Petal Abdool

Faculty Lead for Simulation Education Integration

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Dr. Petal S. Abdool is a Geriatric Psychiatrist at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and a Consultation-Liaison Geriatric Psychiatrist at Providence Healthcare. She is the Assistant Program Director of International Medical Graduates and an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto in the Department of Psychiatry. She is the inaugural Medical Director of the CAMH Simulation Centre and a graduate of the CFD Education Scholars Program 2020-2022.

She was appointed in September 2022 as the Faculty Lead, Simulation Education Integration for the Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. Some of her clinical work in the past decade involves a collaboration with LOFT to provide supportive housing for homeless seniors with severe mental illness. Her research focuses on the use of Simulation methodologies to advance teaching and assessment in medical education.