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Check Out Our Fall 2021 CPD Programs and Conferences!

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 […]

Medical Record-Keeping – Starting September 2022

Your medical records are powerful tools that support your ability to provide high quality care to your patients. They support continuity of care, allow for the assessment of care, and when needed, provide evidence of the care you provide. CPD’s Medical Record-Keeping is an interactive online program that addresses the College of Physicians and Surgeons […]

Health by Design: An Introduction to Design Thinking

Health by Design: An Introduction to Design Thinking is a new digital certificate program running from January 12 – March 9, 2023, that introduces human-centred design for healthcare. This intensive nine-week online program introduces the theory and practice of design thinking and seeks to improve participants’ creative confidence through the practical application of design thinking […]

IDEAS Foundations of Quality Improvement – Next Cohort Starts in September

The next IDEAS Foundations of Quality Improvement program will be held on September 14 & 21, 2022, in a fully digital format. This program provides participants with the knowledge and tools to effectively participate in and contribute to quality improvement projects within or across health care organizations. This digital program includes a 2.5-hour asynchronous online […]

Staff Impact Award – Pandemic Pivot

We are excited to announce that the Continuing Professional Development team is the recipient of the 2021 Temerty Medicine ‘Pandemic Pivot Team Award’ as part of the 9th Annual Staff Impact Awards! This award is for an individual or team that launched a new initiative and/or process aimed at addressing the challenges posed by the […]

Black at Temerty Medicine – Dismantling Anti-Black Racism in Medical Education

On Wednesday, March 23rd, 2022, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, the University of Toronto Temerty Faculty of Medicine hosted a series of interactive conversations focused on addressing anti-Black racism in medical education, with a specific focus on undergraduate and postgraduate medical education at the University of Toronto. Over 180 individuals participated in the conversations, including […]

Celebrating Excellence at CPD – 2020-2021 CPD Award Winners

The results are in for the 2020-2021 CPD Awards! Continuing Professional Development (CPD) annually recognizes and celebrates faculty members who demonstrate excellence in research, teaching, scholarship, innovation, teamwork, and long term commitment to CPD. We would like to thank all nominators, and offer our congratulations to the 2020-2021 CPD award winners for their impactful contributions. […]

Congratulations to SACME 2022 Presenters and Award Winners

The annual Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education (SACME) meeting was held online from February 21-23, 2022. This year, the meeting focused on Work, Life, Learning: Navigating Through Uncertain Times. This conference brings together educators, administrators and other CPD health professionals from across North America and is the premier academic conference in CPD. The University […]

Embedding Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) into CPD Instructional Design and Delivery – Workshop

Embedding Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) into CPD Instructional Design and Delivery was an interactive workshop held on Wednesday, January 19, 2022. Over 60 individuals tuned in to the online session which defined health equity, diversity, and inclusion in the context of continuing professional education and provided an opportunity to discuss how to create equitable, accessible, and inclusive […]

Grant Funding in Support of CPD – NEW DEADLINE

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 […]

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 […]

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