Global Health, Equity & Primary Care

Jan 16 – 19, 2019

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9:00am–5:00pm

Details

January 16-19, 2019

Toronto, Canada

Course Description

This 4-day course offers a broad overview of global health with specific relevance to primary care. It is offered as an early exploration of the field of global health.

Some of the topics explored in this course are:

  • primary care in the context of global health
  • social determinants of health 
  • ethics of global health and service learning
  • essentials of infectious diseases
  • HIV/AIDS care
  • tuberculosis care
  • immigrant refugee health
  • indigenous health
  • caring for vulnerable populations in Canada and abroad
  • global health partnerships
  • career planning in global health

Audience

This course is open to family medicine residents and faculty, and allied health professionals interested in enhancing their knowledge and skills in global health.

Objectives

By the end of the course participants should be able to:

  • Describe the evidence regarding the impact of primary care on global health locally and globally.
  • Describe the epidemiological trends, common management and treatment challenges related to communicable and non-communicable diseases relevant to global health practice.
  • Analyze and critically discuss common practical and ethical challenges in delivering care in low-resource settings.
  • Describe strategies to identify vulnerable populations in Toronto and describe tools and strategies to address the needs of specific vulnerable populations.
  • Identify opportunities for further mentorship and learning in global health available through the DFCM.

Faculty

Dr. Michael Kidd

Professor and Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto. Director of the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre on Family Medicine and Primary Care. Past president of the World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA).

Dr. Katherine Rouleau

Vice-­Chair Global Health & Social Accountability, Department of Family and Community Medicine,
University of Toronto. Director, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre on Family Medicine & Primary Care.Director, The Besrour Centre, College of Family Physicians of Canada.

Dr. Gary Bloch 

Associate Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine University of Toronto. Staff Physician, St. Michael’s Hospital Family Health Team. 

Dr. Isaac Bogoch

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto.  Infectious Diseases consultant and General Internist at the Toronto General Hospital with a focus on tropical diseases, HIV, and general infectious diseases.

Dr. Freida S. Chavez 

Associate Professor, Teaching Stream, Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto

Dr. Naheed Dosani

Palliative Care Physician, William Osler Health System, Palliative Care Project Lead, the Inner City Health Associates

Dr. John Ihnat

Staff Physician, Health Access Thorncliffe Park,  Coordinator of Advocacy and Social Accountability, Department of Family Medicine, Toronto East Health Network

Dr. Praseedha Janakiram

Global Health PGY3 Enhanced Skills Co-Coordinator, Department of Family and Community Medicine University of Toronto. Co-lead, Toronto Addis Ababa Academic Collaboration in Family Medicine (TAAAC-FM).

Dr. Barry Pakes

Public Health & Preventive Medicine Residency Program Director, Global Health Education Initiative Program Director, University of Toronto

Format

  • Didactic sessions 
  • Interactive discussions
  • Networking opportunities

What Alumni Have to Say

“This course energized and empowered me like nothing has for years. But I came away with more than a feeling. I learned a variety of concrete ways people can be involved in global health...I will recommend the Primer to anyone in health care interested in working for a more equitable world.”

“The course was in one word: fantastic.  The speakers themselves were passionate and captivating, and I learned something new in each of the sessions…I finished the primer revitalized with my passion for global health, and with a strong sense of companionship among both the participants and speakers.”

Program Schedule

Registration and Fees

Residents and Applied Health Professionals
Before November 30, 2018 - $725.00 plus HST
After November 30, 2018 - $825.00 plus HST

Clinicians and Faculty
Before November 30, 2018 - $925.00 plus HST
After November 30, 2018 - $1025.00 plus HST

Register 

To register for this course contact: dfcm.globalhealth@utoronto.ca or click here

Accreditation

This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for up to 24 Mainpro+ credits

Location

Department of Family and Community Medicine
263 McCaul St., 3rd Floor
Toronto

Contact

dfcm.globalhealth@utoronto.ca
(416) 978-3763
2019-01-16 14:00:00 2019-01-19 22:00:00 UTC Global Health, Equity & Primary Care TIP 2017 picture.jpg January 16-19, 2019 Toronto, Canada Course Description This 4-day course offers a broad overview of global health with specific relevance to primary care. It is offered as an early exploration of the field of global health. Some of the topics explored in this course are: primary care in the context of global health social determinants of health  ethics of global health and service learning essentials of infectious diseases HIV/AIDS care tuberculosis care immigrant refugee health indigenous health caring for vulnerable populations in Canada and abroad global health partnerships career planning in global health Audience This course is open to family medicine residents and faculty, and allied health professionals interested in enhancing their knowledge and skills in global health. Objectives By the end of the course participants should be able to: Describe the evidence regarding the impact of primary care on global health locally and globally. Describe the epidemiological trends, common management and treatment challenges related to communicable and non-communicable diseases relevant to global health practice. Analyze and critically discuss common practical and ethical challenges in delivering care in low-resource settings. Describe strategies to identify vulnerable populations in Toronto and describe tools and strategies to address the needs of specific vulnerable populations. Identify opportunities for further mentorship and learning in global health available through the DFCM. Faculty Dr. Michael Kidd Professor and Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto. Director of the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre on Family Medicine and Primary Care. Past president of the World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA). Dr. Katherine Rouleau Vice-­Chair Global Health & Social Accountability, Department of Family and Community Medicine,University of Toronto. Director, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre on Family Medicine & Primary Care.Director, The Besrour Centre, College of Family Physicians of Canada. Dr. Gary Bloch  Associate Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine University of Toronto. Staff Physician, St. Michael’s Hospital Family Health Team.  Dr. Isaac Bogoch Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto.  Infectious Diseases consultant and General Internist at the Toronto General Hospital with a focus on tropical diseases, HIV, and general infectious diseases. Dr. Freida S. Chavez  Associate Professor, Teaching Stream, Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto Dr. Naheed Dosani Palliative Care Physician, William Osler Health System, Palliative Care Project Lead, the Inner City Health Associates Dr. John Ihnat Staff Physician, Health Access Thorncliffe Park,  Coordinator of Advocacy and Social Accountability, Department of Family Medicine, Toronto East Health Network Dr. Praseedha Janakiram Global Health PGY3 Enhanced Skills Co-Coordinator, Department of Family and Community Medicine University of Toronto. Co-lead, Toronto Addis Ababa Academic Collaboration in Family Medicine (TAAAC-FM). Dr. Barry Pakes Public Health & Preventive Medicine Residency Program Director, Global Health Education Initiative Program Director, University of Toronto Format Didactic sessions  Interactive discussions Networking opportunities What Alumni Have to Say “This course energized and empowered me like nothing has for years. But I came away with more than a feeling. I learned a variety of concrete ways people can be involved in global health...I will recommend the Primer to anyone in health care interested in working for a more equitable world.” “The course was in one word: fantastic.  The speakers themselves were passionate and captivating, and I learned something new in each of the sessions…I finished the primer revitalized with my passion for global health, and with a strong sense of companionship among both the participants and speakers.” Program Schedule Global Health, Equity and Primary Care Schedule.pdf Global Health, Equity and Primary Care Schedule.pdf (364.51 KB) Registration and Fees Residents and Applied Health ProfessionalsBefore November 30, 2018 - $725.00 plus HSTAfter November 30, 2018 - $825.00 plus HSTClinicians and FacultyBefore November 30, 2018 - $925.00 plus HSTAfter November 30, 2018 - $1025.00 plus HST Register  To register for this course contact: dfcm.globalhealth@utoronto.ca or click here Accreditation This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for up to 24 Mainpro+ credits 263 McCaul St., 3rd Floor - Department of Family and Community Medicine discovery.commons@utoronto.ca
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