Annual Clinical Day in Family Medicine
The 29th Annual Clinical Day in Family Medicine rescheduled to take place on Wednesday, September 16 has been cancelled due to the ongoing pandemic. The event is presented by the Citywide Department of Family Medicine, London Health Sciences Centre, St. Joseph's Health Care London and the Department of Family Medicine at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University.
The 2021 date is yet to be determined.
View our 2020 Program Information Brochure for full details. Presentations are linked below.
2020 Annual Clinical Day:
Early Bird Breakfast Session:On the Hot Seat: Menopause 2020
Opening Remarks by Dr. Stephen Wetmore, Dr. Nelson Chan & Dr. Jeffrey Price (8:20 a.m.)
Morning Plenary Sessions:Maximizing function following mild traumatic brain injury
Presented by Dr. Heather MacKenzie, Physiatrist,Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Parkwood Institute
Presented by Dr. Christopher Mackie, Medical Officer of Health & CEO, Middlesex-London Health Unit
James McSherry Memorial Lecture (10:30 a.m.):Part One: The Etiology of Obesity
Part Two: Intermittent FastingPresented by Dr. Jason Fung, Nephrologist, Toronto, Ontario
World-leading expert on Intermittent Fasting.
Afternoon Small Group Sessions (1:30 & 2:450 p.m.):Session 1A & 2A: Clinical Pearls in Pediatrics for Family Physicians: An interactive panel discussion
Presented by Dr. Tom Lacroix, Pediatrician, Dr. Loretta Seevaratnam, Family Physician, Dr. Amita Misir, Pediatrician
Presented by Dr. Alexander Summers, Associate Medical Officer of Health, Middlesex-London Health Unit
*** 25% participant interaction will be included in each session ***
The learning objectives for the day include:
- To provide an update on a variety of common problems and emerging issues in Family Practice.
- To provide a forum where participants can bring questions for discussion reflecting the challenges they face in their individual practices.
- To provide an opportunity for group discussion of primary care topics in the small group sessions .
*** Wi-fi Access will be available at the Conference Centre so bring your laptop if you wish to download clinical presentations on-site. ***
Time has been allotted for participants to complete evaluations at the end of the day.
Course Materials: in the interest of being eco-friendly, following the event, everyone will be able to view the presentations on the Department of Family Medicine website at http://www.acdlondon.com and at http://www.schulich.uwo.ca/familymedicine/citywide/index/html.
Organizing CommitteeDr. Nelson Chan, Co-Chair, Dr. Jeffrey Price, Co-Chair, Dr. Stephen Wetmore, Dr. Scott McKay, Dr. Nancy Behme, Dr. Sharon Koivu, Dr. Richard Pawliszyn, Dr. Ada Gu, Dr. Fei Fei Shao, Dr. Andrei Dobrin, Dr. Ramsha Khan, Louise Trapp, RN, Sheena Blasing, Program Coordinator
Dr. Keith Johnston Scholarship
The Dr. Keith Johnston Scholarship is awarded on an annual basis. It is intended to defray a worthy family physician's expenses in completing a personal program of professional development for the duration of three or more working days. The program may include activities that are primarily education or research in nature.
For full program details, please see the following documents:
Application deadline: Friday, April 24, 2020
For more information, or any questions regarding Annual Clinical Day, don’t hesitate to contact Ms. Sheena Blasing.