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The UHN International Centre for Education™ (UHN ICE™) seeks to innovate and educate without borders. UHN ICE leverages a wide range of expertise to build educational relationships that ​will translate into high quality health care through teaching and learning. Our mission is to transform patient care through the cultivation of education leaders in the global community.​

Education Spotlight

The Personalized Learning Program (PLP™) is a fully customizable, observership-based program designed to meet learner goals and objectives. No twoPLPs are exactly the same! Through the PLP, we are able to leverage various resources and expertise throughout UHN to develop an Education Plan that meets your objectives. We work closely with host program(s) and learners to develop a program tailored for you.

Find out how the PLP can meet your professional development goals! Contact uhnice@uhn.ca for more information!

Personalized Learning Program™ in Bioethics

Interested in learning about the role of Bioethicist at UHN? Want to further ethical awareness and sensitivity​Bioethics Logo.png within your practice setting?

Join our Bioethics team in a unique, innovative and Personalized Learning Program (PLP™) in Bioethics that will support your personal objectives and Professional Development goals.

At UHN, our Bioethicists have been educated and trained to provide analysis useful in addressing ethical issues arising in healthcare. The team provides support to inter-professional staff, physicians, patients and their family members dealing with ethical issues across the organization.

During the PLP in Bioethics, you will learn about:

  • The value of clinical ethics consultations referred by patients, family members or staff;
  • How organizational ethics expertise, including the development of policies and guidelines, can help to prevent or better manage ethical issues;
  • What Bioethics contributes to the education of clinical staff and students;
  • The importance of research ethics expertise in advising on the design of research and evaluating protocols submitted to the Research Ethics Board

Additional areas of interest can be discussed.

For further inquiries, please contact uhnice@uhn.ca

To apply for a PLP in Bioethics, please visit the PLP Online Application


"My observership with Dr. Quereshy was an incredible experience! His ability to make his patients feel safe, his ability to teach trainees, and his time management skills are things that I look up to and will aspire to incorporate into my own career one day. This observership taught me a lot and sparked an interest in general surgery." – Observership, General Surgery
"I quickly realized the focus on interprofessional teamwork and collaboration at UHN. With the learning I attained here, I hope to develop a similar structure to enable our teams to better collaborate." - PLP, Education Leadership and Organizational Development
"I had good exposure to advanced techniques in Urology and observed excellent interpersonal relationships." PLP, Urology
"Dr. Peter Slinger has tremendous experience in my field of interest. He was patient with all my questions even when he was busy with his work. It was an honour to see him work up close." - Observership, Anesthesia
"I learnt about Cancer Cytogenetics and I'm implementing those learnings in my lab." - PLP, Laboratory Medicine and Pathology - Cytogenetics lab


Contact Us

We want to hear from you! If you are an individual or organization inquiring about learning opportunities, or if you would like to discuss a potential partnership with our Hospital and UHN ICE™, please email us at uhnice@uhn.ca.​