MDPAC 2019 Conference

7:00 AM May 24 - 5:00 PM May 25, 2019


MDPAC 32nd Annual Conference


May 24-25 2019

Radisson Admiral Hotel | 249 Queens Quay West | Toronto, ON M5J 2N5



May 24 - Modulating Moods Using Food by Kristina Virro

May 24 - Swimming In Cyber: 21st Centurey Technology and Mental Health by Dr. Bruce Ballon MD, ESP(C), FRCPC, FCPA

May 25 - Neuroplasticity Accessibility by Dr. Sheldon Joseph PhD

May 25 - Advances in Consciousness Research with Implications for Psychotherapy by Dr. Imants Baruss BSc, Msc, PhD



Friday May 24

Session A - Update on Psychopharmacology in Mood Disorders
      Dr. Roger S. McIntyre, MD, FRCPC
      (NOTE: This session is from 13:30—16:00)

Session B - How to Promote Yourself in this Era of Social Media
      Kristina Virro

Session C - Aging World, Aging Patients, Aging Self
      Dr. Blair Roblin PhD, LLB

Session D - Sleep and Mental Health
      Dr. Colin Shapiro BSc (Hon), MBBCh, PhD, MRCPsych, FRCP(C)& Dr. Dora Zalai, MD (Hun) PhD, C.Psych

Saturday May 25

Session E  - Neuroplasticity Accessibility
      Dr. Sheldon Joseph PhD

Session F - Energy Psychology & Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT/Tapping)
      Nancy Forrester MBA, BEd, BSc

Session G - The Future of Neuromodulation for Depression
      Dr. Jeff Daskalakis MD, PhD, FRCP(C)




Approved for 12 hours of MDPAC Group CE credits (for 2 days) and 2 hours of MDPAC CCI credits (automatically calculated when MDPAC member submits Group CE hours). 
Friday, May 24, 2019 - AGM - 1 hour CCI                                                                                        
Friday, May 24, 2019  - Reception - 1 hour CCI  
Saturday, May 25 Lunch - CPD Focus Group Session - 1 hour CCI



This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for up to 12 Mainpro+ credits.




Full 2019 Conference **
Early Registration Rate (Received prior to April 30 2019)
MDPAC Members $550
Non-Members $600
Medical Student/Resident (with proof of status) $50

Registrations Received after April 30 2019
MDPAC Members $575
Non-Members $625
Medical Student/Resident (with proof of status) $50

1 Day Registration ***
MDPAC Members $325
Non-Members $350
Medical Student/Resident (with proof of status) $ 25

**Fee for Full Conference Registration includes:
Breakfast, plenary sessions, refreshment breaks, luncheon and workshops.

*** Fee for 1 Day Conference Registration includes the following:
Breakfast, plenary sessions, refreshment breaks, luncheon and workshops. 


Cancellations must be received in writing by 5:00 p.m. on May 1 2019 and is subject to a $50 administration fee.
No refunds after May 1, 2019.
No show - full fee.
E-Mail or fax refund requests to: MDPAC Office     Fax: 1-866-328-7974


Radisson Admiral Hotel Toronto
249 Queen's Quay West Toronto, Ontario

MDPAC Conference Registrants qualify for a reduced rate of $249 per night (single or double)
Register before April 22 to qualify for this rate.

When booking your room, please be sure to identify yourself as a registrant of the MDPAC Conference.

For reservations or general information, please call the hotel directly at: Toll-free: (800) 333-3333 Toronto call: (416) 203-3333

Parking: $26 / day for 24 hours or $15 from 6am to 6pm (NOTE: Subject to change)