Dalhousie Medical Education Institute


Please be advised:  Effective immediately (March 13, 2020) Continuing Professional Development / Division of Medical Education will be cancelling ALL in-person events offered through this office. This will include all events scheduled up to June 30th 2020.


Communications from this office will be forthcoming to all event organizers and registrants.


Please contact CPD@Dal.Ca if you have any questions


We will be updating this website as more information becomes available



Online courses, webinars and teleconferences will continue as planned (March 13)


Community Hospital Program is currently under review to determine options for  delivery (March 13)

About the Institute

Registration Details


The Medical Education Institute (MEI) is an annual day-long faculty development that addresses current needs-based topics and current trends in medical education and curriculum. The primary focus of the MEI is to support faculty of Dalhousie Medical School in their roles as educators and academics.  


The Institute is intended for:
    - Clinical, basic, and health science faculty members
    - Medical educators
    - Health professionals
    - Learners


This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the Continuing Professional Development Office of Dalhousie University for up to 5.5 Mainpro+ credits.

As an accredited provider, Dalhousie University, CPD, designates this continuing professional development activity for up to 5.5 credit hours as an accredited group learning Section 1 activity as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Objectives and Agenda

View the agenda here

Objectives for the Institute:  By the end of this Institute, participants will be able to:
1.    Describe how climate change is impacting health and health care.
2.    Identify opportunities for physicians positively influence systemic responses to climate change.
3.    Discuss how we can help prepare learners at all levels to practice in an environmentally sustainable manner.