Course Overview

Transformative and Collaborative Leadership

The presentation will ask difficult questions about integrative health & medicine and leadership that will motivate uncomfortable discussions.
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2021 Annual Conference

October 29-31, 2021

Required Lessons

1 lesson with video, quiz, and evaluation

Time to Complete

30 minutes

Non-CME Eligible*

CME Expired
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Course Info
Course Faculty

What you will learn

 Course Summary

Taking forward a global dialogue on the trajectory of the growth of traditional, complementary, and integrative health & medicine takes skill and profound leadership. This talk will stimulate the People, Planet, Purpose conference to tackle some of the biggest health challenges we face globally – from climate health to COVID to equity in healthcare. In speaking about Transformative and Collaborative Leadership the presentation will ask people if they DARE TO LEAD. The presentation will ask difficult questions that will motivate uncomfortable discussions.

 Course Objectives

By the end of this course, learners will be able to:
  • Discuss the characteristics of Transformative and Collaborative Leadership.
  • Pose questions through a DARE TO LEAD Questionnaire.
  • Stimulate discussion about Moral and Ethical Leadership in the Age of Diversity, Equity, Inclusiveness and Social Accountability.
  • Create leadership contexts in a pandemic, planetary health and biodiversity.
See course outline below for additional information.

This course includes:

  • Video recording
  • Downloadable audio
  • Speaker handout(s)
  • 1 Quiz
  • 1 Evaluation
  • Certificate of Completion

Course Faculty

Sarita Verma, LLB, MD, CCFP, FCFP


Dr. Sarita Verma is the Dean, President and CEO of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine. She was the Vice President, Education at the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada and is a Professor Emerita in the U of T Department of Family and Community Medicine. Formerly the Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Associate Vice - Provost, Health Professions Education she is a family physician who originally trained as a lawyer at the University of Ottawa (1981) and later completed her medical degree at McMaster University (1991). She has been a Diplomat in Canada’s Foreign Service and worked with UNHCR in Sudan and Ethiopia for several years. In 2021 she was named one of the most powerful physicians in Canada and a member of the McMaster University Alumni Gallery. Dr. Verma is the 2006 recipient of the Donald Richards Wilson Award in medical education from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada; the 2009 co - recipient of the May Cohen Gender Equity Award from the Association of Faculties of Medicine in Canada and the 2016 recipient of the Charles Mickle Fellowship from the University of Toronto for excellence in medical education.


No financial relationships with any ineligible companies to disclose.

Accreditation and CME

The CME for this course has expired, however you will continue to have access to your purchased content. 

The views and opinions expressed in this activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily reflect the views of the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine and/or the Academy of Integrative Health & Medicine.

Course Outline

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This course is self-paced with no set beginning or end date. You may complete this course on your own schedule and pace. Enrolling in and purchasing this course grants you access to its contents in perpetuity. All required course activities must be completed to earn any eligible continuing education credit(s) and obtain a certificate of completion for this course.