Choosing Wisely Conference 2019

June 8, 2019 • Health Sciences Building, University of Saskatchewan

Register Now

Early Bird closes April 27, 2019
  • $300.00 Health Care Professionals
  • $175.00 Students/Residents
Regular Registration closes June 7, 2019
  • $350.00 Health Care Professionals
  • $200.00 Student/Residents

Conference Schedule

The conference will focus on CWC (Choosing Wisely Canada) elements, as they relate to in-hospital care and where appropriate, elements of preoperative care, diagnostic imaging and lab tests, as well as appropriate medications. It will also focus on models of care that are linked to superior and safer patient outcomes, as well physician wellness and resiliency in those models of care. The target audience is family Physicians, specialist physicians, nurses, residents, students, pharmacists, diagnostic imaging, laboratory medicine, and other health care professionals

Saturday, June 8, 2019
730 Registration & Continental Breakfast
800 Welcome Remarks & Treaty 6 Acknowledgement
815 Keynote Child Health
Dr. Jeremy Friedman
915 Plenary The Clinical & Economic Perils of Choosing the Incorrect Diagnostic Imaging Technique
Dr. Brent Burbridge & Dr. Erika Penz
1015 Refreshment Break & Exhibits
1030 Concurrent #1 Optimal Lab Utilization
Dr. Fang Wu & Dr. Pouneh Dokouhaki
1030 Concurrent #2 Microbiology Tips
Dr. Camille Hamula
1030 Concurrent #3 The Role of Laboratory Medicine Resource Stewardship in Value-Based Healthcare
Dr. Abdi Sokoro & Dr. Amin Kabani
1030 Concurrent #4 HIV Testing
1130 Lunch & Exhibits
1230 Plenary Clinical Quality Improvement Program (CQiP) Project Presentations
Dr. Christine Lett, Dr. Ryan Lett, Dr. Shade Onaolapo, Dr. Segun Oyedokun & Dr. Rabia Shahid
1345 Relocation Break
1400 Concurrent Sessions (Repeat of 1030 am Sessions)
1500 Refreshment Break & Exhibits
1515 Plenary Health Care Worker Wellness
Dr. Anita Chakravarti
1615 Plenary Antimicrobial Stewardship
Dr. Shaqil Peermohamed
1715  Closing Remarks & Adjournment

Contact Information

CME Logo Conference Information

Jessica Wylie - Event Coordinator

Phone: (306) 966-7795

Molly Campbell - Event Support

Phone: (306) 966-7794