MDPAC 2020 Conference

7:00 AM Nov 6 - 5:00 PM Nov 7, 2020

MDPAC 33rd Annual Conference

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MDPAC 33rd Annual Conference 
Radisson Admiral Hotel, Toronto

 

NOTE: DUE TO COVID-19, THE MDPAC CONFERENCE HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FROM MAY to NOVEMBER.

WE ARE IN THE PROCESS OF RECONFIRMING THE PRESENTERS AVAILABILITY SO THE PROGRAM MAY CHANGE.

 

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Featuring Keynote Presentations by:

Dr. Carlos Davidovich MD, EMCC
Unconscious Cognitive Biases

Dr. Jon Davine  MD, CCFP, FRCP(C)
Somatizing: What Every Primary Care Practitioner   Needs to Know

Dr. Robyne Hanley-Dafoe PhD
Everyday Resiliency Through Optimal Stress,  Personal Alignment and Purpose

Dr. Lawrence Martin MD, FRCP(C)
ADHD: A Primer for Psychotherapists   


SCHEDULE

FRIDAY NOVEMBER 6 2020

7:30—8:30         Registration

8:30 - 10:00       KEYNOTE: Unconscious Cognitive Biases

                         Dr. Carlos Davidovich MD, EMCC

10:00—10:30     Refreshment Break       

10:30 - 12:00    KEYNOTE: Somatizing:  What Every Primary Care Practitioner Needs to Know

                          Dr. Jon Davine MD, CCFP, FRCP(C)

12:00 –13:30 Luncheon and MDPAC Annual General Meeting

13:30—17:00 CONCURRENT SESSIONS

  • Session A - Approach to Anxiety Disorders and PTSD in Primary Care
    Dr. Jon Davine MD, CCFP, FRCP(C)
  • Session B - Internal Family Systems: What’s All The Fuss About?
    Derek Scott RSW, Founder of IFSCA
  • Session C - Good Psychiatric Management for Patients with Borderline or Narcissistic Personality Disorder
    Dr. Paul Links MD, FRCP(C)
  • Session D - Psychotherapy for People Who Use Drugs: A Whirlwind Tour of Harm Reduction, Motivational Interviewing, Behaviour Therapy and Concurrent Disorders 
    Dr. Wiplove Lamba MD, FRCPC, DABPN, Dip ABAM, ISCAM(C)

 17:30—18:30 Reception (optional)

 

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 7 2020

7:30—8:30 Registration

8:30 - 10:00 KEYNOTE: Everyday Resiliency Through Optional Stress, Personal Alignment and Purpose: How to Show Up and Make It Work For You

                   Dr. Robyne Hanley-Dafoe PhD

10:30 - 12:00 KEYNOTE: ADHD: A Primer for Psychotherapists

                     Dr. Lawrence Martin MD, FRCP(C)

12:00—13:15 Luncheon

13:30—17:00 CONCURRENT SESSIONS

  • Session E - Trauma-informed Care Interventions
    Dr. Clare Pain MD, MSc, FRCPC, DSc (Hons) AAU

  • Session F Interpersonal Psychotherapy, Relationships and Health
    Dr. Paula Ravitz MD, FRCPC
  • Session G - An Approach to Sensorimotor Psychotherapy: Bringing the Body into Patient and Self-Care
    Dr. Harry Zeit MD, MDPAC(C), Certified in Sensorimotor Psychotherapy & Irina Dumitrache YTT 

REGISTRATION FEES

Full 2020- Conference **

Early Registration Rate (Received prior to September 30 2020)

  • MDPAC Members $600
  • Non-Members $650
  • Medical Student/Resident (with proof of status) $75

Registrations Received after September 30 2020

  • MDPAC Members $625
  • Non-Members $675
  • Medical Student/Resident (with proof of status) $75 

1 Day Registration ***

  • MDPAC Members $350
  • Non-Members $375
  • Medical Student/Resident (with proof of status) $ 50

**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.


CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancellations must be received in writing by 5:00 p.m. on October 15 2020 and is subject to a $50 administration fee. No refunds after October 1, 2020. No show - full fee.

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


ACCREDITATION 

MDPAC

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). 

And

Friday, November 6, 2020
AGM - 1 hour CCI
Reception - 1 hour CCI  (discussion with colleagues)

Saturday, November 7, 2020
Lunch - Orientation to New Expanded CPD Program including CanMEDS Guidelines - 1 hour CCI (meeting)


ACCOMMODATIONS

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

MDPAC Conference Registrants qualify for a reduced rate of $259 per night (single or double)
Register before April 20 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: $28 / day for 24 hours or $15 from 6am to 6pm (NOTE: Subject to change)

 
Location

Registration

Member Fee - Includes November 6 AGM and Luncheon $600.00Register now
Early feeThis registration type is restricted to members.
Non-Member Fee $650.00Register now
Early fee
Medical Student/Resident $75.00Register now
Single Day Options
AGM and Luncheon Only $25.00Register now
May 22
Member Fee $350.00Register now
November 6 onlyThis registration type is restricted to members.
Member Fee $350.00Register now
November 7 onlyThis registration type is restricted to members.
Non-Member Fee $375.00Register now
November 6 only
Non-Member Fee $375.00Register now
November 7 only
Medical Student/Resident $50.00Register now
November 6 only
Medical Student/Resident $50.00Register now
November 7 only