About Us

Since 1968, the Office of Professional and Education Development (OPED) has been recognized as a centralized and respected resource within Memorial University's Faculty of Medicine and the greater health care system in Newfoundland and Labrador (NL). OPED is an accredited provider of university continuing medical education/continuing professional development by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME) of the Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada (AFMC). Faculty professional development, research collaborations, and assessment and evaluation services also contribute to the continued accreditation of the undergraduate medical education program through the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS), also part of the AFMC.

Through collaboration and partnership, OPED provides accessible competency development for faculty, healthcare professionals, and learners, and works to advance education scholarship along the continuum of health sciences education. OPED has a full team of professionals offering services in accreditation, program design and delivery via live and distance/online learning modalities, web/app development, webinar services, multimedia design, research, scholarship, assessment, and evaluation.


To develop and enable our faculty, healthcare professionals, and learners to achieve their full potential and maximize their positive impact on the health and wellness of the communities we serve.


Working in the spirit of collaboration and partnership, the Office of Professional & Education Development (OPED) is committed to competency development for faculty, healthcare professionals and learners through evidence-informed professional development and the advancement of education scholarship along the continuum of health sciences education.

Please browse through our website to explore the many opportunities and services available. There are shortcut buttons below to take you directly to current programs available. The top menu will provide you with access to your account, or if you don't currently have an account, will enable you to create one. All of our programs require an account in order to register.

OPED's Strategic Priorities are available in more detail to learn about where we focus our efforts.