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Mino R. Mitri, M.D., C.M., M.Ed.

Mino received his medical degree from McGill University in 2011. He pursued residency in Internal Medicine at Queen's University, where he entered the Clinician Investigator Program in 2013. He completed a Masters of Education in 2015 as part of the CIP, presenting at various conferences his work entitled "Perceptions of Physicians on the Adoption of a Palliative Care Approach in Patients with COPD." He received a grant from the Physicians' Services Incorporated Foundation to complete his work. Mino plans on pursuing an academic career in palliative medicine.

Ayca Toprak, M.D., M.Ed.

Ayca received her medical degree from the University of British Columbia in 2010.  She pursued her residency in General Surgery at Queen’s University, where she entered the Clinical Investigator Program (CIP) in 2013.   She completed her Masters of Education through Queen’s University as part of the CIP program in 2015. Her research examined the validity of a novel intraoperative workplace-based assessment tool that she was involved in developing called the Surgical Procedure Feedback Rubric.  This work was presented at a number of national and international conferences. Her research interest is in medical and surgical education with a focus on competency based assessments, feedback, and validity.  She was a recipient of the Canadian Graduate Scholarship in 2014. She is interested in pursuing a career in Pediatric Surgery.