Psychiatric Dimensions of Disasters

June 08, 2019 at 08:00 AM to June 08, 2019 at 05:00 PM

Toronto Airport Marriott Hotel, 901 Dixon Rd, Etobicoke, ON M9W 1J5 (Get Directions)


Event Details

Annual Training Course

Mission/Vision Statement

To develop and maintain a well trained committed team of psychiatric specialists able to serve the mental health needs of people and communities affected by disasters, in coordination with emergency and public health responders. Reduction and prevention of post-disaster mental illness, and fostering of resilience, are also our goals.

Frank G. Sommers, MD, FRCPC, DFAPA, DFCPA
Program Chair
Psychiatry, University of Toronto

The program is available here.
Photos from the 2018 Inaugural Event can be seen here.
Please see the letter of endorsement from Dr. Benoit Mulsant, Chair, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto.

Event Accreditation

This event is an accredited group learning activity (section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by the Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA). The specific opinions and content of this event are not necessarily those of the CPA, and are the responsibility of the organizer(s) alone.

Hotel Reservations

Rooms have been reserved at the hotel at a special rate of $135.00, single or double occupancy. Please telephone 1.800.905.2811 or 416.674.9400 to make your reservation. Reservations should be made no later than May 17, 2019 to qualify for this special rate. Please be sure to advise that you are attending the Ontario Medical Association (OMA) Conference to ensure you receive the group rate.


Jennifer Csamer
Event Organizer