Program

Discovery, Research, InnoVation and Education

 

Friday, April 21, 2017

 

Discovery & Research Sessions

In This Session, Trainees Will Present Novel Research Results Generated In The Department Of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
 Time Event  Location
7:00-8:00 am Registration & Breakfast Bernard Snell Lower Foyer
8:00 - 8:15 Welcome - Dr. Michael Mengel Bernard Snell Theatre
8:15 - 10:00 Oral presentations  Bernard Snell Theatre
  Poster set-up (starting at 7:00) Bernard Snell Upper Foyer
10:00 - 10:15 Break Bernard Snell Lower Foyer
10:15 - 12:00 Oral presentations                                                                        Bernard Snell Theatre
12:00 - 1:00 Lunch 
Bernard Snell Lower Foyer
 

InnoVation Sessions

In This Session, recent innovations, new assays, platforms, and processes in Laboratory Services & Pathology in the Edmonton Zone will be presented
 Time Event Location
1:00 - 1:30 Dorothy Ward
Transition (journey, success, lessons learned, tools & tips, etc)
Bernard Snell Theatre
1:30 - 2:00 Dr. Mathew Estey
In search of an improved screening test for Cystic Fibrosis-Related 
Diabetes: the utility of fructosamine

Bernard Snell Theatre
2:00 - 2:15 Dr. Steven Drews
Current clinical lab respiratory data to help inform public health decision making
Bernard Snell Theatre
2:15 - 2:30  Claudia Salguero
Leadership priorities in the Emergency dept.
Bernard Snell Theatre
2:30 - 3:00 Shannon Redel & Dr. Anna Fuezery
A success story - Total quality management of an Epoc program in a mobile setting
Bernard Snell Theatre
3:00 - 4:00 Poster viewing and judging
Bernard Snell Upper Foyer
4:00 - 4:15 Presentation awards / Teacher awards / Macgregor Lecture Introduction
Bernard Snell Theatre
4:15 - 5:15 

Dr. John W. Macgregor Memorial Lecture


Dr. Philip Awadalla
Professor, Dept. of Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto
Principal Investigator & Director, Genome Canada
Canadian Data Integration Centre
OICR Senior Principal Investigator & Director
Ontario Health Study, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research


Learning Objectives: To be announced
Bernard Snell Theatre
5:30 - 8:00 Dinner  Bernard Snell Lower Foyer
     
     
 

 

Discovery & Research Sessions

 In This Session, Trainees Will Present Novel Research Results Generated In The Department Of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
 Time Event Location
7:00-8:00 am Registration Bernard Snell Lower Foyer
8:00-8:15 Welcome - Dr. Michael Mengel Bernard Snell Theatre
8:15-9:45 Oral presentations  Bernard Snell Theatre
  Poster set-up Bernard Snell Upper Foyer
9:45-10:00 Break  
10:00-11:45 Oral presentations Bernard Snell Theatre
11:45-12:45 Lunch Bernard Snell Lower Foyer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

 

Discovery & Research Sessions

 In This Session, Trainees Will Present Novel Research Results Generated In The Department Of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
 Time Event Location
7:00-8:00 am Registration Bernard Snell Lower Foyer
8:00-8:15 Welcome - Dr. Michael Mengel Bernard Snell Theatre
8:15-9:45 Oral presentations  Bernard Snell Theatre
  Poster set-up Bernard Snell Upper Foyer
9:45-10:00 Break  
10:00-11:45 Oral presentations Bernard Snell Theatre
11:45-12:45 Lunch Bernard Snell Lower Foyer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

 Saturday, April 22, 2017

 

Education Sessions

In Parallel sessions, educational lectures and seminars will offer knowledge updates to the various sub-specialties of laboratory services and diagnostics
 Time Event Location
7:45-8:00 am Registration & Continental Breakfast Bernard Snell Lower Foyer
7:45 - Poster set up Bernard Snell Upper Foyer
8:00 - 8:50 General Session 1 (LEaRN / AP- Year in Review):
Speaker #1 - Marie-France Provost - Dept. of National Defence Techs: "Experience in Afghanistan"
Speaker #2 - Dr. Josh Raizman & Dr. Kareena Schnabl: "Advances in prenatal testing using non-invasive prenatal 
testing: perspectives from the lab and patient
"
Speaker #3 - Tsega Workineh, Terry Meunier, Barb Romansky: "Reducing the number of standing orders for inpatients"
Speaker #4 - AP-Year in Review - Dr. Terence Colgan: "Benefits and challenges of sub-specialization in Anatomic Pathology: an Ontario and College of American Pathologist's perspective"       

 
Bernard Snell Theatre
Classroom A

Classroom D
Classroom F

9:00 - 9:50 General Session 2 (LEaRN / AP-Year in Review):
Speaker #1 - Andrea Kunst: "Anonymous Live Liver Donations: My Donor Experience"
Speaker #2 - Simon Charlebois: "Developing the Laboratory Tech training for the Afghan National Security Forces"
Speaker #3 - Dr. Patrick Nation: "Zoonoses in Alberta pets"
Speaker #4 - AP-Year in Review - Dr. Nadia Giannakopoulos: “Pathology in a Resource-Limited Setting: My Experience in Kenya”    

Bernard Snell Theatre
Classroom A
Classroom D
Classroom F

10:00 - 10:50
Poster viewing and judging 
10:00-10:25 a.m.  AP-Year in Review - Dr. Consolato Sergi: "Diagnosing Gluten-Sensitive Enteropathy- An Update
10:30-10:55 a.m.  AP-Year in Review - Drs. Farshid Siadat & Rob West: "Scientific Rationale and Practical Implications of the recent changes in the Prostate Synoptic Reports

Bernard Snell Upper Foyer
Classroom F
Classroom F

11:00 - 11:15 Poster awards & Dr. RE Bell Memorial Lecture Introduction Bernard Snell Theatre
11:15 - 12:15

Dr. R.E. Bell Memorial Lecture


Dr. Mark Cervinski
Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Director of Clinical Chemistry
Director of Point-of-Care Testing
Diplomate of the American Board of Clinical Chemistry



Learning Objectives: To be announced
Bernard Snell Theatre
 

12:15 - 1:00 Lunch  Bernard Snell Lower Foyer
1:00 - 1:50 General Session 3 (LEaRN):
Speaker #1 - Newson Ly: "Blood Bank & HLA"
Career Workshop: Graduate Studies
Speaker #2 - Dr. Kinga Kowalewska-Grochowska: "Lady bouncers, X-files, and tingling throats: parasite eccentricities"

Bernard Snell Theatre
Classroom A
Classroom F

2:00-2:50  General Session 4 (LEaRN):
Speaker #1 -Denise Forwick-Whalley: "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the Funeral Industry"
Career Workshop: Resident
Speaker #2 - Prenilla Naidu: " STI Testing: We Catch "Em All!"

Bernard Snell Theatre
Classroom A 
Classroom F
3:00-3:30 Closing Remarks Bernard Snell Theatre