CPD Research and Development Grant Recipients

December 2019

  • Toward evidence-informed gender-affirming medicine CPD: An evaluation of a free online education tool
    Dr. David Rojas, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Co-Applicants: Kinnon Ross MacKinnon, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto. Yonah Krakowsky, Women’s College Hospital & Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. Stella L. Ng, Centre for Faculty Development, Saint Michael’s Hospital. James Owen, St. Michael’s Hospital & Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • Training for Excellence: Using a Multimodal Teleconferencing Platform to Coach Surgeons and Improve Intra-Operative Performance
    Dr. Allan Okrainec, Department of Surgery. Co-Applicants: Dr. Amin Madani, Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University Health Network Caterina Masino, Research Coordinator, Temerty/Chang Telesimulation Centre, University Health Network
  • A Clinical and Teaching Education Program for Pharmacy Preceptors- Partnering CPD and FD
    Dr. Karen Leslie, Department of Paediatrics. Co-Applicant: Debora Kwan, DFCM and Faculty of Pharmacy; Collaborators: Naomi Steenhof, Faculty of Pharmacy, David Dubins, Faculty of Pharmacy, Elnaz Haddadi Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
  • IDD competencies of practicing psychiatrists in Canada: A needs assessment study
    Dr. Anupam Thakur, Department of Psychiatry. Co-Applicants: Dr. Yona Lunsky, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto; Dr. Kerry Boyd, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioural Neurosciences, McMaster University; Dr. Vikram Palanisamy, Developmental Disabilities Mental Health Services Team Fraser, BC; Dr. Sophie Soklaridis, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto; Dr. Sanjeev Sockalingam, Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
  • What Would Osler Think? An Evaluation & Development Project for an e-Journal Club for Psychiatrists and Residents of Psychiatry
    Dr. David Gratzer, Department of Psychiatry. Collaborators: Sanjeev Sockalingam, University of Toronto, Faisal Islam, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

June 2019

  • Simulation Training for Implementing an Opioid De-implementation Clinical Pathway

    Rosa Dragonetti, Department of Family and Community Medicine. Co-Applicant: Dr. Peter Selby. Collaborator: Dr. Latika Nirula

December 2018

  • “Simulation as a CPD Strategy: A Scoping Review”
    Dr. Dominique Piquette, Department of Medicine.
  • “Best Practices in Medicine: Evaluating the Impact of a Personalized audit and feedback portfolio on health care practitioners resource utilization”
    Dr. Rishi Seth, Department of Medicine. Co-applicants: Victor Tron, Ajay Kapur, Donna Arab-O’Brien
  • “Exploring unintended impact of CPD: Using a Utilization-Focused evaluation approach to inform program decision”
    Dr. Kathryn Parker, Department of Paediatrics. Co-applicants: Daniela Bellicoso, Maria Tassone, Belinda Vilhena, Lynne Sinclair
  • “Raising Awareness, Building Sensitivity, Co-Creating Strategies: An Innovative CPD Curriculum Pilot to Address Weight-Based Discrimination in Healthcare Through Lived Experience Educator Podcasts and Workshop”
    Dr. Ian Zenlea, Department of Paediatrics.

June 2018

  • “Has Safer Opioid Prescribing achieved its intended program objectives: Participation, Satisfaction, Learning, Competence and Performance?”
    Abhimanyu Sud and Kathleen Doukas, Department of Family & Community Medicine

December 2017

  • “Understanding Continuing Professional Mentorship Needs: A Needs Assessment Study to Inform the Development of a Community of Practice”
    Marlene Taube-Schiff, Department of Psychiatry
  • “D2 Lymph Node Dissection Surgical Skills Course with Ongoing Mentoring”
    Natalie Coburn, Department of Surgery
  • “Data and Lifelong Learning (LLL): Understanding Cultural Barriers and Facilitators to Accessing and Using Clinical Performance Data to Support Continuing Professional Development (CPD) – in Radiation Oncology”
    David Wiljer: Department of Psychiatry

June 2017

  • “Anesthesia Minute Multiple Choice Questions (AnMinMCQs)”
    Peter Slinger – Department of Anesthesia

April 2014

  • “Development of Innovative Tools for Teaching, Training, and Fidelity Measurement of a Complex Intervention in Geriatric Mental Health”
    Joel Sadavoy, Virginia Wesson, Mary Chiu, LJ Nelles – Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai Hospital

January 2014

  • “An Online Flipped Classroom Experience in Continuing Professional Development”
    Stella Ng – Centre for Faculty Development, St. Michael’s Hospital
  • “Evaluating the Effectiveness of ‘The Rounds Table’, a novel Medical Podcast for Continuing Professional Education”
    Fahad Razak and Amol Verma – Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
  • “The Future of Quality Improvement and Continuing Professional Development in Psychiatry: How can they co-exist?”
    Sanjeev Sockalingam – Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
  • “Evaluating an Approach to the Competency-based Training and Assessment of Non-technical Skills in Surgical Residency”
    Teodor Grantcharov – Division of General Surgery, St. Michael’s Hospital

September 2013

  • “Educating Clinicians on Critical IV Push Infusion Concepts Using Novel Visual and Interactive Training”
    Anthony Easty – Toronto General Hospital

April 2013

  • “Through the Eyes of the Beholder: Understanding physicians’ concepts of childhood obesity”
    Nicole Woods and Maria Mylopoulos – The Wilson Centre
  • “Traumatic Brain Injury and Homelessness: The educational needs of homeless shelter care providers”
    Jane Topolevec-Vranic – St. Michael’s Hospital

January 2013

  • “An Evaluation of Meaningful Family Involvement and Participation within the Online Course: Collaborating with families affected by concurrent disorders”
    David Wiljer – Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
  • “Barriers to the Uptake of Surgical Telementoring: The perspectives of Canadian general surgeons”
    Allan Okrainec – Toronto Western Hospital

September 2012

  • “Neonatal Experience in Resuscitation for our Department (NERD): A randomized trial of the educational effectiveness of an interprofessional in-situ simulation training intervention compared with a standard clinical observership”
    Nicole Kester-Greene – Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • “Stigma and Bipolar Disorder: A novel knowledge translation initiative”
    Sagar Parikh – Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto