Best Practices Day 2024

Reimagining Rehab: Strengthening the role of rehab in the healthcare system

— May 3, 2024 • Virtual —

Registration for Best Practices Day 2024 is open!

The GTA Rehab Network and the Conference Planning Committee invite you to register for the virtual Best Practices Day 2024 on Friday, May 3, 2024.

This year’s conference will provide insights and explore:

  • Rehab as a solution for improving flow in emergency departments
  • Clinical excellence in rehabilitative care for older adults
  • Successful practices to minimize suicide risk
  • Best practices in concussion and TBI care and many more

To access the full program please click here.

Who should attend?

  • Clinicians
  • Researchers
  • Administrators
  • Policy & management professionals
  • Students

Registration Fees

The fee for all registrants is $120 (CAD).

Please note that registrations are not confirmed until payment is received. 

Questions about registration or payment? Please contact UHN’s Conference services by emailing

Cancellation Policy
A full refund, minus a $25.00 administration fee, will be issued for cancellations received via email to on or before April 12, 2024. No refunds will be issued after this date. Refunds will not be granted to registrants who do not attend the conference.

Our Speakers

Opening Keynote

Dr. Adam Kassam

MD MPH FRCPC; Executive Director, Office of Health Innovation & Strategy, Toronto Metropolitan University


Closing Keynote

Dr. Catherine Donnelly

B.Sc.(OT), MSc, PhD; Associate Professor at the School of Rehabilitation Therapy and Director of the Health Services and Policy Research Institute, Queen's University



For information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Sanja Milicic Iafrate.

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Planning Committee

Dr. Larry Robinson Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre/St. John’s Rehab ~ Chair 
Patricia Dickson Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Allison Freeman University Health Network/Toronto Rehab
Helen Johnson Ontario Health – West ~ Chatham region representative
Alin Khodaverdian Humber River Hospital
Charissa Levy GTA Rehab Network
Martha McKay Sinai Health System/Hennick Bridgepoint Active Healthcare
Sanja Milicic Iafrate GTA Rehab Network
Melissa Monardo Lakeridge Health
Manny Paiva St. Joseph’s Health Centre ~ London region representative
Danielle Petruccelli Hamilton Health Sciences ~ Hamilton region representative
Jennifer Shaffer Sunnybrook Health Science Centre/St. John’s Rehab
Whitney Sherman Baycrest Health Sciences
Paula Shing Sinai Health System/Hennick Bridgepoint Active Healthcare