The Canadian Academy of Geriatric Psychiatry and Canadian Coalition for Seniors’ Mental Health Joint Conference brings together participants from across Canada and provides an opportunity to network with colleagues and exchange ideas while gaining up-to-date knowledge on managing key issues in seniors’ mental health. There were just over 200 participants at the 2008 joint conference in Vancouver and we look forward to hosting the next meeting on September 21-22, 2012 in Banff, AB, themed “Celebrating the Past, Present & Future of Seniors’Mental Health.” We are in the midst of developing a lively program that combines academic and practical clinical presentations that would cater to a mutli-disciplinary audience.
Ken Shulman MD FRCPC, Professor, University of Toronto
David Hogan MD FRCPC, Professor, University of Calgary
Your support to the CAGP and CCSMH allows us to provide high quality education to a range of professionals interested in the field of seniors’ mental health.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Any professional or student interested in the mental health of seniors including geriatricpsychiatrists, general psychiatrists, geriatricinternists, family practitioners, nurses, occupational therapists, rehabilitation experts, physiotherapists, social workers, other allied health workers, geriatric psychiatrists-in-training, medical students, residents and other healthcare students.
The 2012 meeting will be delivered only in English.
Student Bursaries: CAGP is pleased to provide EIGHT $500 bursaries for residents to attend the 2012 Joint Conference in Banff. Please visit the Psychiatry Residents & Fellows page for more information.
CREDITS & CERTIFICATES
Applications are being made for physician accreditation. This space will be updated with more information upon approval.
2012 CONFERENCE COMMITTEE
Zahinoor Ismail, MD FRCPC, University of Calgary Co-Chair
Kim Wilson, Canadian Coalition for Seniors’ Mental Health Co-Chair
Kiran Rabheru, MD FRCPC, University of Ottawa & British Columbia
David Conn, MD FRCPC, University of Toronto
Corinne Fischer, MD FRCPC, University of Toronto
Marla Davidson, BSc, MD, FRCPC, University of Saskatchewan
Mark Rapoport MD FRCPC, University of Toronto
Francois Visser, MBChB CCFP
2012 Student Chairs
Holly Dornan, MD, University of Ottawa
Andrea Iaboni, MD DPhil FRCPC, University of Toronto
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