Faculty Development Day

Monday, November 13, 2017

This year's Faculty Development Day event will be a new collaboration among the Department of Anesthesia, Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery and Surgery at the University of Toronto.   

Date: Monday, November 13, 2017

Location: 89 Chestnut Residence and Conference Centre, Colony Grand Ballroom (map)

Time: 7:00 am - 2:45 pm

Keynote Speaker: 
Dr. Jason Frank
Director of Specialty Education, Strategy and Standards in the Office of Specialty Education at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Title: "Competency by Design - A Town Hall Meeting"

Workshop Topics
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Competence by Design

Disclosure of Harm after a Critical Event

Teaching Tips – Engaging Your Learner

Healthcare Communication and Social Media - The Ethics of Privacy in an Electronic World

Teaching Tips – Feedback

Beyond the Checklist: A Culture of Safety in the OR

Succeeding at Undergraduate Medical Education

Financial Planning & Management: Fiscal and Pragmatic Considerations

Physician Health and Wellness (Staff and Resident)

Innovative Job Models

Perioperative DNR

Negotiating the Non Negotiable: Transforming Conflict into Opportunity


Click here to Register

The registration deadline has been extended to Friday, October 27, 2017. Once we have received your registration, your registration status will be confirmed via the email address indicated on the registration form. Please contact the UT office at (416) 978-4306 if you do not receive an email confirming your attendance within 48 hours of submitting your online registration form. 

Registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Please register early – registration is free if you register by Friday, October 27, 2017. However, due to space limitations and increasing demand for this event, we may not be able to accommodate on-site or late registrations. Please also take note of our cancellation policy as listed on our website, the cancellation deadline is Friday, November 3, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. and a late cancellation fee will apply to cancellations received after this date. 

The format will be the same as last year, with registration commencing at 7:00 a.m. The Anesthesia program will end at 2:45 p.m., while the Surgery program will end at 3:30 p.m. Please note: New Faculty Orientation will be from 2:45 - 4:00 pm, followed by a reception to 6:00 pm.

Please click here to see details of the program for this year's Faculty Development Day.

Abstract Submission:

Faculty and fellows affiliated with the Department of Anesthesia, University of Toronto, are encouraged to submit abstracts for partial or completed projects in the area of education, professional development and creative professional activities. Please click here for further details.  To submit your abstract please click the link: online abstract submission. The Anesthesia abstract submission deadline is Friday, October 13, 2017.

Please click here to download the ABSTRACT E-BOOKLET for this year's Faculty Development Day.

We look forward to welcoming each of you to an exciting and stimulating event!

Please call or email the Department of Anesthesia office at (416) 978-4306 or anesthesia@utoronto.ca if you have any questions. 

Planning Committee Members: Najma Ahmed (co-chair, Surgery), Paolo Campisi (co-chair, Otolaryngology -Head & Neck Surgery), Vincent Chan (co-chair, Anesthesia), Kristina Khanduja (Anesthesia), and Clyde Matava (Anesthesia)

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