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Conferences

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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

April 24, 2018 Refugee Health Network Training Session
Location:  Halifax, NS
Audience: Family physicians/specialists working in refugee health
Contact: Dr. Timothy Holland | 902-498-0987
 
April 24, 2018 23rd Annual ID Research Day and 10th Annual CCfv Symposium
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Infectious disease specialists, family physicians, pharmacists, pediatricians, public health
Contact: Jason Bremner | 902-470-7839
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April 26, 2018 Leadership Inspiration for Faculty Executives (LIFE) (CCME pre-conference)
Location:Halfiax, NS
Audience: Executive leadership of the 17 faculties of medicine in Canada
Contact: Dr. Verma Sarita | 613-730-0687
 
April 26 - 29, 2018 Undergraduate Medical Education Deans Retreat (CCME pre-conference)
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  associate deans of undergraduate medical education across Canada
Contact: Dr. Evelyn Sutton | 902-494-8884
 
April 27, 2018 AFMC CPD Deans' Retreat (CCME pre-conference)
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  Associate/Assistant Deans of Continuing Professional Development
Contact: Constance LeBlanc | 902-494-1994
 
April 27, 2018 W.O. McCormick Academic Day 2018
Location:  Halifax, NS
Audience:  Psychiatrists, psychiatry residents, other mental health professionals
Contact: Lara Hazelton | 902-473-5664
 
April 27-28, 2018 Creating Spaces Conference
Location: Theatre B, Tupper Building, University Avenue, Halifax, NS
Audience: Faculty, Staff, Residents and Students
Contact: cpd@dal.ca | 902-494-3600
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April 28, 2018 AFMC Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Research Symposium
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Those in the Continuing Professional Development/Faculty Development communities in Medicine
Contact: Tanya MacLeod | 902-494-3195
 
April 28-29, 2018 Blood and Beyond 2018
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  Healthcare professionals from anesthesia, surgery, critical care, medicine, hematology, gynecology and perfusion
Contact: Robin Patterson | 902-473-2331
 
April 28 - May 1, 2018 Canadian Conference on Medical Education
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Medical educators, medical education researchers, administrators, students, licensing/credentialling organizations, government
Contact: Chriss Holloway | 613-730-1196
 
May 2, 2018 2018 NB Heart and Stroke Conference: Across the Continuum and Beyond
Location: Fredericton, NB
Audience:  healthcare professionals working across the continuum of care for those with stroke
Contact: Betty Hoyt | 506-634-1620
 
May 4, 2018 49th Annual Atlantic Clinical Neurosurgery Society Conference
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Neurologists, neurosurgeons and residents in these disciplines
Contact: Gwynedd Pickett | 902-473-1667
 
May 4, 2018 New Brunswick Hematology Day 2018
Location: Moncton, NB
Audience: Hematologists, those interested in internal medicine, oncologists, allied health professionals
Contact: Elizabeth Zed | 506-648-7535
 
May 9, 2018 Dept. of Radiology Annual Research Day 2018
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Radiologists, radiology trainees, associated radiology health professionals
Contact: Louise MacDonald |902-473-8485
 
May 11, 2018 NB Oncology Health Day 2018
Location: Moncton, NB
Audience: Surgeons, oncologists, pathologists, family physicians, health professionals involved in oncology care
Contact: Kerry Gallagher | 506-860-2141
 
May 23-25, 2018 2018 Canadian Bioethics Society Annual Conference
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Professionals working in the field of bioethics
Contact: Marika Warren | 902-494-2764
 
May 31 - June 3, 2018 Salt & Light: 2018 CMDS/CFCPS Joint National Conference
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Family physicians, specialists, members of CMDS and CFCPS
Contact: Stephanie Potter | 902-402-2955
 
June 2, 2018 Dr. Dan Lalonde Plastic Surgery Education Day 2018
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Plastic surgeons and plastic surgery residents
Contact: Dr. Jason Williams | 902-473-6315
 
June 8, 2018 Medical Education Institute 150: Educating Leaders for the Next 150 Years
Location: Halifax, NS (with some videoconferencing)
Audience: medical residents, medical students
Contact: FacDev@dal.ca (for more information and to register)
 
June 9, 2018 Doctors Nova Scotia Annual General Meeting
Location: Sydney, NS
Audience: Family physicians and specialists
Contact: Barbara Johnston | 902-4836462
 
June 10-11, 2018
Advancing Public Protection through Risk-Based Regulation
Location: Charlottetown, PEI
Audience: Senior Staff or provincial/territorial medical regulatory authorities in Canada
Contact: Louse Auger | 613-738-0372 x 2604
 
June 15, 2018 PEI's 9th Annual ER Critical Care Summit
Location: Charlottetown, PEI
Audience: ER and Critical Care doctors/health professionals; those with an ER/critical care interest
Contact: Patrick Bergin | 902-894-0274
 
June 15-16, 2018 22nd Atlantic Canada Oncology Group (ACOG) Symposium
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  Medical and radiation oncologists, other health professional with an oncology interest
Contact: Dianne Smith | 709-364-8024
 
June 19-21, 2018 Simulation Learning Interprofessional Instructor Course (SLIC)
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Educators from multiple health disciplines involved in simulation-based medical education
Contact: Claudia Habib | 902-209-5374
 
July 22-24, 2018 4th Annual Inverness Ultrasound Conference
Location: Inverness, NS
Audience: Rheumatologists rheumatology fellows, general practitioners with specialty in ultrasound/rheumatology
Contact: Dr. Juris Lazovskis | 902-539-7875
 
October 12-14, 2018 Choosing Wisely with Academic Detailing
Location: Digby Pines, Digby NS
Audience: Primary Care Providers (Max 50 Participants)
Contact: Gillian Reid | 902-494-2173
 
October 19, 2018 Atlantic Pain Conference 2018
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: family physicians, healthcare professionals, those with an interest in pain
Contact: Alyssa Pyke | 902-4736428
 
November 2-3, 2018 Atlantic Canada Stroke Conference
Location: Lord Nelson Hotel, Halifax NS
Audience: Primary Care Providers, Nurses and other Ancillary Health Care Providers
Contact: Gillian Reid | 902-494-2173
 
November 23, 2018 Long Term Care by Design
Location: Westin Nova Scotian, Halifax NS
Audience: Primary Care Providers, Specialists and other Ancillary Health Care Providers
Contact: Gillian Reid | 902-494-2173
 
December 6-8, 2018 92nd Annual Dalhousie Fall Refresher
Location: Halifax Convention Centre
Audience:  Primary care physicians, pharmacists, nurse practitioners
Contact: Gillian Reid | 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 Epinephrine and Anaphylaxis. Visits take about 30 minutes and are eligible for 2 Mainpro Cert+ credits 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