University Of Calgary Postgraduate Medicine

Resident Conferences

Resident conferences are held in the spring and fall.

Next Conference

  • Spring Conference - May 18, 2018


Date: November 23, 2017
Theme: Palliative Care & Care of Elderly 

Preventative Care in the Elderly - Dr. Cassandra Marie Hoggard

Approach to Pain Management in Advnacned Dementia - Dr. Elgee Gimmon

Deprescribing - Dr. Paula Pearce

An Approach to the Diagnosis and Management of Parkinson's Disease - Dr. Zahra Goodarzi

Medical Assistance in Dying - Dr. Michael Trew

Pronouncing Death & Completing Death Certificates - Dr. Bamidele Adeagbo 


Date: May 18, 2017
Theme: Vulnerable and Underserved Populations (VUPs) 

Addiction and Street Drugs 1: Patient Perspective & Clinical Pearls - Dr. Bonnie Larson

Addiction and Street Drugs 2: Detox and Pharmacological Treatment - Dr. Laura Evans

Sexual Assault - Dr. Helen Bouman & Dr. Rabiya Jalil

Refugee Health - Dr. Rachel Talavlikar

HIV in Primary Care - Dr. Martin Labrie

Cannabis - Risks, Benefits & Knowledge Gaps in the Context of Legalization in Canada - Dr. Rebecca Saah & Dr. Tom Noseworthy

Alberta Works & AISH - Jason Nelson

LGBTQ Health Issues: Essentials for Family Physicians - Dr. Jane Dunstan

Indigenous Health - Dr. Lana Potts 


Date: November 24, 2016
Theme: Therapeutics 

Choosing Contraception - Dr. Julia Carter

Asthma & COPD Therapeutics - Dr. Brandie Laurel Walker

Hypertension: Too Much of a Good Thing - Dr. Ian Scott

A Dose of Toxicology - Dr. Anthony Seto

Office-based Injections - Dr. Eric Babins

Therapeutic Approaches to Type 2 Diabetes - Dr. Erik Venos

Critical Appraisal of Therapeutic Studies - Dr. Charles Leduc