Scientific Schedule

Thursday, 14 October (EST)

13:00 – 13:15 Welcome
13:15 – 14:15 Concurrent Sessions
14:15 – 14:30 Bio Break
14:30 – 15:30 Concurrent Sessions
15:30 – 15:45 Bio Break
15:45 – 16:45 Concurrent Sessions
16:45 – 17:00 Bio Break
17:00 – 18:00 Concurrent Sessions

Friday, October 15 (EST)

10:00 – 10:15 Welcome
10:15 – 11:15 Concurrent Sessions
11:15 – 11:30 Bio Break
11:30 – 12:30 Plenary
12:30 – 13:15 Networking and Experiences
13:15 – 14:15 Concurrent Sessions
14:15 – 14:30 Bio Break
14:30 – 15:30 Concurrent Sessions
15:30 – 15:45 Bio Break
15:45 – 16:45 Concurrent Sessions
16:45 – 17:00 Bio Break
17:00 – 18:00 Concurrent Sessions
18:00 – 19:00 Virtual Social

Saturday, October 16 (EST)

10:00 – 10:15 Welcome
10:15 – 11:15 Concurrent Sessions
11:15 – 11:30 Bio Break
11:30 – 12:30 Plenary
12:30 – 13:15 Networking and Experiences
13:15 – 14:15 Concurrent Sessions
14:15 – 14:30 Bio Break
14:30 – 15:30 Concurrent Sessions
15:30 – 15:45 Bio Break
15:45 – 16:45 Concurrent Sessions
16:45 – 17:00 Bio Break
17:00 – 18:00 Concurrent Sessions
18:00 – 19:00 Closing

Scientific Schedule

Please note, the scientific schedule is temporarily subject to updating and change. Enjoy a sneak peak of what’s to come!

13:15 – 14:15 (1 hr) Symposium

S01 – A Psychiatrist’s Guide to Managing Obesity: Applying the 2020 Canadian Obesity Guidelines in Psychiatric Care
Sanjeev Sockalingam*, MD, MHPE, FRCPC; Valerie Taylor, MD, PhD; Margaret Hahn, MD, PhD; Mahavir Agarwal, MD, PhD, MBBS; Raed Hawa, MD, FRCPC, DABPN
Supported by the CAPM

13:15 – 14:15 (1 hr) Workshop

W01 – Adapting the Planning, Delivery, and Evaluation of Continuing Psychiatric Education in the Virtual Era
Heather McNeely*, PhD; Lara Hazelton, MD; Rajeevan Rasasingham, MD; Heather Milliken, MD
Supported by COPCE

W02 – Somatic Symptoms and Related Disorders: What Every Psychiatrist Needs to Know
Jon Davine*, MD, CCFP, FRCPC

13:15 – 15:30 (2 hrs plus 15 min break) Course

C01 – Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy for Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders: An Introduction to the Treatment of Hoarding Disorder, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, and Body-Focused Repetitive Disorders
Peggy Richter*, MD, FRCPC; David Castle, MD, FRCPC; Mark Sinyor, MD, FRCPC; Rahat Hossain, MD

14:30 - 15:30 (1 hr) Symposium

S02 – Treating Insulin Resistance as a Strategy to Improve Outcome in Treatment-Resistant Bipolar Depression: Results From the TRIO-BD Study
Cynthia Calkin*, MD, CCFP, FRCPC; Roy Chengappa, MD; Jessica Gannon, MD

14:30 - 15:30 (1 hr) Workshop - Resident Track

W03 – Finding Your Path: Seeking and Developing Effective Mentorship
Nikhita Singhal*, MD; Marie Claire Bourque, MD, FRCPC; Mamta Gautam, MD, FRCPC; Sarah Hanafi, MD
Supported by the Section on Members-in-Training & Fellows

14:30 - 15:30 (1 hr) Workshop

W04 – Treatment of Severe Mental Disorders Concurrent with Severe Substance Use Disorders: Experience from a 105-Bed Integrated Tertiary Treatment Centre, The Red Fish Healing Centre
Christian G. Schütz*, MD, PhD, MPH, FRCPC; Nick Mathew, MD, MSc, FRCPC; Jane Sun, PhD, MBA; Kathryn Embacher, RN, CPHR, MSc; Reza, BSc(Pharm), RPh, ACP, BCPP
Supported by the Section on Addiction Psychiatry

15:45 – 16:45 (1 hr) Workshop

W05 – Burn Bright, Not Out: An Introduction to Mindful Self-Compassion for the Highly Driven Psychiatrist
Joanna Jarecki*, MD; Satyam Choudhuri, MD; Tara Riddell, MD

15:45 - 18:00 (2 hrs plus 15 min break) Course

W05 – Burn Bright, Not Out: An Introduction to Mindful Self-Compassion for the Highly Driven Psychiatrist
Joanna Jarecki*, MD; Satyam Choudhuri, MD; Tara Riddell, MD

15:45 - 18:00 (2 hrs plus 15 min break) Course

C02 – Academy Update Course with CAGP

15:45 - 18:00 (2 hrs plus 15 min break) Course

C02 – Academy Update Course with CAGP

C03 – Academy Update Course with CACAP

C04 – Navigating the Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder in Your Practice
Valerie Primeau*, MD, FRCPC; Andriy V. Samokhvalov, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Supported by the Section on Addiction Psychiatry

17:00 - 18:00 (1 hr) Workshop

W06 – More Than Just Zoom: The New Frontier of Digital Psychiatry
Marlon Danilewitz*, MD, CISAM, FRCPC; Anees Bahji, MD, FRCPC, CISAM

18:15 - 19:45 (1.5 hrs) Special Event

SE01 – CPA-at-the-Movies: Cured
Harry Karlinsky*, MD, MSc, FRCPC; Bennett Singer (Co-Director); Richard Pillard, MD; Saul Levin, MD, MPA, FRCP-E; Albina Veltman, MD, FRCPC

10:15 - 11:15 (1 hr) Symposium

S03 – A Psychodynamic Model for the Future Practice of Psychiatry
Alan Eppel*, MB, FRCPC; Blaire McKim, MD; Julia Kulikowski, MD

S04 – Therapeutic Uses of Cannabidiol for Psychiatric and Substance-Related Disorders: Recent Updates and Knowledge Gaps
Didier Jutras-Aswad*, MD, MS; Phil Tibbo, MD; Christian Schutz, MD, PhD
Parrainé par le Section sur la toxicomanie

10:15 – 11:15 (1hr) Workshop

W07 – The Emerging Role of Psychedelics in Mental Health and Addiction
Anees Bahji*, MD, FRCPC, CISAM; Sukhpreet Klaire, MD, CCFP (AM); Ishrat Husain, MBBS, MRCPsych

W08 – The PACER Program: An Experiential Interactive Virtual Approach to Promoting Resilience During the Pandemic
Kenneth Fung*, MD, FRCPC, MSc; Jenny Jing Wen Liu, PhD; Mateusz Zurowski, MD; Alan Li, MD; Josephine Wong, PhD

11:30 - 12:30 (1 hr) Keynote Plenary

KP01 – Title and presenters to be confirmed

12:30 - 13:15 Networking Break
13:15 - 14:15 (1 hr) Symposium

S05 – Adult Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder with Complex Comorbidities
Michael Van Ameringen*, MD, FRCPC; Carolina Goldman Bergmann, MD, MSc; Lawrence Martin, MD, FRCPC; Ana Paula Francisco, MD

S06 – Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in PsychEd: Teaching Toward More Equitable, Diverse, and Inclusive Spaces for Service Users, Learners, and Teachers in Psychiatry
Saadia Sediqzadah*, MD, SM, FRCPC; Sacha Agrawal, MD, MSc, FRCPC; Javeed Sukhera, MD, PhD, FRCPC; Michaela Beder, MD FRCPC; Albina Veltman, MD, FRCPC; Suzanne Archie, MD, FRCPC

13:15 - 14:15 (1 hr) Workshop

W09 – Top 10 Journal Articles in Psychiatry This Year
David Gratzer*, MD, FRCPC

13:15 - 15:30 (2 hrs plus 15 min break) Course

C05 – Electroconvulsive Therapy: Core Principles and Practice
Peter Chan*, MD, FRCPC; Caroline Gosselin, MD, FRCPC; Kiran Rabheru, MD, FRCPC

14:30 - 15:30 (1 hr) Symposium

S07 – Current Challenges with Comorbid Psychiatric and Substance Use Disorders
David Crockford*, MD, FRCPC; Andriy Samokhvalov, MD, PhD, FRCPC; Christian G. Schütz, MD, PhD, MPH, FRCPC
Supported by the Section on Addiction Psychiatry

14:30 - 15:30 (1 hr) Workshop

W10 – Choosing Wisely Psychiatry in Canada: Current State and Future Opportunities
Alison Freeland*, MD, FRCPC; Doug Urness; MD, FRCPC; Julia Kirkham, MD, FRCPC; Chris Wilkes, MD, FRCPC; Adriana Carvalhal, MD, FRCPC; Nathan Hermann, MD, FRCPC; Philip Klassen, MD, FRCPC

14:30 - 15:30 (1 hr) Workshop - Resident Track

W11 – Negotiating Your First Job After Residency
Aditya Nidumolu*, MD; Michael Butterfield, MSc, MD, FRCPC; Jean-Daniel Carrier, MD, FRCPC; Sarah Hanafi, MD; Nikhita Singhal, MD
Supported by the Section on Members-in-Training & Fellows

15:45 - 16:45 (1 hr) Symposium

S08 – Drugs of Abuse: A Novel Paradigm in Treating Complex Psychiatric Illness
Martin Katzman*, MD; Sachinthya Lokuge, BSc; Irvin Epstein, MD; Jerzy Hubert, MD; Tia Sternat, MPsy, PhD(C)

S09 – Research and Scholarly Activity in Psychiatry Postgraduate Training
Maryana Kravtsenyuk*, MSc, MD, FRCPC; Melanie Wong, MD; Christophe Moderie, MD, MSc; Margaret McKinnon, PhD, CPsych; Sheila Harms, MD, PhD(C); Katherine Aitchison, BM BCh, PhD, FRCPsych
Supported by the Research Committee

15:45 - 16:45 (1 hr) Workshop

W12 – Basic Evidence-Based Nutritional Counselling for Severe Mental Illness
Laura LaChance*, MD; Monique Aucoin, ND

15:45 - 18:00 (2 hrs plus 15 min break) Course(1 hr) Workshop

C06 – Academy Update Course with CAPL

17:00 - 18:00 (1 hr) Symposium

S10 – Implementation of Early Intervention for Psychosis Services in Quebec, Canada: The State of Affairs
Amal Abdel-Baki*, MD, MSc, FRCPC; Bastian Bertulies-Esposito, MD, FRCPC; Srividya Iyer, PhD

17:00 - 18:00 (1 hr) Workshop

W13 – Mindfulness-Integrated Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy: A Novel Transdiagnostic Approach
Andrea Grabovac*, MD, FRCPC

W14 – Psychiatrists’ Roles in Improving Access to Mental Health Services: An Interactive Dialogue on the Future of Our Profession
Sarah Jarmain*, MD, FRCPC, CCPE; Nadiya Sunderji, MD, MPH, FRCPC; Jack Haggarty, MD, FRCPC; Philip Klassen, MD, FRCPC; Viraj Mehta, MD, FRCPC

10:15 - 11:15 (1 hr) Workshop

W15 – A Rapid Learning Health Care System to Support the Implementation of Early Intervention for Psychosis Programs Across Quebec
Amal Abdel-Baki*, MD, MSc, FRCPC; Manuela Ferrari, MHSc, PhD; Srividya Iyer, PhD; Bruno D. Riverin, PhD, MD; Marc-André Roy, MD, FRCPC, PhD

W16 – Approach to Opioid Use Disorders for the Psychiatrist: A Case-Based, Interactive Workshop on Buprenorphine, Other Agonist Treatments, and Assessment and Treatment of the Psychiatric Comorbidities
Wiplove Lamba*, MD, FRCPC; Valerie Primeau, MD, FRCPC

W17 – Coping, Resiliency, and Institutional Sources of Distress and Burnout in Health Care Settings: Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond
Marie Gojmerac*, MD, MA, BSc; Suze Berkhout, MD, PhD, FRCPC; Kathleen Sheehan, MD, DPhil, FRCPC; Susan Abbey, MD, BSc, FRCPC

W18 – Exploring Race and Mental Health in Canada: Implications for Treatment
Amy Gajaria*, MD, FRCPC; Samra Sahlu, MD

11:30 - 12:30 (1 hr) Keynote Plenary

KP02 – Title and presenters to be confirmed

12:30 - 13:15 Networking Break
13:15 - 14:15 (1 hr) Symposium

S11 – Creating an Improvement Movement: Building Capacity for Quality Improvement in Mental Health and Addictions Care
Andrea Waddell*, MD; Karen Wang, MEd, MD, FRCPC, MSc; Tara Burra, MD, MA, FRCPC

13:15 - 14:15 (1 hr) Special Event - Resident Track

SE02 – Resident Trivia
Supported by the Section on Members-in-Training & Fellows

13:15 - 14:15 (1 hr) Workshop

W19 – Medical Assistance in Dying in Patients with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD): Considerations and Concerns
Paul S. Links*, MD, MSc, FRCPC; Philippe-Edouard Boursiquot, MD, FRCPC; Natasha Snelgrove, MD; Jonah Brodeur, MD

13:15 - 15:30 (2 hrs plus 15 min break) Course

C07 – Sleep Disorders for Psychiatrists: An Approach
Raed Hawa*, MD, FRCPC, DABPN; Elliott Lee, MD, FRCPC, DABPN; Malgorzata Rajda, MD, FRCPC; Atul Khullar, MD, MSc, FRCPC, DABPN

14:30 - 15:30 (1 hr) Symposium

S12 – Advances in Addiction Education and Training for Psychiatry
David Crockford*, MD, FRCPC; Christian G. Schütz, MD, PhD, MPH, FRCPC; Anees Bahji, MD, FRCPC, CISAM
Supported by the Section on Addiction Psychiatry

14:30 - 15:30 (1 hr) Workshop

W20 – Adapting an Established Virtual Educational Model to Support Health Care Professionals Delivering Care During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Sanjeev Sockalingam*, MD, FRCPC, MPHE; Cheryl Pereira, MPH; Jenny Hardy, OT Reg (ON); Yona Lunsky, PhD, CPsych; Nitin Chopra, MD, FRCPC, DAPN; Wiplove Lamba, MD, FRCPC, DABAM; Chantalle Clarkin, RN, PhD; Allison Crawford, MD, FRCPC, PhD

14:30 - 15:30 (1 hr) Workshop - Resident Track

W21 – Mastering the Objective Standardized Clinical Examination in Residency
Amanjot Sandhu*, MD
Supported by the Section on Members-in-Training & Fellows

15:45 - 16:45 (1 hr) Symposium

S13 – Resolving Challenging Cases in Transcultural Psychiatry
G. Eric Jarvis*, MD, MSc, FRCPC; Jaswant Guzder, MD, FRCPC; Azaad Kassam, MD, FRCPC; Lisa Andermann, MD, FRCPC; Kenneth Fung, MD, FRCPC
Supported by the Section on Transcultural Psychiatry

15:45 - 16:45 (1 hr) Workshop

W22 – A Practical Approach for Incorporating Physician Assistants in Mental Health Clinical Settings
Karen Shin*, MD; Fathima Adamsahib, BSc, BScPA; Venkat Bhat, MD; Nicole Kirwan, MScN, CPMHN(C)

W23 – Food as Medicine: Understanding and Implementing a Nutritional Psychiatry Approach to the Treatment of Depression
Leslie Wicholas*, MD, FRCPC; Stephen Wiseman, MD, FRCPC

15:45 - 18:00 (2 hrs plus 15 min break) Course

C08 – Academy Update Course with CAPM

17:00 - 18:00 (1 hr) Workshop

W24 – BC Children’s Hospital Compass Program: Implementation, Utilization, and Trends in Canada’s First Interdisciplinary Psychiatry Access Program
Katharine Thomson*, PhD; Kevin Lorenz, BA, RPN; Jennifer Russel, MD, MSW

W25 – Evaluating Recovery Education for Adults Experiencing Homelessness: A Qualitative Analysis of Key Program Features, Key Ingredients, and Mechanisms
Vicky Stergiopoulos*, MHSc, MD, FRCPC; Bushra Khan, MD; Nadine Reid, PhD

W26 – Using Mental Health Apps with Your Patients: A Practical Primer
Wegdan Abdelmoemin*, MD; Sagar Parikh, MD, FRCPC