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Instructional Development
  • Thu / Nov 16
    12:30 PM to 4:30 PM
  • 3.50 credits

Time To A.C.T.! Ambulatory Care Teaching (And How To Get Better At It)

The ambulatory care setting is becoming an increasingly important environment for clinical teaching​.
A modular format will​ be used. Participants will have an opportunity to provide input into  the selection of modules from the following list:

  • Issues and trends in Ambulatory Care Teaching
  • Setting up a practice for Ambulatory Care Teaching
  • Orientation, patient selection and priming
  • Time-efficient teaching techniques
  • Reflection – learner and teacher
  • Feedback and Evaluation
  • Curriculum  development
  • The challenging learner
  • Self-directed learning
  • Teaching multiple learners and levels
  • Advanced case-review techniques

During this session participants will:

  1. ​​Acquire practical tips for organizing ​their  ​ambulatory care teaching
  2. ​​Learn and practice  methods of time efficient teaching in the ambulatory ​care ​setting
  3. ​Gain knowledge of resources ​and tools to enhance teaching in​ ambulatory care ​settings
Dr. Sanjay Mehta studied medicine in Calgary, and completed Pediatrics, Emergency Medicine and a Masters of Education in Toronto. As an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto, he splits time between the SickKids Emergency Department, Kindercare Pediatrics and kid-E-care. His interests are in curriculum evaluation, faculty development, headaches and trauma.

Dr. Margarita Lam Antoniades completed her medical training and residency at the University of Toronto. She did a Master’s Degree in Family Medicine with a focus on teaching in the health professions. She is involved in teaching medical students, residents and fellows in both the inpatient and ambulatory settings.


  • Sanjay Mehta MD MEd FRCPC FAAP FACEP

    Academic Clinician, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
    Project Director, Research Institute
    Emergency Medicine Physician

  • Margarita Lam-Antoniades MD CCFP MHSc

    Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto
    Staff physician Department of Family Medicine, St. Michael’s Hospital
    Staff physician Casey House Specialty Hospital for HIV/AIDS


Li Ka Shing International Healthcare Education Centre, 209 Victoria Street, Room 216