2019 Schedule

Thursday, June 20

4 pm / High Up Above Room,
Holiday Inn Express and Suites East-University
Registration
5 pm / High Up Above Room,  
Holiday Inn Express and Suites East-University
Dean's Welcome reception

Friday, June 21

7 am / E Wing Atrium, Health Sciences Building Registration/Breakfast
8 am / Room 1130, E Wing, Health Sciences Building

Welcome 
Dr. Russ Murphy (MD’09), Conference Chair
Dr. Craig Hubbard (MD’68), Alumni Association President

KEYNOTE
From ‘no pain, no gain’ to ‘if it hurts don’t do
it’: what’s the right balance in exercise for chronic pain?
Dr. Susan Tupper, BScPT, PhD
Strategy Consultant, Pain Quality Improvement and
Research, Saskatchewan Health Authority

8:45 am / Room 1130, E Wing, Health Sciences Building

34TH ANNUAL HONORARY ALUMNI LECTURE
Saskatchewan stroke strategy
Dr. Michael Kelly (MD'99)
Professor and Head of Neurosurgery, USask College of Medicine,
Neurosurgeon, Royal University Hospital,
Saskatchewan Clinical Stroke Research Chair

9:15 am / Room 1130, E Wing, Health Sciences Building

MAID in Saskatchewan reflections on medical assistance in dying
Dr. Rob Weiler (MD'79) 
Professor, Anesthesiology,
College of Medicine, USask

9:45 am / Room 1130, E Wing, Health Sciences Building

A look at some of the major problems of aging and what can be done to retard them
Dr. Earle DeCoteau (MD’64)
Professor Emeritus,
College of Medicine, USask

10:15 am / E Wing Atrium, Health Sciences Building Nutrition and networking break
10:30 am / Room 1130, E Wing, Health Sciences Building

Personalized breast screening: An update
Dr. Sushiela Appavoo (MD'89)
General Radiologist,Medical Imaging Consultants, Edmonton, AB
Chair, Canadian Association of Radiologists Breast Imaging Working Group

11 am / Room 1130, E Wing, Health Sciences Building

The impact of immigrant faculty in our early years
Dr. B. David Stollar (MD'59) 
Prof. Emeritus, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

11:30 am / Room 1130, E Wing, Health Sciences Building

The Westside story: The current state of HIV in Saskatoon, SK and the interventions that are making the difference
Dr. Larissa Pawluck (MD'09)
Physician, Westside Community Clinic

NOON / Exeter Room, Marquis Hall AGM luncheon
1:30 pm / E Wing, Health Sciences Building Interactive workshops – briefing
1:45 pm Session one
2:15 pm  Session two
2:45 pm  Session three
3:30 pm  Delegate and guest optional tours
Evening 

Class Parties/Dinner on your own

Saturday, June 22

7:30 am / E Wing Atrium, Health Sciences Building Breakfast
8:30 am / Leslie and Irene Dubé Theatre, Room 1150, E Wing, Health Sciences Building

15TH ANNUAL CLARA AND FRANK GERTLER LECTURE IN MEDICINE
Good things happen when you listen
Melinda Richter (BComm’92)
Global Head of JLABS, Johnson & Johnson Innovation

Learn how global incubation labs are leading patient-driven health innovation and understand J&J Lab strategies for building an ecosystem where health leaders and industry collaborate to innovate.

9:30 am / Leslie and Irene Dubé Theatre, Room 1150, E Wing, Health Sciences Building

FIFTH ANNUAL DR. ANITA CHAKRAVARTI LECTURE
IN WELLNESS
Breaking down gender stereotypes for personal and professional success
Betty-Ann Heggie (BEd'75)
Author and Director of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF)

10:30 am / E Wing, Health Sciences Building Nutrition and networking break
11 am / Leslie and Irene Dubé Theatre, Room 1150, E Wing, Health Sciences Building

12TH ANNUAL BETTY-ANN AND WADE HEGGIE
LECTURE IN INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE
From neuroscience to daily practice: an evidence-based patient empowerment program for prostate cancer
Dr. Rob Rutledge

Radiation Oncologist, Nova Scotia Cancer Centre, 
Associate Professor, Dalhousie University

FREE TIME Optional activities—tours, art galleries, museums
5 pm / Garry Room, Marquis Hall Reception, art auction and class photos 
6:30 pm / Garry Room, Marquis Hall Banquet