Partners in Burn Care: Stronger Together

Abstract Submission is Open! Visit the Abstracts Page for more details.


Read the welcome message from Program Director Dr. Marc Jeschke.

Read the message

Dr. Marc Jeschke

The continued success of the Annual Canadian Burn Symposium has been due to a combination of excellent speakers, dedicated participants, and enthusiastic exhibitors.

With this in mind, we welcome you to join us at the Fairmont Winnipeg Hotel, September 24-26, 2017.

Are you a First Responder? Stay tuned for more information on the special program and concurrent session.

Hot Topics:

  • Burn Disaster Management
  • Ethics in Burn Care; Resuscitation and Emergency Burn Care Management (new ATLS/ABLS Guidelines)
  • Research and new therapies
  • Wound Care
  • Burn Nursing Competencies
  • Psychosocial: Post Traumatic Growth

Target Audience

Plastic surgeons, Trauma Surgeons, Nurses, Researchers, Psychologists, Physiotherapists, Nutritionists, First Responders, Occupational Therapists and Intensivists

Joint conference with the Canadian Association of Burn Nurses

Canadian Association of Burn Nurses

Camp Bucko

Camp BUCKO (BUrn Camp for Kids in Ontario) is a camp open to burn survivors between the ages of 7-17. The camp has grown to over 70 children attending the week long camp at Camp Kodiak in August. There is no fee to attend Camp BUCKO.


Continuing Professional Development (CPD), Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME), a subcommittee of the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS). This standard allows CPD to review and assess educational activities based on the criteria established by The College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

As a result of a reciprocal agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, The American Medical Association, and The European Union for Medical Specialties (EUMS), CPD is permitted to assign respective credits.

Faculty Disclosure

It is the policy of University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine, Continuing Professional Development to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all its individually accredited or jointly accredited educational programs. Speakers and/or planning committee members, participating in University of Toronto accredited programs, are expected to disclose to the program audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest that may have a direct bearing on the subject matter of the continuing education program. This pertains to relationships within the last FIVE (5) years with pharmaceutical companies, biomedical device manufacturers, or other corporations whose products or services are related to the subject matter of the presentation topic. The intent of this policy is not to prevent a speaker with a potential conflict of interest from making a presentation. It is merely intended that any potential conflict should be identified openly so that the listeners may form their own judgments about the presentation with the full disclosure of facts. It remains for the audience to determine whether the speaker's outside interests may reflect a possible bias in either the exposition or the conclusions presented.

Endorsed by:

American Burn Association
International Association of Fire Fighters