Upcoming events

    • November 19, 2019
    • December 01, 2019
    • The Theatre Centre, 1115 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON

    Theatrical production with a focus on racism, the health professional experience, and mental health: Here are the Fragments

    Co-produced by the On ECT Collective and The Theatre Centre

    Developed in Residency at The Theatre Centre

    The Theatre Centre

    1115 Queen St. W.

    Tickets on sale soon at theatrecentre.org

    "I find myself an object among objects."

    Frantz Fanon, Black Skin White Masks


    An immigrant psychiatrist confronts racism in his training and develops psychosis and then schizophrenia. He walks a long path towards reconnection with himself and humanity.


    Walk with him



    Lead artist, writer and researcher: Dr. Suvendrini Lena

    Co-director, Actor, Co-creator: Leah Cherniak

    Co-creator, Designer, Videographer: Trevor Schwellnus

    Co-Director: Mumbi Tindyebwa Otu

    Assistant Director: Abigail Whitney

    Sound Designer: Nick Murray

    Lighting Designer: Shawn Henry

    • February 29, 2020
    • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Mount Sinai Hospital, Ben Sadowski Auditorium, 18th Floor


    We are pleased to announce the 2020 BPAO Annual Health Symposium will be on February 29, 2020.  It will be at Mount Sinai Hospital Toronto, in the Ben Sadowski Auditorium, on the 18th Floor.

    We are equally delighted to announce our keynote speaker will be Dr. Lisa Robinson!  Dr Robinson is a Pediatrician, and Chief of the Division of Nephrology at The Hospital for Sick Children, but is also the University of Toronto's Faculty of Medicine Associate Dean of Inclusion & Diversity. Her presentation will address the underrepresentation of minorities in medicine.

    Preliminary Agenda

    8:00 am


    8:45 am

    Welcome Remarks

    9:00 am

    Inclusion and Diversity at U of T Medicine: a Journey

    - Dr Lisa Robinson

    A1c and beyond … Glycemic management in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

    – Dr David Esho

    10:00 am

    Health Break

    Experience of racialized mothers of children with developmental disabilities

    – Drs. Ullanda Niel and Nazilla Khanlou

    Trainee session: Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS)

    – Dr. Tosin Osuntokun

    12:00 pm


    1:30 pm

    BPAO Annual General Meeting

    2:00 pm

    Beyond Teamwork (Presentation from the Canadian  Medical Protective Association)

    – Dr. Shirley Lee

    4:00 pm

    Wine and Cheese social

    Join us for what will once again be an informative session, and an opportunity to see our community grow and prosper.