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University Health Network UHN INTERNATIONAL CENTRE Learners Welcome Package FOR EDUCATION-PROGRAMS Educational Development UHN ICE offers opportunities for building teaching capacity through workshops, e-modules and consultation services Learners and Trainees UHN ICE overlooks various learning opportunities such as Clinical and Research UHN Fellowship Programs, Observership and Personalized Learning Programs (PLPâ„¢). Those training opportunities are available for medical, health professions as well as research trainees. Visit www.uhnice.ca for more information on each educational program. Global Programs The Toronto Addis Ababa Academic Collaboration (TAAC) is the umbrella organization housing all of the new educational partnerships between the University of Toronto and Addis Ababa University (AAU) in Ethiopia. The purpose of TAAAC is to build and strengthen capacity and sustainability in medical specialties and other health and non-health professional programs at AAU. Research and Simulation The Temerty-Chang International Centre for Telesimulation and Innovation in Medical Education at UHN, Toronto Western Hospital, is bridging a crucial gap in health care in developing countries. Using the latest telecommunications and simulation technology, the Centre provides training in Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS) over the Internet for doctors around the world. Surgeons who complete the Centre's program will improve the skills necessary to perform safer, less invasive procedures.