Fellowship Workshop Series

About the workshop: These monthly workshop series features exceptional clinician scientists 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 Thursday November 21 2019 which will be delivered by Dr. Peter Szatmari. Dr. Szatmari’s presentation title is “Dealing with Rejection”.

Dr. Szatmari is Chief of the Child and Youth Mental Health Collaborative between CAMH, the Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto. He holds the Patsy and Jamie Anderson Chair of Child and Youth Mental Health and has worked in the field of child and youth psychiatry for over thirty years. He started his career working on the Ontario Child Health Study, the first epidemiological study of mental disorders in children and adolescents in North America. He has also worked in the areas of ADHD, disruptive behaviour disorders, depression and anxiety and impairment due to mental disorders. He is well known for his work in autism spectrum disorders and has contributed to that field in the areas of diagnosis and classification, in genetics and in outcome studies. He has over 300 publications in peer-reviewed journals and has had continuous CIHR funding since 1991.

More recently, he has turned his attention to depression as Director of the Cundill Centre for Child and Youth Depression and the importance of implementing Clinical Practice Guidelines in child and youth mental health. He has been editor of several important journals in the field of child and adolescent psychiatry and has consulted to government agencies in Canada, the USA and the UK. He is the author of two books “A Mind Apart; Understanding Autism and Asperger Syndrome” published by Guilford Press and “Start Here; A Parent’s Guide to Helping Children and Teens Through Mental Health Challenges” with Dr. Pier Bryden published by Simon & Schuster.

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

Thursday, November 21, 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.