Social Political and Scientific Issues Seminar Schedule

Wednesdays, 9:00am to 12:00pm
500 University Avenue, Room 303

*unless noted otherwise in the course listings 

2015-2016 Seminar Schedule [pdf]

2016 | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec
2017 | Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun
2017 | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec

July

Date topic presenter time
July 6 76 Grenville St. 2nd Floor, Room 2239
Women's Health: An Introduction
Orientation: Bay Centre for Birth Control
Women's Health Core Day
Dr. Tuhina Biswas
Dr. Rob Dmytryshyn
   
9:00 - 10:15am
10:30 - 11:45am
July 13 Seminar Course Intro and Needs Assessment
Family Medicine, Generalism and Primary Care
Dr. Curtis Handford
Dr. Curtis Handford
9:00 - 10:30am
10:30 - 12:00pm
July 20 Media Article Review
Media Article Discussion
Dr. Curtis Handford
Class Discussion
9:00 - 10:30am
10:30 - 12:00pm
July 27 Clinical Public Health: An Overview
Appropriate use of social media as a Health Professional
Dr. Ross Upshur
Ms. Allison Mullin
9:00 - 10:30am
10:30 - 12:00pm

August

date topic presenter time
August 3 CANCELLED    
August 10 How to promote FM at the undergraduate level
MoH/OMA tentative Physician Services Agreement
Dr. Baraa Alghalyini
In-Class Debate
9:00 - 10:30am
10:30 - 12:00pm
August 17 Chronic Disease Management in Tanzania
Public Health Advocacy in Grassy Narrows
Dr. Faith Paterson
Daniella Moss
9:00 - 10:30am
10:30 - 12:00pm
August 24 Health Information Searching Strategies Robyn Butcher 9:00 - 12:00pm
August 31 CANCELLED    

September

Date topic presenter time
September 7 76 Grenville St. 2nd Floor, Room 2239
Gynecological Emergencies in the Family Practice Setting
IUD Insertion, Endometrial Biopsy, Breast Cyst Aspiration
Women's Health Core Day
Dr. Diana Hsiang
T. Biswas, D. Hsiang
   
9:00 - 10:15am
10:30 - 12:00pm
September 14 Seminar session orientation and needs assessment
McWhinney Chapter 1
n/a
Dr. Curtis Handford
9:00 - 10:30am
10:30 - 12:00pm
September 21

Canadian Health Care "System"
Toronto's Health Care System

Dr. Curtis Handford
Dr. Curtis Handford
9:00 - 10:30am
10:30 - 12:00pm
September 28 regular seminar cancelled due to scholarly orientation (by invitation)    

October

date topic presenter time
October 5 76 Grenville St. 2nd Floor, Room 2239
A Brief History of "Women's Bodies" in Medicine
Advocacy in Women's Health
Women's Health Core Day
Dr. Diane de Camps Meschino
Dr. Sheila Wijayasinghe
   
9:00 - 10:15am
10:30 - 11:45am
October 12 The Evidence for Primary Care Dr. Yves Talbot 9:00 - 12:00pm
October 19

Poverty Workshop
McWhinney Chapter 2

Dr. Samantha Green
 

9:00 - 10:30am
10:30 - 12:00pm
October 26 Cancelled due to INTAPT    

November

date        topic presenter time
November 02 76 Grenville St. 2nd Floor, Room 2239
TBD
Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence
Women's Health Core Day
TBD
Sheila Macdonald
   
9:00 - 10:15am
10:30 - 12:00pm

November 09

MAID (Medical Assistance in Dying)
McWhinney Chapter 3

Kerry Bowman
Maryam AlRashid / Maram AlShareef

9:00 - 10:30am
10:30 - 12:00pm

November 16 CANCELLED    
November 23 Achieving Primary Care Policy Objectives in Ontario Dr. Rick Glazier 9:00 - 12:00pm
November 30

Climate Change and Health
Anti-Oppression in Practice

Dr. Michael Benusic
Stephanie Nixon

9:00 - 10:30am
10:30 - 12:00pm

December
 

DATE tOPIC pRESENTER TIME
December 7                                    76 Grenville St. 2nd Floor, Room 2239
LGBTQ Primary Care
Cancer Survivorship Care
Women's Health Core Day
Dr. Edward Kucharski
Dr. Carol Townsley
   
9:00 - 10:15am
10:30 - 11:45am
December 14 Intro to Harm Reduction and Drug Policy
Advocacy
Zoe Dodd
Dr. Samantha Green
9:00 - 10:30am
10:30 - 12:00pm
December 21 CANCELLED    

January

DATE TOPIC PRESENTER TIME
January 4 76 Grenville St. 2nd Floor, Room 2239
Infertility
Breastfeeding
Women's Health Core Day
Dr. Carrie Schram
Sue Hermann
   
9:00 - 10:15am
10:30 - 11:45am
January 11 Public vs Private Healthcare
Enhanced Skills in Family Medicine
Dr. Danyaal Raza
Dr. Julia Alleyne
9:00 - 10:30am
10:30 - 12:00pm
January 18 263 McCaul Street, Room 320
Family Medicine in the Global Health Context
Rural Maternal Child Health in Africa
   
Dr. Katherine Rouleau
Dr. Kristy Cane
   
9:00 - 10:30am
10:30 - 12:00pm
January 25 263 McCaul Street, Room 320
McWhinney Chapter 5
Pharmacy in Primary Care
   
Mira Mitri, Marcia McLean
Jennifer Lake
 
9:00 - 10:30am
10:30 - 12:00pm

February

date topic presenter time
February 1 76 Grenville St. 2nd Floor, Room 2239
Breast Disease
Abortion Services in Canada
Women's Health Core Day
Dr. Melinda Wu
Dr. Sheila Dunn
   
9:00 - 10:15am
10:30 - 11:45am
February 8 McWhinney Chapter 7
McWhinney Chapter 4
Richa Parashar/Natalie Morson
Mayura Loganthan/Kristin Vaga
9:00 - 10:30am
10:30 - 12:00pm
February 15 Health Quality Initiatives
Medical & Ethical Implications of Genetic Testing in Primary Care
Dr. Joshua Tepper
Dr. June Carroll
9:00 - 10:30am
10:30 - 12:00pm
February 22 Reading Week    

March

DATE TOPIC PRESENTER TIME
March 1 76 Grenville St. 2nd Floor, Room 2239
Osteoporosis
Eating Disorders
Women's Health Core Day
Dr. Sandra Kim
Dr. Patricia Colton
   
9:00 - 10:15am
10:30 - 11:45am
March 8 Class Discussion: "Being Mortal" by Atul Gawande 
Decent Work and Health
Samantha Green
Andrew Pinto
9:00 - 10:30am
10:30 - 12:00pm
March 15 McWhinney Chapter 6
Health Strategy Planning
Maya Nader/Behnaz Abedi
Cecil Canteenwalla
9:00 - 10:30am
10:30 - 12:00pm
March 22

Social Media for Health Care Professionals
Social & Scientific Implications of Implementing Screening Programs across Populations

Allison Mullin
Dr. Eitan Amir

9:00 - 10:30am
10:30 - 12:00pm
March 29 Indigenous Health Curriculum Dr. Jason Pennington 9am-12pm

April

date topic presenter time
April 5 76 Grenville St. 2nd Floor, Room 2239
PCOS and Fertility
An Update on Reportable STIs
Women's Health Core Day
Dr. Carrie Schram
Amanda Walsh, RN
   
9:00 - 10:15am
10:30 - 11:45am
April 12 McWhinney Chapter 8
Medical Education in Canada
Lily Li
Dr. Azadeh Moaveni
9:00 - 10:30am
10:30 - 12:00pm
April 19 Cannabis legalization
Refugee Health
Dr. Mel Kahan
Dr. Meb Rashid
9:00 - 10:30am
10:30 - 12:00pm
April 26 Trans Health Jordan Pennington
Sue Hranilovic
9:00 - 10:30am
10:30 - 12:00pm

May

date topic presenter time
May 3 76 Grenville St. 2nd Floor, Room 2239
Pediatrics and Adolescent Gynecology
Menopause
Women's Health Core Day
Dr. Sari Kives
Dr. Wendy Wolfman
   
9:00 - 10:15am
10:30 - 11:45am
May 10 Women and Opiod Use - Trauma Informed Care
Ecological Models for Addressing Health Determinants
Jesleen Rana
Charlotte Lombardo
9:00 - 10:30am
10:30 - 12:00pm
May 17 Changing Geriatric Care Needs in Canada
Health TO
Dr. Samir K. Sinha
Maggie Bergeron
9:00 - 10:30am
10:30 - 12:00pm
May 24 McWhinney Chapter 10
McWhinney Chapter 9
Madeleine Bondy/Yaser Meeralam
Abdulmohsin AlHajri/Majed AlHarthi
9:00 - 10:30am
10:30 - 12:00pm
May 31

Environmental Health In Family Medicine
Health Care System in Saudi Arabia

Dr. Alan Abelsohn

Abdulmohsin AlHajri

9:00 - 10:30am
10:30 - 12:00pm

June

date topic presenter time
June 7 76 Grenville St. 2nd Floor, Room 2239
CANCELLED
Women's Health Core Day  9:00 - 10:15am
10:30 - 11:45am
June 14

Book Review (TBD)
Implementation of CR Screening

Kristin Vaga
Yaser Meeralam
9:00 - 10:30am
10:30 - 12:00pm
June 21 Public Nutrition Education
Disability and Access to Health Care
Behnaz Abedi
Terri-Lynn Langdon
9:00 - 10:30am
10:30 - 12:00pm
June 28 Topic TBA
Health Justice and Medical-Legal Partnerships
Topic TBA
Johanna Macdonald
9:00 - 10:30am
10:30 - 12:00pm

July
 

Date Topic Presenter Time
July 5      
July 12      
July 19 Clinical Public Health Dr. Ross Upshur 9:00 - 10:30

July 26

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