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19th Annual McGill University Update in Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery

Course description

The aim of this course is to provide an updated, practical approach to diagnostic and therapeutic problems commonly encountered by otolaryngologists in their daily practice. Specific topics in the different otolaryngology subspecialties will be presented by experts in the field. Interactive panel/audience discussions around case presentations will follow. Designated moderators will lead the discussion and encourage registrant participation. The facilitators include a large faculty from a number of academic centers.

Sessions will be held in the early morning and late afternoon to allow for enjoyable recreational activities during the day. Participants will enjoy the hospitality offered by the host faculty and will enjoy the ambiance offered by the Mont Tremblant ski resort.

Course objectives

Registrants will acquire an understanding of current diagnostic and management principles in general otolaryngology and in the following subspecialties:

  • Rhinology
  • Laryngology
  • Pediatrics
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Otology\Neurotology

Didactic presentations and/or panel discussions will be given on the following topics:

  • Office-based rhinology
  • The radiated larynx
  • Deciphering pediatric cough
  • Prevention, diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer
  • Endoscopic Ear Surgery
  • Single-Sided Deafness
  • Managing complications of otologic surgery

The sessions have been designed for interactive discussion.

CME credits

This event is approved for up to 11 credits by the Centre for Continuing Health Professional Education (CCHPE). The Centre for CCHPE, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools.

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Each physician should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent at the educational activity.

**Important Notice for American Registrants:
“Through An agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme"
**Important Notice for Quebec Registrants:
The Sunday session is admissible to the education allocation agreement for Quebec registrants - RAMQ-FMSQ Annex 44.

Course directors

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology, McGill University
Director of Otolaryngology, Montreal General Hospital and Director of the Voice Laboratory, McGill University

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology, McGill University
Chief of Otology & Neurotology, Jewish General Hospital

McGill Faculty

  • Ms. Anna Baudier
  • Dr. Saul Frenkiel
  • Dr. Manish Khanna
  • Dr. Karen Kost
  • Dr. John Manoukian
  • Dr. Veronique Morinville
  • Dr. Alex Mlynarek
  • Dr. Lily HP Nguyen
  • Dr. Jamie Rappaport
  • Dr. Marc Tewfik
  • Dr. Jonathan Young
  • Dr. David Zielinski

Visiting Faculty

  • Dr. Yvonne Chan – University of Toronto
  • Dr. David Eibling – University of Pittsburgh
  • Dr. Pierre Gauthier - Joliette
  • Dr. Mark Izzard – University of Auckland
  • Dr. Sophie Lachance – Université Laval
  • Dr. Daniel J. Lee – Harvard University
  • Dr. Damien Micomonaco – Northern Ontario School of Medicine
  • Dr. Marie-Jo Olivier – Université de Montréal
  • Dr. Lorne Parnes – University of Western Ontario
  • Dr. Julian Savage – Université de Sherbrooke
  • Dr. Libby Smith – University of Pittsburgh
  • Dr. Susan Waserman – McMaster University
  • Dr. Nadine Yammine – Chatham-Kent Health Alliance
  • Dr. Nader Sadeghi - University of Washington