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42nd Annual Obstetrics & Gynaecology Memorial Program

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Delta Kingston Waterfront
1 Johnson St., Kingston, Ontario, K7L2V7, Canada
Fee: $450.00 (Base Price)
Registration for this program has closed.

*Online registration is now closed.  If you are interested in attending the 42nd Annual Obstetrics and Gynaecology Memorial Program you are welcome to register at the door on Thursday and Friday.

Working Together To Improve Women's Care

A comprehensive two-day update on Obstetrics & Gynaecology, featuring special presentation "Bring It On...Strategies for Resilience & Teamwork" with guest Motivational Humourist, Meg Soper, RN on Thursday evening.

  • Thursday Evening Program
  • 6:00 pm         Cocktails
  • 6:30 pm         Presentation
  • 7:00 pm         Dinner
  • Pricing:
  • 2 Days
  • $450.00 for Physicians, Midwives, and NPs
  • $200.00 for RNs
  • $125.00 for Residents and Students
  • 1 Day
  • $230.00 for Physicians, Midwives, and NPs
  • $150.00 for RNs
  • $90.00 for Residents and Students
  • Thursday’s Dinner and Presentation - $80.00

 

At the end of this two-day program, the participant will be able to:

1. Acquire key tools and competencies required for managing benign gynecologic conditions

2. Review most up to date evidence necessary to optimize care for the obstetrical patient

3. Recognize the importance of healthcare provider wellness and attain resources available to help achieve this

4. Cite practical and updated information on providing care to patients in a number of OB/GYN sub-specialty topics (Urogynecology, Pediatrics Gynecology, High Risk Pregnancies)

*In an effort to switch to a “less paper” program, the presentations will be available online under the program in your Program Centre account rather than being printed. 

This program is held in memory of:

  • IN MEMORIAM
  • J.A. Carmichael
  • A.O. Daicar
  • L.R. Clow
  • K.N. Fenwick
  • R.W. Garrett
  • M. Lavell
  • J.P. Litchfield
  • J.A. Low
  • P.A. Mcleod
  • K.G. Millar
  • G.W. Mylks
  • G.W. Mylks, Jr.
  • L.N. O'Connor
  • W.N. Piercy
  • E.M. Robertson
  • A.R.B. Williamson
  • I. Wood

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF SPONSORS

The Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology gratefully acknowledge the generous support of:

Major Sponsors
EMD Serono

Pfizer Canada Inc.

Other Sponsors
AbbVie

Allergan

Olympus Canada, Inc.

Searchlight Pharma, Inc.

 

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 12 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 12 hours.

***If you are staying in Kingston over the weekend for Homecoming you might be interested in hearing Dr. Robert Reid speak at the 2019 CPD Alumni Symposium.  To join us register here https://healthsci.queensu.ca/faculty-staff/cpd/programs/homecoming2019

Thursday's Registration and Breakfast

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Graeme N. Smith, MD, PhD, FRCSC, Head and Professor, Department. of Obstetrics & Gynaecology; Professor, Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences and Imaging Services, Queen’s University

Memorial Acknowledgement

S.C. Peter Bryson, MD, FRCSC, FACOG, Associate Professor, Departments of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Oncology, Queen’s University

Venous Thromboembolism in Gynecologic Surgery

Anita Kuriya, MD, FRCSC, MIGS, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, MCMaster

Preimplantation Genetic Testing

Marjorie Dixon, MD, FRCSC, FACOG, Assistant Professor, Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, University of Toronto; Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Cultural Perspectives on Advanced Maternal Age

Jenna Healey, Ph.D., Assistant Professor and Jason A. Hannah Chair History of Medicine, Department of History, Queen's University

Nutrition Break

Gynecologic Management of Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer

Mara Sobel, BScH MSc MD FRCSC, Assistant Professor, MIS, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Toronto; Mount Sinai Hospital

Vulvovaginal Disorders in Children

Sophie Gibson, MD, FRCSC, Fellow in Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology (Past CARE Fellow), Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO)

Vault Suspension at the Time of Hysterectomy

Roxana Geoffrion, M.D.C.M., FRCSC, Associate Professor, Division of Gynaecologic Specialties, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver

Lunch and Networking

Updates in Menopause

Robert L. Reid, MD, FRCSC, FACOG, Professor Emeritus, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Queen’s University

Use of Tranexanic Acid in Gynecologic Surgery

Andrew Zakhari, MD, FRCSC, Fellow - Advanced Gynaecologic Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Toronto; Mount Sinai Hospital

Contraception Update

Megan Schneiderman, CARE FELLOW, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Queen's University

Evolution of Hysteroscopy: Where we are in in 2019?

Brigid Nee, MD, FRCSC, Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Queen's University

First Workshop Rotation

Workshop A: Challenging Cases in Contraception/Pediatrics

Sophie Gibson, MD, FRCSC, Fellow in Pediatric & Adolescent Gynecology (Past CARE Fellow), Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO)
Mary Anne Jamieson, MD, FRCSC, Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology &  Department of Pediatrics, Queen’s University
Megan Schneiderman, CARE FELLOW, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Queen's University
Ashley Waddington, MD, FRCSC, MPA, Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Queen’s University

Workshop B: “There’s more than one way to get it right” - Tips/Tricks for Managing the Most Difficult Steps of a Hysterectomy

Andrew Zakhari, MD, FRCSC, Fellow - Advanced Gynaecologic Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Toronto; Mount Sinai Hospital

Workshop C: Endometriosis and Chronic Pelvic Pain

Brigid Nee, MD, FRCSC, Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Queen's University
Romy Nitsch, MD, MHSc, FRCSC, Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Queen’s University

Workshop D: Answer to All Your Gynecologic Oncology Questions

Anita Agarwal, MSc, MD, FRCSC, Assistant Professor, Gynecologic Oncology, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Queen's University
George Gray, MD, FRCSC, Gynecologic Oncology Fellow, Dept. of OB/GYN, Univ. Ottawa

Second Workshop Rotation

Program Adjourned

Friday's Registration and Breakfast

Exercise in Pregnancy

Margie Davenport, PhD, Associate Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Alberta Program for Pregnancy and Postpartum Health Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation Women and Children's Health Research Institute Alberta Diabetes Institute

Prevention of Preterm Birth

Jon Barrett, MBBch, FRCOG, Professor, MFM, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Toronto, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Management of Pregnancy Subsequent to Stillbirth

Megan Fockler, RN, MPH, Advanced Practice Nurse, Women and Babies Program Education Coordinator, Pregnancy and Infant Loss (PAIL) Network, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Adjunct Lecturer, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto

Nutrition Break

Marijuana Use in Pregnancy

Courtney Green, PhD, Manager, Medical Research and Guidelines, Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC)

Should I Order That? Choosing Wisely and Resource Stewardship

Leslie Po, MD MSc FRCSC, Assistant Professor, MIS, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Toronto, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Management of Second Stage Labour

Julie Tessier, MD, FRCSC, Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Queen’s University

Lunch & Networking

Cholestasis in Pregnancy

Jena Hall, MD, Med, PGY 4, Clinician Investigator Program, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Queen's University

Health Care Provider Wellness and Resiliency

Liisa Honey, MD, FRCSC, Physician Advisor, Practice Improvement, CMPA

Nutrition Break

First Workshop Rotation

Workshop A: Obstetrics Q & A

Jon Barrett, MBBch, FRCOG, Professor, MFM, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Toronto, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Julie Tessier, MD, FRCSC, Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Queen’s University

Workshop B: Exercise in Pregnancy

Margie Davenport, PhD, Associate Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Alberta Program for Pregnancy and Postpartum Health Faculty of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation Women and Children's Health Research Institute Alberta Diabetes Institute
Tracie Smith-Beyak; Owner, Conquer Fitness Education, Kingston, ON; 2019/2020 canfitpro National Fitness Advisory Panel Member, PTS, PDS, FIS, PFS, CPAFLA, Quest Assessor U.K

Workshop C: Substance Use in Pregnancy

Jennifer Beaver, MSSW, RSW, Social Worker, High Risk Obstetrics, Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence, Kingston Health Sciences Centre, Kingston General Hospital site
Amanda Brown, B.Sc. Hons. Behaviour Psychology, Counsellor, Individual Support Worker: THRIVE, Kingston Community Health Centres
Laura Gaudet, MD, MSc, FRCSC, Associate Professor, MFM, Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Queen's University
Adam Newman, MD, CCFP(AM), CCSAM, Family Practice Obstetrics, Harm Reduction & Addiction Medicine; Assistant Professor, Departments of Family Medicine and Paediatrics, Queen's University
Lynn Newton, RN (EC), BScN, MEd, IBCLC, CNeoN(C), NP – Pediatrics (Neonatal), Women and Children’s Programs, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston Health Sciences Centre

Second Workshop Rotation

Program Close