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 experts from the CMPA


30 minutes
Registration and reception (appetizers and refreshments included)
135 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
May 13
Queen’s University
Kingston, ON
St. Lawrence College
May 21
Western University
London, ON
London Convention Centre
Registration full
May 23
Université de Sherbrooke
Sherbrooke, QC
Hôtel Delta Sherbrooke
June 5
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB
Hyatt Place
June 17
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB
University of Manitoba
September 10
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.

Contact events@cmpa.org to:

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

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