Professional Values

Essentials for Faculty Development Guide

Developed by The Temerty Faculty of Medicine Professional Values Faculty Development Group*

This guide is meant to be used in a variety of ways to engage faculty members in discussions about the critical role that professional values play in teaching and learning contexts, as well as the evolution of how we articulate and support these values today. The Guide has been designed to be integrated into the core educational activities and materials in your specific departmental or program context. 

Please download FULL GUIDE or click on the individual sections below. 

eLearning Module

This eLearning module is based on the University of Toronto's Temerty Faculty of Medicine's Standards of Professional Behaviour for Medical Clinical Faculty.  It will take approximately 30 minutes to complete. 


We are grateful to all the skilled and dedicated faculty developers and content experts who supported the creation of the Guide.

Erika Abner, MD Program
Joy Albuquerque, Department of Psychiatry
Michelle Arnot, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Anita Balakrishna, FOM Office of Inclusion and Diversity
Heather Flett, Department of Psychiatry
Alison Freeland, Department of Psychiatry
Dr. Mara Goldstein, Department of Psychiatry
Bonnie Kirsh, Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Arno Kumagai, Department of Medicine
Brigitte Lavoie, Department of Molecular Genetics
Karen Leslie, Department of Pediatrics
Susan Lieff, Department of Psychiatry
Julie Maggi, Department of Psychiatry
Chase McMurren, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Brenda Mori, Department of Physical Therapy
Stephanie Nixon, Department of Physical Therapy
Reena Pattani, Department of Medicine
Tony Pignatiello, Department of Psychiatry
Lisa Richardson, Department of Medicine
Ali Salahpour, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Abi Sriharan, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (DLSPH)
Suzan Schneeweiss, Department of Pediatrics
Sharon Switzer McIntyre, Department of Physical Therapy
Susanna Talarico, Department of Pediatrics
Carmen Wiebe, Department of Psychiatry


Please visit the following pages for resources related to the Professional Values of: Psychological Safety, Wellness, Cultural Safety, and Allyship.