Canadian Children, Youth and Communities (CCYC) Health In | Equity Conference will be held online, November 27, 2021, with the aim of bringing together professionals in pediatrics and allied health care to address inequities from birth to adolescence. The digital conference explores health equity topics particular to marginalized communities in Canada’s health care […]

Enhance Your Online Teaching Skills With CPD Program This Fall

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There is still time to sign up for CPD’s Teaching with Technology, returning online this fall, starting September 14. The 40-hour accredited program is designed to help enhance your digital skill set for teaching using education technology. Going beyond the basics of educating in an online environment, this program will help you effectively integrate online […]

North American Refugee Health Conference Preliminary Agenda Now Available

The preliminary conference agenda is now available for the North American Refugee Health Conference (NARHC). This year’s conference will be held from September 9-11, 2021, completely online. Highlights include presentations by keynote speakers including: Dr. Aniyizhai Annamalai, associate professor at Yale University Nahlah Ayed, host and producer  of CBC IDEAS Dr. Sahar Bahadi, pediatrician and […]

Two Fall Programs Offer a Path to the New CPD Credential

Starting this October, two of CPD’s certificate programs return in digital interactive form. Designed to help improve effectiveness and efficiency in the delivery of CPD programs, CPD Foundations and Leading and Influencing Change, can help health care professionals engaged in continuing professional development activities. The Certificate Program in CPD Foundations emphasizes fundamental theory and skill […]

Happy Holidays!

As the year comes to an end, we are reminded to slow down and appreciate our family, friends, and all that we have accomplished over the last several months. Here at CPD, 2020 started off with several successful programs and conferences such as the Cardiovascular-Diabetes Symposium and Update in Emergency Medicine, to name a few. […]

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 […]