This is a preliminary program agenda and will be completed in the coming weeks.

Monday, November 30

Plenary 1
08:15 - 08:30
Welcome Remarks
08:30 - 09:00
What's new in cardio literature for family docs? - Dr. Labos, Christopher
09:00 - 09:30
Esketamine: A game Changer in depression treatment? - Dr. Zigman, Daniel
09:30 - 09:35
Excercise Break
09:35 - 10:05
Early renal disease: When to call the nephrologist? - Dr. Podymow, Tiina
10:05 - 10:35
Post CVA management - Dr. Wein, Theodore
10:35 - 11:00
Break
Workshops A          11:00 - 12:00
Headache - Dr. Wein, Theodore
Congestive heart failure in the older adult: challenges and opportunities for care improvement - Dr. Talbot-Hamon, Catherine
Viral exanthems and when to worry - Dr. Rubin, Earl
Important new cardio literature for the family doctor - Dr. Labos, Christopher
What really works in treatment-resistant depression? - Dr. Zigman, Daniel
12:00 - 13:00        Break
Plenary 2
13:00 - 13:30
COVID-19: Virtual care, and medical-legal risk - Dr. Larivière, Katherine
13:30 - 14:00
Prescribing PPIs - Dr. Barkun, Alan
14:00 - 14:05
Excercise Break
14:05 - 14:35
Diabetes and the kidneys - Dr. Yale, Jean-François
14:35 - 15:05
Treating diabetes in the virtual world - Dr. Kader, Tina
15:05 - 15:20
Break
Workshops B          15:20 - 16:20
Telemedicine pitfalls: Considerations in providing safer virtual care - Dr. Larivière, Katherine & Honey, Liisa
Choosing antibiotics wisely - Dr. Lee, Todd
Diabetes and pregnancy: Importance of the family doc - Dr. Kader, Tina
Interactive type 2 diabetes cases - Dr. Yale, Jean-François
Microbiome manipulation as therapeutics - Dr. Teltscher, Marty

Tuesday, December 1

Plenary 3
08:30 - 09:00
Clinical approach to COVID19 - Dr. Greenaway, Christina
09:00 - 09:30
Cannabis: What is the evidence? - Dr. Fitzcharles, Mary-Ann
09:30 - 09:35
Excercise Break
09:35 - 10:05
Public health response to COVID-19 pandemic and current challenges that we are facing - Dr. Drouin, Mylène
10:05 - 10:35
Panel discussion: From public health to practice - Dr. Le Guerrier, Paul & Dr. Narasiah, Lavanya & Dr. Boulanger, Elise
10:35 - 11:00
Break
Workshops C          11:00 - 12:00
Growth in children - when to worry? - Dr. Krishnamoorthy, Preetha
Tx of agitation in the elderly - Dr. Massoud, Fadi
Travel related infections – Fevers from near to far - Dr. Libman, Michael
Cannabis use in the elderly - Pain and sleep - Dr. Fitzcharles, Mary-Ann
Weight management during the pandemic - Dr. Grover, Steven
12:00 - 13:00       Break
Plenary 4
13:00 - 13:30
Telemedicine - Dr. Lalla, Daniel
13:30 - 14:00
Acne management - Dr. Jafarian, Fatemeh
14:00 - 14:05
Excercise Break
14:05 - 14:35
COPD update - Dr. Ernst, Pierre
14:35 - 15:05
Medical aid in dying - Dr. Maniatis, Thomas
15:05 - 15:20
Break
Workshops D          15:20 - 16:20
The art of medicine: Treating dementia without pharmaceuticals - Dr. Vaitekunas, Susan
In front of the eight ball: Early identification of learning disorders - Dr. Francoeur, T. Emmett
Staying active during Covid-19 - Dr. Lowensteyn, Ilka
How to deal with COVID infection control in our community clinics - Dr. Parkes, Leighanne
Telemedicine workshop - Dr. Lalla, Daniel

Wednesday, December 2

Plenary 5
08:30 - 09:00
Breast cancer update 2020: Discussing biopsy results and their treatment implications - Dr. Wong, Stephanie
09:00 - 09:30
2020 update on allergies in kids - Dr. McCusker, Christine
09:30 - 09:35
Excercise Break
09:35 - 10:05
Managing patients on biologics: Pearls for the Family Doctor - Dr. Starr, Michael
10:05 - 10:35
Appropriate vaccinations for older adults - Dr. Ward, Brian
10:35 - 11:00
Break
Workshops E          11:00 - 12:00
Orthostatic hypotension in the elderly - Dr. Chiu, Wendy
Therapeutic immunocompromise in the age of COVID 19: When is your patient at risk? - Dr. McCusker, Christine
Screening and prevention strategies for BRCA mutation carriers - Dr. Wong, Stephanie
Vaccine varia: bring your questions about COVID-19 (and please other!) vaccines - Dr. Ward, Brian
Rheumatological red flags and emergencies - Dr. Starr, Michael
12:00 - 13:00       Break
Plenary 6
13:00 - 13:30
Interoperable EMR's and safe patient care - Dr. Affleck, Ewen
13:30 - 14:00
The Borderline and bipolar - Lalla, Fiore
14:00 - 14:05
Excercise Break
14:05 - 14:35
What's REALLY new in Gynecology that has nothing to do with COVID - Dr. Ziegler, Cleve
14:35 - 15:05
AI in medicine - Dr. Martel, Julien
15:05 - 15:20
Break
15:20 - 15:50
Covid sense and nonsense - Dr. Schwarcz, Joseph & Dr. Schwarcz, Debbie
15:50 - 16:20
New treatment options for Psoriasis and Eczema - Dr. Gratton, David

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