Education Opportunities

Integrating Hepatitis C Care with Safer Supply Practice
Webinar | Thursday, July 28, 2022 – 12:00 PM

For World Hepatitis Day, this session will share information on how safer supply providers can integrate hepatitis C care into their practice. This will include an overview of hepatitis C testing, treatment and prevention, examples of how other safer supply programs are providing hepatitis C care, and linkage to hepatitis C trainings and resources. This session is being offered in partnership with CATIE, Canada’s source of HIV and hepatitis C information. Register here.

POPLAR Webinar Series:
Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Indigeneity, and Accessibility (EDIIA) in Research

Equitably improving primary health care requires research and practice-based learning that are thoroughly grounded in the principles of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Indigeneity, and Accessibility (EDIIA). POPLAR, Ontario’s provincial primary healthcare Practice-Based Learning and Research Network, is hosting four monthly webinars, beginning July 25, for anyone who wants to learn more about building these principles into their work.

Part 1: Embedding Equity in Leadership & Teams
Monday, July 25, 2022, 12-1 pm | Dr. Nicole Kaniki, University of Toronto
Learn more

Part 2: Building Research Projects with an EDIIA Lens
Friday, August 26, 2022, 12-1 pm | Dr. Vivian R. Ramsden, University of Saskatchewan
Learn more

Part 3: FNIM data and Indigenous data sovereignty
Wednesday, September 21, 2022, 12-1 pm | Sujitha Ratnasingham, ICES
Learn more

Part 4: EDIIA and Data – Building Capacity
Wednesday, October 19, 2022, 12-1 pm | Dr. Andrew Pinto, Upstream Labs
Learn more

New Horizons: Navigating towards the future of family medicine
May-September 2022

Speaker series hosted by Dr. Danielle Martin, Chair of the UofT Department of Family and Community Medicine. Find out more here.

IDEAS QI Foundations Program
September 14 & 21, 2022 (9:00 am – 12:00 pm EST). 

The program, offered digitally by the Temerty Faculty of Medicine’s CPD unit, is designed to teach Clinical and Administrative health professionals how to effectively contribute to QI projects within or across health care organizations. Through asynchronous modules and two online workshops, participants will gain an understanding of principles and activities that apply to quality improvement. Please visit the program website for additional details and to register for the upcoming digital program.

Trillium Primary Health Care Research Day
October 14, 2022

This year’s conference is in person with virtual elements. More info to come.

Free Cybersecurity Assessment and Training

For primary care clinicians, community specialists and team members/office support staff. MainPro accreditation achieved.

Ensure that your office has knowledge of safe cybersecurity habits, password security, clinical cyber hygiene, and phishing awareness. Learn how to detect a compromised email/ attachment and how to implement and practice safe cybersecurity habits to better prepare yourself and your team, as your office expands in a virtual hybrid medical environment. Receive a community-based security assessment and training module at no-charge for 2022-23 (as part of the offerings of the West Region Security Operations Centre (RSOC) led by TransForm Shared Service Organization).

Contact Samantha Bordage ( at the eHealth Centre of Excellence for more info.  

Ongoing education opportunities

Indigenous Health training opportunities

  • Indigenous Primary Health Care Council launches Anishinaabe Mino’Ayaawin – People In Good Health training program. Foundations of Indigenous Cultural Safety is the first course being released, and is created for individuals in the healthcare system to learn the importance of adopting culturally safe and appropriate practices when serving Indigenous clients and patients. The information and curriculum are accompanied by tools, resources, assessments and checklists so that individuals are better equipped to respond and provide culturally safe care. Learn more here.
  • Indigenous Relationships and Cultural Safety online training, Cancer Care Ontario. More info here.
  • Indigenous Cultural Safety Training offered by San’yas: a rolling series of interactive modules and group learning that addresses the need for increased Indigenous cultural safety within the system. It brings to light the service provider bias and the legacies of colonization that continue to negatively affect service accessibility and health outcomes for Indigenous people. More info here

Mainpro+® Self-Study Program for Physicians: Understanding Quality Standards Programming in Primary Care

Earn CME credits by reading quality standards relevant to primary care. This one-credit-per-hour Self-Learning program has been certified by the CFPC Canada and the Ontario Chapter for up to 48.75 credits​. To learn more or to enroll in the program, contact:

Free online CPD course – safer, more inclusive STBBI care
Online course, 4 hours

From the Canadian Public Health Association – Provide safer, more inclusive carefor sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections – a free online CPD course for family physicians and other clinical care providers. Explores the stigma and discrimination often encountered by patients seeking treatment for sexual health, substance use or STBBIs.

FREE specialized training and supplies for people likely to encounter an opioid overdose

Heart to Heart CPR has completed Phase 1 of their “Peer Support Responder” program that provides free advanced overdose training and protective equipment for people most likely to encounter, witness or experience opioid poisoning. Email to secure your spot.

Virtual Care Privacy and Security Training

Training is available online from OMD – click here for details.

Brush Up on your 18m Well Baby Visit

MacHealth has some great interactive resources and a virtual CME program.
More info here

Project ECHO – Always Ongoing and Many New Topics!

Join for CME on one of these topics:

  • Addiction Medicine
  • Adult Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Autism
  • Care of the Elderly
  • Care of the Elderly – Dementia
  • Care of the Elderly – LTC
  • Child and Youth Mental Health
  • Chronic Pain and Opioid Stewardship
  • Complex Patient Management (MH + Physical)
  • Concussion
  • Epilepsy- Adult
  • Epilepsy – Child and Youth
  • First Nations, Inuit and Metis Wellness
  • Liver
  • Mental Health
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Ontario Bariatric Network
  • Pediatric Complex Care
  • Pediatric Obesity Management
  • Pediatric Pain
  • Pediatric Palliative Care
  • Psychotherapy
  • Rheumatology
  • Skin and Wound
  • Trans and Gender Diverse Health Care

More info on Project Echo here.

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