Conference Details

About the
Conference

The Schroeder Arthritis Institute’s inaugural International Conference on Arthritis “Integrating Care, Education and Research” will take place on October 13 and 14, 2022.

This conference will showcase cutting edge research and latest innovations in education and models of care in bone, joint, spine and autoimmune rheumatic diseases. During this conference, attendees will have the opportunity to hear from world-leading experts in arthritis and related diseases. To make it accessible to everyone, there will be no charge to attend.

 

We look forward to seeing you all during the first edition of this international conference which will be delivered virtually world-wide.

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About The Arthritis Society

The Arthritis Society is the official partner for this International Conference on Arthritis. The Arthritis Society is Canadas' national charity dedicated to extinguishing arthritis. Fueled by the trust and support of their donors and volunteers, the Arthritis Society is fighting the fire of arthritis with research, advocacy, innovation, information and support. They are Canada's largest charitable funder of cutting-edge arthritis research. 

About the
Schroeder Arthritis Institute

The Schroeder Arthritis Institute is the largest multidisciplinary arthritis hub in Canada, integrating medical, surgical and basic science aspects of Hand, Orthopedics, Osteoporosis and Rheumatology with a goal of making a global impact in discovery, learning and patient care. 

To learn more please click here.

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About the 
CIHR  Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis

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The CIHR Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis (CIHR-IMHA) is the official partner for this International Conference on Arthritis. CIHR-IMHA is the hub for strategic initiatives in musculoskeletal (MSK), skin and oral health research in Canada. They are mandated to provide research leadership related to: active living, mobility and the wide range of conditions related to bones, joints, muscles, connective tissue, skin as well as the mouth, teeth and craniofacial region. Their community consists of researchers, policy-makers, clinicians, health charities, patient organizations and people living with conditions listed in the CIHR-IMHA mandate. They aim to authentically engage a broad community including those who have historically been excluded from participating in research. 

About The 
Arthritis
Society

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About the 

Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine - University of Toronto

The Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine of the University of Toronto is the official partner for this International Conference on Arthritis. The Division of Rheumatology has nearly 40 full-time faculty working across 5 major teaching hospitals. Within a collaborative framework, the Division provides both general rheumatology and subspecialty rheumatology patient care. These clinical environments provide an impressive training ground for a diverse set of learners ranging from undergraduate to fellowship level trainees. Patients provide a focus for their clinician scientists and clinician investigators to further knowledge through the Division's wide reaching research activities. The Division works to have learning, research, and advocacy transform the understanding of rheumatologic multi-system disease to improve patient outcomes. 

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About the
Department of Surgery - University of Toronto

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The Department of Surgery of the University of Toronto is the official partner for this International Conference on Arthritis. The Department of Surgery has approximately 260 full-time faculty, 50 part-time faculty, 140 adjunct faculty and 40 research scientists located both on campus and at our six fully affiliated teaching hospitals and two partially affiliated teaching hospitals. The Department's large faculty contributes extensively to their three core missions: excellent clinical care, outstanding research productivity and the delivery of state of the art educational programs.

 

The Department receives approximately over $46 million annually of external peer-reviewed funding. They have a Surgeon Scientist Program aimed at providing master's or doctoral level training for surgical trainees. There are 35 trainees registered in this research stream. They train approximately 200 residents and 175 fellows per year.

 

The University of Toronto has a large program in educational scholarship and a vibrant Surgical Skills Centre.  With this strong platform for future success, the University of Toronto Department of Surgery aspires to continue to be a leading Department in academic surgery nationally and internationally.