Academic Program 2020

24th Annual McGill University Update in Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery

Fairmount Tremblant Hotel, Mont-Tremblant, Québec

Mali III and IV Meeting Rooms


Special Note: "The organizers of the meeting will be initiating a trial to increase participant involvement in the sessions. Once registered for the course, Participants can submit their own interesting case(s) relevant to the topic of the individual sessions described in the program. The Moderators will review these submissions and select some to be presented within the panel discussions, if possible. Please note that there is no guarantee that your case will be incorporated in the session. The cases would need to be submitted by February 14th, 2020 the latest in ordered to be considered for inclusion. Please send details of the case, as well as results of accompanying relevant investigations (e.g., scans, images, etc). It is important that it complies with patient confidentiality established by CMQ, http://www.cmq.org/publications-pdf/p-6-2015-01-07-en-code-de-deontologie-des-medecins.pdf?t=1542124658918"

 

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PROGRAM

Friday March 20th, 2020

6:45 a.m. Continental Breakfast                                                     
7:00 a.m.

Welcome
- Chairman - Dr. N. Sadeghi
- Co-Directors – Dr. K. Kost, Dr. J. Rappaport

HEAD & NECK SESSION- Moderator: Dr. Richard Payne
7:15 – 8:00 a.m.

INVITED GUEST SPEAKER

- Dr. Galit Avior - Hillel Yaffe Medical Center

- Topics: Developments in thyroid nodule diagnostics: the basics of molecular testing

8:00 – 8:15 a.m. Question Period
8:15 – 8:35 a.m. Morning Stretch
8:35 – 9:35 a.m. Topic: Indeterminate Thyroid Nodules: Keeping It Simple
- Case presentations (panel/audience discussion)
- Panelists: Dr. G. Avior, Dr. V. Forest, Dr. M Hier, Dr. N Sadeghi, Endocrinologist- TBD
3:45 p.m.

Après-ski Snack

OTOLOGY SESSION - Moderator: Dr. Jamie Rappaport
4:00 – 4:45 p.m.

INVITED GUEST SPEAKER

 - Dr. Kathy Pichora-Fuller – University of Toronto   

 - Topic: Hearing loss in Aging and Dementia

4:45 – 5:00 p.m. Question Period
5:00 – 5:10 p.m. Coffee & Tea
5:10 – 6:10 p.m. Topic: Hearing Aids, Cochlear Implants: What, When and Why…
- Case presentations (panel/audience discussion)
- Panelists: Ms. Liliane Brunetti (Audiologist), Dr. K Pichora-Fuller, Dr. T Mijovic, Dr. A. Zeitouni

Saturday – March 21st, 2020

7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast                                                            

RHINOLOGY SESSION- Moderator: Dr. Marc Tewfik

7:15 – 8:00 a.m. INVITED GUEST SPEAKER
- Dr. Martin Yvon Desrosiers - Université de Montréal
- Topic: Nasal Polyps: Biofilms, Immunotherapy and other Non-surgical Therapies
8:00 – 8:15 a.m. Question Period
8:15 – 8:35 a.m. “Morning Stretch”
8:35 – 9:35 a.m. Topic: Nasal Polyps: Case Presentations
- Case presentations (panel/audience discussion)
- Panelists: Dr. M Desrosiers, Dr. J Schwartz, Allergist-TBD
3:45 p.m. Après-ski Snack
LARYNGOLOGY SESSION - Moderator: Dr. Karen Kost
4:00 – 4:50 p.m. INVITED GUEST SPEAKER
- Dr. Nupur Kapoor Nerurkar – Bombay Hospital
- Topic: Laryngeal manifestations of systemic disease
4:50 – 5:00 p.m. Question Period
5:00 – 5:10 p.m. Coffee & Tea
5:10 – 6:10 p.m. Topic: Laryngeal Manifestations of Systemic Disorders
- Case presentations (panel/audience discussion)
- Panelists: Dr. J Young, Dr. NK Nerurkar, Dr. N Yammine, SLP-TBD

Sunday – March 22nd, 2020

7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast                                
SPECIAL INTEREST SESSION - Moderator : Dr. Karen Kost & Dr. Jamie Rappaport
7:15 – 8:15 a.m.

INVITED GUEST SPEAKER
- Dr. David Eibling – University of Pittsburgh                               
-Topic: Healing the Healer: Who can you talk to?

8:15 – 8:30 a.m. Question Period
8:30 – 8:45 a.m. “Morning Stretch”
SPECIAL INTEREST SESSION - Moderator Drs. Karen Kost & Jamie Rappaport
8:45 – 9:15 a.m. INVITED GUEST SPEAKER
- Dr. Dana Thompson – Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
-Topic: Are you Burned out? Risk factors, Causes, and Treatment
9:15 – 9:30 a.m. Question Period
9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

INVITED GUEST SPEAKER

- Dr. Anna Pou - Ochsner Medical Center New Orleans
- Topic: When Your World Comes Crashing Down: Courage and Resilience in the face of Adversity

10:30 – 10:40 a.m. Closure of Meeting

 

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