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Warm Holiday Wishes from de Souza Institute

December 19, 2019 |

As the days pass and we bring a close to 2019, the end of the year gives us an opportunity to pause and reflect on all our partnerships and interactions with our learners, faculty and staff. 2019 was a remarkable year with many advancements in treatment and hard work on our courses to roll out … Read more

Congratulations to Dr. Mary Jane Esplen, recipient of the Henry Durost Award for Excellence in Creative Professional Activity, University of Toronto.

November 28, 2019 |

Dr. Esplen is recognized for her accomplishment in a leadership role in the Department of Psychiatry, UofT as well as in the de Souza Institute at UHN. She developed an evaluation framework for the Creative Professional Activity (CPA) and championed CPA as an academic pursuit and career choice, in her role as Vice-Chair, Basic and … Read more

Spotlight: Recognizing the Contribution of de Souza Chemotherapy Regional Facilitators

September 19, 2019 |

Every year, hundreds of nurses across Canada participate in the de Souza Provincial Standardized Chemotherapy and Biotherapy course to enhance their knowledge and practice in chemotherapy and biotherapy administration. What makes this course unique is the up-to-date interactive online learning, a direct link to provincial and national chemotherapy practice guidelines, and an in-person workshop on … Read more

de Souza Institute to use Artificial Intelligence in Latest Effort to Support Cancer Patients

June 17, 2019 | ,

TORONTO, ON – de Souza Institute is proud to announce that it has been awarded a $247,000 research grant to develop an artificial intelligence (AI)-based tool to enhance online psychosocial services for cancer patients. Drs. Yvonne Leung and Mary Jane Esplen lead the project that is supported by an interdisciplinary team with investigators from the … Read more

de Souza Interprofessional Competency Framework Published

June 17, 2019 | ,

As the demand in cancer care continues to increase, health systems require a workforce of highly educated specialists and generalists to provide the continuity of care across settings. To help address this need, de Souza Institute initiated an interdisciplinary working group to develop a competency framework with relevance across regulated cancer care health professionals. The de Souza … Read more