08:15 - 10:35 Plenary 1
08:15
08:30
Opening Remarks
08:30
10:35
Plenary - 1
  • Atrial fibrillation: What's new and what do you need to know - Christopher Labos
  • Esketamine: A game changer in depression treatment? - Daniel Zigman
  • EXERCISE BREAK
  • Early renal disease: When to call the nephrologist? - Tiina Podymow
  • Post CVA management - Theodore Wein
10:35 - 11:00 Break
11:00 - 12:00 Workshops A
11:00
12:00
Headache management - Theodore Wein
11:00
12:00
Congestive heart failure in the older adult: Challenges and opportunities for care improvement - Catherine Talbot-Hamon
11:00
12:00
Fever and rash....What's in a number? - Earl Rubin
11:00
12:00
Important new cardio literature for the family doctor - Christopher Labos
11:00
12:00
What really works in treatment-resistant depression? - Daniel Zigman
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 - 15:05 Plenary 2
13:00
15:05
Plenary - 2
  • COVID-19: Virtual care, and medical-legal risk - Katherine Larivière
  • Prescribing PPIs in 2020 - Alan Barkun
  • EXERCISE BREAK
  • Diabetes and the kidneys - Jean-François Yale
  • Treating diabetes in the virtual world - Tina Kader
15:05 - 15:20 Break
15:20 - 16:20 Workshops B
15:20
16:20
Telemedicine pitfalls: Considerations in providing safer virtual care - Katherine Larivière and Liisa Honey
15:20
16:20
How can I choose antibiotics more wisely? - Todd Lee
15:20
16:20
Diabetes and pregnancy: Importance of the family doc - Tina Kader
15:20
16:20
Interactive type 2 diabetes cases - Jean-François Yale
15:20
16:20
Microbiome manipulation as therapeutics - Marty Teltscher
08:30 - 10:35 Plenary 3
08:30
10:35
Plenary - 3
  • Clinical approach to COVID-19 - Christina Greenaway
  • Cannabis - What is the evidence ? - Mary-Ann Fitzcharles
  • EXERCISE BREAK
  • Public health response to COVID-19 pandemic and current challenges that we are facing - Mylène Drouin
  • Panel discussion: From public health to practice - Paul Le Guerrier, Elise Boulanger and Lavanya Narasiah
10:35 - 11:00 Break
11:00 - 12:00 Workshops C
11:00
12:00
Growth in children - When to worry? - Preetha Krishnamoorthy
11:00
12:00
Tx of agitation in the elderly - Fadi Massoud
11:00
12:00
Travel related infections – Fevers from near to far - Michael D. Libman
11:00
12:00
Cannabis use in the elderly - Pain and sleep - Mary-Ann Fitzcharles
11:00
12:00
Managing weight during the pandemic: Special challenges and potential solutions - Steven A. Grover
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 - 15:05 Plenary 4
13:00
15:05
Plenary - 4
  • Telemedicine - Daniel E. Lalla
  • Acne: An update - Fatemeh Jafarian
  • EXERCISE BREAK
  • COPD update - Pierre Ernst
  • Medical aid in dying: Status update and future horizons - Thomas Maniatis
15:05 - 15:20 Break
15:20 - 16:20 Workshops D
15:20
16:20
The art of medicine - Treating dementia without pharmaceuticals - Susan Vaitekunas
15:20
16:20
In front of the eight ball: Early identification of learning disorders - T. Emmett Francoeur
15:20
16:20
Staying active during Covid-19 - Ilka Lowensteyn
15:20
16:20
How to deal with COVID infection control in our community clinics - Leighanne Parkes
15:20
16:20
Telemedicine workshop - Daniel E. Lalla
08:30 - 10:35 Plenary 5
08:30
10:35
Plenary - 5
  • Breast cancer update 2020: A family physician's guide to discussing biopsy results and their treatment implications - Stephanie Wong
  • 2020 update on allergies in kids - Christine McCusker
  • EXERCISE BREAK
  • Managing patients on biologics: Pearls for the family doctor - Michael Starr
  • Appropriate vaccinations for older adults - Brian Ward
10:35 - 11:00 Break
11:00 - 12:00 Workshops E
11:00
12:00
Orthostatic hypotension in the elderly - Wendy Chiu
11:00
12:00
Therapeutic immunocompromise in the age of COVID 19: When is your patient at risk? - Christine McCusker
11:00
12:00
Screening and prevention strategies for BRCA mutation carriers - Stephanie Wong
11:00
12:00
Vaccine varia: Bring your questions about COVID-19 (and please other!) vaccines - Brian Ward
11:00
12:00
Rheumatological red flags and emergencies - Michael Starr
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 - 16:20 Plenary 6
13:00
16:20
Plenary - 6
  • ​​Interoperable EMR's and safe patient care - Ewen Affleck
  • Borderline not bipolar - Fiore Lalla
  • EXERCISE BREAK
  • What's REALLY new in gynecology that has nothing to do with COVID - Cleve Ziegler
  • AI in medicine: Technology and challenges - Julien Martel
  • BREAK
  • COVID sense and nonsense - Joseph Schwarcz & Deborah Schwarcz
  • New treatment options for psoriasis and eczema - David Gratton
16:20
16:30
Closing Remarks

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