Conferences

Update your knowledge

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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Upcoming conferences/programs/events

April 12 - December 31, 2020 Remote SIM Programme for COVID-19 in Direct Patient Care [5 module program]
1. SIM leader development
2. Patient offloading in the ED
3. PPE donning and doffing
4. Airway management
5. COVID-19 approaches for Primary Care
Location:  online from Halifax to the Maritime provinces
Audience:  All healthcare professionals dealing with the COIVD-19 pandemic
Contact: Susan Love   
May 30, 2020 - May 30, 2021

Identification and Referral of Potential Organ and Tissue Donors Modules (5 modules)

  • Introduction to Identification and Referral of Potential Organ and Tissue Donors
  • Tips for Approaching the Family
  •  Transplant “Myth-busters”
  • Organ Donation as part of Goals of Care
  • FAQ and Special Situations

Location: Online from Halifax; registration required
Audience:  primary care physicians, emergency care physicians, ICU physicians,hospitalists, those working with critically ill patients
Contact: Susan Love

May 30, 2020 - May 30, 2021

Pediatric Emergency Care Modules (5 modules)

  • Diabetic ketoacidosis
  • Gastroenteritis
  • Croup
  • Sepsis
  • Anaphylaxis

Location: Online from Halifax; registration required
Audience:  family physicians, pediatric emergency physicians, pediatricians, nurse practitioners,Emergency Department paramedics, nurses
Contact: Susan Love

August 2020- August 2023

Canadian Clinical Guide to Organ Donation: Donation After Circulatory Death
Location:  Online from Halifax, NS
Audience: Critical care physicians, emergency physician
Contact: Jennifer Hancock

Postponed to January 29 and 30, 2021
94th Annual Dalhousie Fall Refresher
Location: Online from Halifax, NS
Audience: Primary care physicians, pharmacists, nurse practitioners
Contact: Gillian Reid
Register here!
December 1, 2020 NB Journal Club
Location: Moncton, NB
Audience:  family physicians, residents, pharmacists
Contact: Dr. Amy Brennan | 506-870-2521
December 4, 2020 TREKK NS Provincial Pathway: Pediatric Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Location: Online from Halifax
Audience:  Interested physicians and healthcare professionals at South Shore Regional Hospital and Fisherman’s Memorial Hospital
Contact:  Carolyn Chiasson  | 902-470-8823  
December 8, 2020 TREKK NS Provincial Pathway: Pediatric Diabetic Ketoacidosis
Location: Online from Halifax
Audience:  Interested physicians and healthcare professionals at St Martha’s Hospital
Contact:  Carolyn Chiasson  | 902-470-8823
December 8, 2020 Trauma Webinar Education series NS & NB: Communication in Resus-Orchestration of Trauma Team
Location: Online from Halifax, NS
Audience:  residents, physicians, interprofessional health care team members
Contact: Emily Gallant |902-473-2049
Jan 1- June 30, 2021 Remote SIM Program for COVID 19 - session 1 only - Session # 1. SIM leader development 
Location: Online from Halifax, NS
Audience:  All healthcare professionals dealing with the COIVD-19 pandemic
Contact: Susan Love  
January 8, 2021 ACTEAST Improvement Collaborative
Location: online from Halifax, NS
Audience:  Emergency physicians, radiologists, neurologists, internal medicine physicians, emergency nurses, diagnostic imaging technicians (specifically CT technicians), stroke nurses, and hospital administrators.
Contact:  Noreen Kamal | 902-494-3293
website
January 8, 2021 Deep Brain Stimulation Rounds
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Neurologists, neurosurgeons, anaesthestists, pain management specialists, psychologists and psychiatrists
Contact:  Pam Slauenwhite
January 12, 2021 Interprofessional Trauma Round NS & NB - Mortality and Morbidity, Case Studies and Reviews
Location:  Halifax, NS
Audience:  residents, physicians, interprofessional health care team members
Contact: Robert MacKinley | 902-473-2049
January 13, 2021 Centre for Genomics Enhanced Medicine Seminar Series
Location: online from Halifax, NS
Audience:  Physician/health professionals with an interest in hereditary diseases
Contact:  Kaitlyn Delaney | 902- 470-8632
website
January 21, 2021 Interprofessional Simulation Program for Health Care Providers in the Emergency Department
Location:  Halifax, NS
Audience:  Emergencey Department (pediatrics) physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists and clerks 
Contact: Vered Gazit | 902-470-3925    
January 22, 2021 6th Annual Maritime Immuno-Oncology Symposium (Immuno-Oncology: a Decade of Experience)
Location:  Online from Moncton, NB
Audience: Medical Oncologists, Dertmatologists, Endocrinologists, Family Physician, Clinical Pharmacists, Hematologist, Nurses,
Oncology Nurses, Radiation Oncologists, Pathologists, Respirologists, Rheumatologists, Thoracic Surgeons
Contact:  Sandra Daudlin |89-242-2998
January 29-30, 2021 94th Annual Dalhousie Fall Refresher
Location: Online from Halifax, NS
Audience: Primary care physicians, pharmacists, nurse practitioners
Contact: Gillian Reid
Register here!
February 3 OR 10, 2021 Centre for Genomics Enhanced Medicine Seminar Series
Location: online from Halifax, NS
Audience:  Physician/health professionals with an interest in hereditary diseases
Contact:  Kaitlyn Delaney | 902- 470-8632
website
February 9, 2021 Trauma Webinar Education series NS & NB: Orthopedics - Pelvic Injuries
Location: Online from Halifax, NS
Audience:  residents, physicians, interprofessional health care team members
Contact: Emily Gallant |902-473-2049
February 9, 2021 NB Journal Club
Location: Moncton, NB
Audience:  family physicians, residents, pharmacists
Contact: Dr. Amy Brennan | 506-870-2521
February 23, 2021 Urology Shared Care 2021
Location:  ONline from Halifax, NS
Audience:  Family physicians
Contact: Peter.Anderson | 902-470-8861
March 3, 2021 Centre for Genomics Enhanced Medicine Seminar Series
Location: online from Halifax, NS
Audience:  Physician/health professionals with an interest in hereditary diseases
Contact:  Kaitlyn Delaney | 902- 470-8632
website
March 9, 2021 Trauma Webinar Education series NS & NB: Patient Journey through the Trauma System
Location: Online from Halifax, NS
Audience:  residents, physicians, interprofessional health care team members
Contact: Emily Gallant |902-473-2049
March 21, 2021 Deep Brain Stimulation Rounds
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Neurologists, neurosurgeons, anaesthestists, pain management specialists, psychologists and psychiatrists
Contact:  Pam Slauenwhite
April 6, 2021 NB Journal Club
Location: Moncton, NB
Audience:  family physicians, residents, pharmacists
Contact: Dr. Amy Brennan | 506-870-2521
April 7, 2021 Centre for Genomics Enhanced Medicine Seminar Series
Location: online from Halifax, NS
Audience:  Physician/health professionals with an interest in hereditary diseases
Contact:  Kaitlyn Delaney | 902- 470-8632
website
April 13, 2021 Interprofessional Trauma Round NS & NB - Mortality and Morbidity, Case Studies and Reviews
Location:  Halifax, NS
Audience:  residents, physicians, interprofessional health care team members
Contact: Robert MacKinley | 902-473-2049
April 28, 2021 Interprofessional Simulation Program for Health Care Providers in the Emergency Department
Location:  Halifax, NS
Audience:  Emergencey Department (pediatrics) physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists and clerks 
Contact: Vered Gazit | 902-470-3925    
May 3, 2021 ACTEAST Improvement Collaborative
Location: online from NB/PEI
Audience:  Emergency physicians, radiologists, neurologists, internal medicine physicians, emergency nurses, diagnostic imaging technicians (specifically CT technicians), stroke nurses, and hospital administrators.
Contact:  Noreen Kamal | 902-494-3293
website
May 4, 2021 Interprofessional Simulation Program for Health Care Providers in the Emergency Department
Location:  Halifax, NS
Audience:  Emergencey Department (pediatrics) physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists and clerks 
Contact: Vered Gazit | 902-470-3925    
May 5 OR 12, 2021 Centre for Genomics Enhanced Medicine Seminar Series
Location: online from Halifax, NS
Audience:  Physician/health professionals with an interest in hereditary diseases
Contact:  Kaitlyn Delaney | 902- 470-8632
website
May 11, 2021 Trauma Webinar Education series NS & NB: REBOA Debate - Latest and Most Current Evidence
Location: Online from Halifax, NS
Audience:  residents, physicians, interprofessional health care team members
Contact: Emily Gallant |902-473-2049
May 14, 2021 Deep Brain Stimulation Rounds
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Neurologists, neurosurgeons, anaesthestists, pain management specialists, psychologists and psychiatrists
Contact:  Pam Slauenwhite
June 8, 2021 Trauma Webinar Education series NS & NB: Pediatric Trauma Update
Location: Online from Halifax, NS
Audience:  residents, physicians, interprofessional health care team members
Contact: Emily Gallant |902-473-2049
June 9, 2021 Centre for Genomics Enhanced Medicine Seminar Series
Location: online from Halifax, NS
Audience:  Physician/health professionals with an interest in hereditary diseases
Contact:  Kaitlyn Delaney | 902- 470-8632
website
June 25, 2021 ACTEAST Improvement Collaborative
Location: online from NB/PEI
Audience:  Emergency physicians, radiologists, neurologists, internal medicine physicians, emergency nurses, diagnostic imaging technicians (specifically CT technicians), stroke nurses, and hospital administrators.
Contact:  Noreen Kamal | 902-494-3293
website
July 13, 2021 Interprofessional Trauma Round NS & NB - Mortality and Morbidity, Case Studies and Reviews
Location:  Halifax, NS
Audience:  residents, physicians, interprofessional health care team members
Contact: Robert MacKinley | 902-473-2049
July 23, 2021 Deep Brain Stimulation Rounds
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Neurologists, neurosurgeons, anaesthestists, pain management specialists, psychologists and psychiatrists
Contact:  Pam Slauenwhite

Annual conferences

Fear Memorial Conference

  • Audience: medical faculty and students, residents, physicians and medical staff
  • Goal: to focus on an important theme in medical education (the theme changes with each conference)
  • Full Name:  Annual Thomas Fear and Alice Morgans Fear Memorial Conference
  • Fear Conference website

MERIS

  • Audience: medical, dental and health care communities
  • Goal: to present research and innovation relevant to  medical, interprofessional and health professions education
  • Webpage Link
  • Full title: MERIS: (Medical Education Research and Innovation Showcase)

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.