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    Office of Professional Development &
    Educational Scholarship (OPDES)
    Our Mission: Advance evidence-informed, collaborative healthcare that benefits the health and well-being of
    populations. We achieve this through educational scholarship and learning opportunities that support health
    practitioners, faculty, and learners.

Faculty Development

We empower and encourage all faculty to flourish as educators, scholars, leaders, administrators, and colleagues while enriching the quality and breadth of teaching, learning, and educational leadership in FHS. 

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Course Development

We leverage educational best-practices and user experience design to facilitate the development of state-of-the-art online and blended learning experiences for the health sciences that promote competency development and active learning.

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Educational Scholarship

We advance health professions education research and scholarship at the local, national, and international levels, to improve education across the learning and practice continuum. 

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We provide engaging, accessible, and innovative interprofessional educational opportunities to meet the learning needs of healthcare practitioners to promote evidence‐informed, cost-effective, collaborative, patient‐centred healthcare.

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Join Our Team!

To learn more about job opportunities with our office please see Join Our Team!