Learn more about the venue and hotel accommodations.


Continuing Professional Development (CPD), Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME), a subcommittee of the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS). This standard allows CPD to review and assess educational activities based on the criteria established by The College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

As a result of a reciprocal agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, The American Medical Association, and The European Union for Medical Specialties (EUMS), CPD is permitted to assign respective credits.

Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning (PGCRL)

Towering 21 storeys at the corner of Bay and Elm, the Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning (PGCRL) stands as a testament to the past, present, and future, of scientific achievement in child health care.  Designed by award-winning architects, Diamond and Schmitt Architects Inc. with HDR Inc., this new 750,000 square-foot facility accommodates the most specialized research and learning needs.  Incorporating open concept design, sleek, state-of-the-art amenities, and collaborative work spaces, the Gilgan Centre, emanates innovation and excellence, setting the perfect backdrop for the PEM Conference.

The Learning Concourse in the PGCRL features larger spaces including a 250-seat state-of-the-art auditorium and two-story window encased gallery, as well as smaller meeting and congregation spaces, both fully equipped.

The PGCRL is only a 3 minute walk from the Chelsea Hotel where we’ve negotiated a discount for our PEM Conference attendees.

Chelsea Hotel, Toronto

The Eaton Chelsea Toronto has corporate rate for The Hospital for Sick Children, and is only a 3-minute walk from the Chelsea Hotel.  It is also in the heart of Toronto.  The this opportunity to enjoy the Views of our city.

Deluxe room: $159 single/double + 13% HST. Call 416-595-1975 and ask for the SickKids group rate or visit


By Subway: Take the Yonge/University/Spadina line, exit at St Patrick Station. Go north on University Ave. Turn right on Elm Street. Turn left on Bay. 7 Min walk from St Patrick Station.

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