All Events

Sep 22, 2018


Come join the University of Toronto's newest science policy group, the Toronto Science Policy Network (TSPN), in our kick-off event: a Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon! The goal of #TSPNWikiEdit18 is to create and update Wikipedia pages for Canadian scientists to highlight their scientific research, role in science policy and/or science communication.

Sep 26, 2018


In our lunchtime discussion, we will take time to reflect on our understandings of gender identity and gender expression and consider how our teaching practices are shaped by these. Part of our discussion will focus on how our teaching practices may have changed over time, been affected by challenges or questions or through new insights gained from colleagues or students in relation to gender identity and expression.

Sep 28, 2018


This one day program will provide an update on various topics in the field of Gynecologic Oncology. We aim to review advances in surgical management, systemic therapy, radiation therapy and survivorship care for women with gynecologic malignancies. The lecture presentations will be done by Canadian experts across gynecologic oncology disease sites.

Sep 28, 2018


Hear from leading academics, innovative policymakers, and industry experts about a range of topics related to diversity and inclusion; such as the roots of inequality, masculinity, the gender pay gap, and gender equality by design. This is an innovative project led by the Institute for Gender and the Economy (GATE) and Behavioural Economics in Action at Rotman (BEAR)!

Sep 29, 2018


MCIBD is a program developed to engage multiple disciplines involved in the care of patients with IBD. This year's MCIBD conference will bring together gastroenterologists, OB-GYNs, surgeons, nurses, family physicians, and allied health partners to learn about current advances and available resources to care for pregnant IBD patients from preconception to post-partum care.

Oct 1, 2018


This workshop is a ‘starting off point’ for health professions’ educators wanting to build their foundational knowledge and skills about competency based education (CBE). This workshop will be of interest to a diverse multi-professional group, including clinicians, clinician-teachers/educators, and administrators across the health professions. 

1. Recognize and define the language of CBE
2. Describe the learning, teaching and assessment using a CBE approach

Oct 3 – Dec 12, 2018


The art of telling - and listening to - stories is fundamental to what it means to be human. Storytelling is a craft that can be developed with practice. 

Narrative medicine, both in medical practice and education, is practiced with a focus on the skills of communication and collaboration which are essential to positive health outcomes. Learning how to write and reflect on narratives will give you a powerful ability to build therapeutic and collegial relationships, improve patient outcomes, and live and work in a more reflective and engaged way.

Oct 15, 2018


Join us for a free webinar and learn more about this pilot program in the Master of Science in Community Health, Family and Community Medicine stream. 

About this pilot

For the 2019-2020 admission cycle, we will again be accepting applications from internationally trained medical doctors who are residents of Canada and intending to re-position their careers in health care related jobs such as research associates, teaching assistants or clinic administrators. 

Oct 16, 2018 – Jun 18, 2019


CPD Foundations is a webinar based certificate program designed for professionals working in medical education who are interested in learning how to build effective and successful continuing professional development programs. Participants will focus on issues commonly experienced in the design, development and implementation of continuing health education.

Oct 17, 2018


A Sysmposium in Honour of UHN Senior Scientist: Elise Stanley, PhD

Keynote addess:
Richard Tsien, NY

Invited speakers:
E Aizenman, Pittsburg PA
R Khanna, Tucson AZ
A Chan, Edmonton AB
T Moser, Göttingen Germany
S Mochida, Tokyo Japan
P Brehm, Portland OR
L-G Wu, Bethseda MD
H von Gersdorff, Portland OR
G Zamponi, Calgary AB

Registration required:  

Oct 22 – 25, 2018


A four-day program in qualitative education research for participants interested in gaining a basic understanding of qualitative research principles, methodologies and applications.

Oct 22, 2018


Are you thinking of advancing your academic career? 

Join us for a free webinar and learn more about three exciting professional degree programs designed for practicing health care professionals:
• MPH (FCM): Master of Public Health in Family and Community Medicine
• MScCH (FCM): Master of Science in Community Health in Family and Community Medicine 
• MScCH (HPTE): Master of Science in Community Health in Health Practitioner Teacher Education

Oct 24, 2018


A full-day Psychopharmacology program, 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. 

Program Highlights:
• Pharmacologic Management of Mood Disorders 
• Pharmacologic Management in Emergency Psychiatry

Oct 26, 2018


This year’s conference is directed to helping non-neurologists like general practitioners, general internists, psychiatrists, geriatricians, emergency physicians and others improve their skills and knowledge with regards to evaluating patients with common neurological presentations.

Oct 26, 2018


This program is aimed at physicians, nurses, social workers and other health professionals that do not specialize in palliative care but provide care for patients with life-limiting illnesses. The goal is to obtain knowledge in pain and symptom management and communication and integrate this into your current practice.

Oct 27, 2018


Arthritis Day for Primary Care Clinicians is designed as an evidence-based and current approach to early assessment, investigation and management of musculoskeletal disorders.

- Improve participant’s initial assessment and early management of patients with common musculoskeletal disorders.
- Promote a more ‘wholistic’ approach to the differential diagnosis and investigation of inflammatory arthropathies and common MSK disorders utilizing medical, surgical and rehabilitative strategies.

Oct 29, 2018


Over the past 25 years, research in the clinical neuroscience of music perception has shown how music and rhythm can effectively assist in brain rehabilitation, with breakthroughs in motor recovery, speech and language training, and cognitive rehabilitation. Professor Michael Thaut, will share research data and video illustrations that summarize the latest exciting developments in this field.

Nov 1, 2018


Find out more about Graduate Studies in the Faculty of Medicine at this event. All undergraduate students are welcome to attend! 

Nov 2 – 3, 2018


Pathology Update is an annual review of new and important topics in diagnostic surgical pathology. This symposium is designed to highlight recent advances in surgical pathology with corresponding clinical correlation and prognostic implications.

The theme for 2018 is Practical and Emerging Issues in GI and PHB Pathology.

Nov 7 – 9, 2018


CSPC 2018 will bring together scientists, entrepreneurs, policymakers, politicians, journalists, students, and many others from across the country to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Science Policy Conference. We hope you all join to discuss the future of science policy in Canada to explore, discuss, exchange and mobilize knowledge regarding the present and future of Canadian science, technology, and innovation policy.

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