Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Faculty Professional Development Day

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Faculty Professional Development Day is a half day event which explores a number of topics relevant to faculty academic roles and career development.  Topics covered include self-regulated learning, reflective practice, competency-based medical education, feedback, senior promotion, assessing research productivity, optimizing undergraduate teaching effectiveness, and undergraduate medical education innovation.

After participation in this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize concepts related to self-regulation, self-directed and life-long learning in health professions education.
  2. Apply a model of reflective practice.
  3. Conduct an assessment of personal knowledge gaps and learning needs in order to fulfill the mandate of CBME as a teacher
  4. Illustrate potential approaches to giving effective feedback for lifelong learning
  5. Determine which of their activities support promotion in the areas of teaching, research and creative professional activity (CPA)
  6. Discuss approaches one can take to increase the impact of their research communications
  7. Discuss how to seek and utilize feedback to improve teaching
  8. Recognize the recent changes to the MD program curriculum

Faculty Professional Development Day 2018: Competency-Based Medical Education: Get Ready, Set, Go!

Date: Monday, November 12, 2018
Time: 11:30am - 5:00pm
Location: Toronto (more information available after registered)

The topics for this year's event include:

  • competency-based medical education updates
  • social media and promotion
  • optimization of the learning climate, and
  • maximizing chances of successful research ethics board applications.

Join us to celebrate, recognize and reward excellence among our membership, and discuss best practices and innovations through a series of lectures and interactive small group sessions.

To register for this event or learn more, please contact us at

Registration closes Friday, November 9, 2018 at 10:00AM.

Agenda FPDD 2018 FINAL-1
Agenda FPDD 2018 FINAL-2

Information on previous Faculty Professional Development Days can be found below: