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Program Details

Date: Friday April 5, 2024

Time: 7:45am to 3:30pm ET 

Location:  Virtual Conference

Chair: Jeremy Rezmovitz, MD

Agenda

Objectives for the Day

After attending this day of learning, participants will be able to: 

  • Assess, diagnose & treat a variety of therapeutic conditions that commonly present in their practice 
  • Incorporate new guidelines to optimize patient treatment into their practice 
  • Implement practice change based on knowledge acquired during the sessions 

This Group learning program has been reviewed by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and is awaiting final certification by the College’s Ontario, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island Chapters.

7:45 am – 8:15 am

Participant Login

8:15 am – 8:30 am

Welcoming remarks/Chair Introduction

Dr Jeremy Rezmovitz

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Session 1

8:30 am – 9:15 am

Hot Topics in Family Health 

After this session, participants will be able to:  

  • Discuss novel screening & treatment options for patients with a variety of conditions 
  • Implement clinical pearls to optimize clinical outcomes 
  • Be confident they are up to date on the key topics in family health 

Dr Jeremy Rezmovitz

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9:15 am – 9:30 am

Q & A

Dr Jeremy Rezmovitz

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9:30 am – 9:45 am

Break/Exhibits

Session 2

9:45 am – 10:30 am

Moving Beyond Weight: Understanding Obesity and its Comorbidities 

After this session, participants will be able to: 

  • Discuss some of the most frequently asked questions on the topic of obesity using the latest data and evidence-based guidelines. ​ 
  • Determine the most appropriate non-pharmacological and pharmacotherapy recommendations for patients with obesity and other comorbidities. 
  • Recognize the correlation between obesity and its impact on cardiovascular disease and outcomes.

Dr Anil Maheshwari

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10:30 am – 10:45 am

Q & A

Dr Anil Maheshwari

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Dr Jeremy Rezmovitz

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10:45 am – 11:00 am

Break/Exhibits

Session 3

11:00 am – 11:45 am

The Basal Blueprint:  

Insulin Management in Primary Care 

After this session, participants will be able to:  

  • Differentiate between the basal insulin options available, including once weekly basal insulin. 
  • Describe common barriers associated with basal insulin and identify strategies to mitigate the risk.  
  • Explain the pros and cons of using long-acting basal insulin analogues and identify when each option should be utilized. 
  • Incorporate glycemic management technology to assess the efficacy of basal insulin and mitigate safety concerns. 

Dr Ronald Goldenberg

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11:45 am – 12:00 pm

Q & A

Dr Ronald Goldenberg

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Dr Jeremy Rezmovitz

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12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Lunch Break

Session 4

12:30 pm – 1:15 pm

Vasomotor symptoms due to menopause: Who is affected, what are the symptoms, when is it a concern, and why does it occur? 

After this session, participants will be able to:  

  • Explain the pathophysiology of vasomotor symptoms (VMS) due to menopause 
  • Discuss the prevalence and burden of VMS due to menopause in women 
  • Recognize and assess VMS due to menopause in patients to determine the next course of action 

Dr Marla Shapiro

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1:15 pm – 1:30 pm

Q & A

Dr Marla Shapiro

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Dr Jeremy Rezmovitz

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1:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Update in Women’s Health

After this session, participants will be able to: 

  • Recognize common women’s health issues and how to assess them 
  • Guide their female patients toward effective treatment for common issues in women’s health 
  • Incorporate guideline recommendations into their everyday practice re: these common issues

Dr Marla Shapiro

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2:00 pm – 2:15 pm

Q & A

Dr Marla Shapiro

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Dr Jeremy Rezmovitz

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2:15 pm – 2:30 pm

Break/Exhibits 

Session 5

2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

Dermatology A-Z:  Practical Solutions for Common Problems  

After this session, participants will be able to:  

  • Distinguish between common differential diagnoses for skin conditions 
  • Recognize & treat common skin conditions (eg, atopic dermatitis, acne, psoriasis) 
  • Understand when to refer

Dr Anatoli Freiman

Dr. Anatoli Freiman is a board-certified Toronto dermatologist specializing in medical, pediatric, surgical and cosmetic dermatology.  He completed dermatology residency at McGill University & University of Toronto and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada’s as well as a Diplomat of the American Board of Dermatology. 

 Dr. Freiman is an author and medical educator with over 150 publications in dermatology and is a frequent lecturer at national and international medical conferences.  He is presently the chair of the Canadian Dermatology Association Sun Protection Program and serves as an expert on many editorial and advisory boards.  Dr. Freiman is the Medical Director of the Toronto Dermatology Centre, a comprehensive dermatology practice in midtown Toronto (www.torontodermatologycentre.com). 

3:15 pm – 3:30 pm

Q & A

Dr Anatoli Freiman

Dr. Anatoli Freiman is a board-certified Toronto dermatologist specializing in medical, pediatric, surgical and cosmetic dermatology.  He completed dermatology residency at McGill University & University of Toronto and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada’s as well as a Diplomat of the American Board of Dermatology. 

 Dr. Freiman is an author and medical educator with over 150 publications in dermatology and is a frequent lecturer at national and international medical conferences.  He is presently the chair of the Canadian Dermatology Association Sun Protection Program and serves as an expert on many editorial and advisory boards.  Dr. Freiman is the Medical Director of the Toronto Dermatology Centre, a comprehensive dermatology practice in midtown Toronto (www.torontodermatologycentre.com). 

Dr Jeremy Rezmovitz

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3:30 pm

Meeting Adjourned

This program was supported in part by an unrestricted educational grant from Astellas, Bausch Health, Dexcom Canada, L’Oréal, Novo Nordisk & Pfizer Canada.