CSIM Annual Meeting 2018


CSIM Annual Meeting 2018
In collaboration with ACP Western Canada Chapters and Rocky Mountain Internal Medicine Conference
The Banff Centre, Alberta
October 10-13, 2018


Certificate of Attendance

Presentation Slides

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Extended Workshops
Common Dermatological Problems – Dr. Susan Poelman, Dr. Lynne Robertson
Evidence-Based Practice for Improving Quality – Dr. Khalid Aziz, Ms. Pamela Mathura
Critical Care – Dr. Scott McKee, Dr. John Ronald, Dr. Michael Kenyon
Common Problems in Postoperative Care for the Internist – Dr. Barry Baylis, Dr. Lynn Lambert, Dr. Luke Rannelli

Opening Plenary
Beyond These Walls: Overcoming the Tyranny of Distance – Dr. Amy Hendricks

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Top Five Papers – Dr. Gabriel Fabreau

Concurrent Workshops:
W01. Obesity Management – Dr. Arya Sharma
W02. Opioid Addiction Management – Dr. Seonaid Nolan
W03. Frailty and Falls Assessment for Internists – Dr. Darryl Rolfson
W04. Practical Aspects of Hypertension – Dr. Robert Herman
W06. Update on Interstitial Lung Disease – Dr. Charlene Fell
W07. Case Based ECG and Arrhythmia Assessment – Dr. Russell Quinn
W08. Update on Diabetes – Dr. Praveena Sivapalan
W09. Updates in Chronic Liver Disease – Dr. Bertus Eksteen
W10. Choosing Wisely / QI Implementation Hack-a-Thon and Networking

Precision Medicine and the General Internist – Dr. Finlay McAlister

Short Snappers
VTE Prophylaxis after Orthopedic Surgery – Dr. Tony Wan
Shorter Duration of Antibiotic Therapy: What is the Latest Evidence? – Dr. Curtiss Boyington
Managing Thrombosis in Renal Failure – Dr. Tony Wan

Research and QI Oral Competition

Research Presentations
1. Measuring GIM Consultation Skills in Longitudinal Training: A Quantitative Analysis of Resident ConsultationLetters – Dr. Zain Burhani, University of Western Ontario
2. Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors May Negatively Impact Rheumatoid Arthritis Disease Outcomes: Findings from the Ontario Best Practices Research Initiative – Dr. Kangping Cui, Western University
3. Prevalence of Strongyloidiasis and Schistosomiasis Among Migrants: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis – Dr. Xing Jian Liu, McGill University
4. Hip Fracture in the Frail Elderly: Is there Enough Evidence to Guide Management? – Dr. André Maddison, Western University
5. The Utility of Mindfulness in the Prevention of Falls – Ms. Kim Moore, Michael G, DeGroote School of Medicine
6. Using the Diffusion of Antibiotic Prescribing Behaviour to Identify Physician Prescribing of High-risk Medications and those of Questionable Benefit – Dr. Kieran Quinn, University of Toronto
7. Cancer Risk in Patients with Atopic Dermatitis: A Meta-analysis and Systematic Review – Ms. Lily Wang, University of Toronto
8. Does Universal Delirium Screening in Elderly Internal Medicine Patients Change Outcomes? – Dr. Amelia Wilkinson, Queen’s University

Quality Improvement Presentations
1. Improving Sleep Quality Among Hospitalized Medicine Patients by Eliminating Non-Essential Disruptions to Sleep – Ms. Beatrice Lau, University of Toronto
2. Improving the Rate of Appropriate Emergency Department Referrals at the Acute Internal Medicine Clinic – Mr. Cheuk Hei (Keith) Tam, McMaster University

Friday, October 12, 2018

Indigenous Health – Dr. James Makokis

Concurrent Workshops:
W11. Medical Complications of Living with HIV and ARV Therapy – Dr. Janet Gilmour
W12. Cannabis: Practical Aspects for the Internist – Dr. Prabh Lail
W13. Biomarkers for Diagnosis and Targeted Therapy in Rheumatology – Dr. Aurore Fifi-Mah
W14. Movement Disorders for the Internist – Dr. Davide Martino
W15. Carpe Docens: Effective Clinical Teaching for Busy Clinicians – Dr. Bruce Fisher
W16. Illicit Drug Toxidromes in the Emergency Department – Dr. Kate Colizza
W17. Pink, Blue and Everything in Between: An Update on COPD – Dr. Tara Lohmann
W18. Practical Considerations for MAiD – Dr. Kim Wiebe
W19. What’s New in Acute Kidney Injury – Dr. Debbie Rosenbaum
W20. Competency Based Medical Education (CBME): Implications and Practical Tips for GIM – Dr. Maria Bacchus

Senior and New Investigator Award Presentations
Premature Cardiovascular Disease in Canada: Screening and Treatment – Dr. Liam Brunham, New Investigator Award Recipient 2018
“It’s Only a Case Report” and Related Nonsense – Dr. David Juurlink, Dr. David Sackett Senior Investigator Award Recipient 2018

Perioperative Troponins and BNPs – Dr. Mike Prystajecky, Dr. Shannon Ruzycki

Ted Giles Clinical Vignettes
1. When Common Symptoms Lead to an Uncommon Diagnosis – Dr. Jason Bau, University of Ottawa
2. Aches and Pains: An Increasingly Common Heart Failure Patient for Internists – Dr. Ka Hong (Casey) Chan, University of Calgary
3. Weak in the Knees – A Case of Acute Paralysis in a 31 year-old Male – Dr. Ankur Goswami, McMaster University
4. A 73-year-old Man with Leg Pain and Recurrent Falls: Not the Typical Prose – Dr. Keith Gunaratne, University of Toronto
5. Crawling into View – Dr. Ryan Luther, University of Toronto
6. An En-lyte-ening Case of Osmotic Injury – Dr. Amy Miles, University of Toronto
7. A Sticky Situation: Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding in a Young Woman in the Absence of Cirrhosis – Dr. Leigh Minuk, University of Toronto
8. Liver on a Prayer: An Unusual Case of Hepatomegaly – Ms. Jessie Peng, University of Toronto
9. An Unusual Cause of Involuntary Movements – Dr. Varuna Prakash, University of Toronto
10. A Case of Suspected Pulmonary-Renal Syndrome – Dr. Marie Yan, University of Toronto

Saturday, October 13, 2018

GIM Research Showcase – Dr. Andrew Appleton, Dr. John Neary

Short Snappers
Rational Approach to Work-up of Syncope in the ER – Dr. Brian Wirzba
Sepsis Scoring Systems: What is the Evidence? – Dr. Scott McKee
Update in Migraine Management – Dr. Michael Knash

Stroke School (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4) – Dr. Andrew Demchuk
Acute Care for the Internist: Novel Approaches – Dr. Brendan Kerr, Dr. Ryan Lenz, Dr. Ben Wilson
Obstetric Medicine – Dr. Gillian Ramsay, Dr. Jill Newstead-Angel, Dr. T. Lee-Ann Hawkins
Strategies that Work for Early Palliation in Chronic Disease – Dr. Tara Lohmann, Dr. Jessica Simon, Dr. Michael Slawnych, Dr. Chandra Thomas


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in collaboration with ACP Western Chapters and Rocky Mountain Conference of General Internal Medicine
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October 10-13, 2018