Colin R. Woolf Awards

Dr. Colin Woolf was one of the first generation of chest physicians in Canada; he came to the University of Toronto after training in both South Africa and in the UK. He pioneered the creation of the Respiratory Failure Unit at the Toronto General Hospital (TGH) in the 1960s, which is now known as the Medical Intensive Care Unit. Dr. Woolf held the position of Head of Respirology at Toronto General Hospital for over a decade. From 1985 until 1990, he held the role of Associate Dean, CME in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. He was an early adopter of interactive CME, deeply committed to ensuring that learners were engaged in the learning process and as a result, pushed for high standards from UofT Faculty in the area of CPD. These awards were named after him in recognition of his many contributions.

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CPD Awards & Fellowships

Awards Deadline

Deadline for nominations for the previous academic year is November 30 (If November 30 falls on a weekend the deadline will be the following working day).


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