January 8-12, 2020Hamilton Convention Centre



The program will begin at 8:00 am on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 and will conclude on Sunday, January 12, 2020 at 12:30 pm.

View/Print the 2019 Program Agenda

The 2020 program agenda will be updated when finalized.

2020 Topics and Speakers

# 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 Tuesday, January 7, 2020 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 accreditation for the 2020 program will be updated when confirmed.


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(905) 546-3000

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