All Events

Oct 24 – 25, 2018

9:00am–3:00pm
Event

Let There Be Light: Optogenetics in Neuroscience and Beyond

The Gairdner Week in Toronto kicks off with the annual state-of-the-art scientific symposium.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
9:00 am - 1:00 pm                                                             

Speakers & Agenda

Hailan Hu
Professor, Senior Investigator, Zhejiang University

Oct 24, 2018

12:00pm–1:00pm
City-Wide Medical Grand Rounds

Learning "Healthy" Models for HealthcareMarzyeh Ghassemi portrait

Marzyeh Ghassemi, MSc, PhD

Assistant Professor, Faculties of Computer Science & Medicine, University of Toronto
Faculty Member, Vector Institute
 

Oct 26, 2018

All day
Deadline

CALL FOR PAPERS

NIPS 2018 Workshop on Machine Learning for Health (NIPS ML4H 2018)
Moving beyond supervised learning in healthcare

A workshop at the Thirty-Second Annual Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS 2018)

Saturday, December 8, 2018
Palais des Congrès de Montréal, Montréal Canada
https://ml4health.github.io/2018/

Oct 26 – 27, 2018

7:00am–4:00pm
Event

Welcome

This year’s conference is directed to helping non-neurologists like general practitioners, general internists, psychiatrists, geriatricians, emergency physicians and others improve their skills and knowledge with regards to evaluating patients with common neurological presentations.

Plenary sessions and workshops will cover topics in Stroke, Headache, Movement Disorders, Epilepsy, Multiple Sclerosis and Dementia, and will also include skills workshops allowing participants to improve their neurological examination.

Neurology

Oct 26, 2018

8:00am–9:00am
Rounds

Oct 30, 2018

5:00pm–7:30pm
Invitation Only

A lecture and reception in honour of

Dr. Geoffrey Nguyen, Gastroenterology
Promotion to Professor of Medicine

Event Schedule:

5:00-5:30pm – Welcome cocktails

5:30-6:30pm – Lecture

6:30 – 7:30pm – Cocktail Reception

 

Oct 30, 2018

5:00pm–7:00pm
Seminar

As part of the graduate seminar, MSC 1000: Fundamentals of Translational Research, the discussion series is hosted by Faculty of Medicine’s Translational Research Program (TRP) and the five collaborating Departments participating in the development of the Toronto Translational HUB (Department of Psychiatry, Medicine, Imaging, Surgery and Paediatrics).

Oct 31, 2018

All day

Each spring and fall, the Faculty's Teaching and Education Awards Committee recognizes individuals who are making significant contributions to medical education. We are currently accepting nominations for the following awards:

Nov 2 – 3, 2018

All day
Training Session
Toronto Geriatrics Update Course

Accredited by the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada for 11.0 hours and certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for up to 11 Mainpro+ credits.

Geriatric Medicine

Nov 8, 2018

8:00am–11:00am

Workshop for promotion candidates going forward for July 1, 2020, and anyone else who is interested in learning about the promotion process. 

Please RSVP to your Hospital Promotions Admin

Nov 8, 2018

5:00pm–7:30pm
Invitation Only

A lecture and reception in honour of

Dr. Eric Horlick, Cardiology
Promotion to Professor of Medicine

Event Schedule:

5:00-5:30pm – Welcome cocktails

5:30-6:30pm – Lecture

6:30 – 7:30pm – Cocktail Reception

 

Nov 13, 2018

5:00pm–7:00pm
Seminar

As part of the graduate seminar, MSC 1000: Fundamentals of Translational Research, the discussion series is hosted by Faculty of Medicine’s Translational Research Program (TRP) and the five collaborating Departments participating in the development of the Toronto Translational HUB (Department of Psychiatry, Medicine, Imaging, Surgery and Paediatrics).

Nov 14, 2018

3:00pm–5:00pm
RSVP

The Office of the Vice Dean, Research and Innovation, Faculty of Medicine and Dr. Michael Farkouh, Vice Chair of Research, invites faculty, staff, and post-doctoral fellows to attend a Grant Writing Workshop with Dr. Geoffrey Liu and Daniel Harney.

This interactive session will:

Nov 14, 2018

3:00pm–5:00pm
Seminar

Hosted by Dr. Geoffrey Liu and Daniel Harney, Grants and Awards Editor, Faculty of Medicine

Come join us for an interactive session discussing the challenges of developing a viable project for funding, as well as strategies to help you write more persuasive and clear grant proposals.  We’ll consider the fundamentals of strong research questions, specific research aims, and getting your team and resources in order before you begin, and we’ll look at examples of strong writing as well as potential pitfalls.

Open to Faculty, Staff and Post-Doctoral Fellows

Nov 16, 2018

All day
Event

Interstitial Lung Disease

2nd ANNUAL YEAR IN REVIEW CME EVENING

Registration is now open

This event is an accredited group learning activity as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Please see flyer for more details (PDF).

Respirology

Nov 16, 2018

All day
Event

Rounds CANCELLED NOV 16th due to Annual Day

Respirology

Nov 19, 2018

5:00pm
Deadline

The Department of Medicine’s Eliot Phillipson Clinician-Educator Training Program (CETP) provides advanced training to postgraduate medical trainees interested in pursuing future academic careers focused on education research and scholarship.

Full details about eligibility, what the program provides, and appliaction details can be found on the CETP webpage.

Please direct any questions to Joanna King, CETP program administrator.

Nov 20, 2018

1:30pm–4:30pm

Workshop for promotion candidates going forward for July 1, 2020, and anyone else who is interested in learning about the promotion process. 

Please RSVP to your Hospital Promotions Admin

Nov 20, 2018

6:00pm–8:00pm
RSVP

As part of our ongoing initiatives to increase equity and diversity in the Department of Medicine, we will be hosting two workshops this fall on the topic of “How to Be an Ally.” These sessions will provide faculty with the skills and language required to effectively address instances of incivility or inappropriate behaviour in the workplace, and will build upon the discussion started during last year's Women in Academic Medicine (WAM) summit.

Nov 23, 2018

8:00am–9:00am
Rounds
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