4th Annual Department of Medicine Day

Tue May 16th 2017, 7:30am - 5:00pm Add this program to your calendar
Four Points by Sheraton
285 King St., E.
Kingston, Ontario
Canada, K7L3B1

Fee: $225.00 Registration for this program has finished

Fee: $225

*Special discounted rate of $150 for Registered Nurses, Registered Practical Nurses,Nurse Practitioners, & Physician's Assistant!

*Special discounted student rate - contact Jill McCreary at  jill.mccreary@queensu.ca for promo code.

Credits: This Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by Queen's University for up to 6 Mainpro+ credits.  This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and is approved by the Office of Continuing Professional Development, Queen's University.  You may claim a maximum of 6 hours.

Program Schedule

7:45 am  

Registration & Breakfast

8:20 am  

Opening Remarks & Introduction of New Faculty

Stephen Archer, MD, FRCPC, Professor and Head, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Queen's University
8:40 am  

Research Showcase Chair

Stephen Vanner, MD, FRCPC, Professor, Departments of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, Queen’s University
8:45 am  

Comparison of Site of Death, Health Care Utilization, and Hospital Expenditures for Patients Dying with Cancer in 7 Developed Countries

Raymond Viola, MD MSc CCFP FCFP, Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine, Family Medicine, Oncology and Public Health Sciences, Queen’s University; Palliative Care Physician, Division of Palliative Medicine, Southeastern Ontario Health Sciences Complex.
9:05 am  

Prescription of Long-Acting Opioids and Mortality in Patients with Chronic Non-Cancer Pain

Stephen Vanner, MD, FRCPC, Professor, Departments of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, Queen’s University
9:25 am  

Effects of Testosterone Treatment in Older Men

Robyn Houlden, MD, FRCPC Prof., Dept. of Medicine, Div. of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Queen’s University
9:45 am  

Physician Health and Wellness: Finding Balance and Choosing Wisely Presentation

Leslie Flynn, MMus, MD, CCFP, FRCPC, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Family Medicine, Queen’s University, Kingston
10:45 am  

Nutrition Break

11:00 am  

What's New and What's Hot

11:05 am  

Proton Pump Inhibitors: When Not to Prescribe Them

David Reed, MD, FRCPC, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Queen's University
11:20 am  

Urinalysis in the Evaluation of Hematuria: Knowing When to Stop

Ben Thomson, B.Sc, M.Sc, MB, BCh, BAO, FRCPC, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Queen’s University
11:35 am  

Timely Care of Lung Cancer Patients

Genevieve Digby, MD, FRCPC, Assistant Professor in the Division of Respirology, Department of Medicine, Queen's University
11:50 am  

New Choosing Wisely Canada Toolkit for Family Physicians

Brent Wolfrom, MD, CCFP Assistant, Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Queen's University (Planning Committee)
12:05 pm  

Anaphylaxis in Kingston

Anne Ellis, MD, FRCPC Assoc. Prof., Depts. of Medicine, (Chair) Div. of Allergy and Immunology and of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, Queen’s University
12:20 pm  

“Emerging Recognition of Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection (SCAD) and Its Management.“

Joseph Abunassar, MD, FRCPC, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Queen's University
12:35 pm  

Endovascular Program For Treatment of Stroke

Albert Jin, MD, FRCPC Asst. Prof., Depts. of Medicine, Div. of Neurology and of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, Queen’s University
1:00 pm  

Lunch and Networking

2:00 pm  

First Workshop Rotation

2:00 pm  

A. Case-Based Approach to 3 Common Heart Murmurs

Peggy Dejong,MD, FRCPC, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Queen’s University
2:00 pm  

B. Atrial Fibrillation Management

Damian Redfearn, MD, FRCPC Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Queen’s University
Danielle Hart, RN (EC)-Adult, Nurse Practitioner Cardiac Program, Kingston General Hospital
2:00 pm  

C. Dysphagia Management

Robert Bechara, MD, FRCPC, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Queen's University
2:00 pm  

D. Dementia and Tremor

Stuart Reid, MD, FRCPC Asst. Prof., Dept. of Medicine, Div. of Neurology, Queen’s University
2:00 pm  

E. Controversial Vaccines: Which Ones Should You Give Your Patients?

Gerald Evans, MD, FRCPC, Professor Departments of Medicine, Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, and of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, Chair, Division of Infectious Diseases, Queen's University
2:00 pm  

F. Cognitive Dysfunction and Driving

Christopher Frank, MD, CCFP, Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine (Division of Geriatrics) and Family Medicine; Program Director, Care of the Elderly, Queen’s University
3:00 pm  

Break & Networking

3:30 pm  

Second Workshop Rotation

4:30 pm  

Closing Remarks