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Visiting Professors

Visiting Professors

The Visiting Professor Lecture Series is all about knowledge expansion and exchange. This exciting series is an opportunity for staff, students and external health care professionals to learn from leading health professionals and researchers from around the world who have been invited to speak at Baycrest.

Each talk is offered live via webcast through Telehealth (videoconference) on the Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN). OTN Telemedicine co-ordinators can self-schedule.

Past talks:

Spirituality and Mental Health: differentiating between piety and pathology
November 28, 2017 - Professor Rael Strous, MD, MHA

The Challenge of Aging from a Public Health Ethics Lens
September 13, 2016 - Dr. Nadav Davidovitch, MD, MPH, PhD

Cognitive decline: to screen or not to screen?
June 20, 2016 – Dr. A. Mark Clarfield

The TRACS Footprint:  Australian Teaching Research Aged Care Services
June 25, 2015 – Dr. Kate Barnett, PhD.

Trends in Incidence Rates for Dementia/AD and their implications for prevention.  Findings from Indianapolis-Ibadan study
April 14, 2015 – Dr. Hugh C. Hendrie,  MB, CH.B., D.Sc.(Med)

Developing the Knowledge Translation Plan to Build Research Impact
January 14, 2015 – Dr. Melanie Barwick, PhD, CPsych, SickKids Learning and Research Institutes; Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto

Age and Aging in the Lord of the Rings
September 22, 2014 – Dr. A. Mark Clarfield, MD, FRCPC, Ben-Gurion University of Negev, Adjunct Professor, McGill University

Teams and Teamwork in Healthcare:  Using Evidence to Inform Policy
October 24, 2013 – Dr. Helena Temkin-Greener, PhD, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Simulation-Based Education as a Patient Safety & Quality Care Vehicle
September 23, 2013 – Dr. Amitai Ziv, MD, MHA, Sheba Medical Center at Tel Hashomer, Israel