CPD Blog

New Child Nutrition Digital Series Offers a Practical Approach to Pediatric Nutrition

There is mounting evidence that nutrition plays an important role in the healthy growth and development of young people, and in the prevention and management of chronic diseases such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and obesity (WHO Newsroom, 2020). However, nutrition education in Canadian medical schools is limited (Collier, 2009). Many physicians also report feeling ill-prepared […]

Taking Action on Planetary Health: New Digital Certificate Program Starts February 2023

The World Health Organization has called climate change the “biggest health threat facing humanity” (WHO Newsroom, 2021) and The Lancet has identified addressing climate change the “greatest opportunity to redefine the social and environmental determinants of health” (Lancet Countdown, 2021). The connections between environment and health are clear. From air pollution and disease outbreaks to […]

Interprofessional Conference Strives to Improve Health and Well-being of People with Developmental Disabilities Across the Lifespan

Building on the momentum and legacy of the newly revised conference in 2022, the Canadian Health and Wellbeing in Developmental Disabilities Conference returns this year on February 8 and 9, 2023. Returning to a digital conference platform allows us to widen participation and build dialogue from coast-to-coast. Attendees will connect with health care providers, allied […]