McGill Symposium in Women's Health (Sept. 16)


Published: 13Sep2016

Each year, the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at McGill organize a symposium to review new studies and practices in order to help practicing gynecologists, family physicians, residents, fellows and allied health professionals with interest in Women’s Health. (Website)

Dr. Cleve Ziegler, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McGill University

He’s moderating and participating in "Will papaya put me into labour? Snappy answers to strange questions we never learned in medical school" as one of the speakers discussing the most common annoying questions we get as Ob GYNs from pregnant women.
cleve.ziegler [at] (English, French)

Dr. Pierre Lebel, Division of Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University

The Zika virus is an emerging infection that may cause serious fœtus defects. He’ll summarise the most recent recommandations to prevent, diagnose and manage the Zika infection for couple and pregnant women.
pierre.lebel [at] (English, French)

Dr. Eduardo Franco, Chair, Department of Oncology, McGill University

He’ll talk about how human papillomavirus vaccination is reducing the rate of cervical precancerous and cancerous lesions among women. As these lesions become rare, the traditional screening strategies for cervical cancer (such as the Pap test) will have to be redefined.
eduardo.franco [at] (English)

Dr. Togas Tulandi, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, McGill University

He’s the symposium co-chair. Dr. Tulandi is an internationally known endoscopic surgeon, specializing in reproductive endocrinology and infertility, who is listed in Best Doctors in Canada.
togas.tulandi [at] (English, French)

Contact Information

Jason Clement
Faculty of Medicine
jason.clement [at]
Office Phone: