Education and Learning
Fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, Baycrest is playing an important role in training and enlightening future professionals who will have the responsibility of caring for our aging population.
Through our local and globally focused educational efforts, Baycrest is the world’s pre-eminent distributor of knowledge regarding best and leading-edge practices in senior care and aging solutions. Baycrest’s extensive clinical training program in geriatric care is unsurpassed globally. Annually, nearly 900 students, trainees and other practitioners from 24 universities and colleges have a unique opportunity to experience the delivery of next practice care alongside leading experts on one of the world’s most comprehensive campuses of care.
Each year we provide students with practical on-site training in almost every health-care discipline. In addition, more than 230 of our staff hold academic appointments with, and teach at, the University of Toronto and other partner universities, colleges and institutes both locally and nationally in the faculties of medicine, dentistry, nursing, social work and rehab sciences, among others.
Baycrest not only has the ability, but also the responsibility, to help people around the world deal with the diseases of aging such as Alzheimer’s, stroke and depression. Through our international telehealth program, our Visiting Professor Lecture Series our Insights into Aging 101 series for consumers, and our on-line programming, conferences and other media, we share our knowledge with professionals, other health-care organizations and the public.
Baycrest also provides learning and consultation support that helps sustain a healthy and effective workplace, where people lead by example, feel valued for what they do, and provide excellent care and service.