CURRICULUM VITAE

Appointments

Emergency Physician, North York General Hospital, Toronto (1994 - present)

Associate Professor, Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Family & Community Medicine, University of Toronto (2009 - present; Faculty since 1995)

Leadership

Director, Medical Education & Centre for Education, North York General Hospital, Toronto (2010 - present)

Co-Lead, Faculty & Professional Development, Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Family & Community Medicine, University of Toronto (2010 - present)

Director, Emergency Medicine Undergraduate Education, Divisions of Emergency Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto (2005 - 2010)

Education

Masters of Science in Community Health in Health Practitioner Teacher Education, Dall Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto (2010 - 2012)

Education Scholars' Program, Centre for Faculty Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto (2008 - 2010)

Teacher Certificate Program, Centre for Faculty Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto (2004 - 2006)

Emergency Medicine Residency, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto (1993 - 1994)

Family Medicine Residency, North York General Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto (1991 - 1993)

Doctor of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto (1987 - 1991)

Candidate BSc, Kinesiology, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario (1984 - 1987)

Key Recent Presentations

  • The Art of Facilitation
  • Effective Learning Strategies in Emergency Medicine (Podcast)
  • The Best Education Papers
  • Teaching on Shift (Podcast)
  • Presentation Skills (Podcast)
  • The Message and the Metaphor: Delivering Clean and Effective Academic Presentations
  • 9 words you need to know for a more effective presentation
  • Academic Career Development
  • Creating an Effective Academic Dossier
  • Teaching & Assessing Professionalism in Emergency Medicine
  • Interactive Lecturing & Large Group Teaching
  • Teaching on the fly in the Emergency Department
  • Interprofessional Education & Emergency Medicine

Awards

CAME Certificate of Merit, Canadian Association for Medical Education (2018)

Helen P. Batty Award for Excellence and Achievement in Faculty Development in the category of Sustained Excellence in Teaching as a Faculty Developer, Centre for Faculty Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto (2018)

Director's Special Award, University of Toronto, Peters-Boyd Academy (2016)

Ivy Oandasan Leadership Award for Outstanding Leadership in Advancing Interprofessional Education, University of Toronto, Centre for Interprofessional Education (2015)

Excellence in Faculty Development (Group Award), University of Toronto, DFCM, Professional Development Program (2015)

Special Commendation in Integrated Medical Education for Sustained Excellence in Teaching, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine (2014)

Excellence in Research in Professional Development, University of Toronto, DFCM, Professional Development Program (2014)

“Dr. Barry Tobe Award” for excellence and innovation in patient care, North York General Hospital, Toronto (2007)

Excellence in Specialty Teaching of Family Medicine Residents Award, North York General Hospital, Toronto (2006)

PGY 1 Teacher of the Year Award, North York General Hospital, Toronto (2001)

Publications

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