January 12-16, 2021 Hamilton Convention Centre



The program will begin at 8:00 am on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 and will conclude on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at 1:00 pm.

View/Print the 2020 Program Agenda

The 2021 program agenda will be updated when finalized.

Preliminary Program Agenda

# Topic Speaker
1 Adolescent Medicine Dr. Christina Grant
2 Allergy Dr. Alison Haynes
3 Cardiology Dr. Andrew Warren
4 Child Abuse Dr. Kathleen Nolan
5 Critical Care - Injuries Dr. Ronish Gupta
6 Dermatology Dr. Miriam Weinstein
7 Developmental/Behavioural Paediatrics Dr. Lyn Sonnenberg
8 Emergency Medicine - Poisonings + Burns/Near Drowning Dr. Naveen Poonai
9 Endocrinology Dr. Karen McAssey
10 Gastrointestinal Disorders and Hepatology Dr. Nikhil Pai
11 General Paediatrics Dr. Tara Baron
12 Genetics/Dysmorphology Dr. Peter Kannu
13 Haematology and Oncology Dr. Bruce Crooks
14 Immunology Dr. Vy Kim
15 Infectious Diseases Dr. Ari Bitnun
16 Infectious Diseases - Vaccines Dr. Jeffrey Pernica
17 Mental Health Dr. Daniel Gorman
18 Metabolics Dr. Michael Geraghty
19 Neonatology Dr. Connie Williams
20 Nephrology Dr. Veronique Phan
21 Neurology Dr. Hugh McMillan
22 Ophthalmology Dr. Michael O'Connor
23 Orthopedics Dr. Debra Bartley
24 Otolaryngology Dr. Sharon Cushing
25 Paediatric Surgery Dr. Pramod Puligandla
26 Respirology Dr. David Zielinski
27 Rheumatology Dr. Johannes Roth
28 SAQ, MCQ Dr. Jean-Francois Lemay
29 Urology Dr. Karen Psooy
Introduction to OSCE stations - NEW

The "Introduction to OSCE stations" session will begin at 1:00 pm on Monday, January 11, 2021 and conclude at 4:30 pm.

This is an optional session made available to International Medical Students not enrolled in a Canadian paediatric training program. Participants must be registered for the Canadian Paediatric Review Program to be eligible to attend.

Note: This session has been designed for IMGs that have had no previous experience and have not seen or participated in an OSCE station. It is an introduction to OSCEs only and will not include individual practice.


View/Print the 2020 IMG Agenda

Information on the 2021 program will be updated when confirmed.


Information on accreditation for the 2021 program will be updated when confirmed.

Note: Physical attendance is required to receive a certificate of attendance.


Hamilton Convention Centre

1 Summers Lane, Hamilton, ON, L8P 4Y2
(905) 546-3000

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