Conferences & Events

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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.

If you would like to receive weekly reminders of our accredited events for physicians, or have your attendance at our events tracked, please complete and submit the Contact Data Form. Be sure to check "Yes" to "I agree to receive email announcements" to get your name on our blast-list! 

February 2, 2023 Seniors Mental Health Web Education Series: Bipolar Disorder and Aging
Location: online from Halifax, NS
Audience: All health professionals working with geriatric patients with mental health disorders, including family physicians, and specialists in any area as well as those in Geriatrics and Psychiatry
Contact: Kirsten Sutherland | (902) 473-7799
February 3, 2023 Atlantic Canadian Deep Brain Stimulation Rounds
Location: online from Halifax, NS
Audience: Neurologists and neurosurgeons, anesthetists, pain specialists, psychologists, psychiatrists
Contact: Lutz Weise | (902) 473-6850
February 8, 2023 Saint John Family Medicine Education Rounds: Transgender Health Care in Family Medicine
Location: online from Saint John, NB
Audience: family physicians in the Saint John region, particularly those involved in teaching the Faculty of Family Medicine, or consideirng becoming involved
Contact: Dr. Lisa Turner | (506) 608-3476
February 9, 2023 Dalhousie Family Medicine Grand Rounds Series 2023: Quality Improvement: Continuing Care
Location: online from Halifax, NS
Audience: Family doctors and family medicine residents
Contact: Dr. Lynn Bussey | (902) 233-9585
February 18-19, 2023 CAS Atlantic Regional Meeting 2023
Location: Steady Brook, NL
Audience: Specialists, residents, nurses, RTs, and AAs involved in the practice of clinical anesthesia throughout the Atlantic Canada region
Contact: Vicki Christian | (902) 473-4326
February 21, 2023 Teach the Teachers 2023
Location: online from Halifax, NS
Audience: All faculty members of the Department of Medicine (general internists and subspecialties of internal medicine), including those in NS and NB
Contact: Isha Seth | (902) 473-3251
February 22, 2023 Interprofessional Simulation Program for Health Care Providers in the Emergency Department
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: all physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists and clerks who treat pediatric patients in the Emergency Department setting
Contact: Leigh Thibideau
February 24, 2023 PGME PA/PD Education Day
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: PGME Program Directors and Program Administrators
Contact: Jennifer Acuna
February 28, 2023 Reproductive Care Program (RCP) Perinatal Clinical Review Rounds
Location: Aberdeen Regional Hospital, New Glasgow, NS
Audience: Obstetricians, pediatricians, nurses, midwives, other allied health professionals
Contact: Joanne Ings | (902) 470-7344
March 2, 2023 Atlantic Canadian Deep Brain Stimulation Rounds
Location: online from Halifax, NS
Audience: Neurologists and neurosurgeons, anesthetists, pain specialists, psychologists, psychiatrists
Contact: Lutz Weise | (902) 473-6850
March 2, 2023 Seniors Mental Health Web Education Series: Sleep Disorders in Geriatric Patients
Location: online from Halifax, NS
Audience: All health professionals working with geriatric patients with mental health disorders, including family physicians, and specialists in any area as well as those in Geriatrics and Psychiatry
Contact: Kirsten Sutherland | (902) 473-7799
March 9, 2023 Dalhousie Family Medicine Grand Rounds Series 2023: “You Can Run But You Can’t Hide”: The Case For Obesity As a Chronic Disease
Location: online from Halifax, NS
Audience: Family doctors and family medicine residents
Contact: Dr. Lynn Bussey | (902) 233-9585
March 21, 2023 Reproductive Care Program (RCP) Perinatal Clinical Review Rounds
Location: Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre, Amherst, NS
Audience: Obstetricians, pediatricians, nurses, midwives, other allied health professionals
Contact: Joanne Ings | (902) 470-7344
April 6, 2023 Seniors Mental Health Web Education Series: Late Life Depression
Location: online from Halifax, NS
Audience: All health professionals working with geriatric patients with mental health disorders, including family physicians, and specialists in any area as well as those in Geriatrics and Psychiatry
Contact: Kirsten Sutherland | (902) 473-7799
April 19, 2023 Interprofessional Simulation Program for Health Care Providers in the Emergency Department - Procedures Workshop for Health Care Providers in the Emergency Department
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: all physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists and clerks who treat pediatric patients in the Emergency Department setting
Contact: Leigh Thibideau
April 21 & 22, 2023 48th Annual Dalhousie Spring Refresher - Emergency Medicine
Location: Hybrid Format - Halifax Convention Centre and Virtual
Audience: emergency physicians, pharmacists, paramedics, emergency nurses, and nurse practitioners
Contact: Jane Harris
Please note: Regstration and further details will be posted when available 
April 25-26, 2023 Feedback in CBME Learning Environment Workshop
Location: Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney, NS
Audience: Anesthesiologists
Contact: Vicki Christian | (902) 473-2331
April 27-28, 2023 The Resus Course
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Emergency physicians
Contact: Dr. James Gould | (902) 222-5344
April 28, 2023 Atlantic Canadian Deep Brain Stimulation Rounds
Location: online from Halifax, NS
Audience: Neurologists and neurosurgeons, anesthetists, pain specialists, psychologists, psychiatrists
Contact: Lutz Weise | (902) 473-6850
May 4, 2023 Seniors Mental Health Web Education Series: Psychiatric Pharmacology
Location: online from Halifax, NS
Audience: All health professionals working with geriatric patients with mental health disorders, including family physicians, and specialists in any area as well as those in Geriatrics and Psychiatry
Contact: Kirsten Sutherland | (902) 473-7799
May 17, 2023 Interprofessional Simulation Program for Health Care Providers in the Emergency Department
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: all physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists and clerks who treat pediatric patients in the Emergency Department setting
Contact: Leigh Thibideau
June 1, 2023 Seniors Mental Health Web Education Series: Antipsychotics in BPSD
Location: online from Halifax, NS
Audience: All health professionals working with geriatric patients with mental health disorders, including family physicians, and specialists in any area as well as those in Geriatrics and Psychiatry
Contact: Kirsten Sutherland | (902) 473-7799
June 8, 2023 Atlantic Canadian Deep Brain Stimulation Rounds
Location: online from Halifax, NS
Audience: Neurologists and neurosurgeons, anesthetists, pain specialists, psychologists, psychiatrists
Contact: Lutz Weise | (902) 473-6850
July 21, 2023 Atlantic Canadian Deep Brain Stimulation Rounds
Location: online from Halifax, NS
Audience: Neurologists and neurosurgeons, anesthetists, pain specialists, psychologists, psychiatrists
Contact: Lutz Weise | (902) 473-6850
July 27-28, 2023 The Resus Course
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Emergency physicians
Contact: Dr. James Gould | (902) 222-5344
October 5-6, 2023 The Resus Course
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Emergency physicians
Contact: Dr. James Gould | (902) 222-5344