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 11, 2022 

View our 2022 Program Information Brochure for full details. 

2022 Annual Clinical Day:

Early Bird Breakfast Session:

On the Hot Seat: Menopause 2022
Presented by Dr. Erin Lovett, Gynecologist, London Health Sciences Centre
The Early Bird Breakfast Session is sponsored by the Citywide Department of Family Medicine.

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

Morning Plenary Sessions:

Brain Gain: A Practical Approach to Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
Dr. Ali Bateman, Physiatrist, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Parkwood Institute

Bridging the gap between Dentistry and Family Medicine
Dr. Andy Shih, Doctor of Dental Surgery, Komoka Family Dentistry

Post-COVID-19 Syndrome: evolution from an acute infection to a chronic disease
Dr. Anurag Bhalla, Respirologist, St. Joseph's Health Care London

Are you a good or GREAT teacher?
Dr. Eric Wong, Family Physician & Dr. Jamie Wickett, Family Physician

James McSherry Memorial Lecture (10:15 a.m.):

Part One:  Intermittent Fasting

Part Two:  Reversing Type II Diabetes

Presented by Dr. Jason Fung, Nephrologist, Toronto, Ontario

World-leading expert on Intermittent Fasting.

Afternoon Small Group Sessions (1:45 & 3:00 p.m.):

***Concurrent Sessions***

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
Session 1B & 2B: Clinical Pearls in Geriatrics for Family Physicians: An interactive panel discussion
Presented by Dr. Alishya Burell, Geriatrician, Dr. Michael Borrie, Geriatrician, Dr. Rachel Kyle, Geriatrician
Session 1C & 2C: The Family Medicine Game Show: Clinical Pearls 2022
Presented by Dr. Daniel Leger, Family Physician
Session 1D & 2D: Injections in Small Spaces
Presented by Dr. Michelle Welch, Family Physician, Dr. Cassandra Schulz, Family Physician, Dr. Stephen Joseph, Sports Medicine Physician

*** 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.**


2022 Registration is now closed. Please note: No registrations will be taken at the door. 


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 and at

Organizing Committee

Dr. Jeffrey Price, Chair, Scott McKay, Dr. Richard Pawliszyn, Dr. Stephen Wetmore, Dr. Nelson Chan, Dr. Saadia Jan, Dr. Justin Mall, Dr. Neil Sengupta, Dr. Eric Wong, Dr. Faria Rubab, Dr. Afiza Elahi, Sheena Blasing

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 22, 2022

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