Online with Zoom!

3 Exciting Virtual Meetings at Your Desk:
Friday, November 5, 1200-1400 EDT
Friday, November 12, 1200-1400 EDT
Friday, November 19, 1200-1400 EDT

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for 6.00 hours. This program has been reviewed and approved by the Canadian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Continuing Professional Development Committee.


Purpose: To bring together superb experts to give high impact interactive lectures and to disseminate cutting-edge information on topics pertinent to the field of PM&R. This yearly University of Toronto PM&R Division conference will address different topics each year.

At the end of this conference, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the latest advances in brain injury, functional neurologic disorders, and neuroradiology of TBI.
  • Describe the latest approaches to treatment of spcinal cord injury in the areas of bone health, baclofen pumps, and botulinum toxin for bowel and bladder management.
  • Review approaches to ALS.
  • Describe updates in the approach to wound care and prosthetics.

Program Highlights

Friday, November 5 (Brain Injury)

  • 1200-1205 - Introduction
    Larry Robinson
  • 1205-1230 - Brain Injury Update (new tech/therapies etc...)
    Ross Zafonte
  • 1230-1245 - Questions & Discussion
  • 1245-1310 - Functional Neurologic Disorders
    Anthony Feinstein
  • 1310-1325 - Questions and discussion
  • 1325-1345 - Neuroradiology & TBI Controversies
    Gordon Cheung
  • 1345-1355 - Questions & Discussion
  • 1355-1400 - Wrap up & Applause

Friday, November 12 (SCI)

  • 1200-1205 - Introduction
    Hossein Amani
  • 1205-1230 - SCI & Bone Health
    Cathy Craven
  • 1230-1245 - Questions & Discussion
  • 1245-1310 - Baclofen Pumps
    Anthony Burns
  • 1310-1325 - Questions and discussion
  • 1325-1345 - Botulin Toxin (Bowel & Bladder)
    Sender Herschorn
  • 1345-1355 - Questions & Discussion
  • 1355-1400 - Wrap up & Applause

Friday, November 19 (ALS/MS & Cancer)

  • 1200-1205 - Introduction
    Chantal Vaidyanath
  • 1205-1230 - ALS
    Lorne Zinman
  • 1230-1245 - Questions & Discussion
  • 1245-1310 - Wound Care
    Morty Eisenberg
  • 1310-1325 - Questions and discussion
  • 1325-1345 - Prosthetics
    Amanda Mayo
  • 1345-1355 - Questions & Discussion
  • 1355-1400 - Wrap up & Applause

 

About the Virtual Conference

The Toronto Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Conference (TPMRC) is a one-day conference to bring together superb experts to give high impact interactive lectures and to disseminate cutting-edge information on topics pertinent to the field of PM&R.


Target Audience: Faculty and Resident Physiatrists & PM&R specialists, Trauma, MSK & Pain specialists.

Other Specialties of Interest: family physicians & general practitioners, neurologists, neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, trauma specialists, pain & sports medicine specialists, nurses, physical & occupational therapists, social workers, and psychologists.

CANCELLATION POLICY
The organizing committee reserves the right to cancel the Toronto Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Conference and return all fees in the event of insufficient registration. The liability of the Toronto Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Conference is limited to the registration fee. The Toronto Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Conference will not be responsible for any losses incurred by registrants, including but not limited to airline.