Workshop on New Grant Funding in Support of CPD

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We are once again offering grant funding in support of CPD! The newly revised CPD Advancement and Ideas Grants are intended to support research and scholarly activities focused on the continuing professional development of practicing healthcare professionals. Under the new structure, two streams of opportunities will be available: One grant worth up to $10,000 CAD […]

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 […]

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 […]