We're hiring for 2021-2022!
The University of Toronto Chapter for the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (UTIHI) is now recruiting passionate individuals interested in making a positive difference in health care to join our Executive Leadership Team for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year.
For detailed role descriptions, please visit the application link below (Gmail address is required) or download a copy of the application.
We're delighted to announce our 2021 QI Conference: IHI Insight! This year's free, virtual conference is a collaboration with IHI UBC.
The theme of the 2021 QI conference is the experience of healthcare, including our expectations of healthcare, the disparities caused by our current systems and policies, and solutions that could solve the challenges Canadians face today.
Call for Abstracts!
As part of IHI Insight, we would love to highlight the research being conducted across Canada and invite you to submit your abstracts for inclusion in our conference package. We encourage submissions as it relates to quality improvement and patient safety.
Please limit your abstract to 250 words
Methods or QI intervention
Findings (preliminary are okay)
The final deadline for submissions is May 15th, 2021.
Applications are closed for the 2020-2021 cycle.
An Interprofessional Approach to Oncology Care
Monday, March 22, 2021 at 5:15 pm
Still in need of some IPE credits? CAPSI, NCODA and UTIHI are excited to be offering an IPE event in the field of oncology this March!
This event will feature Kathy Vu, a clinical expert in oncology and health systems approach to delivering safe and high-quality care to cancer patients. Students will be provided an introduction to oncology, be exposed to interprofessional strategies for oncology assessment, management, and follow-up, and apply this to a case study. Students will grow an appreciation for the roles of various professions in oncology care and offer appropriate resources to oncology patients and family members.
This event is hosted by UofT CAPSI in collaboration with NCODA and UTIHI as a part of Pharmacy Appreciation Month (PAM). Event Registration opens Monday, March 1st!
Role of a Multidisciplinary Psychiatry Team on Increasing Medication Adherence and Safety during Transitions of Care
Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 5:15 pm
This interprofessional education (IPE) seminar will focus on the role an interprofessional psychiatry team, particularly involving a psychiatrist and pharmacist, plays in improving medication adherence and safety in transitions of care (acute care to/and from an outpatient setting).
The presenters are: Dr. Edred Flak (MD, FRCPC), a psychiatrist at Mount Sinai Hospital and professor at UofT Medicine, and Dr. Virginia Fernandes (PharmD, RPh), a clinical pharmacist at Mount Sinai and adjunct lecturer at UofT Pharmacy.
Both presenters have extensive experience working in interprofessional teams and this seminar will focus on how collaboration leads to improved medication experience and ultimately better health.