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 […]

Enhance Your Online Teaching Skills With CPD Program This Fall

A middle aged man gestures while speaking to an online group on a computer screen in a home office with brick walls and lots of natural light

CPD’s Teaching with Technology certificate program returns 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 pedagogical design into successful teaching. Teaching with […]

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 […]

Inaugural Joint Conference to explore relationship between Heart Disease and Diabetes

According to statistics from the American Heart Association, adults with diabetes are 2-4 times more likely to die from heart disease than adults without. Approximately 68% of diabetics above the age of 65 will die from some form of heart disease. Poor diabetes management can lead to abnormal cholesterol levels and high blood glucose levels […]

Toronto Neurology Update: Improving Patient Assessment

It is estimated that 1 billion people worldwide are affected by neurological disease and disorders, making it the leading cause of disability in the world. Since neurological diseases are so prevalent, it is important that neurologists discuss and construct a framework for identifying and describing individuals with neurological impairment. The upcoming Toronto Neurology Update provides […]

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, […]

Health Arts & Humanities Announces More Programming for Spring 2018

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 […]

Surgical Ethics Program Returning June 2018

The Toronto Surgical Ethics Program offers surgeons of all levels a platform to understand, discuss, and manage ethical issues that arise in surgical practice. Program Directors Drs. Karen Devon, Mark Camp and Ryan Snelgrove are planning to continue in that tradition with this year’s event program in June. Register Now Key Information Event Date Friday, […]