Family Medicine Grand Rounds - Assessing Fitness to Drive in Dementia by Family Physicians

Grand Rounds in Family Medicine Wednesday, January 5, 2022, from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Via ZOOM

Presentation: Assessing Fitness to Drive in Dementia by Family Physicians

Presenter: Dr. Mark Rapoport, MD, FRCP Professor, Department of Psychiatry Program Director, Geriatric Psychiatry Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto Acting Head, Geriatric Psychiatry, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre


The general principal learning objectives for the overall Grand Rounds in Family Medicine program are:

  1. To transmit pertinent and relevant clinical practice knowledge and guidelines to primary care physicians including a forum for discussion and critical appraisal;
  2. Identify and discuss current evidence supporting treatment of common conditions in primary care; and
  3. Discuss challenges family medicine physicians face in their current practices. 


Session learning objectives: At the conclusion of these Grand Rounds, participants will be able to

  1. Identify the risks of driving and of driving cessation in dementia;
  2. Review the guidelines, legislation, and assessment strategies for drivers with dementia; and
  3. Develop an approach to address quality of life issues post-cessation. 


25% interaction will be included (Q&A)

Location: ZOOM meeting (no on location participation). An electronic appointment with ZOOM details has been sent to your calendar. If you have not received an appointment, please contact

This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by Continuing Professional Development, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University for up to 10.0 Mainpro+ credits. Each participant should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent participating in the educational program.