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Welcome to the CFD

The Centre for Faculty Development (CFD) is a partnership between Unity Health Toronto and the University of Toronto’s Temerty Faculty of Medicine. We are committed to supporting the development of our participants and community members in their multiple roles and activities in health professions education.

Understanding Digital Compassion Through Story

Please join us for our upcoming Best Practice in Education Rounds, September 28, 12-1pm

Upcoming Events

We provide flexible and adaptable programming that is responsive to emerging needs, facilitates communities and networking, and supports capacity building across the system. Our offerings include longitudinal programs, individual workshops, communities of practice and monthly rounds.  Please click here to view all of our upcoming events.

Latest News

27Sep 21
Welcome Dr. Allyson Merbaum!
Welcome Dr. Allyson Merbaum!

Welcome Dr. Allyson Merbaum as the Faculty Development Program Director, DFCM! Congratulations to Dr. Allyson Merbaum who has been appointed by the University of Toronto Department of Family and Community…

04Sep 21
Congratulations Inbal!
Congratulations Inbal!

Inbal Gafni (2020-2022 Cohort, Education Scholars Program) has been appointed as the Assistant Program Director, Curriculum and Assessment in the General Psychiatry Residency Program at the University of Toronto, Temerty Faculty…

27Aug 21
Celebrating Our NEAL Alumni
Celebrating our NEAL Alumni

Christina Grant (2014-2015 NEAL Graduate) has taken on a new position as the Head of the Division of Adolescent Medicine at McMaster University. Donna Johnston (2020-2021 NEAL Graduate) has taken on a…


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Upcoming Events

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    We will explore the often disorienting landscape of virtual care, highlighting the potential of narrative to help us make sense of, reflect upon, and think critically about these new practices in the delivery of care.
    • BPER
    • Rounds
    Start 12:00 pm EDT
    End 01:00 pm EDT
    Location Online
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    This workshop will explore how situational analysis can inform needs assessment and stakeholder mapping as participants embark on the curriculum design process.
    • Stepping Stones
    • Workshop
    Start 01:00 pm EDT
    End 04:00 pm EDT
    Location Online
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    Stella Ng and Edward Taylor will surface critical debates in research on transformative learning, and engage with our audience via moderation discussion and an open Q & A session.
    • CoFEES
    • Community
    Start 10:00 am EDT
    End 11:00 am EDT
    Location Online

Our Programs

The CFD offers a number of exceptional programs to meet current and emerging faculty development needs across the health system. View the full listing of CFD’s programs to determine which may best meet your interests and needs.

Our Communities

The CFD cultivates inclusive communities to mobilize knowledge, resources, and expertise to support faculty development across the health system. View the full listing of CFD’s communities to learn more and connect.

Centre for Faculty Development
Li Ka Shing International Healthcare
Education Centre, St. Michael’s Hospital
209 Victoria Street, 4th floor

Mailing Address:
30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON, M5B 1W8


Have an appetite for a scholarly debate, dialogue, or provocative discussion? Join me @LisaPBRI @rbrydges for our new Dialogue and Debate Series starting October 7th. Learn more here

We are so excited to introduce our new branding! The colours used in our new logo represent both our @UnityhealthTO and @UofT/@uoftmedicine partners. Learn more about us and our new branding:


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