Annual Clinical Day in Family Medicine

The 30th Annual Clinical Day in Family Medicine 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.

Wednesday, May 10, 2023 

View our 2022 Program Information Brochure for full details. 

2023 Annual Clinical Day:

Early Bird Breakfast Session:

Pearls in Hematology for Family Physicians
Presented by Dr. Cyrus Hsia, Hematologist, London Health Sciences Centre
The Early Bird Breakfast Session is sponsored by the Department of Family Medicine of London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph's Health Care London. 

Opening Remarks by Dr. Scott McKay & Dr. Jeffrey Price (8:20 a.m.)

Morning Plenary Sessions:

The Nuts and Bolts of Men's Health
Dr. Jeffrey Campbell, Urologist,St. Joseph's Health Care London

Family Medicine Game Show 2023: "the things I wished I knew, but I didn't, now I do, woohoo!"
Dr. Daniel Leger, Family Physician, Middlesex Centre Family Medicine Clinic

Genetic Screening in Prenatal Care
Dr. Andrew Hemphill, Family Physician, Byron Family Medical Centre

Are you a good or GREAT teacher?
Dr. Eric Wong, Family Physician, St. Joseph's Family Medical & Dental Centre & Dr. Jamie Wickett, Family Physician, Victoria Family Medical Centre

James McSherry Memorial Lecture (10:45 a.m.):

Wellness Wealth: managing the occupational hazard of burnout
Presented by Dr. Nour Khatib MD CM, CCFP(EM), MBA
Emergency Physician, Lakeridge Health/Markam Stouffville Hospital
LHED Education & Prof. Development Lead
LH ED Lead Preceptor
Assistant Professor, Queens University
Lecturer, University of Toronto
CAEP: Global EM Co-chair

Afternoon Small Group Sessions (1:45 & 3:15 p.m.):

***Concurrent Sessions***

Session 1A & 2A: The 300 Medications Most Commonly Prescribed for Ontario's Seniors: an evidence-based review 
Presented by Dr. Chris Brymer, Geriatrician
Session 1B & 2B: Hands-on Tips and Tricks in Otoscopy
Presented by Dr. Murad Husein, Otolaryngologist, London Health Sciences Centre
Session 1C & 2C: Cases from the Great White North
Presented by Dr. Nour Khatib, Emergency Physician/Family Physician Lakeridge Health/Markham Stouffville Hospital
Session 1D & 2D: Navigating Challenging Patient Interactions
Presented by Dr. Maryna Mammoliti, Psychiatrist, Community Practice & Psychiatric Emergency Department, CAMH
Session 1E & 2E: Pearls in Dermatology for Family Physicians
Dr. Jessica Howard, Family Physician Middlesex Centre Family Medicine Clinic

*** 25% participant interaction will be included in each session ***

Overall Learning Objectives

  1. Recognize a variety of common problems and emerging issues in Family Practice.
  2. Discuss challenges primary care physicians and allied health professionals face in their individual practices.
  3. Identify and discuss key topics in family medicine education. 

** Evaluations will be emailed to the participants at the end of the day. Following the submission of an evaluation, a Certificate of Attendance will be emailed to the participant.**

Registration: Registration Fees includes meals and nutrition breaks, main conference, program materials, and parking. Early registration will close on Wednesday, March 22, 2023. Advanced registration will close on
Wednesday, May 3, 2023. HST will be applied to all registration fees. The Early Bird Breakfast is a separate, no additional cost presentation, however, registration is required.

To register visit: Annual Clinical Day in Family Medicine (

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

Organizing Committee

Dr. Jeffrey S Price, Chair     Dr. Scott McKay     Dr. Stephen Wetmore

Dr. Laura Lyons          Dr. Richard Pawliszyn     Dr. Neil Sengupta

     Dr. Justin Mall     Dr. Eric Wong         Dr. Faria Rubab

         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:

1. Dr. Keith Johnston Scholarship in Family Medicine: Memorandum
2. Dr. Keith Johnston Scholarship in Family Medicine: Terms and Conditions

Application deadline: Friday, April 21, 2023

For more information, or any questions regarding Annual Clinical Day, don’t hesitate to contact Ms. Sheena Blasing.

Sheena Blasing
Program Coordinator
Annual Clinical Day in Family Medicine
Citywide Department of Family Medicine
University Hospital, Room C10-005
P.O. Box 5339, Station B
London, Ontario
N6A 5A5
t.:(519) 685 8500 x. 64884
f.:  (519) 646 6270