This course is an update in dementia management for providers of direct care. Through plenary sessions and interactive workshops, some of the basis for dementia care will be reviewed but practical applications of case finding, diagnosis, treatment, communication between professionals, competency and management of behavior disturbances will be emphasized. Each workshop session will be approximately half hour duration. Registrants will be able to participate in all 6 workshops.
Dr. Vania Jimenez, Director of the Family Medicine Unit at CLSC Côte-des-Neiges and Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, McGill University
Dr. Jean-Pascal Fournier, Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University
Friday, May 30, 2014, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Joint McGill Division of Geriatric Medicine & Department of Oncology Seminar
Oncology and Aging Program
Speaker: Professor Hervé Curé, MD, PhD
Department of Medical Oncology, Institut Jean Godinot, Reims, France
Title: Structuration de l’onco-gériatrie en France
Discussant: Dr. Doreen Wan-Chow-Wah, MD, FRCPC
Medical Director, Geriatric Oncology, Jewish General Hospital
“Geriatric Oncology at McGill”
With Dr. Ian Graham, Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Community, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa, Senior Scientist in the Clinical Epidemiology Program of the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Seminar: Reflexivity: a tool to learn from experience and to question practices in health and health research
With Dr. Marie-Claude Tremblay, PhD, Public Health.
Reserve your seat today and get ready for an all-inclusive update on Tropical and Parasitic Diseases!
For more information and to register click here
Participants include 600 medical students from the four Quebec Faculties of medicine and University of Ottawa.
The day includes workshops, conference and information kisoks, with an array of professionals from throughout the field who will be available to answer your questions.
Dr. Yvonne Steinert, recipient of the President’s Award for Exemplary National Leadership in Academic Medicine
The Association of Faculties of Medicine of Canada has just announced the 2014 recipients of the AFMC awards for outstanding contributions to medical education in Canada.
Included among the seven winners from across Canada is Dr. Yvonne Steinert, who is the recipient of the President’s Award for Exemplary National Leadership in Academic Medicine.
Read more here.
Faculty Development Workshop: Best Practices in Supervision of Graduate Students Conducting Research in Family Medicine
Invited Speaker :
Dr. Gillian Bartlett, Associate professor, Department of Family Medicine, McGill University
Thursday, May 8th, 1:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Department of Family Medicine
5858 Chemin Cotes-des-Neiges-3rd Floor, Suite 300, Montreal QC H3S 1Z1
*We have requested 3 M1 credits for this workshop.
By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:
"Ethical Issues in Cancer Screening"
Friday January 24, 2014, 12:30-2:00 in the Institute for Health and Social Policy seminar room
Ross Upshur, Canada Research Chair in Primary Care Research, University of Toronto