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Diversity in Mental Health Conference at Dalhousie

Posted by GHO Admin on February 15, 2017 in Events

Date: Fri. May 5, 2017 @ 8am - 4:30pm
Location: Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel

Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University. XXVIII W.O. McCormick Academic Day Conference. Named in honour of the late Dr. W.O. McCormick, Academic Day has become the Dalhousie Department of Psychiatry’s most highly valued and successful annual conference with over 230 participants. The audience consists of psychiatrists, primary care physicians, residents, medical students, and multidisciplinary mental health clinicians from throughout the Atlantic Provinces representing Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Adult Psychiatry and Geriatric Psychiatry. 

Morning Keynote Speaker: Dr. Laurence Kirmayer: “Transcultural Psychiatry

Dr. Ingrid Waldron: "Troubled Waters: The Psychological Impacts of Environmental Racism in African Nova Scotian Communities"

Dr. Carolyn Thomson: "Resilience"

Afternoon Keynote Speaker:  Dr.  Gail Knudson: “Transgender Mental Health”

Dr. Amy Bombay: "Indigenous Mental Health"  

Dr. David Gardner: "The Impact of Differences in Age, Gender and Physical Health on the Use of Psychotropic Medications in Clinical Practice"

Online registration will be available in late February 2017