All Events

Nov 13, 2018

8:30am–4:30pm
Symposium

This event was created to address the knowledge-gap in continuing medical education related to the role of nutrition in patient care. In this full day symposium, healthcare professionals will learn about the most recent clinical research on nutrition and chronic disease prevention. This group learning CME activity is accredited by the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) office at the University of Toronto. 

Nov 13, 2018

5:00pm–7:00pm
Workshop/Seminar

As part of the graduate seminar in the Master of Health Science in Translational Research, Fundamentals of Translational Research, the discussion series is hosted by Faculty of Medicine’s Translational Research Program (TRP) and the five collaborating Departments participating in the development of the Toronto Translational HUB (Department of Psychiatry, Medicine, Imaging, Surgery and Paediatrics).

Nov 14, 2018

8:15am–12:15pm
Symposium

Nenad Sestan 
Professor, Department of Neuroscience, Yale University
Wired to be Human: Development and Evolution of Neocortical Circuits

Stephen Scherer
Professor, Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto
Molecular Imbalances in Autism Spectrum and Related-Disorders

Nov 14, 2018

9:00am–10:30am
Other

The University is pleased to invite those interested in learning more about funding opportunities for Canada-US research collaborations through the National Science Foundation (NSF) to an information session to be held at the McLennan Physical Laboratories, Room 137 (St. George Campus).

Nov 14, 2018

5:00pm–7:00pm
Workshop/Seminar

What is Islamophobia? Why does it exist? How can we be allies when confronted with racism? Please join us to discuss these questions, to broaden your knowledge of Islamophobia, and help University of Toronto students feel more comfortable and empowered as allies in the face of Islamophobia, both on campus and in the community.

This "Challenging Islamophobia" workshop will be led by Rania El Mugammar, co-founder of the How to be an Ally Series at the Centre for Social Innovation.

Nov 14, 2018

5:30pm–7:30pm
Other

Join Professor Jennifer Wemigwans on November 14 to celebrate the launch of her book "A Digital Bundle: Protecting and Promoting Indigenous Knowledge Online". Admission is free and light refreshments will be served. 

Please RSVP to vesna.bajic@utoronto.ca by November 8.

Nov 16, 2018

8:00am–9:00am
Grand Rounds

This educational event is approved as an Accredited Group Learning Activity under Section 1 of the Framework of CPD options for the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (1 credit). These monthly rounds concern new developments in current cancer treatment, supportive care, and research by local, national, and international experts in the field.

Nov 16, 2018

4:00pm–5:00pm
Conference

The Confront The Crisis Conference will bring together students, academics, public health professionals, health care providers, community members and community organizations who are interested in supporting and promoting harm reduction practices.

Nov 23, 2018

8:00am–4:45pm
Conference

Presented by the University of Toronto and the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)

Hot Topics: Acne, Psoriasis, Hemangiomas, Atopic dermatitis, Warts, Skin of colour, Drug reactions, Community management of pediatric dermatology patients

Target Audience: Paediatricians, Dermatologists, Family Doctors, Nurses, Residents and Fellows

Nov 24, 2018

7:00am–4:00pm
Conference

A full-day psychopharmacology program on November 24th , providing psychiatrists, family physicians, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and other mental health professionals with the latest evidence and newest advanced in the treatment of a range of psychiatric disorders. 

Who Should Attend: Psychiatrists, Family Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Residents/Fellows, Pharmacists, and other Mental Health Professionals.

Program Highlights:

Nov 26, 2018

8:00am–9:00am
Other

Are you wondering if graduate studies is right for you?

Join us for this interactive session and learn about two professional degree programs designed for primary care practitioners looking to advance their academic careers:

- MPH (FCM): Master of Public Health in Family and Community Medicine
- MScCH (FCM): Master of Science in Community Health in Family and Community Medicine

Nov 26, 2018

4:00pm–7:00pm
Other

Conflict has been identified as one of the biggest challenges of interprofessional teams and teamwork, complicated by the many scopes of practices and overlapping roles that occur in our health system. There is great value in engaging and reframing conflict towards safe collaborative quality care for our future practitioners.

Nov 26, 2018

6:00pm–9:00pm
Other

Join leading U of T physicians and researchers as they explore death and dying in medicine, and delve inside the upcoming winter issue of UofTMed magazine. 

We now have the technological power to keep people alive into extreme sickness and old age — and the lines between fatal and chronic, living and dying, are beginning to blur. As a result, many patients are starting to exercise their power to choose how and when they will die. Death is now often a negotiated event.

Nov 27, 2018

5:00pm–7:00pm
Workshop/Seminar

As part of the graduate seminar in the Master of Health Science in Translational Research, Fundamentals of Translational Research, the discussion series is hosted by Faculty of Medicine’s Translational Research Program (TRP) and the five collaborating Departments participating in the development of the Toronto Translational HUB (Department of Psychiatry, Medicine, Imaging, Surgery and Paediatrics).

Nov 27, 2018

6:00pm–8:00pm

Join us for a panel discussion and screening of East Hastings Pharmacy (2012), which pertains to the opioid crisis in Canada. The screening (approximately 60 mins) will be followed by a panel discussion about the film, the opioid crisis, and the meaning of harm reduction, featuring the filmmaker and clinical experts in the topic (details TBD).

Film synopsis

Nov 30 – Dec 1, 2018

7:15am–12:45pm
Symposium

The 2018 Walter Wright annual ophthalmology review symposium will update participants on co-morbidities, challenges and controversies in cataract surgery. This meeting will feature an innovative and highly interactive format between the speaker and the audience, incorporating social media for real-time feedback. Speakers have been posed topical questions highly relevant to optimizing outcomes in cataract surgery.

Dec 11, 2018

5:00pm–7:00pm
Workshop/Seminar

As part of the graduate seminar in the Master of Health Science in Translational Research, Fundamentals of Translational Research, the discussion series is hosted by Faculty of Medicine’s Translational Research Program (TRP) and the five collaborating Departments participating in the development of the Toronto Translational HUB (Department of Psychiatry, Medicine, Imaging, Surgery and Paediatrics).

Jan 14 – 18, 2019

9:00am–5:00pm

Featuring informative speakers, meaningful hands-on experience, and a welcoming environment that facilitates learning.

Learner input and feedback are at the core of our Psych Refresh course design. Our roster of highly regarded speakers will share current and relevant content. Afternoon small group sessions will provide a unique opportunity to practice PDM/OSCE style cases in a safe and supportive environment.

Psych Refresh Offers:

Morning sessions that feature dynamic and engaging speakers reviewing the most current and relevant material.

Jan 18 – 19, 2019

8:00am–5:15pm
Symposium

The overall aim of the Inaugural Joint Cardiovascular-Diabetes Symposium is to explore the interactions between diabetes and heart disease, through discussion of the latest thinking and best practices for office-based patient assessment with emphasis on an integrative patient-focused approach.

For more information about this symposium, please click here.

Jan 24, 2019

10:00am–2:00pm
Other

Join Mindfest on January 24, 2019 from 10am-2pm at Hart House on U of T Campus!

A FREE mental health and wellness fair that is open to the public.

No registration required. All are welcome.

Mindfest includes inspiring speakers, fun workshops, and informative exhibits.

 

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