Homecoming CME-Accredited Seminar

All graduates of Faculty of Medicine are invited to this annual Homecoming CME Seminar

The Faculty’s annual CME seminar showcases the diverse achievements of our 25th anniversary Medicine class. It is an opportunity for alumni from all schools, programs and years to learn about new research and best practices directly from their peers, while reflecting on such topics of enduring interest as access to health care, professionalism and service.

For Homecoming 2017, the CME-Accredited Medical Seminar will be organized by the Class of 1992 in honour of their 25th anniversary. 

Repairing the World: From Population to Personalized Medicine
              A Symposium from the Medicine Class of 1992


* Please note: Registration is required for this event, which can be done on the Registration Page

Date:  Saturday, October 14, 2017

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (N.B. Registration & Continental breakfast as of 8:00 a.m.)

Location: McIntyre Medical Building 
                    R. Howard Palmer Amphitheatre, 6th floor
                    3655 Promenade Sir William Osler
                    Montreal, QC H3G 0B1
Tentative Schedule:

Harold J. Olney, MDCM’92 
Lawrence Rudski, MDCM’92

8:00 a.m.

Registration and Continental breakfast

9:00 a.m.

Opening remarks: Harold J. Olney, MDCM’92, and Lawrence Rudski, MDCM’92

9:05 a.m.

Welcome: David Eidelman, MDCM’79, Vice-Principal (Health Affairs) and Dean of Medicine—McGill University

9:10 a.m.

Development of Family Medicine in São Paulo, Brazil over the last 20 years
Sr. Monique Bourget, MDCM’92
Medical Director and General Director—Primary Health Care Program, Affiliate Professor— Santa Marcelina Medical Faculty

9:30 a.m. Q & A Period
9:35 a.m.

A Global Choking Prevention Strategy
Jeffrey Ludemann, MDCM’92
Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology— University of British Columbia

9:55 a.m. Q& A Period
10:00 a.m.

Providing LGBT Competent Health Care
Georges Sylvestre, MDCM’92
Assistant Professor of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology—Weill Cornell Medical College, New York

10:20 a.m.  Q & A Period
10:25 a.m.  Health Break
10:45 a.m.

Looking Through You: Rational Use of CT
Mathangi Ramani, MDCM’92
Chief—Department of Medical Imaging at LaSalle General Hospital, Assistant Professor—McGill University

11:05 a.m.  Q & A Period
11:10 a.m.

Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Stroke
Brian Silver, MDCM’92
Professor and Vice Chair of Neurology—UMass Memorial Medical Center, University of Massachusetts Medical School

11:30 a.m. Q & A Period
11:35 a.m.

The Opportunities and Challenges of Regenerative Medicine
Subhas Gupta, MDCM’92
Professor and Chairman of Plastic Surgery, Chief of Surgical Services— Loma Linda University, Vice President of Medical Affairs—Kythera Biopharmaceuticals

11:55 a.m. Q & A Period
12:00 p.m.

Beta-cell Replacement and Emerging Therapies for Type 1 Diabetes
Steven Paraskevas, MDCM’92
Associate Professor of Surgery— McGill University, Director— Pancreas and Islet Transplant Program at MUHC

12:20 p.m. Q & A Period
12:25 p.m.

Concluding Remarks: Harold J. Olney and Lawrence Rudski


*ACCREDITATION: This event is expected to be accredited for up to 3 credits by the Office for Continuing Professional Development (confirmation pending). The Office for CPD, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Education (CACME).