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|Award Name||RECIPIENTS||Presentation Title|
|Aging and Caregiving||Tiffany Igros & Layana Kirubainathan||The rising problem of homelessness in later life: Exploring health and social service provision for older adults facing homelessness in Toronto|
|Quality of Life 1||Meaghan Walker & Torie Vaughan||Exploring the role of OT in pediatric palliative care|
|Quality of Life 2||Kristin Glazier, Kathryn Forsythe & Sarah Thomson||Pathways to belonging for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities: Perspectives of service providers|
|Mental Health||Laura Boyle & Kira Paranyi||Strategies to improve occupational performance and satisfaction: A qualitative study involving undergraduate students with mental health concerns|
|Pediatrics||Karen Ogilvie & Allison Mah||Prevalence and predictors of an elbow flexion contracture during early childhood following brachial plexus birth injury|
|Cognition and Everyday Life||Nicole Filler & Adrienne Baker||Investigating task sequencing amongst older adults living with dementia: Protocol development|
|Health Services||Dana Moyer & Sabrina Umbrello||COVID-19 outbreaks on inpatient forensic psychiatry units – The lived experiences of clients, staff and occupational therapists|
|Technology||Elizabeth Ramirez & Richard Rusyn||Exploring the adaptability of the Teach-ABI eLearning module for high school educators|
|Occupational Science||Eve Pervin & Ink Davidson||Exploring tabletop role-playing games as meaningful occupation: A qualitative exploratory study|
|Award for Best Overall Presentation||Alessia Roman & Danielle Hildebrand||Examining interprofessional interventions for treating pediatric concussions: A scoping review|
|Social Media||Andreea Sindiescu||n/a|
Thelma Cardwell LectureThe Thelma Cardwell Lecture Series was established in 1997 to honour one of this program’s, and occupational therapy’s, most prestigious alumna. The 2021 Thelma Cardwell Lecturer is Dr. Arno Kumagai, Professor and Vice Chair for Education, Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto.
Lecture Title: We Make the Path While Walking: Critical Dialogues in Teaching and Learning for Social Justice
Lecturer Bio: Arno Kumagai is Professor of Medicine and Vice Chair for Education, Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto. He also holds the F. M. Hill Chair in Humanism Education at Women’s College Hospital, University of Toronto, where he has a clinical practice focused on working with people with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Arno received his BA in Comparative Literature from UC Berkeley and his MD from UCLA School of Medicine. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine and an Endocrine fellowship and postdoc in the UCLA system. He was on faculty at the University of Michigan Medicine from 1996 to 2016 and joined the University of Toronto’s Department of Medicine as Vice Chair in April 2016.Arno has published extensively on the use of narratives in medical education, transformative learning, dialogical teaching, and teaching for equity and social justice, and holds numerous teaching awards in basic science teaching, humanism, educational innovation, and diversity. Most recently, he served as the 2018 Tosteson Visiting Professor of Medical Education at Harvard Medical School; the 2019 Boyarsky Lecturer at Duke University; and the 2020 Anne L. Brodie Professor at the University of Virginia. He also serves on the Editorial Board of Academic Medicine.