Now offered as 6 virtual courses!

Presented by the Department of Medicine

McMaster University, Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine

Thursday May 20, 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

Goals of Care Conversation: An evidence-based approach

Jill Rudkowski, Associate Professor


3:27 pm–3:54 pm

Management of Acute Heart failure

Catherine Demers, Associate Professor 


3:54 pm–4:20 pm

Managing a patient who has aortic stenosis or mitral regurgitation: when to refer to procedure

Douglas Wright, Assistant Professor


4:20 pm–4:40 pm

Break/Virtual Exhibit Hall


4:40 pm–5:07 pm

When to consider medical cannabis

Mitch Levine, Professor


5:07 pm–5:34 pm

How do I interpret and manage a high serum ferritin

Wendy Lim, Associate Professor


5:34 pm–6:00 pm

Managing anticoagulants and antiplatelets in the peri-operative period    

Jim Douketis, Professor