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Stepping Stones

Stepping Stones Workshops

**This page was last updated on September 16, 2021

The Stepping Stones Program follows a flexible adaptable curriculum. We continually update workshop topics in response to participant needs and environmental shifts. Specific topics and dates are released on a per term basis October-December, January-March, April-June.

Please check our workshop offerings regularly.

Curriculum, Teaching, Learning & Assessment

  • Simulation 101: Introduction to Simulation Education
  • Teaching Fundamentals: Teaching in the Clinical Setting
  • Teaching Fundamentals: Teaching in Non-Clinical Settings
  • Assessment Fundamentals: Clinical Contexts
  • Assessment Fundamentals: Performance-Based Assessments
  • Developing Tests that Assess and Enhance Learning
  • Learning Theories and the Science of Learning
  • Planning for Competency-Based Education: Basics for Health Professions’ Educators
  • Fostering Adaptive Expertise in Education
  • Fundamentals in Curriculum Design
  • Aligning and Applying the Paradigms of Education
  • Introduction to Programmatic Assessment
  • Teaching and Supervision During Virtual Care
  • Minds Online – Best Practices in Online Teaching & Learning
  •  Teaching in Synchronous Online Learning Environments

Equity, Diversity, Inclusion & Access

  • Negotiating the Hidden Curriculum: Quality Improvement in Health Professional Education
  • Fostering the New Revolution In Canadian Medical Education “A Humanities Toolkit.” How To Teach Medical Learners Using Visual Arts, Literary Texts, And Film Clips
  • Patient Involvement in Health Professions Education
  • Anti-Oppressive Approaches to Care: Social Justice in Healthcare
  • Equity, Diversity, Inclusivity and Accessibility Considerations in Online Teaching and Learning **Offered in Partnership with the Office of Inclusion and Diversity**
  • Responding to and Addressing Microaggressions & Practicing Critical Allyship **Offered in Partnership with the Office of Inclusion and Diversity**
  • Challenges Surrounding IMGs/IEHPS Education: The Good, The Bad and Not So Simple
  • The “New” Professional Values: Unpacking Power and Privilege in Healthcare to Ensure Inclusive, Safe Environments for All

Communication & Collaboration

  • Effective Communication with the Learner in Difficulty
  • The Art and Science of Giving and Receiving Feedback
  • Fight, Flight And Insight: Professional Conversations in Collaborative Practice
  • Teaching for Collaborative Learning in a Practice Setting **Offered in Partnership with the Centre for IPE**
  • Commotion: The Intersection of Communication and Emotion in Professional Healthcare Practice

Education Scholarship & Research

  • Evaluative Thinking for Program Evaluation in Health Professions Education
  • Developing Effective Collaborations in Education Scholarship
  • Starting Your Education Scholarship Journey
  • Ethically Important Moments in Education Scholarship
  • Health Profession Education Research: Paradigms and Practice
  • If, When and How to Use Surveys in Education Scholarship

Leadership, Career Development & Mentorship

  • An Introduction To Academic Leadership
  • What Career Paths Exist for Clinical Educators?
  • Developing Skills As A Mentor
  • Shining A Spotlight On The Adaptive Nature Of Faculty Developer Practices
  • Navigating Faculty Wellness ‘Tensions’ – Individual and Organizational Considerations
  • Developing and Getting the Most out of your Teaching Dossier
  • Being A Mentee

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


Join us tomorrow with @drellaway & @EaKinsella at 12:00pm EST as they present "What is best?: Reflecting on context and contingency in 'best' practice"!

Register for free:

Co-hosted by: @theWilsonCentre @IPEUofT
#hpe #MedEd #BPER #facultydevelopment

A huge congrats to @wong_alexandra (former practicum student, now researcher collaborator) who shared our findings on #KMb through network weaving within #HPE at #CKF22!

@Betty_EvalEd @QianWu_RE


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