Department of Psychiatry

Fellowship Workshop Series

About the workshop: These monthly workshop series features exceptional clinician scientists from across CAMH, presenting on a wide-range of subjects, and provides a unique forum for fellows to learn, get better acquainted with each other, and share ideas to foster collaborations.  This workshop series will also address important transitions and milestones in the career development in clinical practice, education and research. 

Next Seminar: 

The upcoming fellowship workshop on May 16 2019 which will be delivered by Dr. Sanjeev Sockalingam. The title of his talk is “Education Research and Innovation: Building Mental Health Capacity”.

Dr. Sanjeev Sockalingam is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto and Vice President, Education at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. He is also the Psychosocial Director for the Toronto Western Hospital Bariatric Surgery Program at the University Health Network.

He is currently the co-lead for the Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes (ECHO) Ontario Mental Health at the Centre for Addiction and Mental and Health and the University of Toronto, which is a provincial hub-and-spoke knowledge-sharing network model building mental health and addiction capacity in rural Ontario. He is the Director of Curriculum Renewal for the Medical Psychiatry Alliance, systems and education initiative building capacity in integrated physical and mental health care.

Dr. Sockalingam has >140 peer-reviewed publications and is a lead investigator on several peer-reviewed clinical and medical education grants. His clinical research interests are focused on C-L Psychiatry, specifically obesity and mental health. His education research is focused on training for managing complexity, alignment of quality improvement and continuing professional development, and understanding factors influencing lifelong learning in practice. He has been the recipient of several national and international education awards including the 2018 Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry (ACLP) Alan Stoudemire Award for Innovation and Excellence in C-L Psychiatry Education and the Association of Chairs of Psychiatry of Canada Award for Excellence in Education.

The workshop will take place at the following time and location:

Thursday, May 16, 2019, 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. (Light breakfast will be served), CAMH, 101 Stokes Street, Room 1106

These special seminars are being organized for your benefit. It is important that you actively participate, as the seminars are selected to benefit your fellowship and future professional development. The seminars are seeing conducted by the world-renowned academic leaders and I would request that you make every possible effort to attend them. Please let me know if there are any obstacles for your attendance. Also, kindly note that YOUR ATTENDANCE IN MANDATORY, will be documented and taken into account for assessment of the successful fellowship completion. It will be included in the recommendation to PGME regarding your graduation and certificate for successful completion of your fellowship.


2018-2019 workshop dates:

September 27th, 2018: Dr. John Strauss
October 26th, 2018: Dr. Tarek Rajji
December 6th, 2018: Dr. Phil Klassen
January 17th, 2019: Dr. Jeff Daskalakis
March 14th, 2019: Dr. Ari Zaretsky
April 11th, 2019: Dr. Peter Selby
May 16th, 2019: Dr. Sanjeev Sockalingam