Research

The Division’s faculty is engaged in a diverse range of research programs that span great breadth.

Within psychiatry, these include:

  • gender and leadership in psychiatry,
  • mentorship programs for residents,
  • training in tele-psychiatry and collaborative care,
  • interprofessional care assessment tools for healthcare teams,
  • intersections among quality improvement and continuing professional development in psychiatry

In Health Arts Humanities, faculty have led funded research on:

  • medical student reflective writing,
  • post-graduate medical education portfolio assessment,
  • projects on resilience and wellbeing in LGBT communities

The faculty has also collaborated on international health team projects, including:

  • scaling up screening and treatment of mental disorders in primary care, and ER clinical services and training in partnership with Addis Ababa University
  • developing guidelines for culturally sensitive and equitable globalization projects in medical education based on an international symposium on Canadian and Taiwanese experiences

Other research by divisional members include:

  • a national study of telephone counselling for mothers with post-partum depression
  • practice-based research in alliance rupture repair with the national Psychotherapy Practice Research Network (PPRNet)
  • multisite study of equity, excellence and diversity in medical school admissions processes in a diverse urban setting
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