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.

 If you are a physician and wish to start receiving weekly reminders of all our accredited events, please fill in this form and get your name on our blast-list!

Upcoming conferences/programs/events

October 2019- March 2020 (various dates)

TREKK NS: Provincial Pathways:  Pediatric Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Location:  Various - NS, NB and PEI
Audience: Family physicians, emergency medicine physicians, pediatricians, nurses and others EMR staff
Contact:  Carolyn Chiasson | 902-470-8823
For specific information on dates and locations, please use the contact information above.

Oct. 23 - Charlottetown, PEI
Jan. 9 - Baddeck, NS
Jan. 30 - Lower Sackville
Feb. 12 - Middleton
Feb. 13 - Yarmouth (in French)

January 25, 2020 Day in Family Medicine (Sydney)
Location: Sydney, NS
Audience:  Family physicians, family medicine residents, nurse practitioners, nurses
Contact: Greg Myatt | 902-564-8105
January 25, 2020 Emergency Medicine Potpourri
Location: Antigonish, NS
Audience:  Family physicians, emergency medicine specialists, nurses, paramedics
Contact: Ivan Cozzi | 902-867-4500 (and ask for him in Emergency)
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February 4, 2020 Seniors Mental Health Web Education Series:  Elder Abuse
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  Health professionals working with elderly patients with mental health issues
Contact: Nicole DeYoung | 902-473-7799
February 12, 2020 Centre for Genomics Enhanced Medicine Seminar Series 
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Doctors interested in hereditary disease
Contact: Johane Robitaille | 902-470-8632
February 13, 2020 Anesthesia and the Aging Brain: New Insights in Research in Brain Health
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Anesthesiologists, fellows/residents in anesthesiology
Contact: Katy Schurman | 902-221-0451
February 18, 2020 Teach the Teacher 2020
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  Faculty in the Dept of Medicine with an interest/role in clinical teaching
Contact: Trudy Taylor | 902-473-3818
February 21, 2020 PGME PD/PA Education Day 2020
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Program directors and administrators in PGME
Contact: Jennifer Acuna | 902-494-3117
February 29, 2020 Family Medicine Faculty Development Roadshow: Medical Error -- Our culture, Our Reactions, Our Learners
Location: Yarmouth, NS
Audience:  Family medicine preceptors
Contact: Alethea Lacas | 902-473-4747
March 3, 2020 Seniors Mental Health Web Education Series:  Driving
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  Health professionals working with elderly patients with mental health issues
Contact: Nicole DeYoung | 902-473-7799
March 11, 2020 Centre for Genomics Enhanced Medicine Seminar Series 
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Doctors interested in hereditary disease
Contact: Johane Robitaille | 902-470-8632
April 2, 2020 Family Medicine Faculty Development Roadshow: Medical Error -- Our culture, Our Reactions, Our Learners
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  Family medicine preceptors
Contact: Alethea Lacas | 902-473-4747
April 6, 2020 Seniors Mental Health Web Education Series:  BPSD
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  Health professionals working with elderly patients with mental health issues
Contact: Nicole DeYoung | 902-473-7799
April 8, 2020 2020 Department of Anesthesia Research Day
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Those with an interest in anesthesia research
Contact: Jilllian Banfield | 902-473-4337
April 11 - 12, 2020 Vital Anesthesia Simulation Training (VAST) course
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Anesthesia providers and perioperative health-care providers in low-resource/remote settings
Contact: Lisa Nardecchia  | 902-473-5428
April 16, 2020 Family Medicine Faculty Development Roadshow: Medical Error -- Our culture, Our Reactions, Our Learners
Location: Saint John, NB
Audience:  Family medicine preceptors
Contact: Alethea Lacas | 902-473-4747
April 22, 2020 Centre for Genomics Enhanced Medicine Seminar Series 
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Doctors interested in hereditary disease
Contact: Johane Robitaille | 902-470-8632
April 23 - 25, 2020 46th Annual Dalhousie Spring Refresher (Emergency Medicine Topics) 
Location: Halifax Convention Centre 
Audience: emergency physicians, pharmacists, paramedics, emergency nurses, nurse practitioners
Contact: cpd@dal.ca
May 5, 2020 Seniors Mental Health Web Education Series:  Substance Use/CCSMH Guidelines
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  Health professionals working with elderly patients with mental health issues
Contact: Nicole DeYoung | 902-473-7799
May 13, 2020 Centre for Genomics Enhanced Medicine Seminar Series 
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Doctors interested in hereditary disease
Contact: Johane Robitaille | 902-470-8632
June 2, 2020 Seniors Mental Health Web Education Series:  Psychosis in the Elderly
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  Health professionals working with elderly patients with mental health issues
Contact: Nicole DeYoung | 902-473-7799
June 5-6, 2020 21st Canadian Collaborative Mental Health Care Conference
Location: Halifax, NS
Contact: Gillian Reid | 902-494-2173
June 10, 2020 Centre for Genomics Enhanced Medicine Seminar Series 
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Doctors interested in hereditary disease
Contact: Johane Robitaille | 902-470-8632
June 16 - 20, 2020 74th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons
Location: Quebec, PQ
Audience:  Plastic surgeons/residents/fellows and medical students
Contact: Karyn Wagner | 514-843-5415
September 8, 2020 Seniors Mental Health Web Education Series:  Sexually Inappropriate Behaviour in LTC
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  Health professionals working with elderly patients with mental health issues
Contact: Nicole DeYoung | 902-473-7799
October 6, 2020 Seniors Mental Health Web Education Series:  Cannabis
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  Health professionals working with elderly patients with mental health issues
Contact: Nicole DeYoung | 902-473-7799
November 3, 2020 Seniors Mental Health Web Education Series:  Depression
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  Health professionals working with elderly patients with mental health issues
Contact: Nicole DeYoung | 902-473-7799
December 1, 2020 Seniors Mental Health Web Education Series:  Medically Unexplained Symptoms
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  Health professionals working with elderly patients with mental health issues
Contact: Nicole DeYoung | 902-473-7799

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 Hypertension: High Risk, Pregnancy and Children. 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 kelly.mackinnon@dal.ca.