Academic Program 2019

23rd 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 15th, 2019 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"

 

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.

QUEBEC REGISTRANTS

The Sunday Session is admissible to the education allocation agreement for Quebec Registrants-RAMQ-RMSQ Annex 44.

**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 I CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.

 

PROGRAM

Friday March 15th, 2019

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

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

RHINOLOGY SESSION - Moderator: Dr. Marc Tewfik
7:15 – 8:00 a.m.

INVITED GUEST SPEAKER
- Dr. Doron SommerMcMaster University
- Topic Epistaxis: Sorting through the growing maze of treatment options

8:00 – 8:15 a.m. Question Period
8:15 – 8:35 a.m. Morning Stretch
8:35 – 9:35 a.m.

Topic: Epistaxis: Personalizing patient treatment
- Case presentations (panel/audience discussion)
- Panelists: Dr. D. Sommer, Dr. J. Schwartz, Dr. R. Varshney, Dr. S. Frenkiel

3:45 p.m.

Après-ski Snack

LARYNGOLOGY SESSION- Moderator: Dr. Karen Kost
4:00 – 4:45 p.m.

INVITED GUEST SPEAKER
- Dr. Markus Hess
- Topic: Geriatric Voice

4:45 – 5:00 p.m. Question Period
5:00 – 5:10 p.m. Coffee & Tea
5:10 – 6:10 p.m.

Topic: Challenging cases in neurolaryngology
- Case presentations (panel/audience discussion)
- Panelists: Dr. M. Hess, Dr. N. Yammine, Dr. J. Young, SLP

Saturday – March 16th, 2019

7:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
HEAD & NECK SESSION - Moderator: Dr. Michael Hier
7:15 – 8:00 a.m.

INVITED GUEST SPEAKER
- Dr. Sam Daniel- McGill University – Dr. Marci Lesperance - University of Michigan
- Topic: Non-neoplastic salivary gland disorders; Sialoendoscopy 

8:00 – 8:15 a.m. Question Period
8:15 – 8:35 a.m. “Morning Stretch”
8:35 – 9:35 a.m.

Topic: Diagnosis and Management of Benign Salivary Gland Tumours
- Case presentations (panel/audience discussion)
- Panelists: Dr. K. Fung, Dr. K. Richardson, Dr. N. Sadeghi, Dr. K. Sultanem, Dr. Lesperance

3:45 p.m. Après-ski Snack
FACIAL PLASTICS/NEUROTOLOGY SESSION - Moderator: Dr. Jamie M. Rappaport
4:00 – 4:50 p.m.

INVITED GUEST SPEAKER
- Dr. Nathan Jowett – Harvard University
- Topic: Multidisciplinary Management of Facial Nerve Palsy

4:50 – 5:00 p.m. Question Period
5:00 – 5:10 p.m. Coffee & Tea
5:10 – 6:10 p.m.

Topic: Rehabilitation of Persistent Facial Paralysis/Paresis
- Case presentations (panel/audience discussion)
- Panelists: Dr. A. Fanous, Dr. N. Jowett, Dr. A. Mlynarek, Dr. A. Rahal

Sunday – March 17th, 2019

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

INVITED GUEST SPEAKER
- Dr. Joe Schwarcz – McGill University
- Topic: “The History, Chemistry and Medical Uses of Marijuana"

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. Joe Schwarcz – McGill University
- Topic: “Alternative Therapies: What’s the Evidence?

9:15 – 9:30 a.m. Question Period
9:30 – 10:30 a.m.

Topic: Could you treat this patient with alternative therapy?
- Case presentations (panel/audience discussion)
- Panelists: Tinnitus: Dr. Tamara Mijovic / Dysphonia: Dr. David Eibling/ Otitis media: Dr. J. Yeung

10:30 – 10:40 a.m. Closure of Meeting