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Past Events


  1.     Eating Disorder Professional Rounds:

  • February 2018: Refeeding hospitalized children and adolescents with Anorexia Nervosa: is “start low, advance slow” urban legend or evidence based?  

            Speaker: Dr. Debra K. Katzman. The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)


Please see link below to access webinar for this event:

Webinar Recording

2.     Specialized Treatment Training:

  • January 2018: Binge Eating for Bariatric Clients.

            SpeakerDr. Michele Laliberte, St. Joseph's Healthcare – Hamilton


    Please see link below to access this OTN archived event:

    OTN Archived Event

3.     December 13 & 14, 2017: Annual Provincial Network Meeting for Eating Disorder Service Providers

Topic: Addressing-patient needs:  Evidence-based case conceptualization, program re-design and system navigation


  • Keynote Presentation: Sequencing treatment to optimize patient outcomes: Combining research, clinical judgment, and patient values and perspectives.
    Invited Keynote Speaker: Dr. Carolyn Black Becker, PhD, ABPP, FAED, FABCT Trinity  Washington University, San Antonio, Texas

  • Applying the evidence-based case conceptualization model to the Ontario Context: Responding to the needs of patients and families through program re-design.  Facilitated Panel Presentations

    Facilitator: Dr. Anita Federici, PhD, C.Psych, DBT Training and Consulting


  1. Paediatric intensive treatment perspective

    Speakers: McMaster Children’s Hospital Multidisciplinary Team, Hamilton 

  2. Adult intensive treatment perspective 

    Speakers: Toronto General Hospital Multidisciplinary Team, Toronto

  3. Lifespan outpatient treatment perspective

    Speakers: Health Sciences North Multidisciplinary Team, Sudbury

  4. Tracking clinical changes to inform and support effective treatment planning in an adult outpatient program

Speakers: St-Joseph’s Health Care Multidisciplinary  Team, Hamilton

  1. Facilitated group discussion (Q & A)

                       Facilitators: Dr. Anita Federici & Dr. Carolyn Black Becker


  • Navigating the larger system of care: Facilitated panel presentations

    Facilitators:  Sharon Zister & Gail McVey, OCOPED

  1. Overview of network planning activities 

Speaker: Sharon Zister, OCOPED

  1. Out of our comfort zone: Supporting an eating disorder informed approach in a rural setting.

Speaker: Dave Roy, Program Director, Addiction Services, HopeGreyBruce Mental Health  and Addictions Services  

  1. Applying research and clinical judgment to care pathway decision making.  

    Speaker: Dr. Michele Laliberte, St. Joseph’s Healthcare, Hamilton

  2. Patient and carer perspectives: What are the current priorities?

    Speakers: Dr. Nicole Obeid, CHEO, Ottawa & Dr. Gail McVey, University Health Network,   


  3. Ministry perspective: Applying lessons learned from first episode psychosis in Ontario (EPION) to eating disorders.

Speaker: Catherine Ford, MOHLTC

Quality Standards

Speaker: Lacey Phillips, Health Quality Ontario

  1. Implications for the direction and work of OCOPED: Next steps in program and systems planning and analysis.

    Speakers: Sharon Zister, OCOPED & Dr. Karen MacCon, Provincial System Support Program, Centre For Addiction and Mental Health



The Ontario Ministry of Health (MOH) in partnership with:

  • The University Health Network (Toronto General Division)
  • The Hospital for Sick Children
  • Provincial network of specialized eating disorder service providers

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Ontario Community Outreach
Program for Eating Disorders

University Health Network
Toronto General Hospital
200 Elizabeth Street
Toronto, ON, M5G 2C4