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.

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February 28, 2024 Interprofessional Trauma Education Webinars: Prehospital Trauma Care in the Tactical Environment
Location: online from Saint John, NB
Audience: Trauma Care Providers across the Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and PEI - physicians and surgeons (emergency, family, ICU, thoracics, orthopedic, general surgeons), registered nurses,  paramedics, pharmacists
Contact: Emily Gallant | (506) 648-8040
March 5, 2024 The Learner in Difficulty (PBSG-ED module)
Location: online from Halifax, NS
Audience: Family medicine preceptors
Contact: Sarah Scholl | (902) 473-8047
March 5, 2024 Teach the Teacher 2024
Location: online from Halifax, NS
Audience: all faculty members of the Department of Medicine (general internists and subspecialties of internal medicine)
Contact: Theresa Steele | (902) 473-3387
March 6, 2024 Interprofessional Simulation Program for Health Care Providers in the Emergency Department
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists and clerks who treat pediatric patients in the Emergency Department setting
Contact: Leigh Thibideau
March 6, 2024 Nova Scotia Health Quality & Patient Safety Rounds: Discharge Strategies to Prevent Hospital Harm
Location: online from Halifax, NS
Audience: all physicians and health care providers who work at or are engaged with Nova Scotia Health
Contact: Jessica Long | (902) 266-9003
March 6-8, 2024 Welcome Collaborative - Physician Orientation Program
Location: Bedford, NS
Audience: physicians who are trained outside of Canada, and who are new to Nova Scotia
Contact: George Mbara | (902) 403-4722
March 7, 2024 Seniors Mental Health Web Education Series: Geriatric Psychopharmacology
Location: online from Halifax, NS
Audience: Doctors, nurses, allied health professionals working with geriatric patients with mental health disorders
Contact: Elle Waychesko | (902) 473-7799
March 7, 2024 Atlantic Canadian Deep Brain Stimulation Rounds
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: neurologists and neurosurgeons
Contact: Liz Scott
March 7, 2024 Dalhousie Family Medicine Grand Rounds Series 2024: A Prescription for Healthy Weight: Integrating Obesity Pharmacotherapy into Your Practice
Location: online from Halifax, NS
Audience: Family doctors and family medicine residents
Contact: Dr. Lynn Bussey | (902) 233-9585
March 13, 2024 Greater Fredericton Area General Medical Staff Grand Rounds: Practical Approach to Hyponatremia
Location: Online from Fredericton, NB
Audience: All physicians that are recognized as encompassing the Greater Fredericton Area General Medical Staff
Contact: Dr. Katelyn Stymiest
March 15, 2024 Preparing for New Learners (PBSG-ED module)
Location: Miramichi, NB
Audience: Family medicine preceptors
Contact: Sarah Scholl | (902) 473-8047
March 20, 2024 Saint John Family Medicine Education Rounds: Adverse Childhood Experiences - Impacts and Resources
Location: online from Saint John, NB
Audience: Family physicians in the Saint John Region (particularly those involved in teaching in the Faculty of Family Medicine)
Contact: Dr. Lisa Turner | (506) 608-3476
April 3, 2024 Interprofessional Simulation Program for Health Care Providers in the Emergency Department
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists and clerks who treat pediatric patients in the Emergency Department setting
Contact: Leigh Thibideau
April 4, 2024 Seniors Mental Health Web Education Series: Inappropriate Sexual Behaviour
Location: online from Halifax, NS
Audience: Doctors, nurses, allied health professionals working with geriatric patients with mental health disorders
Contact: Elle Waychesko | (902) 473-7799
April 10, 2024 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 37th Annual Research Day
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Faculty, residents, basic scientists, graduate students, medical students, and nurses involved in the care of women, mothers and newborns
Contact: Aaron Joudrey | (902) 470-7758
April 18, 2024 Seniors Mental Health Web Education Series: Late Life Psychosis
Location: online from Halifax, NS
Audience: Doctors, nurses, allied health professionals working with geriatric patients with mental health disorders
Contact: Elle Waychesko | (902) 473-7799
April 19, 2024 Atlantic Canadian Deep Brain Stimulation Rounds
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: neurologists and neurosurgeons
Contact: Liz Scott
April 19 & 20, 2024

49th Annual Dalhousie Spring Refresher - Therapeutics 
Location: Online and Halifax, NS
Audience: Family physicians, pharmacists, and nurse practitioners
Contact: cpd@dal.ca

Register here! | Draft agenda

May 2, 2024 Seniors Mental Health Web Education Series: Frailty
Location: online from Halifax, NS
Audience: Doctors, nurses, allied health professionals working with geriatric patients with mental health disorders
Contact: Elle Waychesko | (902) 473-7799
May 16, 2024 Seniors Mental Health Web Education Series: Spectrum of Continuing Care Services 101
Location: online from Halifax, NS
Audience: Doctors, nurses, allied health professionals working with geriatric patients with mental health disorders
Contact: Elle Waychesko | (902) 473-7799
May 28, 2024 Developing Professionalism in our Learners (PBSG-ED module)
Location: online from Halifax, NS
Audience: Family medicine preceptors
Contact: Sarah Scholl | (902) 473-8047
May 30, 2024 Seniors Mental Health Web Education Series: Hoarding
Location: online from Halifax, NS
Audience: Doctors, nurses, allied health professionals working with geriatric patients with mental health disorders
Contact: Elle Waychesko | (902) 473-7799
May 31, 2024 Atlantic Canadian Deep Brain Stimulation Rounds
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: neurologists and neurosurgeons
Contact: Liz Scott
June 5-7, 2024 Welcome Collaborative - Physician Orientation Proggram
Location: Bedford, NS
Audience: physicians who are trained outside of Canada, and who are new to Nova Scotia
Contact: George Mbara | (902) 403-4722
June 19, 2024 Interprofessional Simulation Program for Health Care Providers in the Emergency Department
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists and clerks who treat pediatric patients in the Emergency Department setting
Contact: Leigh Thibideau
July 12, 2024 Atlantic Canadian Deep Brain Stimulation Rounds
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: neurologists and neurosurgeons
Contact: Liz Scott
September 11-13, 2024 Welcome Collaborative - Physician Orientation Proggram
Location: Bedford, NS
Audience: physicians who are trained outside of Canada, and who are new to Nova Scotia
Contact: George Mbara | (902) 403-4722
October 25-27, 2024

Dalhousie Academic Detailing Conference
Location: Liscomb, NS 
Audience: Primary Care Providers including physicians, nurse practitioners and pharmacists
Contact: cpd@dal.ca

An agenda and registration link will be posted here when available! 

November 28-30, 2024 98th Annual Dalhousie Fall Refresher
Location: Online and Halifax, NS
Audience: Family physicians, pharmacists, and nurse practitioners
Contact: cpd@dal.ca
December 4-6, 2024 Welcome Collaborative - Physician Orientation Proggram
Location: Bedford, NS
Audience: physicians who are trained outside of Canada, and who are new to Nova Scotia
Contact: George Mbara | (902) 403-4722