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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

Dalhousie Medical School Class of 1987 Reunion
Location: Fox Harbour Resort, Wallace, NS
Contact: Kathleen O'Brien | 902-470-8212
Atlantic Pediatric Society Annual Conference 2017 (3 days, ending on Sept. 17)
Location: Morrell, PE
Contact: Peggy Bethune  | 902-566-9110
Atlantic Pain Conference
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Family physicians, specialists, nurses & those with an interest in pain
Contact: Jessica Howe | 902-473-6428
Atlantic Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Annual Meeting (2 days, ending on Sept. 16)
Location: Charlottetown, PE
Contact: Christa Mullaly | 506-459-5257
Atlantic Trauma & Emergency Medicine Conference (3 days, ending on Sept. 23)
Location: Moncton, NB
Audience: Physicians, nurses, paramedics and other healthcare professionals
Contact: Ian Watson | 506-648-8042
Canadian Anesthesiology Society Atlantic Regional Meeting (3 days, ending on Sept. 24)
Location: Fox Harbour Resort, Wallace, NS
Audience: Specialists, residents, nurses, RTs, and AAs involved in clinical anesthesia
Contact: Vicki Christian | 902-473-2331

15th Annual Canadian Society of Hospital Medicine Conference (3 days, ending on Sept. 30th)
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Hospitalists, other inpatient care physicians, and healthcare practitioners involved in the care of hospitalized patients 

PLEASE NOTE: We are currently experiencing technical difficulties with the payment function of our online registration system. In order to continue to accept registrations during this time, we ask that you follow the instructions provided on our registratino page by clicking Register Now below. We are working behind the scenes to resolve a temporary and intermitten technical issue and appreciate your patience.


REGISTER NOW!! | Agenda (as of Jun 28) | Prospectus
Contact: Gillian Reid | 902-494-2173

Masterclass in Health Care Leadership & Leadership of Team (2 days, ending on Sep. 30)
Location: Antigonish, NS
Audience: Physicians and specialists - anyone responsible for a health care team
Contact: Dr. Minoli Amit | 902-863-7925
Canadian Group Psychotherapy Annual Conference 2017: Groups all Around - What? Where? With Whom? (3 days, ending on Oct. 21)
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Psychotherapists, counselors, psychiatrists, GP psychotherapists, social workers, nurses, and occupational therapists
Contact: Jackie Kinley | 902-473-2500
Choosing Wisely with Academic Detailing (3 days, ending on Oct. 22)
Location: Oak Island Resort
Audience: Family physicians, specialists, residents & nurse practitioners
Contact: Gillian Reid | 902-494-2173
NSCFP Family Medicine Conference
Audience: Family physicians
Contact: Shauna Swinimer | 902-448-5799
Care by Design: Long-Term Care Conference
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Family physicians, nurses, pharmacists & allied health professionals
Contact: Gillian Reid | 902-494-2173
2nd Annual Atlantic Melanoma Meeting
Audience: Specialists in melanoma treatment & allied healthcare professionals
Registration: Open July 28, 2017
Contact: Gillian Reid | 902-494-2173
91st Annual Dalhousie Fall Refresher (3 days, ending on Dec. 2)
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