46th Annual D.A. Boyes Society Meeting & Obstetrics and Gynaecology Clinical Review

46th Annual D.A. Boyes Society Meeting & Obstetrics and Gynaecology Clinical Review

Target Audience:

Obstetricians, gynaecologists, oncologists, reproductive endocrinologists, nurses and nurse practitioners, OBGYN residents, and midwives

Course Format: 2 Half-day plenary talks highlighted by interactive Q&A time.
  • Oct 29, 2020 to Oct 30, 2020
Broadcast Starts: 0800 PST

Online from Vancouver BC


Online registration closes on Wednesday, Oct 27 @ 8 PM.

Join us for the very first virtual  Annual D.A. Boyes Society Meeting & Obstetrics and Gynaecology Clinical Review conference which offers a more unique experience than just logging into Zoom!

The D.A Boyes Society Meeting dedicated to knowledge translation in Gynaecologic Oncology will be preceded by a Clinical Review course in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. This interactive and innovative CME-CPD program will provide a timely and clinically relevant update on selected topics in all areas including Maternal Fetal Medicine and Reproductive Endocrinology.

• Watch the lectures and have everything in one place (access to the slides, handouts, bios etc) 
• Virtually move from session to session like you would do in person 
• Virtually network with colleagues via text or video messaging
• Connect with the speakers after their lecture is over
• Access group video chat rooms where up to 5 people can connect at once
• Visit the virtual exhibit hall to interact with organizations that are typically present during the in-person conference 




Titles subject to change

Thursday, Oct 29

08:00    Welcome and introductions | Dr. Gavin Stuart
08:15    Keynote: Teaching in the virtual world | Dr. Simon Moore
08:55    Transition to Concurrent
09:00    Concurrent Session A    
Room 1) What’s new in the medical management of endometriosis | Dr. Sony Singh              
                  Room 2) Menopausal hormone therapy and aromatase inhibitors| Dr. Bob Casper
09:25   Transition to Next Concurrent Session
09:30   Concurrent Session B    
           Room 1) Operative Hysteroscopic Myomectomy: Secrets to Improving Success, Improving Surgical Outcomes, and Minimizing Complications |
                  Dr. Linda Bradley
                  Room 2) Midlife female sexual function | Dr. Kelsey Mills
09:55   Transition to Next Concurrent Session
10:00   Concurrent Session C    
          Room 1) Ultrasound and Laparoscopy: an unmatched synergy of tools to manage endometriosis in the 21st century | Dr. Matthew Leonardi
                 Room 2) Management of premature ovarian insufficiency | Dr. Jeffrey Roberts
10:30   Stretch Break & Networking Time
10:45   Concurrent Sessions D  
 Room 1) Film Festival - hysterectomy for large fibroids | Dr. Fariba Mohtashami
                Room 2) Is there a current “best” hormone therapy for postmenopausal women? | Dr. Tim Rowe
11:10   Transition to Next Concurrent Session
11:15    Concurrent Session E    
         Room 1) Apical prolapse | Dr. Marie Fidela Paraiso
               Room 2) Approach to the obliterated cul-de-sac  | Dr. Horace Roman
11:40   Transition to Plenary
11:45    Keynote: Trauma stewardship | Dr. Brian Fitzsimmons
12:15    Networking Time

Friday, Oct 30

08:00    Welcome and Introductions | Dr. Sarah Finlayson
08:15    Keynote: When surgery becomes ‘women’s work’: the devaluation of gynecologic specialties |  Dr. Sarah Temkin
08:55    Transition to Concurrent

09:00    Concurrent Session F     
                  Room 1) Evolution in management of early cervical cancer | Dr. Marie Plante
                  Room 2) Placental Basis of Fetal Growth Restriction: Implications for Clinical Practice | Dr. John Kingdom
09:40    Transition to Next Concurrent
09:45    Concurrent Session G    

                  Room 1) Recognizing and treating erosive vaginitis | Dr. Ulrike Dehaeck
                  Room 2) Update on fetal biometry growth charts - is it time to move away from Lessoway? | Dr. Jessica Liauw
10:15    Stretch Break & Networking Time  
10:30    Concurrent Sessions H  

                  Room 1) Prenatal genetic diagnosis for patients with hereditary syndromes | Dr. Beth Taylor
                  Room 2)  Review and pdate of Doppler ultrasound in obstetrics  | Dr. James Andrews
10:55    Transition to Next Concurrent
11:00    Concurrent Session I     

                  Room 1) Endometrial cancer: are we finally making progress | Dr. Amy Jamieson
                  Room 2) Important clinical pearls from the literature | Dr. Leanne Dahlgren
11:25    Transition to Plenary
11:30    Keynote: Planetary Health for Surgeons: patient-, public-, and planet-centered care |  Andrea MacNeill
12:15    Networking Time       


Key Speakers

Thursday, Oct 29

Linda D  Bradley, MD, FACOG. Professor of Ob/Gyn and Reproductive Biology, Director, Fibroid and Menstrual Disorders Center and  Hysteroscopic Services, Cleveland Clinic

Robert Casper, MD. Professor Emeritus, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Toronto; Senior Scientist,Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute; Scientific Director, TRIO Fertility, Toronto; Medical Director, Insception-Lifebank Cord Blood Bank

Marie Fidela Paraiso, MD. Professor and Vice Chair of the OBGYN and Women’s Health Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Brian Fitzsimmons, MD, FRCSC. Clinical Professor, UBC Obstetrics and Gynecology. Director of Advanced training program in Family Planning , Medical Director of Elizabeth Bagshaw Clinic


Matthew Leonardi, HBSc, MD, FRCSC. Gynaecological surgeon and sonologist, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, McMaster University; Assistant Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology, McMaster University Kelsey Mills, MD. Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of General   Gynaecology & Obstetrics, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology,UBC

Fariba Mohtashami, MD, FRCSC. Division Head & Clinical Associate Professor, Division of General Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, UBC

Simon Moore, MD, CCFP. Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family Practice, UBC

Jeffrey Roberts, MD, FRCSC. Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, UBC

Horace Roman, MD, PhD. Professor, Surgeon, Endometriosis Center, Clinique Tivoli-Ducos, Bordeaux, France

Tim Rowe, MB BS, FRCSC, FRCOG. Associate Professor Emeritus, Professor Emeritus/Emerita, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, UBC

 Sukhbir S. Singh MD, FRCSC, FACOG. Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gyneclogy, University of Ottawa;  Director, Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Gynecology, The Ottawa Hospital, Dr. E Jolly Research Chair, Gynaecologic Surgery, Ottawa Hospital Research  Institute

Gavin Stuart, MD, FRCSC. Professor and Interim Department Head, Division of Gynaecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, UBC




Friday, Oct 30

James Andrews, MD, FRCSC. Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology,  UBC.

Leanne Dahlgren, MD, FRCSC, MHS.L Assistant Professor, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology,  UBC.



Ulrike Dehaeck, MSc.,MD, FRCSC. Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of General Gynaecology & Obstetrics, Division of Gynaecologic Specialties. Amy Jamieson, MBChB, FRANZCOG,CGO.

Sarah Finlayson, MD, FRCSC. Undergraduate Program Director & Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Gynaecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, UBC



John Kingdom, MD, FRCSC. Gordon C. Leitch Chair, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, University of Toronto; Professor, Departments of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, Medical Imaging & Physiology, University of Toronto; Staff Obstetrician, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, Sinai Health System; Senior Clinician  Investigator, Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Sinai Health System

Jessica Liauw, MD, MHSc, FRCSC. Clinical Assistant Professor, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, UBC


Andrea MacNeill, MD, MSc, FRCSC. Surgical Oncologist, VGH & BC Cancer Centre; Clinical Associate Professor, UBC


Marie Plante, MD. Professor, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproduction, Laval University

Elizabeth Taylor, MD, FRCSC. Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, UBC; Co-founder and co-director, Olive Fertility Centre

Sarah Temkin, MD. Oncology Specialist.





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  By Oct 5 Oct 6 - Oct 28 After Oct 28
Physicians $239 $275 $299
Other $99 $145 $165

All fees are in Canadian dollars. Fees are subject to 5% GST.

Registration includes: Access to the live virtual event, all available materials, and access to the post-event recording

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