CME on the Run! 2019-2020

CME on the Run! 2019-2020


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.
  • Jan 31, 2020
  • Apr 3, 2020
  • May 1, 2020
  • Jun 5, 2020
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 sessions with 8 presentations each, available in-person or via videoconference.  We are excited to introduce our next series of lectures and incredible speakers.

Save the following dates on your calendar so you won't miss these next CME on the Run sessions!

Oct 4, 2019 - MSK, Sports Medicine & Rheumatology
Nov 22, 2019 - Dermatology & Allergy
Jan 31, 2020 - Psychiatry
Apr 3, 2020 - Infectious Disease & Travel
May 1, 2020 - Prenatal, Pediatrics & Adolescents
Jun 5, 2020 - 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 voucher. Complimentary parking are only valid at 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 (except Nov 22 - CGH Administration, Admin C)
North Island Hospital Comox Valley | 101 Lerwick Rd., Courtenay, BC V9N 0B9 (*NEW SITE*)
Room: CVH 2632
Fort St. John Hospital | 8407 112 Avenue, Fort St. John, BC V1J 0J5
Room: 0713
Kelowna General Hospital | UBC SMP Clinical Academic Campus | 2312 Pandosy St., Kelowna, BC V1Y 1T3
Room: CAC 235
Kelowna General Hospital | Strathcona Building | 2268 Pandosy St., Kelowna, BC V1Y 1T2 (for Nov 22 session)
Room: KGH Boardroom
Kelowna General Hospital | Centennial Building | 2268 Pandosy St., Kelowna, BC V1Y 1T2 (for Apr 3 session)
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 4 & Nov 22 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
University Hospital of Northern BC | 1475 Edmonton St., Prince George, BC V2M 1S2
Room: LDC 0505 
Surrey Jim Pattison Outpatient Care & Surgical Centre | 9750 140th St., Surrey, BC, V3T 0G9
Room: G136/G137
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 219 (except Nov 22 & Mar 1 sessions - CA 125 & Apr 3 session - CA 223)

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**Titles are subject to change**

Oct 4, 2019 - MSK, Sports Medicine & Rheumatology

  • Concusion Management: What's New? | Dr. Alyssa Cantarutti
  • The Painful Hip: Assessment, Imaging and What Orthopedics Wants to Know First | Dr. Heather Wray
  • Understanding and (Selectively) Ordering Rheumatologic Laboratory Investigations | Dr. Daniel Ennis
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Are We Missing It in Primary Care? | Dr. Neda Amiri
  • Acute Knee Injury: Beyond the Initial Exam | Dr. Sara Forsyth
  • Seronegative Inflammatory Arthritis: Making a Diagnosis | Dr. Carson Chin
  • The Painful Shoulder: Exam, Images and Next Steps | Dr. Navin Prasad
  • Osteoarthritis and Office-Based Joint Injections: What Works? | Dr. John Wade

Nov 22, 2019 - Dermatology & Allergy

  • Psoriasis: Multimodal Treatment - Topical and Beyond | Dr. Sunil Kalia
  • “Is This Lesion Cancer?”: What’s New, What Not to Miss | Dr. Sunil Kalia
  • Hair Loss and Thinning in Middle Age | Dr. Jeff Donovan
  • Chronic Leg Ulcers: The Best Office Approach | Dr. Brian Kunimoto
  • Preventing Food Allergies in Children | Dr. Joanne Yeung
  • Do They Really Have a Penicillin Allergy? The Office Challenge | Dr. Joanne Yeung
  • Rosacea: What's Old, What's New, What's Best? | Dr. Marcie Ulmer
  • Acne: A Stepwise Approach for Office Practice | Dr. Marcie Ulmer 

Jan 31, 2020 - Psychiatry

  • Bipolar II Update on Treatment | Dr. Trisha Chakrabarty
  • Sleeplessness Beyond the Sedatives | Dr. Colleen Froese
  • When Too Much Wine Becomes a Problem | Dr. Rupinder Brar
  • Smoking Addiction: How Can We Do Better? | Dr. Deborah Thompson
  • Adult ADHD Diagnosis and Management | Dr. Elisabeth Baerg Hall
  • Adjunctive Therapies for Depression | Dr. Fidel Vila-Rodriguez
  • Where Are We With Benzodiazepines? | Dr. Robert Comey​
  • Counselling on Cannabis and the Implications on the Developing Brain | Dr. Rod Rassekh 

Apr 3, 2020 - Infectious Disease & Travel

  • Herpes Zoster, Pneumococcal and HPV Vaccine Update
  • Antibiotics Stewardship
  • Prevention and Treatment of Motion Sickness
  • Battling the Superbug: How to Approach MRSA
  • Infections in Pregnancy
  • Insect and Tic-Borne Rashes and Diseases
  • Practical Approach to Fever of Unknown Origin (FUO) in the Returning Traveler
  • Management of Infectious Diarrhea: What and How to Treat

May 1, 2020 - Prenatal, Pediatrics & Adolescents

  • Management of Anxiety in Children
  • Depression in Teens
  • Pediatric Asthma Management Update
  • Management of Childhood Obesity
  • Abnormal Gait in Children: Diagnosis and Management
  • ADHD: Clinical Tips for Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Doc, I'm pregnant. Now what? An update on Antenatal Screening
  • Pediatric Rashes

Jun 5, 2020 - Internal Medicine

  • Diabetes Management Update (Beyond Metformin)
  • Treating Resistant Hypertension
  • Multiple Myeloma: When to Suspect It?
  • Syncope: Differential Diagnosis and Investigations
  • IBD Care in Primary Care
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatic: Diagnosis and Management
  • Community Acquired Pneumonia Management Updates
  • Diverticular Disease: Pathology and Management



      *Fees plus applicable taxes Per Session All Six Sessions Onsite
      Online Fax/
      Online Fax/
      Delegates (VGH/Videoconference)  $99 $109 $450 $460 $135


      $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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