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, […]

MAPS – High-fidelity simulation course in Adult Procedural Sedation

The SimSinai group at Mount Sinai Hospital is excited to offer a high-fidelity simulation course in Adult Procedural Sedation. Taught by our award-winning teaching faculty, this course will review current requirements and guidelines related to Adult Procedural Sedation, pharmacology, and issues related to airway management. Using high-fidelity simulated environments, participants will practice techniques and be […]

CPD and Saegis Announce Partnership for Safer Opioid Prescribing

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) office is pleased to announce a new collaboration with Saegis to make “Safer Opioid Prescribing, A Multimodal Program for Chronic Pain and Opioids” available to all clinicians in Canada. Read the full press release here.

In-Depth Focus on Imaging

The 32nd Annual Organ Imaging Review is a practical and highly-regarded three-day radiology review program with a focus on Abdominal, Pelvic, Cardiothoracic and Musculoskeletal Imaging as well as Neuroradiology. This well-renowned program offered by the Department of Medical Imaging provides a comprehensive overview of the imaging techniques from different departments, making this a great learning […]

Premier Refugee Health Conference Coming to Toronto

There are close to 1.2 million refugees around the world in critical need of resettlement due to conflict in their home country. The Government of Canada is working with private sponsors, non-governmental organizations and provincial, territorial, and municipal governments to assist them. As an example, more than 350 communities across the country have welcomed over […]