2019 Highlights in Medicine

June 20–June 22, 2019

34th Annual Alumni Reunion and Conference

University of Saskatchewan

Honoured years: 1949, 1954, 1959, 1964, 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009 and 2014.

Hosted by the College of Medicine Alumni Association. 


View presentations from the event:

  • 34th Annual Honorary Alumni Lecture: Dr. Michael Kelly (MD'99) – Saskatchewan stroke strategy 
  • 15th Annual Clara and Frank Gertler Lecture in Medicine: Melinda Richter (BComm’92) – Good things happen when you listen View presentation or video
  • Fifth Annual Dr. Anita Chakravarti Lecture in Wellness: Betty-Ann Heggie (BEd'75) – Breaking down gender stereotypes for personal and professional success Listen to presentation
  • 12th Annual Betty-Ann and Wade Heggie Lecture in Integrative Medicine: Dr. Rob Rutledge – From neuroscience to daily practice: an evidence-based patient empowerment program for prostate cancer  View PDF or video
  • Keynote Speaker: Dr. Susan Tupper, BScPT, (PhD’12) – From ‘no pain, no gain’ to ‘if it hurts don’t do it’: what’s the right balance in exercise for chronic pain?  View PDF 
  • Dr. Earle DeCoteau (MD’64) – A look at some of the major problems of aging and what can be done to retard them  View PDF
  • Dr. B. David Stollar (MD'59) – The impact of immigrant faculty in our early years  View PDF
  • Dr. Rob Weiler (MD'79) – MAID in Saskatchewan reflections on medical assistance in dying  View PDF