Showcasing international mental health initiatives & creating a community of practice for global mental health.
Thu, 2 June 2022
8:45 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
The Department of Psychiatry’s Global Mental Health (GMH) program of University of Toronto is hosting their inaugural Global Mental Health Day. The event will showcase the international research, educational and development initiatives undertaken by faculty and trainees at the U o fT Department of Psychiatry and beyond, with the aim of fostering collaborations and creating a community of practice for those committed to improving mental health outcomes on a global scale.
The plenary, ‘Mobile Mental Health in 2022: Research Advances, Clinical Integration, and Marketplace Trends’, will be given by Dr. John Torous, Director of the Digital Psychiatry Division, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, at Harvard University.
The plenary will be followed by two concurrent panel sessions.The Global Mental Health Career Panel will bring together members of the GMH Advisory Group to discuss their diverse paths towards establishing a career in the field. The concurrent Mental Health & the UN Sustainable Development Goals panel will explore the UN’s sustainable development goals (SDGs) as they relate to mental health, and explore potential areas of involvement for faculty and trainees.
The Concurrent Symposia will showcase global mental health work undertaken by departmental trainees and faculty as well as the broader UofT community.
About the Program: The Department of Psychiatry’s Global Mental Health (GMH) program furthers the department’s global impact by facilitating equitable collaboration and mutual knowledge exchange and learning in research, training, and other initiatives between faculty members and trainees and international academics, clinicians, health practitioners, and community members.
For Registration to this free online meeting, please follow the link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/global-mental-health-day-tickets-309984250237