22nd Annual Clinical Day – Saturday December 7, 2019

Paul B. Helliwell Foundation Auditorium - Level 3 at 7:00 am

Saturday, December 7, 2019


Paul B. Helliwell Foundation Auditorium – Level 3

Humber River Hospital

1235 Wilson Avenue, Toronto, ON M3M 0B2

Breakfast, Lunch and Parking is included

At the end of the program, participants will be able to improve their clinical skills in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and long-term management of common chronic disease states.

This Group Learning program is awaiting Accreditation


7:15                             REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST
07:55 – 08:00          OPENING REMARKS
08:00 – 09:00 BARBARA COLLINS, President & CEO, Humber River Hospital, Registered Nurse, with an MBA from Queens University in Kingston, Ontario.  Barb Collins has more than  40 years’ experience in acute care hospitals, including nursing in Intensive Care, Operating Room, Emergency Department and has managed Support and Facilities Services Ontario Health Team  (OHT)

 A Focus on Primary Care

09:00 – 09:45 DR. STEPHEN HALMAN, BASc MDCM MSc FRCSC, Head Division of Orthopaedics

HRH, Associate Professor of Surgery at Queen’s University. Dr. Halman’s clinical practice is primarily focused on the management of upper extremity disorders.

Update on Common Shoulder Problems
09:45 – 10:30 DR. SAGAR DESAI, BSc, MD, MSc, FRCSC, Orthopaedic Surgeon with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC), University of Toronto.

Trauma/Foot and Ankle surgeon at Humber River Hospital, as well as a Senior Orthopaedic Consultant at Altum Health.

Management of Acute Ankle Injuries
10:30—10:50         NUTRITION BREAK
10:50 – 11:50 DR. HOWARD CHERTKOW, Chair in Cognitive Neurology and Innovation and Senior Scientist, Baycrest and Rotman Research Institute.  Director, Kimel Centre for Brain Health and Wellness and Clinical Trials Unit, Baycrest. Scientific Director, Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging. Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Neurology and Neurosurgery, McGill University. Professor of Neurology (Medicine), University of Toronto. Major areas of research interest include early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease and prediction of deterioration in individuals with Mild Cognitive Impairment, and therapy of cognitive disorders in Alzheimer Disease and Frontotemporal dementia using neuromodulation approaches such as transcranial direct current stimulation. A Practical Guide to Memory Assessment and Treatment in the Elderly
11:50 – 12:35 DR. MICHAEL KO, MD, PhD, FRCSC, Assistant Professor of Surgery, U of T Division Head, Thoracic Surgery, St. Joseph’s Health Centre. Dr. Ko has won numerous awards in the fields of surgery and teaching. He has published in multiple peer reviewed scientific and clinical journals such as Nature Genetics, PNAS, Oncogene and Annals of Thoracic Surgery. “The Thoracic Surgeon’s Approach to Lung Nodules”
12:35—13:30         LUNCHEON
13:30 – 14:30 DR. VARUN DEV, MD, FRCPC, MHA Internal Medicine, Nephrology, University of Ottawa. Completed Internal Medicine and Nephrology training at Western University.  Main areas of focus include quality improvement and physician leadership. Practical Approach to Chronic Kidney Disease in Primary Care
14:30 – 15:15 DR. KARLI MAYO, MD, FRCSC, Obstetrician Gynecologist, University of Toronto.

Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy Dalhousie University. Special interests in quality and safety in Obstetrics, in addition to colposcopy, contraception and minimally invasive surgery.

Management of Peri/Post-Menopausal Bleeding & Ovarian Cyst
15:15 – 16:15 DR. JOSEPH PARK, Adult IP/OP Psychiatrist, University of Toronto HRH.  Dr. Park has developed an interest in culture and race-related issues from his experiences growing up in the City of Toronto, as well as his own personal involvement in several organizations in the Korean Canadian community. Bipolar Depression
16:15                    CLOSING REMARKS


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