Conference Brings a National Lens to Health and Wellbeing of Those with Developmental Disabilities

A group of disabled people

This coming February, a newly revised Canadian Health and Wellbeing in Developmental Disabilities Conference marks the launch of a new nationally focused conference, building on the work of two prior programs held separately in B.C. and Ontario. Kicking off online on February 9-10, 2022, the digital conference is focused on improving health and wellbeing across […]

New Conference Exploring Pediatric Health Inequity in Canada Seeks Abstracts

The inaugural Canadian Children, Youth and Communities (CCYC) Health In | Equity Conference will be held online, November 27, 2021, with the aim of bringing together professionals in pediatrics and allied health care to address inequities from birth to adolescence. The digital conference explores health equity topics particular to marginalized communities in Canada’s health care […]

Canadian Breast Cancer Symposium Returns In Online Form June 18

The Canadian Breast Cancer Symposium returns as a one-day digital event on June 18 with a variety of engaging sessions that aim to foster a multidisciplinary, personalized approach to breast cancer management. The symposium provides a comprehensive review of the many facets of breast cancer, while facilitating communication and collaboration among those treating breast cancer […]

DR. ANTONIO M. LACY: TEACHER OF GLOBAL PROPORTIONS

INAUGURAL CANADIAN CONGRESS ON TRANSANAL TME

Antonio M. Lacy, MD, PhD, isn’t the kind to stick to a regular nine-to-five schedule and save teaching for the classroom. In fact, the chief of the Gastrointestinal Surgery Department at the Hospital Clinic in Barcelona is anything but ordinary. Dr. Lacy has more on his plate than most, as he is also Professor of […]

Dr. Wayne A. Lee: Knocking out Orthopaedic Issues for 30 Years

Foot and Ankle

When you’re locked into a tough match and throwing punches with abandon, you want Wayne A. Lee, MD, by your side in the ring. An orthopaedic surgeon based in San Antonio, Texas, Dr. Lee has been ringside for decades as a member of several advisory boards and commissions, including the American Association of Ringside Professional […]

New Acute and Chronic Pulmonary Embolism Symposium

Acute Pulmonary Embolism

Pulmonary embolism (PE) can be a life-threatening condition. Far too many gaps exist in the diagnosis and management of pulmonary embolism including: lack of awareness, incomplete diagnostic assessment, and inconsistent use of surgical and medical therapies, as noted by The Canadian Respiratory Guidelines. Immediate adequate treatment and ongoing medical professional education can greatly reduce the […]

First International Cardiac Tumour Conference set for Next Month

When he reflects on the first time he witnessed and had to treat a cardiac tumour, Dr. Robert James (RJ) Cusimano rifles through his memory bank. “It was a long time ago,” he says, estimating that time frame to be well over 20 years. “It has been an evolution in cardiac surgery.” Considered a “rare” […]

Dr. Anju Anand: “@thelungdr”

Dr. Anju Anand (known by her Twitter followers as @thelungdr) is a graduate of the UofT Faculty of Medicine and a leader in medical communications. A recent Canadian Medical Association survey identified those in the field of respirology as least likely to use social media. Dr. Anand, a respirologist and sleep medicine doctor, is breaking […]

10th Annual Day in Respirology

The 10th Annual Day in Respirology is just around the corner! On Friday, November 27, 2015, experts in the field of respirology will be gathering at the Westin Prince Hotel to discuss everything from asthma to COPD to bronchiectasis. Participants will develop their knowledge and skills as they learn from the very best. The conference […]

CPD launches Canada’s First Indigenous Health Conference

This inaugural conference, created and chaired by Dr. Anna Banerji, Director of Global and Indigenous Health at CPD, is unique as it brings together the voices and direction of Indigenous peoples (First Nations, Inuit and Métis) with the conference committee, a majority of whom are Indigenous healthcare providers. As well, all our plenary speakers and […]