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5th Annual PGME Global Health Day

May 31, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm

All PGME Residents, Fellows, Faculty and 4th Year Medical Students are invited to attend the 5th Annual PGME GLOBAL HEALTH DAY on “Activism”.

Please register using this link.

PROGRAM AT A GLANCE (Full program and speaker list available from this link)

12:30 pm – Lunch

1:00 pm – Opening Address by Mrs. Setsuko Thurlow, Hiroshima survivor. Anti-nuclear weapons activist. Accepted the Nobel Peace Prize with ICAN in December 2017.

1:30 – 3:00 pm – Roundtables #1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

3:15 – 4:45 pm – Roundtables #6, 7, 8, 9 and 10

5:00 pm – Refreshments and networking


This Global Health (GH) Day is planned by a resident committee from across programs and specialties and will include passionate presenters who have established themselves as effective activists. The day will showcase how activism contributes to enhanced, equitable and sustainable health for populations across the world. The specific educational objectives for participants are:

  • To introduce themes and issues related to GH activism
  • To develop a deeper understanding of motivations and processes for effective GH activism
  • To encourage engagement in GH advocacy and activism
  • To create a forum for peer to peer discussion
  • To share global health concerns, education, and experience


May 31, 2018
12:30 pm - 5:00 pm


Global Health @ PGME
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Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, 2nd Floor
209 Victoria Street
Toronto , Ontario M5B 1T8 Canada
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