Upcoming Talks

UPCOMING TALKS (2017-18):

Introduction to Emergency Medicine – October 3rd, 2017

Dr. Chen, Dr. Spacek, and Dr. Yiu

  • 12:30 – 1:30 pm in Room 2021 (French Classroom off of Atrium)
  • This is a session that provides an introduction to EM as a career choice including the positive aspects and challenges of the discipline. Session will include a Q&A section where students are invited to ask the physicians any questions they may have regarding the specialty.

Trauma in the War Zone – November 1st, 2017

Dr. Chris Kennedy

  • 12:30 – 1:30 pm in Rm 2241 (Histology Room)
  • Dr. Kennedy will share personal experiences from overseas and address the inner workings of a trauma unit and EM in a war zone.

Rural Emergency Medicine – November 8th, 2017

Dr. Marianne Yeung

  • 12:30-1:30pm in Rm 2154 (Amphitheatre E)
  • This talk will address the differences between Rural and Academic EM, the pros and cons of working in a rural hospital, supports available in the community, and differences between the 3yr CCFP (EM) and 5yr FRCP (EM) streams as they apply to rural medicine practice.

PAST TALKS:

2016-17:

Dr. Alena Spacek, Dr. Jean Chen

  • 12:30 – 1:30 pm in Room 2241 (Histology Room)
  • This is a session that provides an introduction to EM as a career choice including the positive aspects and challenges of the discipline. Session will include a Q&A section where students are invited to ask the physicians any questions they may have regarding the specialty

Trauma in the War Zone – October 6th, 2016

Dr. Robert Johnston, Dr. Dan Power

  • 12:30 – 1:30 pm in Room 2241 (Histology Room)
  • Dr. Johnston and Dr. Power will share personal experiences from overseas and address the inner workings of a trauma unit and EM in a war zone.

2015-16:

Introduction to Emergency Medicine (Oct. 2nd, 2015)
Dr. Alena Spacek, Dr. Jen Leppard, Dr. Jean Chen

  • 12:30-1:30pm in Room 2005 (Amph A)
  • This is a session that provides an introduction to EM as a career choice including the positive aspects and challenges of the discipline.

Trauma in a Warzone (Oct. 7th, 2015)
Dr. Joseph Po

  • 12:30-1:30pm in Room 2241 (Histology Room)
  • This talk will address the inner workings of a trauma unit and EM in a war zone.

CaRMS + Electives Talk (Nov. 17th, 2015)
Dr. Jean Chen, Dr. Stella Yiu, Dr. Shoots, Dr. Costain

  • 5:30-7:00pm in Room 2021 
  • This diverse panel of speakers will provide you with information unique to the emergency medicine CaRMS and electives process.

Rural Emergency Medicine (Jan. 13th, 2016)
Dr. Marianne Yeung

  • 12:30-1:30pm in Room 2241 (Histology Room)
  • This talk will address the differences between Rural and Academic EM, the pros and cons of working in a rural hospital, supports available in the community, and differences between the 3yr CCFP (EM) and 5yr FRCP (EM) streams as they apply to rural medicine practice.

Careers in Research and Medicine (March 29th, 2016)
Dr. Wells, Dr. Naik, Dr. Sorisky, Tano (Hoang) Pham

  • 12:30-1:30pm in Room 2012
  • Each speaker will be sharing their research and career experience as clinician scientists. Tano (4th year student) will be talking about his involvement in research and his future plans.

Concussion in Pediatrics (March 30th, 2016)
Dr. Zemek

  • 12:30-1:30pm in Room 2005 (Amph A)
  • Dr. Roger Zemek is a pediatric emergency physician as well as the Pediatric Concussion Guideline Development Chair for the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation and the Diagnosis and Early Education Working Group Co-Chair for Ontario Concussion/Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. He will speak about pediatric emergency medicine, pediatric concussions, and recent research initiatives in concussion.

Disaster Medicine (April 12, 2016)
Dr. Richard Dionne

  • 12:30-1:30pm in Room 2241 (Histology Room)
  • Dr. Dionne is an EM physician involved with the Emergency Pre-Hospital Care & Disaster Fellowship that is offered here at the University of Ottawa. He will be talking about the key aspects of risk assessment in disaster scenarios

Pediatric Emergency Medicine (April 14, 2016)
Dr. Schneeweiss

  • 12:30-1:30pm in Room 2003 (Amph B)
  • Dr. Schneeweiss is a pediatric EM physician who works at SickKids and also holds positions as Associate Dean of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for U of T, as Director of Education in the Division of Paediatric Medicine at SickKids, and as Continuing Professional Development Educator with the RCPSC. She will talk about her pathway into paediatric emergency medicine, her roles in medical education, and is willing to answer any of your questions!Forensic Emergency Medicine (April 27, 2016)

EMIG Career Night (April 25, 2016)
TBA

  • 6:30-8:00pm in RGN’s Atrium
  • This night will be an opportunity to learn more about Emergency Medicine as a career and have your questions answered by various staff and residents. There will be a catered dinner and a round table discussion. This is surely an event that you won’t want to miss! .

Forensic Emergency Medicine (April 27th, 2016)
Dr. Kari Sampsel

  • 12:30-1:30pm in Room 2241 (Histology Room)
  • Dr. Kari Sampsel is one of the EM program directors here and is also the director of the Sexual Assault and Partner Abuse Care Program. She also did a forensic medicine fellowship in Australia and is one of the few holders of this title in Canada. In this talk Dr. Sampsel will speak about her path to becoming involved in forensics, the various initiatives she is involved with including the Sexual Assault and Partner Abuse Care Program, her role as a coroner, as well as interesting cases she has encountered in her practice.

PAST WORKSHOPS (2015-16):

Spinal Board Workshop (Feb. 10th, 2016)

Casting Workshop (Feb. 22nd, 2016)

 

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