Feb 17, 2021  |  12:00pm - 1:00pm
City-Wide Medical Grand Rounds

Virtual City Wide Medical Grand Rounds: 100 Years of Innovation — The Insulin Story

100 Years of Innovation — The Insulin Story

Daniel Drucker, MD

Senior Scientist, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Sinai Health
Professor of Endocrinology & Metabolism, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto

Learning objectives:

At the end of the presentation, participants should be able to:

  1. Recount the key elements leading to the discovery and commercialization of insulin;
  2. Reflect on the roles of collaboration in the insulin story;
  3. Translate into practice pivotal developments in the insulin innovation story, and;
  4. Contemplate options for the scientific celebration of the discovery of insulin.

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Questions will be accepted via the Zoom Q&A tool.


City Wide Medical Grand Rounds is a self-approved group learning activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Evaluation & Attendance:

Attendance for Maintenance of Certification credit will only be tracked if evaluation and attendance surveys are completed.

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