Faculty Development Resources

How to use these resources

As educators, we understand the importance of continuous professional growth and the need for effective strategies to enhance teaching and learning. Whether you're an experienced faculty member seeking new insights or a novice educator eager to strengthen your skills, this resource hub offers a wealth of valuable materials and tools.

Continuing Professional Development

Participation in the MOC Program is a requirement for admission and renewal of Fellowship in the Royal College.

Section 2 Credits : Self-learning

For each journal article that you read and have deemed has had a significant impact on your learning or practice can be recorded individually and receive one (1) credit per article.

Listening/viewing podcasts, audiotapes, videotapes, and reviewing enduring materials or scanning the internet = 0.5 credit per topic searched

The learning acquired while completing additional research and acquiring new learning/knowledge while addressing other CanMEDS roles (Professional, Educator) can be submitted as Personal Learning Projects (PLPs) where you will earn two (2) credits per hour.

Learn more about how to complete a Personal Learning Project.

Department Policies

Civility & Professionalism

By embracing and promoting civility and professionalism, we foster an atmosphere of respect, empathy, and inclusivity. Such an environment allows trainees to feel safe, valued, and motivated to engage in the learning process.


Effective feedback fosters student engagement and promotes a positive learning environment. Constructive feedback also helps teachers to continually grow and develop their instructional strategies, leading to improved teaching effectiveness.

We've provided some resources on feedback below:

Using Effective Narratives in Feedback to Improve Performance

Watch this presentation from the CBME Symposium 2019 by Dr Shiphra Ginsburg: https://youtu.be/oeDevXF4bP8

Feedback Case Library

Contained on this page are a collection of feedback scenarios Residents and Faculty encounter in their day-to-day routines.

View them: http://cbme.pgme.utoronto.ca/924-2/feedback-case-library/

Understanding the Competence by Design Coaching Model

Transforming Canada’s residency training to align with the realities of 21st century practice.Read more: https://www.royalcollege.ca/ca/en/cbd/understanding-cbd.html

Enhancing Feedback Culture and Coaching Skills in CBME

This Appendix provides resources, tips and ideas for getting started on projects relating to feedback,
coaching, help-seeking, educational goal-setting, learner handover and mentorship: https://anesthesia.utoronto.ca/sites/default/files/inline-files/Enhancing-Feedback-Culture-and-Coaching-Skills-in-CBME.pdf

Improving the Giving and Receiving of Feedback

A guide on Improving the Giving and Receiving of Feedback by Glover Takahashi, S., Dubé, R., Nayer, M.

Read: https://anesthesia.utoronto.ca/sites/default/files/inline-files/02_Improving-Feedback-Handout_17July7_RS.pdf

Feedback Pocket Card

This pocket card can be printed and kept with you so you always have key feedback tips at your fingers!

Download: https://anesthesia.utoronto.ca/sites/default/files/inline-files/PocketDocument%20-%20FeedbackPocketCard.pdf

Feedback Infographic

How to give effective feedback presented by the Education Hub:


Clinical Supervision

Clinical supervision safeguards patient safety, facilitates skill development, cultivates professionalism, provides continuous feedback, offers psychosocial support, and promotes collaboration within the team. It is a vital component of anesthesia training programs, enabling trainees to become competent and confident anesthesiologists. Here are some resources to help you support trainees:

The Medical Educator