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St. Joseph's Health Centre, Toronto

30 The Queensway

Toronto, ON M6R 1B5


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St. Joseph’s Health Centre (SJHC) and the Department of Medical Education, Research & Scholarship (DMERS) are pleased to announce that the 62nd Annual Clinical Day will be held on Friday November 3, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Health Centre. Clinical Day is a fully accredited program and is the largest continuing medical education (CME) event at SJHC. It serves to bring together physicians, medical learners, and interprofessional staff from within the Health Centre and around our community for a rewarding and educational experience.

The program features presentations by physicians and interprofessional experts in a variety of fields of studies and clinical practices. Clinical Day plays a part in our ongoing commitment to “Advance the Health of our Community by becoming Canada’s Best Community Teaching Health Centre.”

The event is organized by the DMERS under the leadership of Dr. Jerry Maniate. Tentatively, the program will include:

Keynote Presentation

Dr. Wendy Levinson - Choosing Wisely

Dr. Wendy Levinson is Chair of Choosing Wisely Canada. She is also Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto. Dr. Levinson is a national and international expert in the field of physician-patient communication and, in particular, on the disclosure of medical errors to patients. Dr. Levinson has led efforts to educate and engage medical students, residents and faculty members in patient safety, quality improvement, and the stewardship of finite resources.

Choosing Wisely Canada is a national campaign to help clinicians and patients engage in conversations about unnecessary tests and treatments, and make smart and effective care choices.

Panel Discussion - Modernizing Health Care - This year's panel discussion will feature:

Mr. Sean Molloy - Design Methodology
Dr. David Wiljer - Intersection of Clinical Care, Education & A. I.
Dr. Andrew Petrosoniak - Simulation and its Impact on Care

'What's New' Series

Dr. David Casey - Internal Medicine Update
Dr. Jennifer Hopfner - Palliative Care Update
Dr. Melanie Tsang - General Surgery Update
Dr. Peter Nord - Integration of Health Networks

Afternoon Workshops

Dr. Cameron Gilbert – ECG Refresher for Primary Care Physician

Ms. Marie Eason-Klatt – Faculty Development for Healthcare Providers

Dr. Mitchell Goldenberg – Making Surgery Safer

  • Q & A

  • Networking Opportunities

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DMERS Food Drive
The Department of Medical Education, Research & Scholarship (DMERS) will be holding a food drive to benefit the Daily Bread Food Bank on Friday November 3, 2017 at St. Joseph's Health Centre 62nd Annual Clinical Day. Daily Bread Food Bank is a registered charity that is fighting hunger in our communities. As a distribution hub, Daily Bread provides food and support to almost 200 food programs across Toronto. Daily Bread also works towards long-term solutions to hunger and runs innovative programs to support people on low incomes.
Last year, Daily Bread provided food 716,000 visits to member agency food banks and prepares more than 3000 nutritious meals in its kitchen that are sent out every week to shelters, hostels and neighbourhood meal programs. We are the largest provider of food relief in the GTA.

We encourage you to join DMERS in this worthy initiative by providing healthy non-perishable food items or making a cash donation. Proceeds will be collected at the Clinical Day Registration Desk.

Most Needed Non-Perishable

• Peanut Butter

• Beans (Lentils, Chick Peas, Kidney Beans, Etc)

• Pasta

• Pasta Sauce

• Canned Fruit

• Canned Fish (Tuna in Water)

• Canned Soup

• High Fibre, Low Sugar Cereal

• Rice

• Canned Vegetables (Tomatoes, Corn, Peas, Etc)

• Oatmeal

• Canned Stew, Chili, Etc

• Baby Formula

• 100% Fruit Juices

• Baby Food

• Diapers

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