Celebration of Education Scholarship

Jan 29 – 30, 2018



Presented by the Office of Education Scholarship, Department of Family and Community Medicine

January 29-30, 2018

Please join us for our upcoming Celebration of Education Scholarship event on January 29-30, 2018. We are excited to announce our guest speakers, Dr. Brian Hodges and Dr. Lawrence Grierson.  Program details and registration information can be found below. Come and be inspired, challenged, excited and encouraged!

Register today! 




Cocktail reception and presentation by Dr. Brian Hodges: The future of health professions: What will we need humans for?

Date: Monday, January 29, 2018
Time: 5:00-7:00 pm
Location: The Faculty Club, 41 Willcocks Street


Dr. Brian Hodges is Executive-Vice President Education at the University Health Network. He is Professor in the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Education at UofT and holds the Currie Chair in Health Professions Education Research at the Wilson Centre. He is a practicing psychiatrist and teacher. His research focuses on assessment, competence, compassion and the future of the health professions. His work has been recognized with the Association of American Medical Colleges Flexner Award (2015) and the Karolinska Institutet Prize for Research in Medical Education (2016).


Full day program, featuring a keynote presentation by Dr. Lawrence Grierson

Date: Tuesday, January 30, 2018
Location: 263 McCaul Street, 4th floor

Breakfast and registration

9:00 - 10:00          Keynote presentation by Dr. Lawrence Grierson - A Full-Scope, Generalist Approach to Medical Education Research
10:15 - 11:15        Journal Club
11:30 - 12:30        Works-in-progress presentations by ‘Art of the Possible’ grant recipients

12:30 - 13:15         Lunch

13:15 - 16:15         PeArLS sessions for faculty members seeking support and feedback for Art of the  Possible grant proposals. All faculty members are welcome to attend.

16:15 - 16:30         Wrap-up


Dr. Lawrence Grierson is Associate Professor with the Department of Family Medicine, the Program for Educational Research, Innovation, and Theory (MERIT), the Program for Rural and Community Education (Mac-CARE) and the Undergraduate MD Program at McMaster University; appointments through which he leads a variety of research pertaining to Health Professions Education. With the Department of Family Medicine, Dr. Grierson leads a Research Group that examines the professional development of family physicians from a variety of theoretical perspectives, and that works to develop sustainable programs of inquiry that can address the education questions that arise in the primary care context. Lawrence is also the Associate Director of the Masters of Science in Health Sciences Education.


Who is invited?         Any faculty members who are interested in learning more about education scholarship.

To register                  Celebration of Education Scholarship

For information        dfcm.edscholarship@utoronto.ca

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