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Conferences

Update your knowledge

Alongside various sponsoring departments within Dalhousie Medical School, we provide two, large annual conferences. These intensive programs, varying in length from one to three days, are designed to provide you with the most up-to-date information possible.

No matter what your professional focus is, you’ll find something to enhance your skills and further your knowledge. From our cardiovascular conference to hands-on surgical workshops and everything in between, our attendance numbers prove that they’re a worthwhile investment of your time.

Upcoming conferences

Atlantic Pain Conference
   Audience: Family physicians and specialists
   Contact: Jessica Howe (jessica.howe@nshealth.ca) | 902-473-6428
Choosing Wisely with Academic Detailing Conference (3 days, ending on Oct 23)
   Audience: Family physicians and specialists
   Contact: Renée Downs (renee.downs@dal.ca) | 902-494-2173
   Save the Date [PDF - 629 KB]
9th Atlantic Canada Stroke Conference (2 days, ending on Oct 29)
   Audience: Family physicians, specialists, residents, nurse practitioners,
   and health professionals involved in stroke care
   Contact: Renée Downs (renee.downs@dal.ca) | 902-494-2173
   Prospectus [PDF - 167 KB]
Transplant Atlantic (2 days, ending on Nov 4)
   Audience: Specialists
   Contact: Janet Hartnett (janet.hartnett@nshealth.ca) | 902-473-6193
Care by Design: Long-Term Care Conference
   Audience: Family physicians, nurses, pharmacists, and allied health professionals
   Contact: Kim Lake (kim.lake@dal.ca) | 902-494-1588
   Prospectus [PDF - 622 KB] (updated June 17)
Update in Rheumatology
   Audience: Family physicians
   Contact: Kim Lake (kim.lake@dal.ca) | 902-494-1588
90th Annual Dalhousie Refresher (3 days, ending on Dec 3)
   Audience: Family physicians, specialists, residents, and nurse practitioners
   Location: World Trade and Convention Centre
   Contact: Renée Downs (renee.downs@dal.ca) | 902-494-2173

Annual conferences

Family Medicine Refresher

  • Audience: family physicians, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, hospitalists
  • Goal: to enhance knowledge, attitudes, and skills in family medicine, informed by the best available evidence

Therapeutics Refresher

  • Audience: primary care physicians, pharmacists, nurse practitioners
  • Goal: to enhance knowledge, attitudes, and skills in the area of therapeutics in family medicine, informed by the best available evidence

Emergency Medicine Refresher

  • Audience: emergency physicians, pharmacists, paramedics, emergency nurses, nurse practitioners
  • Goal: to enhance knowledge, attitudes, and skills for the management of emergencies, informed by the best evidence available  

Medicine Matters

  • Audience: physicians providing broad-based care in internal medicine, including those covering on-call, acute presentations, and hospital-based care
  • Goal: to enhance knowledge, attitudes, and skills in the area of general internal medicine, informed by the best available medicine

 

 


* Dalhousie Academic Detailing Service is currently detailing with the topic Type 2 Diabetes: What After Metformin? Visits take about 30 minutes and are eligible for 1 MAINPRO-M1 credit with the College of Family Physicians of Canada. If you have not been contacted and would like a detailing visit, or would like further information about the Service, please email isobel.fleming@dal.ca