Temerty Medicine logo: BMS TEACHING SEMINARS

Basic Medical Sciences Teaching Seminar Series

Welcome to our seminar series dedicated to teaching and best practices in education!

This thought-provoking series brings together seasoned educators, passionate professionals, and experts in the field. Through a dynamic combination of panels, idea exchanges, roundtable discussions and expert lectures, participants will delve into innovative teaching methodologies, effective classroom management strategies and the latest advancements in educational technology.

Our collaborative environment fosters the sharing of insights and experiences, creating a platform for networking and building lasting connections within the education community in basic medical sciences at the Temerty Faculty of Medicine.

Our seminars are open to staff and faculty and lunch will be available. 

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Past BMS Teaching Seminars



  • Oct 22, 2022, Experiential Learning: Why, What and How? (Michelle Arnot/Rebecca Laposa/Andrea Williams/Vicki Lowes)
  • Nov 22, 2022, Computational and data sciences and AI: How do we prepare students for future success? (Laura Rosella/Johanna Carroll/David Liu/Nathan Taback)
  • Feb 23, 2023, Corner Stone over Capstone (Melissa McCartney)
  • Mar 23, 2023, Bringing Entrepreneurism into the Basic Medical Sciences (Denise Belsham/Andrew Haller)


  • September 20, 2019, The Prof is IN! Teaching Challenges (Helen Baty/Michelle French/Roula Andreopoulos)
  • October 18, 2019, Supportng Your Students’ Language Development (Elaine Khoo/Leora Freedman)
  • November 22, 2019, Effectve Strategies to Succeed in Work and Life: Lessons from Stanford’s Life Design Studio (Michelle Arnot/Roula Andreopoulos)
  • January 24, 2020, The Last Class Workshop - A Tool for Course Evaluation and Evolution (Erin Styles)
  • February 28, 2020, Roles and goals in student well-being and success: Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology Initiatives (Michelle Arnot/Ruth Ross)
  • March 20, 2020, JPM300H: A pilot, team-taught, hybrid and active learning course (Michelle French/Rebecca Laposa/Michelle Arnot/Roula Andreopoulos/Helen Miliotis)
  • Dec 17, 2021, Professional development for undergraduate summer research students: LabXchange (Martina Steiner/Roula Andreopoulos/Jessica Hill)


  • September 21, 2018, Academic Integrity (Thomas MacKay/Charmaine Williams)
  • October 19, 2018, Interactive Response Classroom Tools (Melody Neumann/Sian Paterson/Rebecca Laposa)
  • November 16, 2018, SoTL: Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (Michelle Arnot/Roula Andreopoulos/Michelle French)
  • January 18, 2019, Inclusive Teaching Prac􀆟ces (Megan Burnet/ Marie Vander Kloet)
  • February 8, 2019, Experiential/Integrated Learning (Susan M/ Julian Weinrib /Jennifer Esmail)
  • March 22, 2019, Facilitating work-integrated learning embedded as assignments in big and small classes: using the Riipen platform to co-ordinate external partners and students (Steve Joordens/Phani Radhakrishnan)


  • September 8, 2017, Best Practces for Assistng Students in Crisis (Trevor Young-Dean)
  • October 13, 2017, Students in Crisis Part 2: Q&A with Expert Panel (Alena Marshall/Michael Nicholson/Cheryl Shook)
  • December 1, 2017, Assessment (Roula Andreopoulos/Debbie Gurfinkel/William Ju)
  • January 12, 2018, Teaching with Online Technology (Barbara Dee Ballyk)
  • February 9, 2018, Effectve Course Management (Roula Andreopoulos/Michelle French/Michelle Arnot)
  • March 9, 2018, Flipping the Classroom (Denise Belsham/Michelle Arnot)