Teaching and Learning Week 2017

North York General Hospital (NYGH) is a leading community academic hospital with a strong commitment to education. To celebrate our proud academic history, the Centre for Education will be holding Teaching and Learning Week from June 12 to 16. See the Education Week poster.

This year's events will include education sessions, facilitated poster presentations, and a teacher recognition event that recognizes the hundreds of teachers at the hospital.

Schedule of events

Hospital rounds
Monday, June 12, 8–9 a.m.
Marina Brezinov
Learner in Difficulty
Nanji Academic Centre, Auditoriums 2–3
Video-conferenced to Branson and Webcasted

Leadership Café
Monday, June 12, 12–1 p.m.
Johan Beukes
Leading a diverse work team
Classroom A

Education Scholarship Showcase
Facilitated poster presentations
Monday, June 12 at 4 p.m.
Nanji Academic Centre
Poster display, June 12–16

“I Teach at North York General” Recognition event
Tuesday, June 13 at 12 noon–1 p.m., Torokvei Atrium
Join us and be recognized as one of the hundreds of teachers at NYGH.
Live music, refreshments and a limited number of giveaways will be available.
If you are a staff member or one of our physicians that was also a student at NYGH, come join us for a group photo highlighting our “I was a student at NYGH” campaign.

Keynote presentation: The Skill of Self-Confidence
Wednesday, June 14 at 12 noon–1 p.m.
Join us for lunch as Dr. Ivan Joseph discusses building our skill of self-confidence and exploring ways we can help learners develop theirs.
Nanji Academic Centre and video-conferenced to Branson and webcasted

Staff Education Awards
Wednesday, June 14 at 1:15 p.m., Nanji Academic Centre
Join us and our donors to congratulate and celebrate those that have received Education Awards.

Teaching and Learning in Teams
Thursday, June 15, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Displaying Interprofessional Teams with a Focus on Education

Leadership Café
Thursday, June 15, 12–1 p.m.
Johan Beukes
Leading a diverse work team
Seniors' Health Centre, Raven Room

Organizational Development workshop: Introduction to Liberating Structures
Friday, June 16, 12–1 p.m.
Jamie Campbell
Liberating structures are a collection of highly interactive group processes and methods that facilitate quick and easy ways to engage others and energize learning.
Nanji Academic Centre, Auditorium 1