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4th Annual Queen's Department of Family Medicine CPD Program


Fri Sep 16th 2022, 8:00 am to Fri Sep 16th 2022, 3:30 pm


Four Points by Sheraton
285 King St., E., Kingston, Ontario, K7L3B1, Canada
Fee: $250.00 (Base Price)
Registration for this program has closed.

4th Annual Queen's Department of Family Medicine CPD Program

Join us at the Four Points by Sheraton for this comprehensive full-day CPD program covering topics chosen by primary care providers to help their healthcare professional peers build their confidence and feel better prepared to care for their patients. We will be covering a wide range of topics such as chronic pain, heart failure, re-emerging diseases, pediatric obesity, iron deficiency, genetics,and Dermoscopy

Please take a few moments to complete the pre-program self-assessment before attending the program. The time to complete the pre- and post-program self-assessment and evaluations are included in your learning hours. Pre-Program Self-Assessment   


Register online for Fall CPD! Registration will NOT be available at the door on September 16.


Please note that back-up session recordings will be available for learners who are unable to attend an in-person program due to health or emergency issues.


This program is included in the CPD Collection! Click here to learn more.


Please note the following guidelines that have been established for Queen's Continuing Professional Development programming:

  • Queen's Continuing Professional Development programming strongly recommends being up-to-date and boosted against pathogens of public health concern.
  • Self-assessment for COVID-19 symptoms is required before attending Queen’s CPD programs. You may use the province's self-assessment tool. Anyone with symptoms must stay home and not attend the program. Please be prepared to show proof of screening at the door. https://covid-19.ontario.ca/self-assessment/ 
  • In small group settings and private offices where physical distancing cannot be maintained, masking is strongly recommended and may be requested by instructors. 
    ASTM F2100 Level 2 or 3 medical -grade masks will be provided at the registration desk for all attendees and speakers.
  • Practice physical distancing and avoid close contact when possible.
  • Hand sanitizer is available at the entrance and throughout the room for your use.


We will now post the program agenda to the “Community” within CPD Program Centre where we have been posting the presentations. We encourage you to bring a laptop/tablet to the program should you wish to access these items during the event.

We appreciate your support in this effort to reduce our paper usage during this time and lessen the environmental impact of our programs longer term.

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 5.5 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 5.5 hours.



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This presentation is part of an initiative in continuing professional development. It aims to provide information and opinion which will assist health professionals in maintaining and enhancing their competence. It does not, however, represent any official position of Queen’s University, nor does it attempt to set forth definitive practice standards or to provide medical advice. All content provided in this presentation is intended to be used thoughtfully - viewers of this presentation should rely on their own professional skill and judgment to assess the accuracy of the opinions and information expressed.


Fri Sep 16th 2022, 8:00 am

Registration and Continental Breakfast

Fri Sep 16th 2022, 8:30 am


Kelly Howse, MD, CCFP, FCFP, Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Queen’s University
Fri Sep 16th 2022, 8:40 am

PEER Simplified Guideline: Management of Chronic Pain in Primary Care

Anthony Train, MBChB, CCFP, Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Queen's University
Fri Sep 16th 2022, 9:25 am

The Contemporary Management of Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction

Joshua Durbin, MD MSc FRCPC, Cardiologist and Echocardiography Fellow, Queen’s University and Kingston Health Sciences Centre.
Fri Sep 16th 2022, 10:10 am

Nutrition Break

Fri Sep 16th 2022, 10:25 am

Emerging & Re-Emerging Diseases of Public Health Significance

T. Hugh Guan, MD MSc FRCPC, Associate Medical Officer of Health, KFL&A Public Health, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine & Department of Medicine, Queen’s University
Fri Sep 16th 2022, 11:10 am

Treatment and Intervention of Pediatric Obesity

Emily Lehan, MD, PGY4 Resident, Department of Pediatrics, Queen’s University
Fri Sep 16th 2022, 11:55 am


Fri Sep 16th 2022, 1:00 pm

Introduction to Dermoscopy

Mamdouh Andrawis, MD, MSc Derm, CCFP,FCFP, DPD, Family physician, Primary Care Dermatology, Investigating Coroner, Assistant Professor (Adjunct), Department of Family Medicine, Queen's University. Lecturer, Department of Family Medicine, Ottawa University
Fri Sep 16th 2022, 1:45 pm

Putting the "easy" in e-consults: Common questions for your friendly neighbourhood Geneticist

Andrea Guerin, MD, FRCPC, FCCMG, Medical Geneticist, Head, Division of Medical Genetics, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, Queen's University
Fri Sep 16th 2022, 2:30 pm

Nutrition Break

Fri Sep 16th 2022, 2:45 pm

Iron Deficiency

Jeannie Callum, MD, FRCPC, Professor, Division of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Queen's University, Transfusion Specialist and Hematologist KHSC.
Fri Sep 16th 2022, 3:15 pm

Post-Program Reflection and Survey Completion

Fri Sep 16th 2022, 3:30 pm

Program Close

Kelly Howse, MD, CCFP, FCFP, Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Queen’s University