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On behalf of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto and the Muslim Medical Association of Canada (MMAC), we would like to invite you to the 5th Canadian Muslim Mental Health Conference (CMMHC) 2021. The conference theme for 2021 is “Grief and resilience in the face of adversity”. We look forward to holding the conference virtually on Saturday December 11th and Sunday December 12th, 2021 from 10:00 am– 4:00 pm EST

Accreditation Information:

Accreditation: College of Family Physicians of Canada – Mainpro+: 6 credits.
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada – Section 1 – This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1). You may claim a maximum of 6 hours.

 
The conference has 5 principal objectives
  1. Bring together and strengthen connections between health care providers, organizations, individuals with lived experience, students, spiritual leaders and researchers working with Muslim mental health issues in Canada
  2. Provide evidence based psychoeducation to the general public on mental health topics in the context of spirituality and Islam
  3. Decrease the stigma of mental illness within the Muslim community.
  4. Increase access to evidence based culturally and spiritually appropriate mental health resources to the Muslim community
  5. Increase the capacity for healthcare providers, religious scholars, teachers, organizations and community members working to provide care to Muslims with mental health challenges
CMMHC focuses on mental health topics in the context of spirituality, ethnicity and race.  It is open to Canadians of all faiths and backgrounds and we encourage individuals working with Muslim clients and patients to attend. The CMMHC team aims to deliver innovative sessions led by national and international speakers and experts. Speakers and panelists include psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, therapists and spiritual leaders. CMMHC is the only annual national mental health conference in Canada. Each year we look forward to hosting over 300 attendees from a wide-array of disciplines including health care professionals, religious scholars, teachers and researchers from across the globe. We look forward to your attendance at the CMMHC 2021

Imam’s Initiative and Workshop with Imams sign up here: bit.ly/ImamInitiative2021
 
For more information about our Resource Fair, Research Poster Presentation or to volunteer for the conference please contact us at cmmhc@muslimmeds.ca

This continuing professional development activity on December 12th 2021 will be held under the Continuing Professional Development, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and Department of Psychiatry.

College of Family Physicians of Canada – Mainpro+: 6 credits. This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by Continuing Professional Development, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto for up to 6 Mainpro+ credits.

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada – Section 1 – 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, approved by Continuing Professional Development, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. You may claim a maximum of 6 hours.

Dr.Arfeen Malick – MD MSc FRCPC | CMMHC Chair 

Dr.Kenneth Fung – MD FRCPC | CMMHC Department of Psychiatry Lead

Dr.Salam El-Majzoub – MD Psychiatry Resident | CMMHC 2021 Directors

Dr. Sarah Hanafi – MD Psychiatry Resident | CMMHC 2021 Directors

Hira Humayon – CMMHC 2021 Coordinator

Shafiq Qaadri – CMMHC 2021 Coordinator

Ibrahim Long – MA GICC | CMMHC Spiritual Lead

Dr.Mohamad Matout – MD Psychiatry Resident. | CMMHC Program Evaluation and Research Lead

Dr.Ahmed Hassan – MD FRCPC | CMMHC Research Lead

Dr.Mim Fatmi – MD FRCPC | CMMHC EDI Co-Lead

Saba Siddiqui – CMMHC Volunteer Lead

Meccana Ali – MSW | CMMHC EDI Co-Lead

Dr.Suleiman Furmli – MD Family Medicine | CMMHC Family Medicine Committee

Dr.Huda Al Imari – MD Psychiatry Resident | CMMHC Resource Fair Lead

Dr. Sumairah Syed – MD Family Medicine | CMMHC Family Medicine Committee

Dr. Iram Abbasi – MD Family Medicine | CMMHC Family Medicine Committee

Dr. Taaha Muhammad – MD Family Medicine Resident | CMMHC Family Medicine Committee

Dr.Nadia Abdessettar – MD Psychiatry Resident | CMMHC Psychiatry Lead

Fayyaz Rizvi – CMMHC Tech Support

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