Yassi Salehi Memorial Award
This award was established by her family in memory of Yassi (Yassaman) Salehi, who was a Class of 2020 MScOT graduate and successfully completed the national exam. Yassi sadly passed away from a car accident in January 2021. This award is presented to a graduating MScOT student who exemplifies the qualities of Yassi: high academic standing, involvement in committees or student affairs, and demonstrated kindness and compassion for others.
Professor Emerita Judith FriedlandReceives Dean's Impact Award
Prof. Emerita Judith Friedland was honoured with the 2021 Lifetime Achievement - National/Community Impact Award. Recognized as a 'visionary and inspirational force in the field of occupational therapy,' Prof. Friedland has made lasting contributions within the Department of OS&OT, the Temerty Faculty of Medicine, and the University.
2021 Fieldwork Education Awards
We extend our heartfelt gratitude to the preceptors, site fieldwork coordinators, and partner organizations in our clinical community who contribute to the MScOT program and the education of its students.
2021 U of T Student Leadership Award Recipients
Congratulations to MScOT students Marcus Yu, Gobika Sithamparanathan, Meera Premnazeer, and Bismah Khalid on receiving a 2021 University of Toronto Student Leadership Award.
Wellness Resources for Faculty Members
The Faculty of Medicine recently launched a wellness website with many valuable resources for individual and group support, as well as educational offerings and articles relevant to wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic.