Now offered as 6 virtual courses!

Presented by the Department of Medicine

McMaster University, Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine

Thursday April 15, 2021

*Activity subject to change

**For interactivity each talk will be 20 minutes and will include 2 questions using an Audience Response System in addition to a Q&A following each talk

Eastern Time*

2:50 pm–3:00 pm

Welcome and Introductions

Akbar Panju, Professor

3:00 pm–3:27 pm

Obesity Management in 2021

Sean Wharton, Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct)


3:27 pm–3:54 pm

Oncological Emergencies (including side effects of new cancer treatments

Aly-Khan Lalani, Assistant Professor


3:54 pm–4:20 pm

Update on Prostate cancer screening, diagnosis and treatment

Edward Matsumoto, Associate Professor


4:20 pm–4:40 pm

Break/Virtual Exhibit Hall


4:40 pm–5:07 pm

How to approach abnormal liver function tests

Barry Lumb, Professor


5:07 pm–5:34 pm

Cirrhosis: diagnosis and management

Marco Puglia, Assistant Professor


5:34 pm–6:00 pm

Performing a Pre-operative Evaluation

Flavia Kessler-Borges, Assistant Professor