Sameena Ahmed

Education Coordinator, Curriculum and Programs
Centre for Faculty Development, Temerty Faculty of Medicine
University of Toronto at Unity Health Toronto

Colin Woolf Excellence in Program Development and Coordination Award Awarded for program development and coordination of Centre for Faculty Development Stepping Stones: A Foundational Faculty Development Program

Continuing Professional Development Awards

Sameena Ahmed


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Sameena is an Education Coordinator, Curriculum and Programs at the Centre for Faculty Development. She coordinates Stepping Stones: A Foundational Faculty Development Program, the Best Practice in Education Rounds (BPER), and the Building the Foundations of Anti-Oppressive Healthcare. She provides program and curriculum coordination across the centre and ensures CFD’s programs meet departmental and organizational strategic goals. She has extensive experience working in healthcare and academia and is a key collaborator in the development, implementation, and evaluation of education initiatives.

Sameena holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto and a Graduate Certificate in Advanced Project Management through UofT’s School of Continuing Studies. She is in the process of completing her post graduate studies in Adult Learning and Development through the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, UofT.

Quote from the Winner

I celebrate teaching that enables transgressions - a movement against and beyond boundaries. It is that movement which makes education the practice of freedom.
– Bell Hooks

About the Award

The Colin R. Woolf Awards were created to recognize outstanding contributions to continuing professional development. They recognize excellence in the following categories: program development and coordination, long term contributions to continuing professional development, and sustained excellence in teaching in continuing professional development.