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Dr. Julia Alleyne

Dr. Julia AlleyneDr. Julia Alleyne is well-known and highly regarded in the academic world. Chief Medical Officer for the Canadian Olympic team in London (2012) and Chief Medical Officer for the Pan Am and Parapan Am Games in Toronto.

She is a certified curriculum developer and course leader, having created the 5 Weekend Family Practice Leadership Certificate Program with the University of Toronto Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM), in 2005. In 2009, Julia completed the M.Sc. (CH) (Health Professions Teachers Education) at the University of Toronto.

In addition to being a faculty member at the University of Toronto, Dr. Julia chairs the Primary Care Sport Medicine and Exercise Fellowship, and is a funded researcher in the area of Women’s Health and Educational Methodology. Specifically, she is Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Toronto Department of Family and Community Medicine.

Over the past 25 years she has served from time to time as Assistant Clinical Professor at both the University of Toronto’s DFCM and the Department of Surgery, as well as at McMaster University’s School of Rehabilitation Science. She also offers services as a Medical Course Consultant for both online and in-person courses.

The stellar quality of Dr Julia’s teaching work has been recognized by the academic community, as evident in the numerous teaching distinctions and awards presented to Dr. Julia over several years. Some of these distinctions include:

  • The Colin Wolfe Award for Course Coordination from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine (2011), nominated in 2007
  • The John Sutton Lectureship Award – The Future of Education in Sport Medicine from the Ontario Medical Association
  • The Janus Continuing Professional Development Scholarship from the College of Family Physicians (2009)
  • The John Sutton Lectureship Award – Sport Medicine as a Specialty from the Ontario Medical Association, Sport Medicine Section (2002)
  • Award in Program Leadership from the Postgraduate Educational Program Awards (University of Toronto, DFCM, 2008)
  • A Professional Development Award: Excellence in Continuing Education (University of Toronto, DFCM, 2006)
  • Case-based E-Learning Modules for Primary Care MSK Education (University of Toronto, ICTDF Competition, 2005)
  • Department Awards of Excellence: Excellence in Creative Professional Activity (University of Toronto, DFCM, 2004)

To learn more about Dr Julia, visit her website: http://drjulia.net/