Adaptive Mentorship Training

Mentorship is an important role for current and future health care providers. That’s why the CMN is proud to offer the Adaptive Mentorship Workshop. Enhance your skills by learning practical tools and strategies that improve your mentoring and leadership abilities in your practice. This training is available to CMN members only.

This full-day event is free to participate in and limited to 30 participants.

  • When: November 25, 2022.
  • Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm MST.
  • Location: Online via Zoom.

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This program works on skills that build your mentoring abilities to:

  • Connect and learn from peers
  • Develop skills in leadership, adaptive mentoring, and mentor roles and responsibilities
  • Expand your understanding of self-care, empathy, and compassion

An honorarium will be provided to assist with taking time away from your clinic. Any registrations after the limit will be placed on a waitlist and used to fill any openings.


Meet Your Workshop Instructor:

Arun Radhakrishnan is a family physician with a focused clinical practice in chronic non-cancer pain. He is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto and the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Ottawa. His research and education interests are in knowledge translation, mentoring and information and communication technologies in healthcare.

His work at a provincial and national level has been recognized with a national College of Family Physicians of Canada award of excellence. His leadership experience includes building multiple provincial level educational interventions including mentoring networks, academic detailing and clinical point of care tools. He is a past AMS Phoenix Compassionate Care Fellow where he examined how compassionate spaces in mentorship can support compassionate care for patients.

His work in program development and implementation was recognized with an international award for educational innovation (Ted Freedman) and a national continuing professional development award from the Canadian College of Family Physicians.

Currently, he is working with the Centre for Effective Practice (CEP) as the Medical Director, leading the development of a national project to expand the use of Adaptive Mentoring across the country. Additionally, he is also working with the CEP as the Clinical Lead on the development of a National Best Practices Framework for Chronic Pain focused Clinical Decision Support Systems.

“Through this work, we have begun to understand that the sub-constructs of motivation sensitivity, navigating empathy and sympathy, distress tolerance, and engaging with patients in a non-judgment fashion are all areas that mentorship is able to support.” 

Arun Radhakrishnan, MSc, MD, CM CCFP, CEP Clinical Lead.