Baycrest Annual Education Report 2014-15

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Annual Education Report 2014-2015 June 2015 Page 25 of 30 External Awards & Accomplishments It has been an outstanding year for our Baycrest teachers. Many have received awards and recognition from academic institutions and we want to congratulate them on receiving recognition for their teaching expertise. This is not an exhaustive list and we apologize if we missed anybody. • Dr. Sid Feldman won an award from the University of Toronto Postgraduate Education Program for Program Leadership. This award recognizes faculty who demonstrate exceptional skills as leaders. They collaborate and foster success in a team environment while stimulating development and achievement in others. • Rabbi Dr. Geoffrey J. Haber received his Doctor of Divinity degree in Practical Rabbinics from the Jewish Theological Seminary • Dr. Susan Lieff won the Jamie Meuser Award for Excellence in Leadership and Innovation in Professional Development. • Dr. Andrea Moser was awarded the University of Toronto Department of Family and Community Medicine Professional Development Program Awards Committee's award for "Excellence in Continuing Education" for her role in developing the Long Term Care Medical Director Course for the Ontario Long-term Care Physicians. • Physiotherapy Team: Myrna Benderoff, Anna Grunin, Tanya Aggett, Hedda Zahavi, Karin Saltzman, Daniel Galessiere, Debbie Mendelson, Nancy Jones, Tina Wells Rowsell received a Recognition Award from the Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto for a team who has provided great learning environments, guidance, supervision and are an inspiration to physical therapy students. • Dawna Thomas received a Values-in-Action Award from the Michener Institute for her teaching excellence • Dr. Thiru Yogaparan was appointed Lead for the Geriatric Curriculum for medical undergraduate students at the University of Toronto. The Inaugural Baycrest Excellence in Care & Education Poster Day The Baycrest Excellence in Care and Education Poster Day, co- sponsored by the Centre for Education and the Program Evaluation Unit was held on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 in the Winter Garden Court from 9am- 3pm. The Poster Day was an event to showcase scholarly and innovative projects from across the organization. It was a celebration of the excellent collaboration between clinical, research and education staff to enhance quality of care and improve clinical and educational outcomes at Baycrest. Anna Berall, Research Coordinator, Program Evaluation Unit felt that "it was a vibrant scientific conference highlighting our work in research, program evaluation, knowledge translation, education, best practices and quality improvement. We wanted to provide an educational opportunity for staff, by staff." The call for submissions was met with an overwhelming response and the event was a resounding success with a total of 60 posters presented by Baycrest staff from across the campus on the areas of program evaluation, education, quality improvement, knowledge translation and best practices. Many staff stopped by throughout the day to learn from the wealth of important work happening at Baycrest. The day also included a well-attended guest presentation by Dr. Katherine McGilton (RN, PhD), Senior Scientist at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, University Health Network and Associate Professor, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto entitled "Why not now? A vision for clinical and educational excellence for care of older adults." We invite you to watch the video for further highlights of the day. l EDUCAT ION

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