CAME Webinar Series 2021

The CAME webinar series is designed to bring practical, evidence- and experience based advice to Canadian health educators. The webinars offer an exciting opportunity to engage online with and expert and with colleagues in a live discussion on a key topic in medical education.

Sessions are presented by experienced Canadian educators who discuss key issues and considerations for educators and teachers striving to optimize learning for their students. During every webinar, 10-15 minutes are reserved for questions and answers.

The overall aims of the webinar series are to enable Canadian health educators to:

  • list some contemporary challenges and solutions in health education
  • consider how these solutions may be useful in their education/teaching activities.

This year, deliveries will be taking place at both 12:00pm EST and 12:00PM PST to give you more opportunity to join in! Take a look at the exciting list of webinars that will be coming up in 2021!

Upcoming Webinar Topics

Save the Date: May 11, 2021
Dr. Javeed Sukhera, Western University
Dismantling Structural Stigma in Medical Education


Presentation 1: 12:00pm EDT (9:00am PDT)
Presentation 2: 12:00pm PDT (3:00pm EDT)
This webinar will be delivered in English


Presenter: Dr. Javeed Sukhera, Western University
Biography: Dr. Sukhera is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Paediatrics at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University Canada. He is also a Scientist at the Centre for Education Research and Innovation at Western University. He practices in the Paediatric Chronic Pain and Child and Adolescent Mental Healthcare Programs at London Health Sciences Centre. His interdisciplinary research program explores novel approaches to stigma reduction and bias recognition and management in health professionals. He is also involved in numerous committees and councils at local, national, and international levels. He is Chair of the London Police Services Board, and a former member of the Association of American Medical Colleges Board of Directors. He is also Past President of the Ontario Psychiatric Association.
Overview: In this presentation, Dr. Sukhera describes how and why mental health and substance use stigma is maintained in medical education. He will describe research on stigma that suggests that perfectionism and power asymmetry perpetuates a deeply embedded form of stigma known as structural stigma. He will also review potential implications for this research including ways to dismantle stigma through advocacy, activism, and accountability.
  • Describe the concept of structural stigma and its relevance to medical education.
  • Review research on how structural stigma is understood and enacted in medical learning environments.
  • Provide suggestions for how structural stigma can be dismantled through individual and organizational actions.
Keep an eye on our website and social media channels. Registration for this webinar will be opening soon!
Save the Date: June 15, 2021
Dr. Maria Mylopoulos and Dr. Nikki Woods, University of Toronto
Virtual care
Presentation 1: 12:00pm EDT (9:00am PDT)
Presentation 2: 12:00pm PDT (3:00pm EDT)
This webinar will be delivered in English
Keep an eye on our website and social media channels. Registration for this webinar will be opening soon!

Thank You!

Webinar Logistics

How to Register

Register and pay online at: https://canadian-association-for-medical-education.square.site/

Payment is accepted by credit card, cheque payable to the Canadian Association for Medical Education or by e-transfer to came@afmc.ca

CAME Member* $20
Non-CAME Member $40
Group Registration $75 per webinar

*This discounted rate is available to CAME members only. CAME membership status will be validated prior to confirmation of registration.

How to Participate

Once registered, the CAME office will contact you with details on how to join the webinar. During the webinar you can sit back and enjoy the presentation and discussion online through a broadband internet connection.

Technical requirements:

To participate in this webinar you will need a computer with internet access, Flash Player and speakers. You will not have to download or install any software. Ideas or questions? Please contact us at came@afmc.ca.