All Events

Jan 16 – May 1, 2019


This program aims to meet the needs of healthcare practitioners already working with narrative medicine approaches in their clinical or pedagogic practice, and/or writing for themselves and looking for further mentorship and support. 

Jan 16, 2019


This program aims to meet the needs of healthcare practitioners already working with narrative medicine approaches in their clinical or pedagogic practice, and/or writing for themselves and looking for further mentorship and support. 

Jan 18 – 19, 2019


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 18, 2019

Grand Rounds

These monthly rounds concern new developments in current cancer treatment, supportive care, and research by local, national, and international experts in the field.

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).

Jan 24, 2019


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.


Jan 26, 2019


Once again, our annual Stem Cells Conference series is back! Get your tickets here:

Jan 29, 2019


Join this discussion for advice on applying to summer research, jobs and graduate school with the Department of Graduate and Life Sciences. This workshop will be presented by Dr. Nana Lee. All undergraduate students are welcome to attend. 

Jan 30, 2019


Keynote: Uprooting Structural Violence in Healthcare: Can Diversity and Inclusion be the Solution?

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Nanky Rai, MPH, MD, CCFT

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Grand Rounds: 9:00 - 10:00 am
Daniels Hollywood Theatre, Rm. 1246, 1st Fl.

10:30 - 11:30 am: Panel Discussion
Title: Moving Beyond Diversity to Address Structural Inequity
Panellists: Drs. Andrade, Richardson and Lam, and R. Sangrar

11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Title: Enabling Impact Through Cultural Fluency
Speaker: Dr. Nouman Ashraf

Feb 1, 2019


Join us for this one-night only performance with actor and powerful vocalist Nicky Lawrence. Featuring the songs and stories of female jazz and blues greats—Billie, Ella, Nina, Lena, Etta, Dinah and Sarah. This musical journey and discussion will not only reflect on their histories, but also consider the present realities and emerging futures for black Canadian women and black female artists globally.

Feb 24 – 27, 2019


Improve your skills in identification, assessment, and treatment of patients with a number of common, yet potentially challenging problems in adult and pediatric Emergency Medicine.

Share your knowledge and experiences with faculty and registrants, and get answers to some of those tough questions!

Cases, reviews, and updates on some of the more critical topics in Emergency Medicine.

Small group workshops offer ample opportunity for interaction between registrants and faculty.


Mar 18 – 20, 2019


The 2019 Rotman Research Institute Conference, held in partnership with the Baycrest-led Centre for Aging + Brain Health and Mary Furlong & Associates, will share the latest breakthroughs in the prevention and early detection of dementia.

Apr 4 – 6, 2019


This four-day program will give you the opportunity to be part of interactive lectures and case presentations and will conclude with smaller workshops. Delegates will be given opportunities to present their own cases and exchange ideas in an open dialogue with faculty.

Apr 4, 2019


The Toronto Annual Breast Surgery Symposium was started as a combined effort between the Division of Plastic Surgery and Reconstructive Surgery and The Continuing Medical Education Office at The University of Toronto. The first symposium took place in April 2001 and was held at Mount Sinai Hospital in downtown Toronto.


Apr 5, 2019


In this two-day symposium, through a combination of both didactic and interactive discussion, participants will learn about the latest techniques and developments in aesthetic plastic surgery. Participants will be exposed to a wide variety of both aesthetic surgical and nonsurgical procedures. Patient selection, techniques and outcomes, and patient safety are emphasized.

Apr 13 – 14, 2019


The 2019 Toronto Anesthesia Symposium is taking place in downtown Toronto, April 13-14, 2019. This year’s theme, Anesthesia, current delusions and misconceptions, will bring together experts to discuss our current state of practice and provide clarity and guidance regarding many misconceptions, as presented by invited and local faculty.

Some highlighted topics and goals of the symposium include:

- POCUS in the Obstetric Patient
- Non-Invasive Cardiac Output Monitoring: Is it useful?

Apr 27, 2019


This conference explores the technologies that are changing the approach to breast diseases, their diagnosis, and management. The theme for TBIC 2019 revolves around Breast Cancer Screening. Pushing new boundaries in screening with imaging innovation and addressing traditional screening indicators such as increasing cancer detection rates, dropping recall rates and risk stratification will be the focus of the conference. Join us to hear from a line up of phenomenal speakers.

Apr 27, 2019


Exploring the technologies that are changing the approach to breast diseases, their diagnosis and management.

Target Audiences
- Radiologists
- Technologists
- Radiology Trainees
- Surgeons
- Pathologists
- Advanced Nurse Practitioners
- Oncology Trainees


May 21 – 23, 2019


This unique conference is for researchers in primary cancer care and related areas and aims to promote greater international collaboration in primary care and cancer research. Ca-PRI welcomes researchers from all disciplines.

May 30 – Jun 1, 2019


Be sure to save the dates for a weekend filled with activities welcoming alumni back to campus. Take part in a mentorship breakfast, a CPD-accredited workshop, the Dean's Alumni Awards ReceptionUofTMed Inside the Issue and more. Registration and full event details to follow in the new year.

Jun 6, 2019


This symposium will update lung transplant surgeons, physicians, trainees and other health professionals on current topics in lung transplantation and artificial lung support. The program will cover basic principles in assessment and retrieval of donor lungs, to state of the art Ex Vivo Lung Perfusion (EVLP) and artificial lung devices. New concepts and management of primary graft dysfunction and chronic lung allograft dysfunction will be reviewed.

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