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2012 CCSMH/CAGP Conference

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.



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.

Exhibiting Opportunities:  Opportunities still exist. Please contact Leya Duigu at or 416-921-5443 ext. 316 for more information and to secure booth space. 

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.


Applications are being made for physician accreditation. This space will be updated with more information upon approval.


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

Program      Registration Pricing      Travel Information      Accommodation

Contact Us

Leya Duigu or 416-921-5443 ext. 316
(registration, posters and exhibiting)
Kimberly Wilson or 416-785-2500 ext. 6331
(abstract submissions and programming)
General Enquiries or 416-921-5443
55 St. Clair Ave W, Suite 255
Toronto, ON M4V 2Y7
Fax: 416-967-632

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