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.

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Upcoming conferences

September 1, 2018 - September 1, 2019 Basic Physician Privacy Training
Location NB - all areas - an e-learning program
Audience:  All Horizon Health Physicians
Contact: Margaret Melanson | 506-648-6911
September  2018 - June 2019 Dartmouth General Emergency Department Simulation Program
Audience: Family physicians and emergency room nurses at Dartmouth General
Location: Dartmouth General Hospital, Dartmouth, NS
Contact: Dr. Kevin Spencer | 902-223-2694
NOTE: takes place every second Wednesday   
January - December 2019 Inter-professional Clinical Trauma Rounds - Nova Scotia and New Brunswick
Location:  Halifax, NS; and either Saint John or Moncton, NB
Audience:  those with an interest in trauma
Contact: Kathy Hartlen for NS | Emily Gallant for NB
NOTE:  These are affiliated but do not occur at the same time -- please contact the appropriate person for logistics and topics.
January - December 2019 Trauma Webinars - Nova Scotia and New Brunswick
Location: online from either Halifax, NS; Moncton, NB; or Saint John, NB
Audience:  those with an interest in trauma
Contact: Kathy Hartlen for NS | Emily Gallant for NB
NOTE:  These are affiliated but do not occur at the same time -- please contact the appropriate person for logistics and topics
March 21, 2019 Weld Kernohan Lecture: Indigenous Perspectives in Western Medicine
Location: Theatre B, Tupper Complex - 5850 College Street, Halifax NS
Audience: Open to the public and anyone in a health science profession
Contact: Joe MacEachern | 902.494.7700
March 25, 2019 Dept. of Pediatrics Research Education and Skills Program:  Health Research Essentials Modules -- Additional Module:  Using Reference Management Systems and Research Networks
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  Those interested in pediatric research
Contact: Terrilyn Chiasson | 902-494-6834
March 28, 2019 Department of Medicine Research Day 2019
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  Dept. of Medicine physicians, PhD members, core/sub-specialty residents, research fellows, undergraduate medical students, invited guests
Contact:  Helen Parsons | 902-473-6696
March 28-29, 2019 Integrated Care for Gender Dysphoric, Gender Non-binary, and Transgender Children into Adulthood
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: NSHA/IWK child/adolescent clinical social workers, psychologists and psychiatrists
Contact: Megan Bellefontaine | 902-470-8376
March 29, 2019 Deep Brain Stimulation Rounds
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Neurologist. neurosurgeons
Contact: Lutz Weise | 902-473-6850
March 30, 2019 South Shore Regional Hospital Internal Medicine Education Day
Location: Bridgewater, NS
Audience: those with an interest in internal medicine
Contact: Dr. Jeff Ratushny | 902-530-3313
April 2, 2019 Seniors Mental Health Web Education Series:  Medically Assisted Death in the Elderly
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  Health professionals working with elderly patients with mental health issues
Contact: Nicole DeYoung | 902-473-7799
April 3, 2019 Interprofessional Simulation Program for Health Care Workers in the Emergency Department
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Emergency physicians and other Emergency health professionals
Contact: Vered Gazit | 902-403-3217
April 5-6, 2019 Dept. of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Retreat
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (Dal faculty and community-based)
Contact: Kelly Maher | 902-470-6460
April 5-6, 2019 Dept. of Otolaryngology Resident Research Day
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Otolaryngologists, otolarynology residents, medical students
Contact: Brenda Oake | 902-473-2737
April 10, 2019 Dept. of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Research Day
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Faculty, residents, nurses, medical students and those involved with the care of women, mothers and newborns
Contact: Janet Slaunwhite | 902-470-6464
April 10, 2019 Dept. of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Research Day
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  All those with an interest in ophthalmological research
Contact: Andrea Titterness | 902-473-3751
April 10, 2019 Dept. of Surgery Research Day
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Those with an interest in surgery research
Contact:  Elaine March | 902-473-4615
April 10, 2019 Dept. of Anesthesia Research Day
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Those with an interest in anesthesia research
Contact: Jillian Banfield | 902-473-4337
April 10, 2019 Centre for Genomics Enhanced Medicine Seminar Series
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  any doctor with an interest in hereditary diseases
Contact:  Johane Robitaille | 902-470-8632
April 12, 2019

5th Moncton Cancer Symposium – Gynecological/Breast Cancer
Location: Crowne Plaza Moncton Downtown
Audience: General practitioners, specialists, nurses and other health care professionals involved in cancer care
Contact: Gillian Reid | 902-494-2173
Agenda | Register Here in English

5e Symposium sur le cancer à Moncton - cancer gynécologique et cancer du sein
Lieu : Crowne Plaza Moncton Centreville
Auditoire : médecins généralistes, spécialistes, personnel infirmier et autres professionnels de la santé engagés dans le continuum des soins contre le cancer
Personne-ressource: Cindy Richard | 506-862-4220
Ordre du jour | Inscription en français ici 

April 12-13, 2019 2019 Wounds Canada Spring Conference: We're All in This Together
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Frontline healthcare providera who care for those with/or at risk of wounds
Contact: Crystal McCallum | 519-955-0888
April 13, 2019 AFMC Continuing Professional Development Research Symposium
Location: Niagara Falls, ON
Audience:  Continuing professional development and faculty development personnel
Contact: Tanya MacLeod | 902-4943195
April 17, 2019 Dept. of Pediatrics Research Education and Skills Program:  Health Research Essentials Modules -- Module E2 -Choosing Reaserch Methodologies and Methods
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  Those interested in pediatric research
Contact: Terrilyn Chiasson | 902-494-6834
April 25, 2019 Department of Pediatrics Trainee Research Day
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  all pediatric trainees
Contact: Jennifer Curran | 902-470-8048
April 26, 2019 NB Oncology Health Day 2019
Location: Moncton, NB
Audience: Oncology specialists; those with an interest in oncology
Contact: Kerry Gallagher | 506-860-2141
April 26, 2019 New Brunswick Internal Medicine Update (NBIMU)
Location: Moncton, NB
Audience: Family doctors, internal medicine specialists, medical students, residents and nurse practitioners
Contact: Megan McGarry | 506-857-4239
April 27, 2019 Dr. Don Lalonde Plastic Surgery Education Day
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  Atlantic Canda plastic surgerons and plastic surgery residents
Contact: Jason Williams | 902-473-6315
April 27-28, 2019 Blood and Beyond
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: all healthcare professionals
Contact: Robin Lake | 902-473-2331
April 30, 2019 24th Annual ID Research Day & 11th Annual CCfV Symposium
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Infectious disease specialists, family doctors, other health professionals
Contact: Jason Bremner | 902-470-7839
May 2-3, 2019 22nd Annual Valley Spring Refresher
Location: Greenwich, NS
Audience:  interprofessional health teams from the Valley
Contact: Deidre Burns | 902-679-2657 (1356)
May 7, 2019 Seniors Mental Health Web Education Series:  Down Syndrome and Dementia
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  Health professionals working with elderly patients with mental health issues
Contact: Nicole DeYoung | 902-473-7799
May 8, 2019 Centre for Genomics Enhanced Medicine Seminar Series
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  any doctor with an interest in hereditary diseases
Contact:  Johane Robitaille | 902-470-8632
May 10, 2019
W.O. McCormick Academic Day 2019
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: psychiatrists, psychiatric residents, family physicians, mental health professionals, medical students
Contact: Lara Hazelton | 902-473-5664
May 13, 2019 Interprofessional Simulation Program for Health Care Workers in the Emergency Department
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Emergency physicians and other Emergency health professionals
Contact: Vered Gazit | 902-403-3217
May 25, 2019 Advancing Care: The Fundamentals of Quality Improvement in the Emergency Department
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Emergency physicians/residents, nurses and allied health professionals
Contact: Lucas Chartier | 416.340.3856
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May 28, 2019 Cognitive Load, Situational Awareness
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  IWK medical, dental and scientific staff
Contact: Nadine Loppie | 902-470-8202
May 29 2019 Dept. of Pediatrics Research Education and Skills Program:  Leadership Modules -- Module L2 - Management of Research
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  Those interested in pediatric research
Contact: Terrilyn Chiasson | 902-494-6834
May 31, 2019 Deep Brain Stimulation Rounds
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Neurologist. neurosurgeons
Contact: Lutz Weise | 902-473-6850
June 4, 2019 Seniors Mental Health Web Education Series:  Alzeheimer's Disease: What's New?
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  Health professionals working with elderly patients with mental health issues
Contact: Nicole DeYoung | 902-473-7799
June 12, 2019 Centre for Genomics Enhanced Medicine Seminar Series
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  any doctor with an interest in hereditary diseases
Contact:  Johane Robitaille | 902-470-8632
June 12, 2019 Interprofessional Simulation Program for Health Care Workers in the Emergency Department
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Emergency physicians and other Emergency health professionals
Contact: Vered Gazit | 902-403-3217
June 14-15, 2019
23rd Atlantic Canada Oncology Group (ACOG) Symposium
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: NS medical and radiation oncologists; others with oncology interests
Contact: Dianne Smith | 709-364-3371
June 18-19, 2019 Medical Education Research and Innovation Showcase
Location:  Halifax, NS; videoconferenced to NB
Audience: Those with an interest in medical education
Contact: Linda MacNutt | 902-494-6307
June 25-29, 2019 73rd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons
Location: St. Johns, NF
Audience: Plastics surgeons, residents and fellows
Contact: Karen Wagner | 514-843-5415
June 26, 2019 Dept. of Pediatrics Research Education and Skills Program:  Health Research Essentials Modules -- Module E3 - Responsible Conduct of Research
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  Those interested in pediatric research
Contact: Terrilyn Chiasson | 902-494-6834
July 12, 2019 Deep Brain Stimulation Rounds
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Neurologist. neurosurgeons
Contact: Lutz Weise | 902-473-6850
September 10, 2019 Seniors Mental Health Web Education Series:  Capacity
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  Health professionals working with elderly patients with mental health issues
Contact: Nicole DeYoung | 902-473-7799
September 13, 2019 Deep Brain Stimulation Rounds
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Neurologist. neurosurgeons
Contact: Lutz Weise | 902-473-6850
September 18, 2019 Dept. of Pediatrics Research Education and Skills Program:  Health Research Essentials Modules -- Module E4 - "Grantsmanship" - grant Writing and the Peer-Review Process
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  Those interested in pediatric research
Contact: Terrilyn Chiasson | 902-494-6834
September 25, 2019 Dept. of Pediatrics Research Education and Skills Program:  Leadership Modules -- Module L3 - Leading Research Teams
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  Those interested in pediatric research
Contact: Terrilyn Chiasson | 902-494-6834
October 1, 2019 Seniors Mental Health Web Education Series:  Ageism/Stigma in Healthcare
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  Health professionals working with elderly patients with mental health issues
Contact: Nicole DeYoung | 902-473-7799
October 25, 2019 2019 Dalhousie Medical Education Institute: It's All About Communication
Location: Fox Harbour, NS
Audience: Medical educators; healthcare professionals, learners
Contact: Susan Love | 902-494-2631
November 5, 2019 Seniors Mental Health Web Education Series:  Fountain of Health
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  Health professionals working with elderly patients with mental health issues
Contact: Nicole DeYoung | 902-473-7799
November 15, 2019 Deep Brain Stimulation Rounds
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience: Neurologist. neurosurgeons
Contact: Lutz Weise | 902-473-6850
November 20, 2019 Dept. of Pediatrics Research Education and Skills Program:  Health Research Essentials Modules -- Module E5 - Knowledge Translation and Implementation Science
Location: Halifax, NS
Audience:  Those interested in pediatric research
Contact: Terrilyn Chiasson | 902-494-6834
December 3, 2019 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

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

 

 


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