Additional Resources

  1. COVID-19 Information and Resources compiled by the CFPC

    CFPC  Resources  
    Website  

  2. Tips and videos about what you need to know about COVID-19

    OMA  Resources  
    Website  

  3. COVID-19 Information and Resources compiled by the Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education (SACME)

    Resources  SACME  
    Website  

  4. Information on the coronavirus outbreak and impact to the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

    RCPSC  Resources  
    Website  

  5. Dr. Carrie Bourassa is Professor in the Department of Community Health & Epidemiology at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon and the Scientific Director of the CIHR Institute of Indigenous Peoples' Health. She will give the talk "Protecting Our Home Fires": Serving Indigenous Communities. Learn more about First Nations in the context of the pandemic, and have an opportunity to ask questions about serving indigenous peoples. Find out how all communities can be included and benefit from your research.

    Training  E-Learning  

  6. Developed and hosted by the University of Toronto Centre for Faculty Development (CFD) and led by Drs. Ivy Oandasan and Karen Leslie, this 1.5 hour webinar will introduce a framework for clinical teachers and educators to be able to prepare, supervise and support a variety of learning goals for learners in the context of various virtual care settings. To go to the CFD website to register, please use the registration link provided.

    Participants will have an opportunity to share their experiences to date and to identify approaches they might bring into their own practices and contexts. Running on May 15 and again on June 12.

    *Please note that registration is limited and if there are sufficient people on the wait list, additional sessions may be added.

    Teaching  Tips  Virtual Care  E-Learning  
    Webinar  

  7. Developed and hosted by the University of Toronto Centre for Faculty Development (CFD) and led by Mark Kinach, from Unity Health Toronto, this 2 hour long webinar will guide you through the best practices of using Zoom to deliver education to your learners. To go to the CFD website to register, please use the registration link provided.

    Participants gain familiarity with the Zoom user interface, learn how to manage large numbers of participants, how to create breakout rooms and how to use Zoom securely in the age of Zoombombing. Participants will have the opportunity to share their experiences teaching in virtual environments as well as ask many questions in this interactive session. Running on May 27th and again on July 22.

    *Please note that registration is limited and if there are sufficient people on the wait list, additional sessions may be added.

    Resources  Tips  
    Webinar  

  8. Weekly COVID-19 Bulletin for First Nations and Indigenous peoples

    Mental Health  Indigenous Health  First Nations  
    PDF  

  9. Coronavirus symptoms, diagnosis and treatment tips from the Public Health Agency of Canada

    PHAC  Resources  
    Website  

  10. Resources for physicians and patients from the CMA in collaboration with the Public Health Agency of Canada, provincial and territorial medical associations, and the Council of Chief Medical Officers of Health

    Patients  PHAC  Practice Management  Resources  
    Website  

  11. Guidance documents on COVID-19 produced for a number of health and other sectors.

    MOH  MOLTC  Resources  
    Website  

  12. FAQs about CMPA assistance and medical-legal risks; tele-health and virtual care; scarcity of resources and more from the Canadian Medical Protection Association.

    CMPA  Resources  
    Website  

  13. COVID-19 Updates and Resources for Faculty, Staff and Residents from the Department of Family and Community Medicine

    Online  Remote  Teaching  UofT  
    Website  

  14. Links to Medical Information about coronavirus and workflow/protocols from Zhejiang University, University of Washington, and more.

    Resources  
    Google Doc  

  15. New Yorker article highlighting lessons learned from Hong Kong and Singapore to contain coronavirus in the United States

    Prevention  
    Article  

  16. One pager that explains self monitoring, self isolation and isolation.

    PHAC  Resources  
    Infographic  

  17. Timely updates on the COVID-19 pandemic and planning from the School’s senior leadership - Cases Dashboard, COVID-19 Acute and Intensive Care Resource Tool

    Cases  Resources  UofT  
    Website  

  18. Mental Health and Psychosocial Considerations During COVID-19 Outbreak for healthcare workers, the genreral population and more prepared by the World Health Organization.

    Mental Health  WHO  
    PDF  

  19. Pallium, in collaboration with the Canadian Medical Association (CMA), are offering 6 self-directed modules on palliative care for all health care professionals in response to this unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic.

    CMA  Palliative Care  Modules  
    Modules  

  20. Learn how the Ministry of Health is helping to keep Ontarians safe during the 2019 Novel Coronavirus outbreak. Find out how to protect yourself and how to recognize symptoms, Status of cases in Ontario, Declaration of emergency, Coronaviruses, The 2019 novel coronavirus (COVID-19), etc.

    PHO  Resources  
    Website  

  21. A growing curated collection of resources including tip sheets and tools from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada about teaching virtually, learning virtually, and how to integrate CanMEDS Roles into your virtual teaching and assessments.

    Guide  RCPSC  Teaching  Tips  Training  
    Website  

  22. Vivek Goel, Vice-President, Research and Innovation, and Strategic Initiatives and a professor at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, looks at social distancing, what “flattening the curve” means and what measures can be taken to prepare our health-care system to help protect the most vulnerable and develop wider public immunity to the virus.

    Prevention  UofT  
    Podcast  

  23. The COVID-19 Pandemic has presented us with numerous challenges, including how to create meaningful, engaging, and effective learning experiences online. Join us in exploring how to facilitate learning online, starting with the basics.

    Webinar Presentation

    Download Presentation PDF

    Speaker(s)

    Suzan Schneeweiss, MD, MEd, FRCPC, Associate Dean, CPD
    Susanna Talarico BEd MD FRCPC MScCH, Faculty Lead, Faculty Development
    MD Program, University of Toronto

    With Guests

    • Hosanna Au, MD FRCPC DipMEd
    • Jonathan Pirie, BSc, MD, MEd, FAAP, DABPed
    • Angela Punnett, MD FRCPC

    Description & Objectives

    The COVID-19 Pandemic has presented us with numerous challenges, including how to create meaningful, engaging, and effective learning experiences online. Join us in exploring how to facilitate learning online, starting with the basics.

    By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:

    1. Describe tips for teaching online
    2. Describe principles for designing multimedia instruction
    3. Experience technological tools for teaching and learning
    4. Share strategies, successes and challenges around teaching and learning online

    Accreditation Information

    College of Family Physicians of Canada Mainpro+Ⓡ One-Credit-Per-Hour (Group Learning)
    This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto for up to 1.0 Mainpro+Ⓡ credit per session.

    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada – Section 1
    This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. You may claim up to a maximum of 1.0 hour per session. (credits are automatically calculated).

    Teaching  Training  CPD  Education  Digital Learning  
    Webinar  

  24. "Dr. Deena Hinshaw (Chief Medical Officer of Health, Alberta) and Dr. Jeff Kwong (family physician and scientist with Public Health Ontario) discuss public health campaigns during the pandemic. Hosted by Dr. Janice Harvey.
    "

    CFPC  Public Health  
    Video  

  25. Assessment Centre Info, State of Emergency & Current Health Situation, Daily Media Briefing provided by the City of Toronto

    Media Brief  Resources  
    Website  

  26. LitCovid is a curated literature hub for tracking up-to-date scientific information about the 2019 novel Coronavirus. It is the most comprehensive resource on the subject, providing a central access to 3207 (and growing) relevant articles in PubMed.

    Resources  
    E-Resource  

  27. The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in requiring teaching to be delivered through alternative methods. Join us for a free 90-minute interactive webinar on teaching in the pandemic to small-moderate group sizes (2 - 25 learners).

    This webinar will focus on:

    • Applying interactive features of synchronous technologies (using Zoom) in teaching
    • Practical tips and considerations for synchronous online learning
    • Advantages and disadvantages of synchronous online learning

    Please note: This is an INTERACTIVE webinar and participants should come prepared to be present and participate (similar to a face to face session). Participants are asked to wear a headset (earbuds with microphone will suffice).

    Speakers:

    Heather MacNeill MD, BSc(PT), MScCH(HPTE), FRCPC
    Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
    Medical Director of Stroke Rehabilitation and Physiatrist, Sinai Heatlh System
    Co-instructor, Educational Technologies for Health Professional Education,
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health
    https://www.healthedutech.com/

    Jason Liang MD
    PGY-4, Chief Resident
    Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Department of Medicine
    University of Toronto

    Kataryna Nemethy
    eLearning Developer and Instructional Designer
    Baycrest Health Sciences

    Accreditation:

    College of Family Physicians of Canada Mainpro+Ⓡ One-Credit-Per-Hour (Group Learning)
    This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto for up to 1.5 Mainpro+Ⓡ credits per session.

    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada – Section 1
    This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. You may claim up to a maximum of 1.5 hours per session. (credits are automatically calculated).

    CPD  Medical Education  Digital Education  
    Webinar  

  28. 90 minute interactive zoom webinar on “teaching in the pandemic”. This webinar will focus on small to moderate size (2-25 people) online teaching techniques (for example: resident academic half day, medical student seminars, or specialty continuing education offerings).

    This 90 minute interactive webinar on “teaching in the pandemic” will focus on small to moderate size (2-25 people) online teaching techniques (for example: resident academic half day, medical student seminars, or specialty continuing education offerings).

    This webinar will be limited to 20 participants to enhance interactive hands-on learning. Preference will be given to those in academic teaching positions. Therefore, please register only if you know you can attend. If there is interest, a second webinar date will be made available. Learners are required to use a headset for the session (earbuds with microphone will also suffice).

    Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

    1. Apply interactive features of synchronous technologies (eg. Zoom) in teaching
    2. Recite practical tips and learning considerations for online synchronous learning
    3. Define the advantages and disadvantages of synchronous online learning

    Speakers:
    Heather MacNeill
    , Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
    Jason Liang, PGY-4, Chief Resident Division of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
    Kataryna Nemethy, eLearning Developer and Instructional Designer at Baycrest Health Sciences

    Accreditation:

    College of Family Physicians of Canada Mainpro+Ⓡ One-Credit-Per-Hour (Group Learning)
    This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto for up to 1.5 Mainpro+Ⓡ credits per session.

    Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada – Section 1
    This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. You may claim up to a maximum of 1.5 hours per session. (credits are automatically calculated).

    CPD  Medical Education  Digital Education  
    Webinar  

  29. This app, developed by the World Health Organization, provides mobile access to the WHO COVID-19 knowledge resources, including up-to-the-minute guidance, tools, training, and virtual workshops to support health workers in caring for patients infected by COVID-19 and protect themselves as they do their critical work. It provides detailed information and tools addressing key areas of concerns for health workers responding to the outbreak:

    • Infection prevention control
    • Case management
    • Use of personal protective equipment
    • Staff safety and health
    • Risk communication & community engagement
    Guidance  Assessment  Communication  PPE  Procedure  Training  
    App  

  30. This app, developed by the World Health Organization, provides mobile access to the WHO COVID-19 knowledge resources, including up-to-the-minute guidance, tools, training, and virtual workshops to support health workers in caring for patients infected by COVID-19 and protect themselves as they do their critical work. It provides detailed information and tools addressing key areas of concerns for health workers responding to the outbreak:

    • Infection prevention control
    • Case management
    • Use of personal protective equipment
    • Staff safety and health
    • Risk communication & community engagement
    Guidance  Assessment  Communication  PPE  Procedure  Trainees  
    App  

  31. Public Advice, Country & Technical Guidance and Daily press briefings, from the World health Organization.

    Media Brief  Resources  WHO  
    Website