St. Paul's Hospital CME Conference Organizing Committee

Dr. Joss de Wet, Chairman
Dr. Christopher Ryan
Dr. Rhonda Low, Secretary
Dr. Yuriy Savchuk
Dr. Nirvair Levitt, Treasurer
Dr. Tinus Wasserfall
Dr. Niloofer Baria
Dr. Daniel Dodek
Disclosure of Faculty’s Commercial Relationship(s) Faculty members for the Conference are expected to disclose any economic or other personal interests that create or may be perceived as creating a conflict related to the material discussed. A full disclosure of the faculty’s commercial relationships will be provided both verbally and in writing to the registrants.
Dr. Michael Fitzmaurice
Dr. Lori McFarlane
Dr. Daniel Ngui

Course Faculty

Dr. Keith Ahamad Clinician Researcher, Addiction Medicine   Dr. Lori McFarlane Family Physician
Dr. Sina Alipour Clin. Instr. (Cardiology)   Dr. Annabel Mead Director, BCCSU Addiction Medicine Fellowship
Dr. Sheila Au Clin. Asst. Prof. (Dermatology)   Dr. Garth Meckler Assoc. Prof. Div. Head
(Emergency Medicine Pediatrics)
Dr. Niloofer Baria Clin. Assoc. Prof. (Family Medicine)    
Dr. James Bergman Clin. Asst. Prof. (Dermatology & Skin Science)   Dr. Gina Ogilvie Prof. (Population & Public Health)
Dr. Peter Black Assoc. Prof. (Surgery)   Dr. Daniel Pare Clin. Instr. (Family & Community Medicine)
Dr. Matthew Blackwood Family Physician, Cdn ADHD Resource Alliance   Dr. David Patrick Prof. (Population & Public Health)
Dr. Sean Bristol Clin. Asst. Prof. (Plastic Surgery)   Dr. Navin Prasad Clin. Assoc. Prof. (Sports Medicine)
Dr. Carl Brown Clin. Asst. Prof. (Surgery)   Dr. Natasha Press Clin. Asst. Prof. (Infectious Disease)
Dr. Stephen Chia Assoc. Prof. (Medical Oncology)   Dr. Sheila Pride Clin. Prof. (Obs/Gyn)
Dr. Victoria Cook Asst. Prof. (Respirology)   Dr. Jacqueline Purcell Clin. Assoc. Prof. (Obs/Gyn)
Dr. Keith Dawson Prof. Emeritus (Endocrinology)   Dr. Jacqueline Purtzki Clin. Asst. Prof. (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)
Dr. Gillian de Gannes Clin. Asst. Prof. (Dermatology & Skin Science)   Dr. Alnoor Ramji Clin. Assoc. Prof. (Gastroenterology)
Dr. Joss de Wet Clin. Assoc. Prof. (Family & Community Medicine)   Dr. Manoj Raval Clin. Assoc. Prof. (Surgery)
Dr. Larry Dian Clin. Prof. (Geriatric Medicine)   Dr. Magdalena Recsky General and Colorectal Surgeon
Dr. Christopher Fairgrieve Family Physician, Addiction Medicine   Dr. Ron Remick Medical Director Psychiatric Clinics
Dr. Paul Farnan Clin. Assoc. Prof. (Family & Community Medicine)   Dr. Vincent Richer Clin. Instr. (Dermatology & Skin Science)
Dr. Brett Finlay Prof. (Microbiology/Biochemistry)   Dr. Launette Rieb Clin. Assoc. Prof. (Family & Community Medicine)
Dr. Mark FitzGerald Prof. (Respirology)   Dr. Zachary Schwartz Clin. Instr. (Medicine)
Dr. Romayne Gallagher Clin. Prof. (Palliative Care)   Dr. Alex Seal Clin. Instr. (Plastic Surgery)
Dr. Mark Gelfer Clin. Asst. Prof. (Family & Community Medicine)   Dr. David Shu Clin. Asst. Prof. (Internal Medicine)
Dr. Karen Gelmon Prof. (Medical Oncology)   Dr. Don Sin Prof. (Respirology)
Dr. Ellen Giesbrecht
Clin. Asst. Prof. (Obs/Gyn)
Dr. Danuta Skowronski
Clin. Prof. (Population & Public Health)
Dr. Karen Goddard
Clin. Prof. (Radiation Oncology)
Mr. Marshall Smith
B.C. Council for Recovery Excellence
Dr. Ran Goldman
Prof. (Paediatrics)
Dr. Alan So
Assoc. Prof. (Urology)
Dr. Rahul Gupta
Clin. Instr. (Family & Community Medicine)
Dr. Muxin (Max) Sun
Clin. Instr. (Rheumatology)
Dr. Keyvan Hadad
Clin. Assoc. Prof. (Paediatrics)
Dr. Christy Sutherland
Clin. Asst. Prof. (Addiction Medicine)
Dr. Daniel T. Holmes
Clin. Asst. Prof. (Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
Dr. Allison Sutton
Medical and Aesthetic Dermatologist
Dr. Chih-ho Hong
Clin. Asst. Prof. (Dermatology)
Dr. Erik Swartz
Clin. Assoc. Prof. (Paediatrics, C.R.A.P.)
Dr. Simon Huang
Clin. Assoc. Prof. (Rheumatology)
Dr. Edward Tam
Medical Director LAIR Centre, Hepatologist
Dr. Shimi Kang
Clin. Assoc. Prof. (Psychiatry)
Dr. Cynthia Toze
Clin. Prof. (Hematology/Bone Marrow Transplant)
Dr. Ahmer Karimuddin
Clin. Instr. (Surgery)
Dr. Ian Tsang
Clin. Prof. Emeritus (Rheumatology)
Mr. Zenya Kasubuchi
Sports Physiotherapist,
Allan McGavin Sports Medicine Centre
Dr. Stephan F. van Eeden
Prof. (Medicine)
Dr. Fidel Vila-Rodriguez
Clin. Assoc. Prof. (Psychiatry)
Dr. Hin Hin Ko
Clin. Asst. Prof. (Gastroenterology)
Dr. Sean A. Virani
Assoc. Prof. (Cardiology)
Dr. Michael Kobor
Prof. (Medical Genetics)
Dr. Dzung Vo
Clin. Assoc. Prof. (Pediatrics)
Dr. Barry Koehler
Clin. Prof. Emeritus (Rheumatology)
Dr. Clarissa Wallace
Clin. Asst. Prof. (Endocrinology)
Dr. Jason Kong
Clin. Asst. Prof. (Endocrinology & Metabolism)
Dr. Alison Weppler
Clin. Instr. (Oncology)
Dr. Stephen Lam
Prof. (Medicine)
Dr. Scott Whittaker
Clin. Asst. Prof. (Gastroenterology)
Dr. Agnes Lee
Prof. (Hematology)
Dr. Pearce Wilcox
Assoc. Prof. (Medicine)
Dr. Philip E. Lee
Clin. Assoc. Prof. (Geriatric Medicine)
Ms. Mairin Wilde
Franklin Method Educator (Level 3),
Instr. SFU School for Contemporary Arts
Dr. Victor Leung
Clin. Assoc. Prof. (Pathology & Laboratory Medicine)
Dr. Rhonda Low
Clin. Assoc. Prof. (Family & Community Medicine)
Dr. Graham Wong
Clin. Assoc. Prof. (Cardiology)
Dr. Harvey Lui
Prof. (Dermatology)
Dr. Se Mang (Simon) Wong
Clin. Asst. Prof. (Dermatology & Skin Science)
Dr. Casey Manarey
Clin. Instr. (Otolaryngology)
Dr. Steven Wong
Clin. Assoc. Prof. (Medicine)
Dr. G.B. John Mancini
Prof. (Medicine)
Dr. Connie Yang
Clin. Asst. Prof. (Pediatric Respirology)
Dr. Maureen Mayhew
Clin. Prof. (School of Population & Public Health)
Dr. Simon Yu
Clin. Instr. (Medical Oncology)
Ms. Mary McCullum
Nurse Educator

Visiting Faculty

Dr. Richard P. Usatine Prof. (Family & Community Medicine), Asst.
Director of Medical Humanities Educ., Univ. of
Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio,Texas

Main Lecture Series

Tuesday, Nov. 21 – Friday, Nov. 24, 2017

Optional Learning Sessions

Monday, Nov. 20 – Friday, Nov. 24, 2017
Tech Corner
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