Formal educational activities are provided at the Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Fellowship, and Continuing Education levels.


The undergraduate education coordinator is Dr. Aviva Rostas. Division members are active in all aspects of the undergraduate curriculum, which includes the pre-clerkship, clerkship, and psychogeriatric electives.


The postgraduate education coordinator is Vanessa Thoo.

At the postgraduate education level, Division members are actively involved with residents in mandatory training positions, residents in the geriatric psychiatry subspecialty, and fellows.

The Division offers institutionally funded fellowships at Baycrest, CAMH, Sunnybrook and UHN. The Division also trains every single resident in the program in geriatric psychiatry, as mandated by the Royal College requirements.

The Geriatric Psychiatry Residency Program:

The Division trains residents interested in career paths in geriatric psychiatry, which was recognized as a subspecialty in February of 2012 by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

For the PGY3 core geriatric psychiatry rotation, in each 6-month block there is a monthly centralized seminar series led by various faculty members in the Division.