MD EducationMatters Newsletter

MD EducationMatters is the MD Program's e-newsletter. It offers news on the Program's latest updates related to COVID-19, important announcements and resources for students, staff and faculty.

During the summer months, MD EducationMatters will be published bi-weekly on Fridays. We will return to our regular publishing schedule in September. Thank you for being a part of our engaged community.

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May 28, 2021 Monthly wellness tip; last day of class; CaRMS match outcome; congratulations to History of Medicine Days 2021 presenters; statement on religious and racial intolerance
May 21, 2021 Preparing for a safe return; remaining empathetic in the face of conflict; Temerty Medicine faculty appointments
May 14, 2021 2T4 career exploration survey and focus groups; 2021 MD admissions offers update; Temerty Medicine education and teaching awards call for nominations
May 7, 2021 2T3 thank you video, 2T1 MD convocation; 2021 Voice of the MD Survey reminder; technology access service at Gerstein; perspectives on graduating during the pandemic; Temerty Medicine's support for India; coping with the COVID-19 pandemic
April 30, 2021 Monthly wellness tip; graduation questionnaire reminder; 2021 W.T. Aikins Award winners announced; director clinical skills call for applications
April 23, 2021 Getting to residency: It takes more than a village; clinical extern employment program deadline extended; visiting electives update; 2021 CREMS summer program projects; new MD/MBA combined degree program
April 16, 2021 #FrancoMed Q&A, med school orientation stressful for some diverse students, new MD-PGME Social Justice, Anti-Oppression and Advocacy Theme Lead announced, Associate Dean PGME application deadline
April 9, 2021 Faculty wellness in the Temerty Faculty of Medicine, Graduate Questionnaire reminder, Director, FitzGerald Academy call for applications
April 1, 2021 Celebrating a success, Mohammad and Zeynab Asadi-Lari Award, staffing announcements, anti-racism and cultural diversity workshops
March 26, 2021 Workload and well-being, New monthly wellness tip, Advancing our medical education environments, Anti-Semitism working group consultation survey
March 19, 2021 OHPSA – We’re with you: Navigate, Elevate, Advocate, CAME Ian Hart award winner, Use of race in medicine and implications for health equity webinars
March 12, 2021 Student March break, care of COVID+ patients, required daily health screening reminder, children's book helps kids learn to prevent COVID-19 spread
March 5, 2021 Talk to us: We’re with you to address mistreatment, 2T2 Town Hall reminder, Beat the winter blues, New liaison librarian, Zoom fatigue and mitigating the effects, NOSM culinary medicine lab
February 26, 2021 Brighter days ahead, U of T student equity census, Palette magazine call for submissions
February 19, 2021 2T3 ranking form, Fortifying the foundation of health professions education, Annual Medical Student Research Day
February 12, 2021 SHINE Wellness Ambassadors, Update on Operation Remote Immunity, Faculty announcements, Sustainability attitudes survey, Synesthesia art exhibit
February 5, 2021 Road to accreditation update, Save-the-Date: 2T1 Pre-Convocation Ceremony, Interim Geriatrics and Care of the Elderly Theme Lead, Launch of the Temerty Awards for Excellence in Professional Values, BPAO Annual Health Symposium
January 29, 2021 Requirement to Leave Residence for Purpose of Essential Services form and COVID-19 Vaccinations FAQs available on Elentra, Call for applications, Agents of Change symposium
January 22, 2021 Submit your COVID-19 vaccination status, Now accepting MD Program scholarships by application, FaculTEA: Afterhours podcast, Messages of hope and support, Workload and well-being best practices
January 15, 2021 Clerks Connect, Call for applications, Training doctors during a pandemic, Anti-Oppression in Health Care and Sciences Learner-Led Symposium
January 8, 2021 Wishing you a hopeful New Year, Upcoming student town halls, Virtual shadowing opportunities, 19 To Zero resources, SHINE initiatives, Critical Conversations podcast, Call for award nominations 2020-21, Fireside Chat with Vice Dean Patricia Houston
December 18, 2020 2T2 electives registration, SHINE virtual holiday group and student resources, Anti-Oppression in Health Care and Sciences Symposium and call for proposals, Community Based Teaching Awards call for nominations, Combating online fatigue resources
December 11, 2020 Student Outbreak/exposure Management Plan, Road to accreditation, Holiday break and university closure, New WB Academy Director, Wellness resources
December 4, 2020 Mentor of the Year award recipient announced, U of T student COVID antibody study, Building our future, Temerty Medicine Talks
November 27, 2020 We’ve gOT Your Back: The Ergo Minute" podcast series, Attendance in Foundations, Systematic review research opportunity, New CaRMS application guide, Faculty and staff announcements, Call for award nominations
November 20, 2020 MyLingual MD, Indigenous Health Conference agenda now online, Call for award nominations, Clinician-Scientist superhighway, Gathering Place now open
November 13, 2020 E-proctored assessment reminders, Tuition fee payment deadlines, Clerkship change in staff, Temerty Medicine Talks
November 6, 2020  Road to accreditation, 2022 R-1 match, Town hall reminders, OtoSim & Ophtho Sim devices available, A message to students from Vice Dean Patricia Houston, Indigenous education week
October 30, 2020 Road to accreditation, FaculTEA: After-hours (with Vice Dean Patricia Houston), 2T2 TED reminder, Clinical placement sites with COVID-19 outbreaks, UTMJ submission invitation, Peggy Hill Memorial Lecture, Indigenous education week, Required COVID-19 self-assessments
October 23, 2020 Learn and patient safety in COVID-19 outbreaks at hospitals, Road to accreditation, Medicine and the Holocaust: It's time to teach, Call for applications, QI projects, 2020-2022 MedSoc members
October 16, 2020 Road to accreditation, HSR focus group recruitment, Temerty Medicine Talks, SLI master's degree recruitment and info session, UHN Grand Rounds: Holocaust & Medicine Education for Resilient Professional Identity Formation, Fireside Chats, Education & teaching awards call for nominations
October 9, 2020 TAHSN statement on anti-racism, Road to accreditation, Health Canada COVID-19 app alerts, Changes to the MSPR for the class of 2022, What to do and not do during your e-proctored assessment, Call for award nominations, Healthy workplace month wellness webinars
October 2, 2020 Shift to Virtual OSCEs, Road to Accreditation, Program Updates, Student Reminders & Deadlines, Upcoming Events, Call for Applications
September 25, 2020 Congratulations to the first cohort of the GDipHR, Road to Accreditation, Student Updates, A New Era of Discovery, Orange Shirt Day Virtual Honouring Ceremony
September 18, 2020 MD Program Professionalism Annual Report, Road to Accreditation, Program Updates, Dean's Report 2020, U of T Campus Safety App
September 11, 2020 New Career Advising and Preparation (CAP) Curriculum, Program Updates, Study Space Re-opens, UCheck Self-assessment, Message from Dean Trevor Young, Fireside Chat on Leadership Invitation
September 4, 2020 Student Study Space and Student Lounge Update, Curriculum Updates, Welcome from the OHPSA Team, U of T Libraries Partially Reopen, Staff Impact Awards, Synesthesia Virtual Art Exhibit
August 21, 2020 Academy Career and Transitions Leads Announced, Curriculum Updates, Academic Calendar, "More Than the Sum", a message from Vice Dean Patricia Houston, Staff Impact Awards
August 7,  2020 Student spotlight: Flora Jung and the Mentorship guide, Curriculum updates, Partnership with Accessibility Services
July 24, 2020 Curriculum updates, Virtual career chat feedback survey, Better coping skills, New wellness site for staff
July 10, 2020 Accreditation update, Curriculum updates, Wearing of masks, New Faculty Lead Simulation Education, U of T Libraries services, COVID-19 information for U of T students
June 26, 2020 COVID-19 update, Academy spotlight: Wightman-Berris, Curriculum updates, Staff & faculty access to MSB, Faculty of Medicine news
June 19, 2020 COVID-19 updates, Transformation in tumultuous times, Clerkship reintegration, Readiness for return to the clinical environment, Cancellation of visiting electives
June 12, 2020 COVID-19 updates, Clerkship reintegration, MAM academy spotlight, 2T1 and 2T2 student updates, FOM leadership changes, Useful links and resources
June 5, 2020 COVID-19 updates, Clerkship reintegration, Eighty days of reflection, Faculty's commitment to addressing racism, Pride 2020, Inclusion and Diversity resources
May 29, 2020 COVID-19 updates, Disruption drives change, Y3 curriculum updates, MD Pre-Convocation details, MD/PhD Convocation Save-the-Date
May 22, 2020 COVID-19 updates, message from SHINE
May 15, 2020 COVID-19 updates, message from Director, Learner Experience
May 8, 2020 COVID-19 updates, message from Director Student Assessment, MD Program
May 1, 2020 COVID-19 updates, Facing My Fears...in the Company of Many, Convocation update, MD Program award winners
April 24, 2020 COVID-19 updates, message from Director Operations, MD Program
April 17, 2020 COVID-19 updates, message from President, U of T Medical Society
April 10, 2020 COVID-19 updates, message from Director, Foundations
April 3, 2020 COVID-19 updates, message from Clerkship Director