These one-hour noon round occur with the objective of disseminating educational scholarship, sharing work in progress, new project ideas, updates from conferences and key literature review. These rounds are embedded in the curriculum for the Toronto Western Hospital Internal Medicine Clinical Teaching Unit.
Art of Medicine Lecture Series
These one-hour noon lectures are an interactive, expert-led, narrative-based round. They are a space to discuss creative topics related to the intrinsic CanMEDS roles, to achieve fulfillment in our work and improve patient care. They are a core component of the Toronto Western Hospital Internal Medicine Clinical Teaching Unit curriculum.
Teaching Triumph & Dilemma Rounds
These informal, monthly, noon hour teaching sessions were developed for faculty and clinical assistants in the Division of General Internal Medicine at Toronto Western and General Hospitals.
Led by Dr Daniel Panisko, Gladstone and Maisie Chang Chair in Teaching of Internal Medicine, a variety of teaching topics are explored based on the Stanford University Faculty Development Clinical Teaching Program. Topics include time-efficient teaching, communication of goals, and setting the learning climate.
Clinical Case Rounds
These bi-monthly rounds allow a space for staff physicians within the Division of General Internal Medicine at Toronto Western Hospital to seek input from colleagues on challenging cases and diagnostic dilemmas, with a focus on ambulatory practice. For added educational value, these rounds are linked to the General Internal Medicine Subspecialty PGY4 ambulatory clinic at Toronto Western Hospital.