MDPAC 2021 Conference

9:00 AM Nov 5 - 5:00 PM Nov 6, 2021

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MDPAC 34th Annual Conference 

VIRTUAL Conference - via ZOOM 

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE CONFERENCE BROCHURE 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the end of this learning activity the learners will be able to:

  • Identify new information that will improve their clinical assessment skills
  • Apply improved techniques for their psychotherapy interventions
  • Describe new developments in the field and their applicability to assessment and treatment
  • Describe  the need for and reflect on the importance of clinical self-awareness and boundaries in working with clients in psychotherapy
  • Identify areas for further personal learning and development

Featuring Keynote Presentations by:

Dr. Judson Brewer MD, PhD
Unwinding Anxiety: Can insights from the science of habit change help how we view and treat anxiety?

Dr. Sandy Buchman MD, CCFP (PC), FCFP
Exploring Suffering and the Wish to Hasten Death: Where and When Does MAID Fit as a Treatment Option in Canada in 2021 and Beyond

Dr. Emma Hapke MD, FRCPC
Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapy

Dr. Jillian Horton MD
We Are (Not) All Perfectly Fine


SCHEDULE

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 5 2021

9:00 - 10:30       KEYNOTE: Unwinding Anxiety: Can insights from the science of habit change help how we view and treat anxiety?

                         Dr. Judson Brewer MD, PhD

10:30—11:00     Refreshment Break       

11:00 - 12:30    KEYNOTE: Exploring Suffering and the Wish to Hasten Death:
                                Where and When Does MAID Fit as a Treatment Option in Canada in 2021 and Beyond

                          Dr. Sandy Buchman MD, CCFP (PC), FCFP

12:30 –13:30 Optional Lunch and Learn: Getting Comfortable with the CanMEDS Roles 

13:30—17:00 CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS

  • Workshop A - Palliative Care and Psychotherapy
    Dr. Sandy Buchman MD, CCFP (PC), FCFP
  • Workshop B - Naturopathy and Supplements in Psychotherapy
    Dr. Jonathan Prousky MSc, MA, RP, ND
  • Workshop C - Eating Disorders:Managing The Relentless Pursuit of Thinness
    Dr. Robbie Campbell MD, FRCPC

 

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 6 2021

9:00 - 10:30 KEYNOTE: Psychedelic-Assisted Psychotherapy: The Past, Present and Future

                  Dr. Emma Hapke MD, FRCPC

10:30—11:00     Refreshment Break       

11:00 - 12:30 KEYNOTE: We Are (Not) All Perfectly Fine: Mindfulness, Personal Narrative,
                         and Reckoning with Culture Transformation

                     Dr. Jillian Horton MD

12:30—13:30 Luncheon

13:30—17:00 CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS

  • Workshop E - The Case for Resilience
    Dr. Jillian Horton MD

  • Workshop F - Addressing Addiction in Private Practice
    Dr. Ivan Perusco MD
  • Workshop G - IFS, COVID, Coping and Grief: Shedding Light on the Internal World
    Derek Scott RSW, Founder of IFSCA 

REGISTRATION FEES

2 Day Registration

  • MDPAC Members $300
  • Non-Members $400
  • Medical Student/Resident (with proof of status) $50

1 Day Registration

  • MDPAC Members $150
  • Non-Members $200
  • Medical Student/Resident (with proof of status) $ 25

 


CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancellations must be received in writing by 5:00 p.m. on October 15 2021 and is subject to a $50 administration fee. No refunds after October 15, 2021. No show - full fee.

E-Mail refund requests to: info@mdpac.ca 


ACCREDITATION 

MDPAC ACCREDITATION

Approved for 7 hours MDPAC Group CE credits for the first day and 6 hours MDPAC Group CE credits for the second day or 13 hours MDPAC Group CE credits for 2 days and 1 hours of MDPAC CCI credits per day or 2 hours of MDPAC CCI credits for 2 days (automatically calculated when MDPAC member submits Group CE hours).

 

CFPC ACCREDITATION

This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for up to 13 Mainpro+ credits.

 

RCPSC ACCREDITATION
 
This activity is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) and approved by McMaster University CHSE for up to 13 MOC Section 1 hours.

 


 

Registration

MDPAC Members $300.00Register now
This registration type is restricted to members.
Non-Members $400.00Register now
Medical Student/Resident (with proof of status) $50.00Register now
1 Day Only - Nov 5
MDPAC Members $150.00Register now
November 5 onlyThis registration type is restricted to members.
Non-Members $200.00Register now
November 5 only
Medical Student/Resident (with proof of status) $25.00Register now
November 5 only
1 Day Only - Nov 6
MDPAC Members $150.00Register now
November 6 onlyThis registration type is restricted to members.
Non-Members $200.00Register now
November 6 only
Medical Student/Resident (with proof of status) $25.00Register now
November 6 only