Leadership, Innovation and Community Engagement – CPD Annual Report 2014-2015

CPD Annual Report 2015

We’re excited to share our new annual report for the 2014-2015 academic year! This annual report presents CPD’s stories of leadership, innovations, scholarship and engagement with our community. Throughout 2015, we continued to work towards our vision of improving health through innovation in education. Some highlights include: Partnership with the Ministry of Health and Long […]

U of T Doctors Fight Colon Cancer With top to Bottom Campaign

Zane Cohen

The campaign is underway. On October 13th, Colon Cancer Canada’s Top to Bottom launched for it’s fourth annual year. 40 Canadian doctors are part of the current campaign including several faculty members from the University of Toronto. Team Toronto is comprised of faculty members from the division of General Surgery including Dr. Shady Ashamalla, Dr. […]

Professor Peter Slinger named Chair of the CPD Committee of Faculty Council

The Continuing Professional Development committee is pleased to announce that Professor Peter Slinger from the Department of Anesthesia has agreed to take up the role as our Chair of the CPD Committee of Faculty Council beginning this fall. In addition to his teaching role at the University of Toronto, Professor Slinger serves as an anaesthesiologist […]

CPD Program Receives Royal College Provider Innovation Award

CPD is proud to announce that the Continuing Education Leadership Program (CELP) is one of three recipients for the 2014 Royal College Accredited CPD Provider Innovation Awards. CELP is a faculty development certificate program designed to meet the needs of individuals who are interested in promoting excellence, innovation, change, and scholarship in continuing education initiatives […]

Dr Pamela Anne Catton: November 28, 1953-December 23, 2014

As many of you may know, our community lost a great leader and supporter of continuing professional development with the passing of Dr. Pamela Anne Catton on December 23, 2014 We had the privilege of working with Dr. Catton as the Event Director for multiple events that spanned over 20 years. Image Guided Radiation Therapy […]

Continuing the Transformation at CPD: Annual Report 2013-2014

Over the past academic year, CPD has worked towards our vision of international leadership in improving health through innovation in CPD research and education. We have followed our strategic and academic business plans and continue to position CPD as the ideal partner in transforming healthcare in Ontario and beyond. A major milestone this year was […]

Every end has a new beginning

Over the past 4 years, the CPD Research Office has enjoyed significant success and productivity under the leadership of Dr. Simon Kitto. Nonetheless, it is with mixed emotions that I inform the CPD community that Dr. Simon Kitto will be leaving CPD to join the newly formed Department of Innovation in Medical Education as a […]

The simulation paradigm shift: The growth of simulation in health professions education and CPD

A recorded interprofessional simulation featuring a standardized patient

Simulation-based education is contributing to a major paradigm shift in health professions education and continuing professional development (CPD). An experiential form of learning that replicates real-world scenarios, SIM-based education is now widely used in Ontario’s medical and nursing schools. It is employed as an important quality improvement tool in the clinical setting, to better prepare […]

2013-2014 Continuing Professional Development CE Awards

We invite the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine community to nominate members of their Departments for consideration of an award for excellence in Continuing Professional Development, for the academic year 2013-2014. The eight awards below provide an opportunity for the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine faculty to be recognized for their outstanding achievement […]

2014 Ontario Simulation Exposition – December 4-5 | Toronto

The annual Ontario Simulation Exposition (SIM Expo) is Canada’s largest healthcare simulation event. The 2014 SIM Expo is the ideal venue to connect with leaders in the growing field of SIM-based CPD. Read more at www.sim-one.ca/events/simone-expo