OAG Events Overview




15th Annual Conference

October 21 - 23, 2011
PARK HYATT TORONTO,
TORONTO, ONTARIO


Preliminary Program

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DOCTORS’ PROGRAM AT A GLANCE


Friday, October 21, 2011
6:00 - 10:00 p.m. Registration Open
6:30 - 10:30 p.m. President’s Welcome Dinner
   
   
Saturday, October 22, 2011
7:00 - 12:30 p.m. Registration Open
7:00 - 9:30 a.m. Breakfast
8:15 - 8:30 a.m. Welcome & Opening Remarks
Speakers:
Dr. David Baron
Dr. Iain Murray
INTERACTING WITH SOCIETIES AND REGULATORY BODIES
8:30 - 8:50 a.m. ODB
Speaker: Mr. Brent Fraser
8:50 - 9:10 a.m. OHIP (Billing Scenarios)
Speaker: Dr. David Baron
9:10 - 9:30 a.m. CPSO
Speaker: Mr. Wade Hillier
9:30 - 9:50 a.m. Panel Discussion
Moderator: Dr. Piero Tartaro
Presentation Overview
How much of your day-to-day practice is influenced by our provincial regulatory bodies? Whether it is through the challenging task of securing ODB approval for biologic therapy or dealing with a medical audit in regards to your practice or your billings, our lives as practicing physicians are intimately tied to these organizations. In an era of greater accountability, this session will provide the Gastroenterologist with an engaging discussion on the current issues and future trends on the role of our main provincial regulatory bodies and agencies.
DEBATE: MY PROVINCIAL ASSOCIATION IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION
9:50 - 10:10 a.m. Debate - PRO (OAG)
Speaker: Dr. Brian Murat
10:10 - 10:30 a.m. Debate - CON (CAG)
Speaker: Dr. David Morgan
10:30 - 10:50 a.m. Rebuttals
10:50 - 11:10 a.m. Panel Discussion
Moderator: Dr. Marco Puglia
Presentation Overview
Does your allegiance lie with your province or country? Which association is more important to your gastroenterology practice... the OAG or CAG? Who better to debate this controversial topic than an OAG Past President, Dr. Brian Murat and CAG President, Dr. David Morgan. This promises to be an exciting, informative and hopefully humorous debate. Gentlemen, let’s get ready to rumble!!!
 
11:10 - 11:40 a.m. Nutrition Break
 
INTERACTING WITH SOCIETIES AND REGULATORY BODIES
11:40 - 12:00 p.m. Special Access Program (Health Canada) -
Drugs not licensed in Canada

Speaker: Ms. Alka Kurichh
12:00 - 12:20 p.m. Royal College MOCOMP
Speaker: Dr. Ford Bursey
12:20 -12:35 p.m. CMPA
Speaker: Dr. Jacques Guilbert
12:35 - 12:55 p.m. Panel Discussion
Moderator: Dr. Ian Bookman
Presentation Overview
We expand our horizon to organizations at the national level. These talks will not only be relevant to Ontario gastroenterologists, but also to our colleagues all over Canada. As the MOCOMP program changes, we need to now how to optimize recording our CME hours. We will also hear of other programs at the Royal College relevant to our practice. Information will be given about how to access drugs for our patients through the Health Canada special access program. CMPA can always give us advice about pitfalls to avoid in our day to day practice.
 
12:55 - 1:00 p.m. Closing Remarks
Speaker: Dr. Iain Murray
 
RESIDENTS’ ROUND TABLE
1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Residents’ Round Table
Speakers: Drs. David Baron, James Gregor, Iain Murray
Presentation Overview
Although this meeting is about meeting familiar colleagues, we look forward to meeting the bright future of our profession at this meeting each year. This session is for you and your spouses to ask questions you would not normally discuss in the halls of academia. More experienced members of the gastroenterology community will be present to answer your questions about life as a gastroenterologist. Finding a job, setting up a practice, dealing with payroll and personnel, home-work balance, and so on, are not skills normally taught, but are important in day-to-day community practice. This is your chance to go over practice items not found in Journals in an informal environment.
SOCIAL PROGRAMS
1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Lunch (in the hotel)
6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception
7:00 - 1:00 a.m. Gala and Awards Presentation (An Ode to Glamour)
   
   
Sunday, October 23, 2011
7:00 - 11:00 a.m. Registration Open
7:00 - 10:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:30 - 9:20 a.m. Highlights of the St. Michael's Endoscopy Course
Speakers:
Dr. Paul Kortan
Dr. Gabor Kandel
9:20 - 9:40 a.m. OMA and Ongoing Billing Adjustments
Speaker: Dr. Doug Weir
9:40 - 10:00 a.m. Nutrition Break
10:00 -11:55 a.m. Annual General Meeting (AGM)
(Closed Meeting - Members only)
11:55 - 12:00 p.m. Closing Remarks
Speaker: Dr. David Baron


COMPANION PROGRAM AT A GLANCE


Friday, October 21, 2011
6:00 - 10:00 p.m. Registration Open
6:30 - 10:30 p.m. President’s Welcome Reception
   
   
Saturday, October 22, 2011
7:00 - 12:30 p.m. Registration Open
7:00 - 9:30 a.m. Breakfast
COOKING WITH BONNIE STERN
10:00 - 10:05 a.m. Welcome & Opening Remarks
Host: Ms. Rachel Baron
10:05 - 12:20 p.m. Cooking Interactive Session
Speaker: Bonnie Stern
12:20 - 12:30 pm Closing Remarks
Host: Ms. Rachel Baron
SOCIAL PROGRAMS
1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Lunch (in the hotel)
6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception
7:00 - 1:00 a.m. Gala and Awards Presentation (An Ode to Glamour)
   
   
Sunday, October 23, 2011
7:00 - 11:00 a.m. Registration Open
7:00 - 10:00 a.m. Breakfast

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