2019 BPAO Annual Health Symposium
We are pleased to announce that the 2019 BPAO Annual Health Symposium will take place on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario. There will also be a live telecast in Ottawa.
Our keynote speaker will be the Hon. Mitzie Hunter, MPP for Scarborough-Guildwood. She will be speaking on "Advocacy to Improve Socioeconomic Determinants of Health."
Other topics include:
Kelly Anderson, PhD - Pathways to care for mental health in immigrants/ refugees
LaRon E. Nelson, PhD - Getting to Zero New HIV Infections in Black Communities: The Role of Black Physicians in Scaling-Up HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis
Woganee Filate, MD, MSc - Management of asthma in the outpatient setting - an update
Nadia Maclean, MD - The Spectrum of Kidney Involvement in Sickle Cell Disease
Marissa Joseph, MD - Pediatric Dermatology Update
Andrew Cooper, MD, MHSc - Medical cannabis: Transcending Stigmas
The event has been accredited from the College of Family Physicians of Canada – 5.0 Mainpro+ credits, and the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada – 5.0 Section 1 hours.