*Online registration is now closed. If you are interested in attending the Practical Approaches to Obesity Management program you are welcome to register at the door on Wednesday.
Reduced registration for Residents: $15.00
At the end of this program the participant will better assess, manage and refer their patients living with obesity.
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 3.75 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 3.75 hours.
*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.
Introduction & Case
David Barber, MD, CCFP
Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Queen’s University
“Why Blame Has No Place in Medicine”
Yoni Freedhoff, MD, CCFP, Medical Director, Bariatric Medical Institute; Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa
Approach to History
Robyn Houlden, MD, FRCPC
Prof., Dept. of Medicine, Div. of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Queen’s University
Managing Diet in Obesity
Ryan Stallard, RD, CBE, SCOPE, Certified Bariatric Educator, Medical Obesity Management Bariatric Surgery, Bariatric Centre of Excellence (BCoE), Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston Health Sciences
Weight Management Medications
Robert Dent, MDCM FRCP(C) Founder of the weight management Clinic, Ottawa Hospital, with an academic appointment in Internal Medicine and Division of Endocrinology, University of Ottawa
Exercise Break + Booth Time
Alyssa Muchmore, BPHE, BScN, Athletics & Recreation Centre, Queen's Univ.
Louise de Lannoy, 4th year PhD. Candidate, Dr. Robert Ross Group, Queen’s Univ., Co-Chair of the Exercise is Medicine Canada, Queen’s Univ.
Stephanie Flood, MSc. Physical Activity Counselling Instructor at SKHS, Co-Chair of the Exercise is Medicine Canada, Queen’s Univ.
Psychological Aspects of Weight Management
Hannah Marchand, Ph.D.,C.Psych, Hotel Dieu Hospital Bariatric Centre of Excellence, Kingston
Boris Zevin, MD, PhD, FRCSC
Assistant Professor & Medical Education Scholar,
Department of Surgery, Queen's University