Satellite Symposia - November 28, 2017

November 28, 2017 | 18.0 Mainpro+ credits

Although the workshops may be taken individually, participation in the full day is highly recommended. Certification is for three-credits-per-hour (18.0 Mainpro+ credits for the day). The lead instructor for the day is Greg Dubord, MD of the University of Toronto.


TUE, NOV 28 | 9:00AM-12:15PM | 9.0 MAINPRO+ | $295 TUITION*

"Empathy addiction" is a condition wherein a patient demands counterproductive levels of empathy. The mismanagement of empathy addiction is a leading cause of patient stagnation, professional dissatisfaction, and physician burnout. In the TEAM you’ll review & practice concrete medical CBT tools to help empathy-addicted patients decrease their complaining and increase their forward motion.

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TUE, NOV 28 | 1:00PM-4:15PM | 9.0 MAINPRO+ | $295 TUITION*

Yes, "good enough" CBT can be integrated into ten-minute primary care appointments. In this three-hour afternoon session you’ll learn flexible medical CBT tools to enhance your existing approaches to the common psychiatric disorders (e.g., addictions, anxiety, depression), chronic medical conditions (e.g., asthma, diabetes, chronic pain), and disease risk factors (e.g., obesity, lack of exercise, poor stress management).

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Head instructor Greg Dubord, MD is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto, and the prime developer of medical CBT. He has presented over 300 workshops, including nearly 50 Mainpro-Cs for the College of Family Physicians of Canada, and is a University of Toronto CME Teacher of the Year. Dr. Dubord is the CPD Director for CBT Canada, which received the 2013 national CPD Program Award from the College of Family Physicians of Canada for providing "exceptional learning experiences”.