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Designed from the ground up for: 
  • Medical students and residents
  • Maternal-child health / NFP practitioners 
  • End of life care (palliative care/geriatrics)
  • Primary care physicians
  • Specialist physicians
  • Nurses and other health professionals

Unique things you'll experience (this is NOT another "Zoom meeting!"):
  • Eight LIVE, accredited keynotes, all with dedicated time for live Q&A
  • MANY optional networking opportunities, including:
    • Times set aside for "speed networking" via 1:1 video chats
    • Relaxed lounges for group conversation with like-minded people
    • Connect with other attendees via chat or video call

This year’s conference will emphasize new medical technology that affirms the dignity and worth of human life at every stage. The live presentations include:  
  • Patrick Vinay: Quelques pas sur le sable and Methadone Co-analgesia for Advanced Pain Management
  • Cory Andrew Labrecque: ‘Old and Full of Years’: Negotiating Ageing in an Ageist Society
  • Amalia Issa: Patient Engagement and Decision Making in the Era of AI and Precision Medicine
  • Catherine Ferrier: Planification Préalable des Soins
  • Pilar Calva: Integral Feminism, Human Sexuality and Artificial Procreation
  • Thomas Bouchard & René Leiva: How New Technologies are Transforming the Field of Fertility Awareness Methods
  • Mark Basik: Personalized Medicine in Cancer: Past, Present, and Future

Note: This conference is viewable on both desktop and mobile devices without having to download any app or software. However, for the best possible experience we recommend attending through a desktop computer utilizing the Google Chrome web browser. 

Note: Registration is $125 CAD for individuals seeking continuing professional development credits, and free for those who are not. Sign up today to secure your spot to see these exceptional talks.

This program meets the accreditation criteria as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and has been accredited by the Office of Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University for up to 8 Section 1 credits/hours.

Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.

This Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the Office of Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University for up to 8 Mainpro+ credits/hours.

Members of the American Academy of Family Physicians are eligible to receive up to 8 Prescribed credit hours for attendance at this meeting/event due to a reciprocal agreement with the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

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Conçu à partir de la base pour : 
  • Les étudiants en médecine et les résidents
  • Santé maternelle et infantile / planification familiale naturelle
  • Soins de fin de vie (soins palliatifs / psychiatriques)
  • Médecins de première ligne
  • Médecins spécialistes
  • Infirmiers/ères et autres professionnels de la santé

Des choses uniques que vous vivrez (ce n'est PAS une autre "réunion Zoom" !):
  • Huit conférences accréditées en direct, tous avec du temps réservé pour des questions-réponses
  • DE NOMBREUSES possibilités facultatives de mise en réseau, notamment :
    • des temps réservés à la "mise en réseau rapide" via le clavardage vidéo 1:1
    • des salons de détente pour des conversations de groupe avec des personnes partageant les mêmes idées
    • Se connecter avec les autres participants par clavardage ou par appel vidéo.

La conférence de cette année mettra l'accent sur les nouvelles technologies médicales qui affirment la dignité et la valeur de la vie humaine à chaque étape. Les présentations en direct comprennent :  
  • Patrick Vinay: Quelques pas sur le sable et Methadone Co-analgesia for Advanced Pain Management
  • Cory Andrew Labrecque: ‘Old and Full of Years’: Negotiating Ageing in an Ageist Society
  • Amalia Issa: Patient Engagement and Decision Making in the Era of AI and Precision Medicine
  • Catherine Ferrier: Planification Préalable des Soins
  • Pilar Calva: Integral Feminism, Human Sexuality and Artificial Procreation
  • Thomas Bouchard & René Leiva: How New Technologies are Transforming the Field of Fertility Awareness Methods
  • Mark Basik: Personalized Medicine in Cancer: Past, Present, and Future

Note : Cette conférence est visible à la fois sur les ordinateurs de bureau et les appareils mobiles sans avoir à télécharger d'application ou de logiciel. Toutefois, pour une expérience optimale, nous recommandons de participer à la conférence sur un ordinateur de bureau en utilisant le navigateur web Google Chrome.  

Remarque : l'inscription est de 125 $ CAD pour les personnes qui souhaitent obtenir des crédits de développement professionnel continu, et gratuite pour celles qui n'en ont pas besoin. Inscrivez-vous dès aujourd'hui pour vous assurer une place pour assister à ces conférences exceptionnelles.  

La présente activité est une activité d'apprentissage collectif agréée (section 1), conformément au programme de Maintien du certificat du Collège royal des médecins et chirurgiens du Canada.; elle a été approuvée par le bureau de Développement professionnel continu de la Faculté de médecine de l’Université McGill. Vous pouvez déclarer un maximum de 8 heures.
 
En vertu d'une entente conclue entre le Collège royal des médecins et chirurgiens du Canada et l'American Medical Association, les médecins peuvent convertir les crédits obtenus au titre du programme de MDC du Collège royal en crédits de catégorie 1 de l'AMA PRAMC. Vous trouverez l'information sur le processus de conversion des crédits du programme de MDC du Collège royal en crédits de l'AMA,  visiter le site Web à www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme
 
Ce programme d’apprentissage en groupe d’un crédit par heure répond aux critères de certification du Collège des médecins de famille du Canada et a reçu la certification du bureau de Développement professionnel continu de la Faculté de médecine de l’Université McGill et donne droit jusqu’à 8 crédits Mainpro+.
 
Les membres de l’American Academy of Family Physicians admissibles peuvent réclamer jusqu’à 8 crédits prescrits pour les heures de participation à cette réunion/activité conformément à une entente réciproque convenue avec le Collège des médecins de famille du Canada.

Schedule

· Stage
Bienvenue + Quelques pas sur le sable
Welcome, opening prayer, and our first live presentation in French followed by Q&A with Patrick Vinay, MD, PhD
Patrick Vinay
· Stage
Welcome + ‘Old and Full of Years’: Negotiating Ageing in an Ageist Society
Live presentation in English followed by Q&A with Cory Andrew Labrecque, PhD
Cory Andrew  Labrecque, PhD
· Sessions
Break: Expo + Networking + Lounges
Join the lounges in the sessions tab to mingle with your peers, or explore the sponsor and vendor booths in the expo tab
· Stage
Patient Engagement and Decision Making in the Era of AI and Precision Medicine
Live presentation in English followed by Q&A with Amalia Issa, PhD, MPH, FCPP
Amalia M.  Issa, PhD, MPH
· Stage
Methadone Co-analgesia for Advanced Pain Management
Live Presentation in English followed by Q&A with Patrick Vinay, MD, PhD
Patrick Vinay
· Sessions
Happy Hour
Relax after a day of professional development and get to know your fellow attendees in a casual setting of various group video call lounges
· Stage
Planification préalable des soins
Live presentation in French followed by Q&A with Catherine Ferrier, MD
Catherine  Ferrier MD
· Stage
Spiritual Reflection led by Mgr. Christian Lépine, Archbishop of Montreal
Spiritual Reflection
Christian Lepine
· Stage
Integral Feminism, Human Sexuality and Artificial Procreation
Live presentation in English followed by Q&A with Pilar Calva, MD, MBE
Pilar  Calva
· Sessions
Break: Expo + Networking + Lounges
Join lounges, explore expo booths, and enjoy 1:1 networking
· Stage
How New Technologies are Transforming the Field of Fertility Awareness Methods
Live presentation in English followed by Q&A with Thomas Bouchard, MD & Rene Leiva, MD
Thomas Bouchard Rene Leiva
· Stage
Personalized Medicine in Cancer: Past, Present and Future
Live presentation in English followed by Q&A with Mark Basik, MD
Mark Basik MD
· Sessions
Happy Hour
Relax after a day of professional development and get to know your fellow attendees in a casual setting of various group video call lounges

Speakers

Pilar Calva

International lecturer and professor on bioethics, genetics, clinical practice, end-of-life issues.

Amalia M. Issa, PhD, MPH

Scientist, Professor & Founding Director of Personalized Precision Medicine & Targeted Therapeutics

Patrick Vinay

Nephrologist, biochemist and Palliative care doctor

Paola Diadori

Neurologist, Master's in bioethics and health technology evaluation

Catherine Ferrier MD

Division of Geriatric Medicine, McGill University Health Centre

Thomas Bouchard

Family Medicine Physician, Calgary, Alberta

Rene Leiva

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Family Medicine, University of Ottawa

Cory Andrew Labrecque, PhD

Professor of Bioethics and Theological Ethics, Université Laval

Mark Basik MD

Herbert Black Professor of Surgical Oncology, McGill University, Scientist, Lady Davis Institute

Christian Lepine

Archevêque de Montréal

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Canadian physicians and societies promoting the teachings of the Catholic Church as applied to the practice and the provision of health care.

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Saturday Morning Programming (Oct 17, 2020)

Recording of the 9:45am - 12:00pm ET Saturday programming.

Saturday Afternoon Programming (Oct 17, 2020)

Recording of the 1:00pm - 3:00pm ET Saturday programming.

Sunday Morning Programming (Oct 18, 2020)

Recording of the 9:30am - 12:00pm ET Sunday programming.

Sunday Afternoon Programming (Oct 18, 2020)

Recording of the 1:00pm - 3:00pm ET Sunday programming.