CME on the Run! 2018 - 2019

CME on the Run! 2018 - 2019


Target Audience:

Family physicians, Nurses, Nurse practitioners, Residents and students

Course Format: Set of 8 talks for each session. Each presentation is 15 minutes followed by 11 minutes of Q&A time.
Vancouver General Hospital
899 West 12th Avenue
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+ Various Videoconference Sites
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Our unique and award winning series of 6-half day short snapper style focused CPD with both in-person and videoconference accessibility.  We are excited to introduce our next series of lectures and incredible speakers.

We urge you to register now so you won't want to miss these next CME on the Run sessions!

Oct 5, 2018 - Ophthalmology & ENT
Nov 30, 2018 - Diagnostic & Radiology
Jan 25, 2019 - Therapeutics
Mar 1, 2019 - Geriatrics
Apr 12, 2019 - Gynecology & Urology
May 10, 2019 - Internal Medicine

Conference Venues

Vancouver General Hospital, Paetzold Lecture Room. (899 W 12th Ave, Vancouver, BC) and 13 videoconference sites.
Parking at VGH: The CME on the RUN! Committee would like to offer you complimentary parking if required.  Bring your parking ticket to the registration desk to receive a parking sticker. Complimentary passes are for VGH - Main Garage & Diamond Health Care Centre Parkade.


Castlegar and District Health Centre | 709 - 10th Street, Castlegar, BC V1N 2H7 
Room: Education Room
Chilliwack General Hospital | 45600 Menholm Rd., Chilliwack, BC V2P 1P7
Room: ICU-2
Fort St. John Hospital | 8407 112 Avenue, Fort St. John, BC V1J 0J5
Room: 0713 (except Jan 25, Mar 1 & Apr 12 - Room 0705)
Kelowna General Hospital | UBC SMP Clinical Academic Campus | 2312 Pandosy St., Kelowna, BC V1Y 1T3
Room: CAC 235
Kelowna General Hospital | Centennial Building | 2268 Pandosy St., Kelowna, BC V1Y 1T2 (for Oct 5 & Apr 12 sessions)
Room: Murray Ramsden Boardroom
Mission Memorial Hospital | 7324 Hurd St., Mission, BC V2V 3H5
Room: Boardroom
Nanaimo Regional General Hospital | 1200 Dufferin Crescent, Nanaimo, BC V9S 2B7
Room: 2050 (except Oct 5 & Nov 30 sessions - Room 2060)
Royal Columbian Hospital | 330 E. Columbia St., New Westminster, BC V3L 3W7
Room: 074
Lions Gate Hospital | Hope Centre, SE Corner of LGH Campus | 231 E 15th Street, North Vancouver, BC V7L 2L7
Room: 2506 (except for Nov 30 session - Room 2514)
Penticton Regional Hospital | 550 Carmi Ave., Penticton, BC V2A 3G6
Room: Boardroom
University Hospital of Northern BC | 1475 Edmonton St., Prince George, BC V2M 1S2
Room: 5017 (except Oct 5 session - LDC 0505 & Mar 1 session - Room 5011)
Surrey Jim Pattison Outpatient Care & Surgical Centre | 9750 140th St., Surrey, BC, V3T 0G9
Room: G136/G137
Surrey Memorial Hospital | Critinal Care Tower | 13750 96 Ave., Surrey, BC V3V 1Z2 (for Nov 30 session)
Room: M-3.526
Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital | 1200 Hospital Bench, Trail, BC  V1R 4M1  
Room: ER-2
Royal Jubilee Hospital | Coronation Annex | 1952 Bay St., Victoria, BC V8R 1J8
Room: CA 125

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Oct 5, 2018 - Ophthalmology & ENT

  • Eye Presentations of Systemic Disease - Dr. Simon Warner
  • Dizziness! A Balanced Approach to Office Diagnosis and Management - Dr. Kevin Shi & Dr. Angus Gilchrist
  • Hearing Loss and Hearing Aids: the New and the Worthwhile - Ms. Susan Clark
  • Sinusitis: Appropriate Management in Kids and Adults - Dr. Amin Javer
  • Current Approach to Obstructive Sleep Apnea: Who to Use, Whom to Trust - Dr. Najib Ayas
  • Red Eye, Red Flags - Dr. Simon Moore
  • The Aging Eye: Issues for the Elderly - Dr. Gelareh Noureddin
  • Family Practice Management of Common Diseases of the Eyelid - Dr. Gelareh Noureddin

Nov 30, 2018 - Diagnostic & Radiology

  • Interpreting a DEXA Scan: What’s in the Numbers - Dr. Sabrina Gill
  • Choosing Wisely: Primary Care’s Most Overused Lab Tests - Dr. Janet Simons
  • Cardiac Imaging: When and What to Order - Dr. Eli Rosenberg
  • PSA Screening: A Debate - Dr. Brian Mayson
  • Testosterone: What is This Lab Test Indicated - Dr. Morris Pudek
  • Imaging Modalities in Hip Pain - Dr. Mark Cresswell
  • Cardiovascular Risk Screening: What’s New - Dr. Annie Chou
  • Office Assessment of Dementia: A Practical Approach - Dr. Maria Chung

Jan 25, 2019 - Therapeutics

  • PPI’s: When and How to Discontinue - Dr. Scott Whittaker
  • Post TIA Management - Dr. Samuel Yip
  • Suboxone: an FP’s Approach - Dr. Christy Sutherland
  • Cannabinoids: Current Evidence and Guidelines for Use - Dr. Launette Rieb
  • Adult Vaccine Updates - Dr. Meena Dawar
  • Genomic Testing: Ready for Prime Time - Dr. Linlea Armstrong
  • Update on Hepatitis Treatments - Dr. Edward Tam
  • RICE to MOVE: Changes in the Approach to MSK Injuries - Dr. Jennifer Robinson

Mar 1, 2019 - Geriatrics

  • DNAR Conversations in the Office - Dr. Gil Kimel
  • Dementia Management Update - Dr. Dean Foti
  • Management of Hypertension in Elderly - Dr. Jesse Bittman
  • MAiD: A Family Practice Approach - Mr. Darren Kopetsky
  • Blood Disorders in Elderly: What Not to Miss and What to Do - Dr. Cynthia Toze
  • Evidence for Primary Prevention in the Elderly - Dr. Rita McCracken
  • A Systematic Approach to De-prescribing - Dr. Rita McCracken
  • Preventing Falls in the Elderly: What the FP Can Do - Dr. Wendy Cook

Apr 12, 2019 - Gynecology & Urology

  • What’s That in my Sack!? Assessing Testicular Masses | Dr. Peter Pommerville
  • Management and Prevention of Kidney Stones | Dr. Ben Chew
  • Menopause and HRT 2019 | Dr. Tim Rowe
  • Current STI Guidelines | Dr. Troy Grennan
  • The Fertility Assessment | Dr. Niamh Tallon
  • Female Genital Dermatology: the Good, the Bad & the Unexpected | Dr. Melanie Atlas
  • New Drugs for Overactive Bladder | Dr. Joel Teichman 
  • Microscopic Hematuria: When to be Concerned and What to Do | Dr. Joel Teichman

May 10, 2019 - Internal Medicine

  • Management of Obesity
  • Management of Migraine
  • COPD: Current Treatments
  • Common Cardiac Arrhythmias: When to Worry and Refer
  • Atrial Fib Initial Management
  • Lyme Disease Update
  • Gut Microbiome: The Second Brain
  • Central Sensitization Syndrome: Management Pearls


  Per Session All Six Sessions Onsite
Online Fax/
Online Fax/
Delegates (VGH/VC) $99 $109 $409 $449 $125


$29 $39 - - $39

*Residents/Students to provide proof of status on-site.

Please note: VGH pre-registration will be closed 5 days before the conference date.

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