Digital Health Symposium

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Topics and Speakers

Registration and Continental Breakfast
Presenter: Dr. Margaret Steele MD, FRCPC, M.Ed, DFCPA, CCPE
Opening Remarks
Presenter: Dr. Vernon Curran PhD
Keynote Speaker Address
Presenter: Dr. Kendel Ho MD
Interactive Panel Discussion: Clinical Applications of Digital Health
e-Consult / e-Referral
Presenter: Dr. Gerard Farrell MD
Presenter: Ms. Emma Housser MSc(Med)
e-Pharm Consults
Presenter: Dr. Catherine Balsom PharmD
e-Mental Health
Presenter: Ms. Niki Legge BSW
Coffee Break
Rapid Demonstrations of Digital Health Innovations
Presenter: Ms. Chrissy Rossiter
Presenter: Mr. Xiaodong Yan
Presenter: Dr. Christopher Patey and/or Mr. Paul Norman
Keynote Speaker Address
Presenter: Dr. Rashaad Bhyat MB BCh, BSc (Hon), CCFP
Roundtable Discussion: Opportunities and Challenges in Digital Health
Patient Perspectives of Digital Health
Presenter: Mr. Donald Sturge MA
Perspectives of Digital Health Opportunities
Presenter: Ms. Gillian Sweeney BN, MBA
Policy and Business Model Implications of Virtual Care
Presenter: Mr. Michael Harvey
Technology Challenges to Delivering Care Digitally
Presenter: Mr. Mike Bannister
Coffee Break
Campfire/Storytelling Interactive Session: Digital Health and Our Aging Population
Telegerontology: To ‘Age in Place” among People with Dementia in Newfoundland and Labrador
Presenter: Dr. Roger Butler MD, CCFP, FCFP
Family Perspectives of Caring for Aging Relatives
Presenter: Mr. Doug Hyde
Closing Remarks
Presenter: Dr. Vernon Curran PhD

Planning Committee

Dr. Kris Aubrey-Bassler
Dr. Ford Bursey
Dr. Heidi Coombs
Dr. Vernon Curran
Dr. Gerard Farrell
Mr. Donald Sturge
Ms. Gillian Sweeney
Ms. Cindy Whitton

Accreditation Review

Dr. Jennifer R. Leonard
Dr. Pamela Snow

The Office of Professional Development (OPD), Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University, is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME), a subcommittee of the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS). This standard allows OPD to assign credits for educational activities based on the criteria established by The College of Family Physicians of Canada, and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.