Agenda

Program is based on a minimum of 25% of time allowed for questions and answers.

Friday, October 25, 2019

06:45 – 07:30 Registration and Breakfast
07:30 – 07:40 Opening & Welcome
Morning Session #1
Moderator: Dr Elaine Jolly & Dr Gillian Graves
07:40 – 08:30 Keynote Lecture:
Postmenopausal Sexuality: Not an Oxymoron
Dr Sheryl A. Kingsburg
08:30 – 09:00 Treatment of Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause: An Opportunity for Positive Change
Dr Shawna Johnston
09:00 – 09:30 Insomnia or Sleep Disturbances in Perimenopause and Early Menopause; What’s Happening and what Should be Offered?
Dr Atul Khullar
09:30 – 10:00 Needs of Indigenous Women with Aging
Dr Cora Voyageur
10:00 – 10:30 Nutrition Break
Morning Session #2
Moderator: Dr Vivien Brown
10:30 – 11:00 Vasomotor Symptoms: Is it Just a Hot Flash?
Dr Wendy Wolfman
11:00 – 11:30 Menopause Management in the BrCa Woman
Dr Michelle Jacobson
11:30 – 12:00 Osteoporosis in Women: is it Still an Important Issue? What is New?
Dr Aliya Khan
12:00 – 12:30 The Role of TSEC in Your  Menopause Practice
Dr Denise Black
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
Afternoon Session #3
Moderator: Dr Claudio Soares
14:00 – 14:30 Contributions of Ovarian Hormone to Women’s Brain Health and Aging
Dr Nicole Gervais
14:30 – 15:00 Mood and cognitive complaints during the menopause transition. What can be done?
Dr Alison Shea
15:00 – 15:30 Perils of Addiction in Menopause: Alcohol, Opioids, Drugs, Cannabis
Dr Marie-Josée Poulin
15:30 – 16:00 Nutrition Break
Afternoon Session #4
Moderator: Dr Christine Derzko
16:00 – 16:30 Cervical Cancer Screening Participation Among Mature Women: to Pap or not to Pap??
Dr Joan Murphy
16:30 – 17:00 Vulvar Dermatosis and Vulvar Cancer: What is the Difference and Best Treatment?
Dr Amanda Selk
17:00 – 17:30 Menopause Guidelines: The Good, The Bad, and the Truly Ugly
Dr Timothy Rowe
17:30 – 17:45 Stretch Break
17:45 – 18:45 The complementary Roles of Androgens and Estrogens in VVA Management:
What Should we Know about DHEA.
Drs Céline Bouchard & Radomir Jarcevic
19:00 – 21:30 Gala Dinner
Harbour Ballroom, Westin Hotel

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This gala & dinner celebrates excellence in the practice of Women’s Health. Please join us at 7pm for cocktails, followed by dinner and award presentations.

We are honored to recognize these outstanding practitioners:

Reid

Dr. Robert Reid
CMS Canadian Leadership Award

Wendy Wolfman
Dr. Wendy Wolfman
CMS Trail Blazer Award
Celine Bouchard
Dr. Celine Bouchard
CMS Women’s Health Advocate Award
Jennifer Blake
Dr. Jennifer Blake
Special CMS Recognition Award

Saturday, October 26, 2019

06:45 – 08:00 Registration and Breakfast
Morning Session #5
Moderator: Dr Susan Goldstein
08:00 – 08:30 Abnormal Uterine Bleeding in Perimenopause: Optimizing Management in Difficult Cases
Dr Sukhbir S. Singh
08:30 – 09:00 Heart Diseases in Women: is it Different from Men?
Dr Beth Abramson
09:00 – 09:30 Premature Ovarian Insufficiency (POI) – Donor Egg: How Late can we Go? Update on Ovarian Stem Cells
Dr Crystal Chan
09:30 – 10:00 Practical Tips to Common Menopause Therapy Questions: Drug Interactions and More
Dr Nese Yuksel
10:00 – 10:30 Nutrition Break
Morning Session #6
Moderator: Dr Céline Bouchard
10:30 – 11:00 Use of HT after Cancer: What Should we Tell our Patients?
Dr Debra Evaniuk
11:00 – 11:30 An Approach to Menopausal Therapy: a Practical Guide and Counselling Pearls
Dr Susan Goldstein
11:30 – 12:00 Ask the Experts – Hormone Therapy: everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask
Dr Susan Goldstein (Interviewer)
Drs Elaine Jolly, Wendy Wolfman and Debra Evaniuk (Experts)
12:00 – 12:15 Evaluation and Closing Remarks
Dr Elaine Jolly, Dr Kin Yuen, Dr Michel Fortier