FACULTY INCREASE KNOWLEDGE ON EDI TOPICS

On November 11th, the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology hosted the annual Faculty Professional Development Day (FPDD). This year looked a little different than those in the past! For the first year, due to the uncertainty around COVID-19, our Department hosted the first virtual FPDD. This year's theme was "Equity, Diversity & Inclusion: Fostering a Community of Belonging". The event explored a number of topics relevant to faculty roles and career development with particular emphasis on equity, diversity and inclusion. Read more
UPDATES
Trainee and Faculty Members Internationally Recognized for Endometrial Cancer Study

Recently, a trainee and a number of faculty members were involved in a research study on endometrial cancer. The study was featured in the highly regarded JAMA Surgery Journal, and has received international attention, including being the plenary lecture at the international Society of Gynecologic Oncology meeting in 2020. 
Commentary Argues for Stronger Family Planning Support for People with HIV

A new commentary published on World AIDS Day and co-authored by obstetricians across four provinces, including Professor with the University of Toronto's Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Dr. Mark Yudin, is encouraging pregnancy care providers to lean on Canada’s evidence-based guidelines to support prospective parents living with and affected by HIV.

IN THE NEWS


Infertility - The Miracle of Pregnancy
Featuring: Dr. Kimberly Liu
Date: November 3, 2020
Preconceived Podcast

Sunnybrook’s Twins Research Centre receives national award
Featuring: Dr. Jon Barrett and Dr. Nir Melamed
Date: November 3, 2020
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre News

Dr. Marjorie Dixon discusses miscarriage and pregnancy loss, and why we need to end the stigma and silence around it
Featuring: Dr. Marjorie Dixon
Date: November 4, 2020
Cityline

UPCOMING EVENTS


DEC 15
UofT ObGyn Residency Program Information Night

JAN 15
Interhospital Rounds: Female Genital Multilation: A European Perspective
(see email to faculty and fellows, as well as HomeWomb for more info)

JAN 15
Women’s Health Symposium
(hosted by St. Michael's Hospital)
 
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