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Family Medicine Lecture Series - November 2022

Dates: Friday, November 4, 2022 - Friday, November 18, 2022

The Family Medicine Lecture Series is delivered in partnership between the Long Range, Shalloway, RE-Boot and Endeavor Family Practice Networks (FPNs), the Family Practice Renewal Program (FPRP), the Regional Health Authorities, and the Office of Professional and Education Development (OPED) and Distributed Medical Education (DME), both with the Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University.

This weekly lecture series on topics relevant to family medicine is based on a needs assessment conducted by the Office of Professional and Education Development (OPED), in consultation with the Family Practice Renewal Program, the Family Practice Networks, and the Newfoundland & Labrador Medical Association.

Due to unforeseen circumstances the session planned for Nov. 25 was cancelled.


Mainpro+ Group-Learning
This one-credit-per-hour Group-Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the Office of Professional & Educational Development, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University for up to 2 Mainpro+® credits.

Topics and Dates

Metabolic Fatty Liver Disease (MAFLD): Silent Epidemic

Date and Time: 8:00 AM Friday, November 4, 2022
Presenter: Dr. jatin morkar
Learning Objectives
  • Understand the spectrum of Metabolic Fatty Liver Disease (MAFLD).
  • Recognize the associations between MAFLD and other diseases.
  • Understand the utility and limitations of FibroScan.

New Developments in Cervical Cancer Screening and Prevention

Date and Time: 8:00 AM Friday, November 18, 2022
Presenter: Dr. Catherine Popadiuk MD, FCSC
Learning Objectives
  • List the pros and cons of cytology versus primary HPV testing or cervical cancer screening.
  • State the efficacy of HPV vaccination before and after sexual debut in both males and females.
  • Outline the impact on the health system, primary care providers, and participants, resulting from a change from cytology to primary HPV screening for cervical cancer.

The Office of Professional & Educational Development (OPED), 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 OPED 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.