Faculty development workshops

The faculty development workshops are intended for teaching faculty, program directors, and other individuals involved in postgraduate medical education. These workshops complement the CMPA Resident Symposium, with the goal of supporting residents as they develop lifelong competencies that promote safe medical care.

Value of the workshops for faculty

  • Learn how to help residents achieve patient safety-related CanMEDS competencies
  • Access tools and resources that support faculty in teaching medical-legal topics
  • Have your medical-legal questions answered by an expert panel of CMPA physician advisors and legal counsel


30 minutes
Registration and reception (appetizers and refreshments included)
120 minutes
Learning objectives
  1. List the top three themes identified from CMPA medical-legal files involving residents
  2. Describe at least one key message from each of the following CMPA Resident Symposium workshops:
    1. Informed consent
    2. Documentation
    3. Disclosure of harm
    4. Teamwork and delegation
  3. Identify at least one strategy to support and sustain skills acquisition in your residency program

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the CMPA for up to 2.0 MOC credits.

This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 2 Mainpro+ credits.


There is no cost to attend this event.

Dates and locations (2019)

Sessions will be offered in the evening. The times for each event will soon be confirmed.

Medical school
February 4
McGill University
Montreal, QC
Palais des congrès
February 26
McMaster University
Hamilton, ON
Sheraton Hamilton Hotel
March 6
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON
Sheraton Centre Toronto
March 14
Memorial University
St John’s, NL
Memorial University
Faculty of Medicine
May 13
Queen’s University
Kingston, ON
St. Lawrence College
May 21
Western University
London, ON
London Convention Centre
May 23
Université de Sherbrooke
Sherbrooke, QC
Hôtel Delta Sherbrooke
Registration coming soon
June 5
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB
Hyatt Place
June 17
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB
University of Manitoba
Registration coming soon
University of Toronto
Toronto, ON
Registration coming soon
September 18
Dalhousie University
Halifax, NS
Registration coming soon
September 20
Dalhousie University
St Andrews, NB
Registration coming soon
September 26
University of Ottawa
Ottawa, ON
Registration coming soon

Additional resources

Access a list of additional resources for the topics presented at the Resident Symposium.

Questions? Contact events@cmpa.org

  • To be added to the waiting list for a session that is full
  • If a registration link is not yet available
  • To register as a non-member (include the event type, date, and city)

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