Social Political and Scientific Issues Seminar Schedule

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

*Unless noted otherwise in the course listings 

2015-2016 Seminar Schedule

2016-2017 Seminar Schedule


2017 | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec
2018 | Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun
 

2017-18 Seminar Schedule

July 
 

Date Topic Presenter Time
July 5 76 Grenville St., 2nd Floor, Room 2239
Orientation to the Bay Centre for Birth Control
Women's Health: An Introduction
Women's Health Core Day
Dr. Rob Dmytryshyn
Dr. Kymm Feldman

9:00 - 10:15
10:30 - 11:45
July 12 Seminar Course Intro & Needs Assessment
Family Medicine, Generalism and Primary Care
Dr. Samantha Green

9:00 - 10:15
10:30 - 11:45

July 19 Clinical Public Health
FM in Specialist Dominating Med Community    
Dr. Ross Upshur
Baraa Alghalyini
9:00 - 10:30
10:30 - 12:00
July 26 Topics in Medical Education Abbas Ghavam-Rassoul 9:00 - 12:00

August - Cancelled

September

Date Topic PResenter Time  

 

September 6  76 Grenville St. 2nd Floor, Room 2239
Gynecological Emergencies in the Family Practice Setting
Procedural Skills: IUD Insertion and Endometrial Biopsy
Women's Health Core Day
Dr. Diana Hsiang
Dr. Diana Hsiang
9:00 - 10:15
10:30 - 11:45
 
September 13 Seminar Course Intro/Needs Assessment
McWhinney Chapter 1
Dr. Samantha Green 9:00 - 10:30
10:30 - 12:00
 
September 20 Canadian Health Care System
Poverty & Health
Dr. Samantha Green
 
9:00 - 10:30
10:30 - 12:00
 
September 27 McWhinney Chapter 2
Toronto Health Care System
Amir Farajzadeh-Ahari
Dr. Curtis Handford
9:00 - 10:30
10:30 - 12:00
 

October

Date Topic Presenter Time  
October 4 76 Grenville St. 2nd Floor, Room 2239
A Brief History of "Women's Bodies" in Medicine
Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence
Women's Health Core Day
Dr. Diane de Camps Meschino
Sheila Macdonald
9:00 - 10:15
10:30 - 11:45
 
October 11 Achieving Primary Care Policy Objectives in Ontario Dr. Rick Glazier 9:00 - 12:00  
October 18 McWhinney Chapter 8: Patient-Doctor Communication
Anti-oppression
Hayat AlZahrani
Stephanie Nixon
9:00 - 10:30
10:30 - 12:00
 
October 25 McWhinney Chapter 3
Peer Support
Nour Amiri and Amal Rezk
Christine Gregory, Andrew Gardner
9:00 - 10:30
10:30 - 12:00
 

November
 

Date Topic Presenter Time
November 1 76 Grenville St. 2nd Floor, Room 2239
The Changing Face of Abortion in Canada
Navigating the LGBTQ Spectrum in the Health Care Setting
Women's Core Day
Sheila Dunn
James R. M. Owen

9:00 - 10:15
10:30 - 11:45
November 8 Advocacy
Making sense of the Public vs Private healthcare debate
Samantha Green
Danyaal Raza
9:00 - 10:30
10:30 - 12:00
November 15 Climate Change and Health
Pharmacare

Joe Vipond 
Danyaal Raza

9:00 - 10:30
10:30 - 12:00
November 22 Journal Club
Health Care for Refugees
Abbas Ghavam-Rassoul
Meb Rashid

9:00 - 10:30
10:30 - 12:00

November 29 Global Family Medicine
-CANCELLED-
Katherine Rouleau
Raymond Robert

9:00 - 10:30
10:30 - 12:00

December

Date Topic Presenter Time  
December 6 76 Grenville St. 2nd Floor, Room 2239
Age, AMH and Normal Female Fertility
Eating Disorders in Primary Care
Women's Health Core Day
Carrie Schram
Dara Maker

9:00 - 10:15
10:30 - 11:45
 
December 13 Enhanced Skills in Family Medicine
Entitlement and Me: Problems in Canadian Medical Education
Julia Alleyne
Class Discussion
9:00 - 10:30
10:30 - 12:00
 
December 20 Research in Family Practice
McWhinney Chapter 6
Shiva Barati / Butaina Labani
Amal Rezk
9:00 - 10:30
10:30 -12:00
 

January

Date Topic Presenter Time
January 3 76 Grenville St. 2nd Floor, Room 2239
Sexual Medicine pt 1
Sexual Medicine pt 2
Women's Health Core Day
Stephen Holzapfel
Stephen Holzapfel


9:00 - 10:15
10:30 - 11:45

January 10 The Changing Role of Pharmacists
Road Map for International Medical Graduate in Canada
Jennifer Lake
Shafi Bhuiyan
9:00 - 10:30
10:30 - 12:00
January 17 LOCATION CHANGE: 263 McCaul St, Rm320
Quality Improvement Initiatives/HQO
Introduction to Health Economics

Joshua Tepper
Edward Xie

9:00 - 10:30
10:30 - 12:00

January 24

LOCATION CHANGE: 263 McCaul St, Rm320
McWhinney Chapter 4
Health Impacts of Precarious Employment

Kate Greenaway
Yogendra B. Shakya
 

9:00 - 10:30
10:30 - 12:00

January 31 McWhinney Chapter 9
Disability and health care 
Sarah Molnar, Claire Suarez
Terri-Lynn Langdon
9:00 - 10:30
10:30 - 12:00

February

Date Topic Presenter Time
February 7 76 Grenville St. 2nd Floor, Room 2239
Pediatrics and Adolescent Gynecology
PCOS
Women's Health Core Day
Sari Kives
Carrie Schram


9:00 - 10:15
10:30 - 11:45

February 14 McWhinney Chapter 10
Technology in Healthcare
Ayman Mohammed
Bailey Griffin

9:00 - 10:30
10:30 - 12:00

February 21 Reading Week  - No Class Session -    
February 28 INTAPT - No Class Session -     

March

Date Topic Presenter Time
March 7 76 Grenville St. 2nd Floor, Room 2239
Affect in Women's Health:
The Impact of Shame on Decision Making & Clinical Encounters
Women's Health Core Day
Karen Gold
 
 

9:00 - 11:45
 

March 14 PAs in Canada
Behavioural Science Applications to Health Care
Anne Dang
Mary MacLennan
9:00 - 10:30
10:30 - 12:00
March 21 Intro to South Central Foundation
Introductory Workshop to Develop PHC Team
Michael Rachlis 9:00 - 10:30
10:30 -12:00
March 28 Community Health Workers in High-Income Settings
Building Advocacy Coalitions to tackle social determinants
Jennifer Hulme
Andrew Pinto
9:00 -10:30
10:30 - 12:00

April

Date Topic pResenter Time
April 4 76 Grenville St. 2nd Floor, Room 2239
Immigrant & Refugee Women's Health
Menopause
Women's Health Core Day
Dr. Praseedha Janakiram & Roseanne Hickey 
Dr. Alison Shea 
 

9:00 - 10:15
10:30 - 11:45

April 11 Dr. Green will be unavailable
McWhinney Chapter 7
Medical Assistance in Dying
Dr. Judith Peranson will lead sessions
Richard Osborne
Richard Osborne

9:00 - 10:30
10:30 - 12:00
April 18 Indigenous Health

Jason Pennington

9:00 - 12:00
April 25 McWhinney Chapter 5
Gender and Health
Shiva Barati & Botania Labani
Dr. Inna Genkin
9:00 - 10:30
10:30 - 12:00

May 

Date Topic Presenter Time
May 2 76 Grenville St. 2nd Floor, Room 2239
Contraceptive Options
Sexually Transmitted Infections Testing and Management
Women's Health Core Day
Dr. Hannan Feiner
 

9:00 - 10:15
10:30 - 11:45

May 9

Digital Health for the Community Clinician: Resolution or Revolution
PHC in China

Darren Larsen
Dr. Xiaolin Wei
9:00 - 10:30
10:30 - 12:00
May 16 Medico-Legal Partnerships
Trans Health Issues
Jennifer Stone
Kinnon McKinnon
9:00 - 10:30
10:30 - 12:00
May 23 McWhinney Chapter
Family Medicine: A Global Perspective
Andrew Sparrow
Ayman Mohammed
9:00 - 10:30
10:30 - 12:00
May 30 Provincial Election
Access to Healthcare for Undocumented People
Class Discussion
Dr. Michaela Beder
9:00 - 10:30
10:30 - 12:00

June

Date Topic Presenter Time
June 6 76 Grenville St. 2nd Floor, Room 2239
Transcare/Sex Worker Talk
LGBTQ + Health
Women's Health Core Day
Dr. Monica Forrester
Dr. Laura Stratton
 

9:00 - 10:15
10:30 - 11:45

June 13

Home Visits
Being Mortal (Atul Guwande)

Andrew Sparrow
Samantha Green
9:00 - 10:30
10:30 - 12:00
June 20 -cancelled-
Screening Programs
-cancelled-
Dr. Eitan Amir

10:30 - 12:00
June 27 Social Media for Health Professionals
The Arts in Medical Education
Allison Mullin
Andrew Sparrow
9:00 - 10:30
10:30 - 12:00
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