International Conference on Residency | September 26-28, 2019

International Conference on Faculty Development in the Health Professions

September 23-25, 2019 | Ottawa, Canada

FacDev Conference

5th International Conference on Faculty Development in the Health Professions

September 23-25, 2019

Conference description

This conference brings together international faculty development leaders and educators in the health sciences to share best practices and current research in faculty development and to foster a global community of leaders and educators in the field.

Conference theme

Creating Connections: Exploring Faculty Development through different lenses

Overall goals

  • Bring together international faculty development leaders and educators in the academic health sciences
  • Share best practices and current research in faculty development
  • Foster a global community of leaders in Faculty Development

2019 Learning Objectives

By the end of the conference, participants will:

  • Explore faculty development in different contexts and cultures
  • Examine faculty development within and beyond the health professions
  • Integrate faculty development into the learning environment across the continuum

Learning tracks/topics

  • Faculty development for teaching, learning and assessment
  • Career transitions and development
  • Faculty development for research and scholarship
  • Leadership development
  • Interprofessional faculty development
  • Curriculum design/programming for faculty development
  • Cross-cultural faculty development
  • Program evaluation beyond measurements of satisfaction
  • Teacher recognition and advancement
  • Faculty well being

Target Audience

Individuals from around the world interested in:

  • Faculty development
  • Faculty affairs
  • Teacher training
  • Career development
  • Research and scholarship

Important dates



Conference Co-chairs

Jolanta Karpinski, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Denyse Richardson, University of Toronto

Steering Committee

Eliana Amaral, University of Campinas (Unicamp)
Angel Centeno, Austral University
Sudha Koppula, University of Alberta
David CY Kwan, McMaster University
Patricia Lilley, Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE)
Subha Ramani, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Takuya Saiki, Gifu University
Ivan Silver, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Olanrewaju Sorinola, The University of Warwick
Yvonne Steinert, McGill University
Stephen Trumble, The University of Melbourne

Planning Committee

David Irby, University of California San Francisco
Outi Kortekangas-Savolainen, University of Turku
Karen Leslie, University of Toronto

Scientific Committee

TBC

Conference Administrator

Liette Philippe, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada