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Humber River Hospital (HRH)

HRH is Pri-Med Canada’s CME partner. Supporting the education of medical learners at the undergraduate, post-graduate and continuing education levels is enthusiastically embraced by HRH.  Recognizing the unique learning opportunities our hospital has to offer as North America’s first fully digital hospital, and in light of our diverse medical staff, and a multicultural patient catchment area of more than 850,000 people, HRH is affiliated with many academic institutions including Queen’s University and the University of Toronto.

Whether attending one both days, the Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program at Pri-Med Canada is designed for today’s busy primary care healthcare professional.

Aimed to meet your needs, the Pri-Med Canada Scientific Planning Committee has sought out top physicians, nurse practitioners, pharmacists and specialists in their field of practice to deliver 20+ lectures, covering the latest updates and clinical challenges common to your practice.

Learning Objectives

1. Maintain and enhance your competence in a wide variety of family & general practice subjects
2. Acquire knowledge of new investigations, management strategies and therapies
3. Develop practical clinical screening and disease prevention strategies
4. Compare your practices with peers and experts

The Humber River Hospital Scientific Planning Committee

Art Kushner MD, MCFP
Chair, Chief of Family and Community Medicine, Humber River Hospital; Lead Physician, Humber River Family Health Team; Lecturer, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto

John Axler MD, CCFP, FCFP
Assistant Professor, Department of Family & Community Medicine, University of Toronto

Jeremy Rezmovitz MSc, MD, CCFP
Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine University of Toronto

Navtej Gill
Primary Care Pharmacist at Humber River Family Health Team

Zahra Bardai BSc, MD, CCFP, MHSc, FCFP
Community Family Physician; Lecturer, Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto

Dario Del Rizzo BSc (Hon), MD, PhD, FRCSC
Physician Lead Northwest Toronto FHG

Andrea Payne NP-PHC MN BScHons
Sunnybrook Academic Family Health Team, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Albert Karas
Director, Pharmacy Services, Humber River Hospital

Declaration of Potential Conflict of Interest
Speakers will be requested to disclose to the audience, any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest that may have a direct bearing on the subject matter of this program.

Course Development & Independence
The Clinical Update educational program is developed by the Pri-Med Canada Scientific Planning Committee – Humber River Hospital, and is independent of any commercial influence. All decisions about the program content and faculty are made exclusively by the Scientific Planning Committee. No session in the Pri-Med Canada – Humber River Hospital program receives direct financial support from any pharmaceutical or other commercial company; nor does any speaker receive such support for participation in this program.