Undergraduate Education Faculty Development Workshop

Friday, January 19, 2018 All day

2018 DFCM Undergraduate Education Faculty Development Workshop
Workshop Theme: Modelling Integration: Teaching and Learning in Family Medicine

Friday, January 19th, 2018 at the Vaughan Estates of Sunnybrook

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Michael Kidd, Chair, Department of Family and Community Medicine

Join us for our annual day-long event for family physicians and health professional educators involved in undergraduate medical education.  Highlights include:

•           Small group workshops

•           Faculty and student posters

•           Breakfast and lunch included

•           Free to University of Toronto Family Medicine teachers

•           Free parking


College of Family Physicians - Mainpro+:
This Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto for up to 4.0 Mainpro+ credits.

Please click here to register for the event.  Registration closes Friday December 15th.



Morning and afternoon small group workshops are offered as follows:

Morning Session
10:15 - 11:45 am

  • Choosing Wisely Canada: Teaching and Learning Choosing Wisely at the Undergraduate Level
    Dr. Kimberly Wintemute MD CCFP FCFP, Assistant Professor, NYGH Site; Primary Care Co-Lead, Choosing Wisely Canada.
  • Teaching communication skills: why it’s important and how to do it.
    William Watson MD, CCFP, CFCFP; Lindsay Watson MA, RP, RMFT; Emelyn Bartlett  MSW
  • The Indigenous Blanket Exercise as a Medical Education Tool
    Lindsay Herzog.  Co-Presenters TBD
  • "What’s The Buzz About Integration? Does Anyone Really Know What It Means?”
    Stacey Bernstein, Pier Bryden, Mahan Kulasegaram, Jana Lazor, Marcus Law, Maria Mylopolous, Glendon Tait
  • The Advocacy Project in Family Medicine Block Clerkship: How Can I Make it Work in my Practice?
    Doukas K, Owen J, Maker D, Nyhof-Young J.

Afternoon Session
1:30 - 3:00 pm

  • The Power of Critical Reflection in Enhancing Preceptors' Teaching Skills
    Mruna Shah MD, FCFP, and Difat Jakubovicz MD, FCFP
  • Integrating LGBTQ2S health with Clinical Skills: Teaching and Learning Sexual History for Every Body
    Laurence Biro, James Owen, Alex Coutin, Herman Tang, Groonie Tang, Kaiwen Song, Joyce Nyhof-Young
  • A roadmap for Teaching Complex Conversations: Stories from Palliative Care
    Risa Bordman, Donna Spaner, Christopher Blake (PGY3)

Please click here (337.82 KB) to download abstracts for each session.




8:00 am Registration, Breakfast, Poster Presentations, and Sponsor Booths
8:30 am Welcome: Dr. Dave Wheler
8:35 am

Dr. Azadeh (Azi) Moaveni
Director, Undergraduate Medical Education, DFCM
Who's Who in DFCM Undergraduate Medical Education

8:45 am Keynote Address: Dr. Michael Kidd, Chair, DFCM
The Future of Family Medicine, in Toronto, Canada and Around the World
9:45 am Nutrition Break, Poster Presentations, and Sponsor Booths
10:15 am Workshops - Sessions #1
11:45 am Lunch
1:00 pm Teaching Awards: Dr. Dave Wheler
1:30 pm Workshops - Sessions #2
3:00 pm Evaluation and Draw


Vaughan Estates of Sunnybrook
2075 Bayview Avenue
M4N 3M5
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