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Faculty
Development Leads

Community Objective

Faculty Development leads is an evolving ‘community of practice’ for faculty developers and aims to provide a forum for the sharing of new ideas and practices in faculty development, peer mentorship and collaborative learning about the practices and impact of faculty development.

Community Description

Established in 2011, the Faculty Development Leads Community brings together a growing number of local faculty development leads (at a departmental, hospital, program or faculty level).

Faculty Development Leads meets 3-4 times a year with a fluid agenda that adapts to the needs of the community

Meet our Community

Coming soon.

Contact

Latika Nirula
Community Co-Lead
latika.nirula@unityhealth.to

Laura Dempster
Community Co-Lead
l.dempster@dentistry.utoronto.ca

Manpreet Saini
Education Coordinator, Leadership and Special Projects
manpreet.saini@unityhealth.to

Community Overview

Who should join: Health Professional Faculty Development Leads

Format: Virtual

Register: Please contact manpreet.saini@unityhealth.to

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Upcoming Events

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    6
    Feb
    This virtual community event is for CFD members to come together to during a lunch and learn to discuss emerging curiosities, questions and tensions within health professions education on the topic of the month.
    • Member Event
    Start 12:00 pm EST
    End 01:00 pm EST
    Location Online
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    7
    Feb
    Are you someone who is in a leadership role or responsible influencing people/change and looking to enhance the performance or support the development of another in the areas of teaching, leadership, scholarship and advocacy? In this applied workshop, we will explore how you can enhance your skills as a coach through Brief Solution Focused Coaching to support a colleague develop themselves at work or in the clinical academic environment.
    • Stepping Stones
    • Workshop
    Start 01:00 pm EST
    End 04:00 pm EST
    Location Online
  • CFD13-%20CFDLogo_SubBranding_BPER_Card.png
    14
    Feb
    Please join us for BPER Reads, our annual "Battle of the Papers" where Ivan Silver and Paula Rowland will battle it out to convince us which paper of 2022 is the one paper all health professional educators must read.
    Start 12:00 pm EST
    End 01:00 pm EST
    Location Online

FAQs

Q. How do I create and/or activate my account to log into the site?

A. To create a CFD user account please click here. If you have already created an account, click here to log in. Please note you will be required to set up a new account and password for our new website. We will connect your account with your previous CFD event records.

Q. Is there a cost to attend your programs?

A. There is a cost to participate in some of our programs. The cost of each of our programs varies and in some cases, the cost varies depending on your status with the Temerty Faculty of Medicine at University of Toronto and/or in which hospital you work as well as whether or not you have an annual CFD Membership.

Q.I do not have a faculty appointment in the Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. Can I still attend your workshops, programs and/or events? Is there a fee?

A. Anyone whose education activities include teaching, leading, scholarship and advocacy are welcome to attend our workshops, programs and/or events. Specific pre-requisite criteria may apply. Please refer to each workshop, program or event page for details. All fees and discounts (where applicable) can be found in the workshop, program and event pages.

Q.I am interested in having one of your workshops offered at my home site/department. Do you offer this type of service?

A. Please contact us for further information.  The availability of this service is dependent on the resources and capacity of the CFD at the time the request is made.

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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 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.

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

cfd@smh.ca

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Are you trying to build community in virtual or in-person education spaces? Trying to figure out what is effective or what is hindering your process?

Join us on Feb 6 to discuss building community in these spaces!

*Open to CFD Members only
Register at: https://bit.ly/mmfeb6

Join us on February 1st at 1pm for "Decolonizing Healthcare Education" facilitated by Jeffrey Kiyoshk Ross and Beck McNeil.

To learn more and to register, please visit this link: https://bit.ly/3wwI5GM

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