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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

September 21-23 Atlantic Trauma & Emergency Medicine Conference
Location: Moncton, NB
Audience: Physicians, nurses, paramedics and other healthcare professionals
Contact: Ian Watson | 506-648-8042

September

22-24

Canadian Anesthesiology Society Atlantic Regional Meeting
Location: Fox Harbour Resort, Wallace, NS
Audience: Specialists, residents, nurses, RTs, and AAs involved in clinical anesthesia
Contact: Vicki Christian | 902-473-2331

September

22-24

Atlantic Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting 2017
Location: White Point, NS
Audience:  Plastic surgeons, plastic surgery residents
Contact:  Dr. Martin LeBlanc | 902-473-6487
September 22 Application of Circle of Security Concepts to Different Age Groups and Different Settings: Implications for Child and Adult Psychiatric Practice
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Child and adolescent Psychiatrists and residents, psychologists, mental health professionals
Contact: Megan Bellefontaine | 902-470-8376
September 24 Dalhousie Medicine Class of 2007 Reunion
Location:  Wolfville, NS
Audience: all 2007 medical class graduates
Contact: Joey MacDonald | 705-869-5639
September 25 Transplant Atlantic 2017
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Physicians, organ donor coordinators, industry/government representatives, nurses, allied healthcare professionals, hospital administration, and tissue bank staff
Contact: Natalie Fifield | 902-473-6193
September 28-30 15th Annual Canadian Society of Hospital Medicine Conference
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Hospitalists, other inpatient care physicians, and healthcare practitioners involved in the care of hospitalized patients.
Contact: Gillian Reid | 902-494-2173
REGISTER NOW!! | Agenda (as of Aug 28) | Prospectus (as of Aug 23)
September 29-30 Masterclass in Health Care Leadership & Leadership of Team
Location: Antigonish, NS
Audience: Physicians and specialists - anyone responsible for a health care team
Contact: Dr. Minoli Amit | 902-863-7925
September 29-30 9th Annual Atlantic Eye Symposium
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Ophthalmologists, ophthalmologist residents, eye care personnel
Contact: Dr. Arif Samad | 902-423-2525
Website
October 6 Occupational Medicine Specialists of Canada 2017 Scientific Meeting
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Occupational medicine specialists, family physicians and other health professionals working in occupational medicine
Contact: Boon Kek
October 12 Leading the Way: 15th Paedetric Multidisciplinary Conference
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: family physicians, pediatricians, nurses and related health care professionals
Contact: Kyleigh Woods | 902-470-3954
October 13 Neurology Update XI
Location: Sydney, NS
Audience: family physicians, neurologists, interested healthcare team members
Contact: Crystal O'Brien | 902-567-7930
October 15 Introduction to POCUS (Point of Care Ultrasound)
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: clinicians in the Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University
Contact: Babar Haroon | 902-473-3486
October 16 TJ (Jock) Murray Visiting Scholar - Dr. Nicholas Cambridge: From Mr. Pickwick to Tiny Tim: Charles Dickens & Medicine
Location: Theatre A, Sir Charles Tupper Bldg.
Audience: Open to general public
Contact: Ana Bela Sardinha | 902-494-1994
More information on poster
October 19-21 Canadian Group Psychotherapy Annual Conference 2017: Groups all Around - What? Where? With Whom?
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Psychotherapists, counselors, psychiatrists, GP psychotherapists, social workers, nurses, and occupational therapists
Contact: Jackie Kinley | 902-473-2500
October 20-22 Choosing Wisely with Academic Detailing
Location: Oak Island Resort
Audience: Family physicians, specialists, residents & nurse practitioners
Contact: Gillian Reid | 902-494-2173
Register now! | Agenda
October 20 NSCFP Family Medicine Conference
Audience: Family physicians
Contact: Shauna Swinimer | 902-448-5799
October 20-22 Atlantic Radiology Conference
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Radiologists, radiology residents
Contact: Krista Whitehouse  | 902-473-7943
Website
October 24 CBME Assessment and Feedback: What You Need to Know
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Anesthesiologist involved in providing assessment and feedback to residents
Note: offered in September, October 2017 & January, April 2018
Contact: Cyndi Lushman | 902-473-4344
October 26 Making a Connection: Engaging Leadership in a Distributed Education Environment
Location: Fredericton, NB
Audience: Deans, Associate Deans, Assistant Deans, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University
Contact: Angela Hogan | 506-636-6008
October 27 Serving and Engaging the Maritime Community Through Research, Education and Health Policy
Location: Fredericton, NB
Audience: Deans, Associate Deans, Assistant Deans, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University
Contact: Angela Hogan | 506-636-6008
October 27 CRUS Hand and Wrist Course
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Rheumatologists and rheumatology fellows
Contact: Alyssa Long | 613-552-2595
Website

November

3

Clinical Smoking Cessation Education Forum
Location: Fredericton, NB
Audience: Horizon Health Network health professionals involved with smoking cessation
Contact: Josh Scoville | 506-648-6113

November

4

Dalhousie Atlantic Hematology Symposium
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Hematologists, physicians treating patients with thrombosis-related illness, health professionals with an interest in hematology
Contact: Stephen Couban | 902-473-8562
November 24 Care by Design: Long-Term Care Conference
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Family physicians, nurses, pharmacists & allied health professionals
Contact: Gillian Reid | 902-494-2173
Prospectus | LTC Program | REGISTER NOW!
November 24 2nd Annual Atlantic Melanoma Meeting
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Specialists in melanoma treatment & allied healthcare professionals
Contact: Gillian Reid | 902-494-2173
REGISTER NOW    AGENDA
November 24 Medicine Matters 2017 Conference
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: general and subspecialty internists, residents and nurse practitioners in all medical subspecialities
Contact: Trudy Taylor | 902-473-3818
November 27-28 Clin-Epi 2017: An Introduction to Patient-Oriented Health Service Research
Location: Halifax, NS AND  Moncton, NB
Audience: health research community
Contact: Laura Dowling | 902-472-6059
Website
November 30 - December 2 91st Annual Dalhousie Fall Refresher
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Family physicians, specialists, residents & nurse practitioners
Contact: Gillian Reid | 902-494-2173  
Prospectus

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 COPD: What to do With all These New Inhalers. 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