Dr. Vanessa Thoo has completed her subspecialty training in geriatric psychiatry at the University of Toronto. She is a University of Calgary medical school graduate who did her psychiatry training at Dalhousie University. During her residency, she also completed a Masters of Medical Education at Acadia University. She will be joining the Seniors’ Mental Health team at the University Health Network. Vanessa has been involved in a number of geriatric psychiatry initiatives, including the Fountain of Health™, a national program for primary mental health prevention in seniors, and has won the Canadian Academy of Geriatric Psychiatry Resident Award for her work with this project. More recently, she has also received the CAGP Training Award for her scholarly endeavours in Competence by Design and its implications for geriatric psychiatry training.