EBM Live - Cancelled

Mon, July 06, 2020 - Wed, July 08, 2020

After close monitoring of the coronavirus pandemic and taking into consideration the well being of our delegates and speakers, the EBMLive organising committee have taken the decision to cancel the conference due to take place in Toronto July 2020.

They are working on strategies for an alternative EBMLive event and will update you as soon as possible. In the meantime EBMLive will review all submitted abstracts and publish a supplement in the BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine Journal.  All accepted abstracts will be taken over to EBMLive in Oxford July 2021.

Weekly Virtual Gatherings During COVID-19 | Re-opening, Warily: Re-Thinking Clinical Practice in a Time of Physical Distancing

Wed, June 03, 2020

Hosted by Choosing Wisely Canada


Tune-in to their weekly virtual gathering of the Choosing Wisely Canada community for interactive learning and discussions, engaging talks by leading speakers and more importantly, an opportunity to stay connected during these challenging times.

Acknowledging and Responding to the Psychological Impact of COVID-19 on Health Care Providers

Fri, May 29, 2020

Hosted by Pallium Canada

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

COVID-19 has had a major impact on the psychological wellbeing of health care providers, especially those working on the front lines of care. Building on a previous webinar of a similar topic, this webinar will explore in more detail the psychological impact and effective approaches to help health care providers care for themselves and their colleagues.

Host and Moderator: Dr. José Pereira MBChB, CFPC (PC), MSc, FCFP

Meeting Social Needs in an Integrated Health System: Social Prescribing During COVID-19 and Beyond

Wed, May 27, 2020

Time:    12:30 pm to 2:00 pm

Registration Link: 

On May 27 at 12:30 pm, the Alliance for Healthier Communities invites you to join James Sanderson, Director of Personalised Care at NHS England, for a webinar focused on Social Prescribing in lieu of the cancelled in-person event in March.

Psychological PPE: Exploring Compassion Fatigue and Learning How to Keep Ourselves Psychologically Well

Wed, May 27, 2020

Hosted by the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine

Faculty of Medicine COVID-19 Wellness Series

Health care professionals everywhere are tirelessly working around the clock to provide the best possible care for their patients in these unusual circumstances. Consequently, many of them are experiencing personal psychological concerns such as stress, exhaustion, and guilt, to name a few.

Driving and Accelerating a ‘One System’ Response: Why COVID-19 has Shone a Spotlight on Integrated Care

Wed, May 27, 2020

The fourth in IFIC’s “Care during and beyond the COVID-19 Crisis - Building integrated care as the cornerstone of our new reality” webinar series will take place at 12pm (Eastern Standard Time - Toronto, New York) on Wednesday, 27 May.  This webinar is in association with IFIC Canada, the  Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto and The Change Foundation.

Choosing Wisely Canada's Virtual National Meeting

Tue, May 26, 2020

Choosing Wisely Canada is offering a Virtual National Meeting to highlight the efforts of our community since we cannot come together in person. Now more than ever, resource stewardship is critical to help alleviate the enormous pressures on the capacity of health care systems and providers delivering vital services.

The Virtual National Meeting will bring together health professionals, patients, system leaders, and researchers from across the country to discuss and engage in topics related to overuse in health care.

The role of diet and exercise in coping with self-isolation

Wed, May 13, 2020

Hosted by the Conference Board of Canada

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 2:00 pm, Eastern Time

Join Wello's Performance Dietitian, Kelly Anne Erdman and INLIV's General Manager of Fitness and Movement Medicine, Jamie Wilkins, while they present strategies for managing your diet, nutrition and fitness activities while you are working remotely, being in isolation, and managing the family.

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Utilizing Advance Care Planning & Serious Illness Tools During COVID-19 and Throughout the Patient Journey

Wed, May 13, 2020

Hosted by Pallium Canada

6:00 PM ET

During this global pandemic, health care professionals and organizations around the world have further recognized the need to engage in proactive (before a health crisis) Advance Care Planning and Serious Illness conversations with at-risk patients. Join this conversation to learn how to identify at-risk patients in the context of COVID-19, prepare yourself and your patients, tools to support conversations, and how to integrate outcomes of conversations into “in the moment” care.