FRIDAY, MAY 4, 2018

07:00 Registration (Muffins & Coffee) Chairs – Bob Rangno and James McCormack  

“You must unlearn what you have learned.” – Yoda

08:00 Yoda Expounds Robert Rangno
08:10 May the evidence be with you - “Power! Unlimited power!” Mike Allan and James McCormack

“I find your lack of faith disturbing.” – Darth Vader

09:00 Personalized medicine and DTC genetic testing – “No. I am your father.” Tim Caulfield
09:20 Agitation in dementia “You will know (the good from the bad) when you are calm, at peace.” Mike Allan
09:40 Questions
09:50 Concussion “Once you start down the dark path, forever will it dominate your destiny, consume you it will.” Tommy Gerschman
10:10 Questions
10:20 Refreshment Break  

“Never tell me the odds!” – Han Solo

10:40 Everything to do with stopping clots – “Difficult to see. Always in motion is the future.” Mike Kolber
11:00 Diabetes drugs past to present “Powerful you have become, the dark side I sense in you.” James McCormack
11:20 Questions  
11:30 The force of blood pressure “I’m one with the Force. The Force is with me.” Aaron Tejani
12:00 Questions  
12:10 Lunch  

“Many of the truths that we cling to depend on our point of view.” – Obi-Wan Kenobi

13:00 “I have a bad feeling about this” – how to look at trial results that seem to be an anomaly. Alan Cassels
13:20 Defence of the Sith: Are Benzos Really the Bad Guys? Adrienne Lindblad
13:40 Harm reduction for people who use drugs: “No one should be stranded on Planet Hoth.” Christy Sutherland
14:00 Questions  
14:20 Refreshment Break  

“In my experience there is no such thing as luck.” – Obi-Wan Kenobi

14:40 Lab values “Your eyes can deceive you. Don’t trust them.” James McCormack
15:10 Thermal detonator vs light sabre. How to order rheumatology tests without hurting civilians. Kam Shojania
15:30 Opioids for pain “Your focus determines your reality.” Tina Korownyk
15:40 Questions  
16:00 Adjourn  


07:30 Registration (Coffee & Muffins)
Chairs – Bob Rangno and James McCormack

“You think Yoda stops teaching, just because his student does not want to hear?” – Yoda

08:30 Stem cell therapies “Do not assume anything Obi-Wan. Clear your mind must be if you are to discover the real villains behind this plot.” Tim Caulfield
08:50 More top 5 new pediatric studies “Size matters not. Look at me. Judge me by my size, do you? Hmm? Hmm.” Tina Korownyk
09:10 Heart failure – increase drugs not dose? TBC
09:30 Questions  
09:50 Refreshment Break  

“The only true wisdom is knowing you know nothing” – Socrates = Greek for Yoda

10:10 Anxiety evidence – “Once you start down the dark path, forever will it dominate your destiny, consume you it will.” Adrienne Lindblad
10:30 A GI potpourri “I’ve got a bad feeling about this.” Mike Kolber
10:50 Questions  
11:10 Medical Marijuana “The Force is strong with this one.” Mike Allan
11:30 Questions  
11:50 Lunch  

“Ready are you? What know you of ready?” – Yoda

12:40 MRSA and what do we need to treat – how long ABX “I’ve got a bad feeling about this.” Natasha Press
13:10 10 silly studies that you may or may not need to know about. R2-D2 and C-3PO
13:50 Now how to do all you’ve learned “Do. Or do not. There is no try.” The Gang plus the Audience
15:00 I’m one with the Force. The Force is with me.