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 Workshop:

The upcoming fellowship workshop on March 14 2019 which will be delivered by Dr. Ari Zaretsky. The title of his talk is “Aaron Beck Changed My Life: My Career in CBT and Education”.

“Dr. Ari Zaretsky is Sunnybrook Health Science Centre’s Vice President of Education, overseeing the training experience of 4,000 student learners from 30 health disciplines coming from over 50 different countries. He is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto and Chief of Psychiatry at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. He completed his fellowship training in cognitive-behavioural therapy at Harvard and from 2007-2012 Dr. Zaretsky served as the Director of Medical Education at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health was also the Residency Program Director in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto (overseeing the largest psychiatry residency training program in North America). He contributed a great deal to psychiatric residency training throughout Canada and played an instrumental role in transforming and modernizing the U of T psychiatry residency training program, resulting in the program winning the Professional Association of Residents of Ontario Program Excellence Award in 2013.

Dr. Zaretsky is a Founding Fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy and has a national reputation as a teacher and educator in CBT. He has won the 2010 Association of Chairs of Psychiatry of Canada (ACPC) Award for Excellence in Education. In 2012, Dr. Zaretsky won the Faculty of Medicine Sarita Verma Award for Advocacy and Mentorship in Postgraduate Education. Dr. Zaretsky was recognized as one of the Best Doctors in Canada in 2002-2003 and again in 2007-2008. He has received peer-reviewed research funding from the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR). His main areas of research and publications include CBT for bipolar disorder, CBT training and supervision, medical leadership and residency education”

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

Thursday, March 14, 2019, 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. (Light breakfast will be served)

CAMH, 101 Stokes Street, Room 1123


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
February 13th, 2019: Dr. Peter Selby (postponed due to weather alert)
March 14th, 2019: Dr. Ari Zaretsky
April 18th, 2019: Dr. Pier Bryden
May 16th, 2019: Dr. Sanjeev Sockalingam



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