The COVID-19 pandemic has demanded creative alternatives to traditional in-person pathology teaching due to social distancing limitations. Zoom (Zoom Video Communications, San Jose, CA USA) and its many features are quite conducive to engaging sessions, even when taking into consideration pathology-specific learning needs. This session aims to highlight these features and offer practical tips, with a focus on, but not limited to, pathology education.
At the end of the activity, participants will be able to:
1 : learn practical tips for online teaching using Zoom conferencing platform.
2 : show increased confidence in use of Zoom Meetings .
3 : demonstrate increasing familiarity with Zoom functions for an engaging session
Target audience: Pathologists, Residents, Medical Students, Pathologists' Assistants
CanMEDS Roles: Medical Expert, Communicator, Collaborator, Leader, Health Advocate, Scholar, Professional
Speaker: Dr. Carlo Hojilla ("oh-HILL-ya") Assistant Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology, University of Toronto
This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and approved by the CAP-ACP. You may claim a maximum of 1.0 hour (credits are automatically calculated).
Dr. Hojilla trained in Anatomical Pathology with Fellowship training in Hematologic Pathology. Based at Mount Sinai and Markham-Stouffville Hospitals, his clinical practice involves Lymph Node and Hematologic Pathology as well as General Surgical Pathology. Dr. Hojilla is also actively involved in the University of Toronto Residency Training Program, being the Education lead for the Mount Sinai Hospital Training Site. He is most passionate about the application of technologies in education and education research, focusing on the integration of digital pathology with online learning and evaluation.