Undergraduate Education Faculty Development Workshop

Join us for the 2015 Undergraduate Education Faculty Development Workshop on Friday, November 27th. Highlights include:
  • Small group workshops
  • Faculty and student posters
  • Breakfast and lunch included
  • Free to University of Toronto Family Medicine teachers
  • Free parking


Date: Friday November 27th, 2015
Location: Vaughan Estates of Sunnybrook
Theme: Advocacy and Excellence
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Philip Berger
Dr. Berger is the University of Toronto's Undergraduate Medical Education Faculty Lead for the Health Advocate role. He is a founding member of Canadian Doctors for Refugee Care. In 2013, he was inducted as a fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences.

The College of Family Physicians of Canada - Mainpro M1
This program meets the accreditation criteria of The College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been accredited by Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, for up to 5.0 Mainpro-M1 credits.

Small Group Sessions: Two small group sessions offer the following options. Please click here to download details on the sessions (pdf).

Session #1:
  • Evidence Based Mindfulness Meditation techniques for use in a busy medical practice
  • Teaching palliative care to undergraduates: How learners can help us incorporate Advance Care Planning into our practices
  • Climate Change and Health: What is the role for family physicians and our organizations as community advocates?
  • CANCELLED: Modelling Excellence and Advocacy in Caring for LGBTQ Patients
  • Using the College of Family Physicians of Canada’s’ Fundamental Teaching Activities Framework: A guide for teachers and programs
  • To Brief or Not Debrief: That’s Facilitation!

Session #2:
  • CANCELLED: Enhancing Teaching Advocacy and Leadership in Primary Care by Promoting Research in the Preclerkship
  • Teaching palliative care to undergraduates: Recognizing our strengths as family doctors and enhancing our skills
  • Integrating Health Professional Educators into a Formal Education Curriculum for Medical Students
  • Optimizing Feedback in Undergraduate Education: From the Learner in Difficulty to the Superstar
  • Reflective Practice, Intersectionality and Service Learning in Medical Education
  • What is this LInC I keep hearing about?: The LInC Family Medicine Primer 

8:00 Registration, Breakfast, Poster Presentations, Sponsor Booths

8:25   Welcome – Dr. Dave Wheler

8:30 Advocacy, Excellence and DFCM Strategic Plan
Dr. Lynn Wilson
Chair, DFCM

8:45 The Ripple Effect
Dr. Azadeh (Azi) Moaveni
Director Undergraduate Medical Education, DFCM      

9:00 Teaching Awards – Dr. Dave Wheler

9:30 Keynote Address – Dr. Philip Berger
Advocacy in Health Care: Documents and Demonstrations

10:30 Nutrition Break, Poster Presentations and Sponsor Booths

11:00       Small Group Sessions #1

12:30       Lunch

1:30         Small Group Sessions #2:

3:00 Closing Remarks, Evaluation and Draw