Upcoming BPER Rounds

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Our Best Practice in Education Rounds (BPER) are accredited group learning activities as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. They are also accredited group learning activities as defined by the College of Family Physicians and Surgeons.

Rounds are open to all that are interested. Pre-registration is not required. Participants will be required to sign in at the event.

BPER is co-sponsored and organized by our Centre, and The Wilson Centre. Presentations originate from St. Michael's Hospital, are video-cast to various GTA locations, and are webcast.

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We are pleased to now offer BPER live via Periscope. Periscope is an app that allows us to broadcast live and for anyone who has the app to view the presentation as it is happening or afterwards in the archive. You can download the Periscope app for free and it is very easy to use. There is also a chat function so that you can interact with others while watching the presentation.

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January 2018
  • Tue / Jan 30
    12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
  • 1.00 credits
Immersive technologies, serious gaming, and gamification for medical education

This presentation will intorduce gamification and immersive technologies (including virtual environments (VEs) such as video games, virtual simulations, virtual reality, and serious games), and discuss their potential application in medical education along with limitations, and potential problems educators may encounter. 


  • Bill Kapralos PhD

    Associate Professor at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Session Details

Video Conference Sites:

  1. Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  2. The Hospital for Sick Children
  3. Baycrest Hospital
  4. Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital
  5. Toronto Western Hospital
  6. North York General Hospital
  7. Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences
  8. Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
  9. St. Joseph's Health Care
  10. Michael Garron Hospital
  11. Princess Margaret Cancer Care Centre
  12. University of Toronto
  13. Mississauga Hospital
  14. Credit Valley Hospital
  15. Markham Stouffville Hospital

Specific room assignments are listed in the details of each session.