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Please click on the text to link to the information on Addictions, Addictions and Public Health, Advance Care Planning, Air Pollution, Allergies, Arthritis, Atrial Fibrillation, Blood Cancers, Breast Cancer, Chronic Kidney Disease, Colon Cancer, Colorectal Cancer Screening, COPD, Diabetes, Drugs, Eating Disorders, Heart Disease,   Heart Failure,  HIV / AIDS, Healthy Aging: Flu and Falls, Hypertension, Liver Diseases, Osteoarthritis, Palliative Care, Skin Aging and Skin Cancer, Sleep Apnea, Stroke and Thyroid Disease.

 

Let's Talk About: The "How-To" of Advance Care Planning
May 15th, 2013


Presented by:

The UBC Internal Medicine Resident Advocacy Program

 

To view the Advance Care Presentation, please click here.

To view the Advance Care Planning Fact sheet, please click here.

 

Let's Talk About: Arthritis
April 17th, 2013

Presented by:

Dr. Kam Shojania
Clinical Professor and Head
Divisions of Rheumatology, UBC
Providence Health Care and Vancouver General Hospital


To view the Arthritis Presentation, please click here.

To view the Arthritis Fact sheet, please click here.

 

 

Let's Talk About: Addiction and Public Health
March 20th, 2013


Presented by:

Dr. Evan Wood
Professor, Division of AIDS
Department of Medicine
Providence Health Care and University of B.C.
Co-Director, Urban Health Research Initiative
B.C. Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS
Canada Research Chair, Inner City Medicine

 

To view the Addictions Fact sheet, please click here.

 

Let's Talk About: Acute Stroke and Stroke Prevention
February 20th, 2013

Presented by:

Dr. Laura Wilson and Dr. Christine Stables
Senior Adult Neurology Residents
Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology
Postgraduate Medical Education Training Program
University of British Columbia  

 

To view the Acute Stroke Fact sheet, please click here.

To view the Powerpoint Presentation, please click here.

 

Let's Talk About: Dementia

Dealing with a diagnosis of dementia - for people with dementia

and their caregivers.
November 21st, 2012


Presented by:

Dr. Amanda Hill, Acting Head

Division of Geriatric Medicine

University of British Columbia at

Providence Health Care

To view the Dementia Fact Sheet, please click here.

To view the Powerpoint Presentation, please click here.

 

Let's Talk About: Palliative Care

Achieving the best quality of life while living with chronic illness

September 19th, 2012

 

Presented by:

Romayne Gallagher MD, CCFP
Head, Division of Palliative Care
and
Members of the Palliative Outreach and Consult Team
Providence Health Care

To view the Palliative Care Fact Sheet, please click here.

To view the Powerpoint Presentation, please click here.

 


Let's Talk About:  Diabetes

“Prevention, Treatment and Cure?"

April 18th, 2012

Presented by:

Ehud Ur, MC, FRCPC   
Professor , Department of Medicine 
Head,  Division of Endocrinology
University of British Columbia , St. Paul's Hospital and Vancouver General Hospital  
Director,  Diabetes Center, St. Paul's Hospital 

To view the Diabetes Fact Sheet, please click here.

 

Let's Talk About: Advance Care Planning
“The new options for making your wishes for future health care known in BC"

March 21, 2012

Presented by:

Wallace A Robinson, MSW RSW
Advance Care Planning Implementation Lead
Providence Health Care

To view the Advance Care Planning Fact Sheet, please click here.

To view the powerpoint presentation, please click here.

 

Let's Talk About: Thyroid Disease
“Understanding Common Thyroid Problems"

February 15, 2012

Presented by:

Dr. Adam White Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Endocrinology
Providence Health Care,  University of British Columbia

Director, Thyroid Clinic, St. Paul's Hospital

To view the Thyroid Diseases Fact Sheet, please click here.

To view Dr. White's powerpoint presentation, please click here.

 

Let's Talk About: Drug Addictions
"An Introduction to Drug Addiction Issues"

January 18th , 2012

Presented by:

Dr. Alex CH Chan
Clinical Assistant Professor, UBC
Department of Medicine
Division of General Internal Medicine
St. Paul's Hospital & Providence Crosstown Clinic

To view the Addictions Fact Sheet, please click here.

To view Dr. Chan's powerpoint presentation, please click here.

 

Let's Talk About: Obstructive Sleep Apnea
What you need to know about the health and safety effects of untreated obstructive sleep apnea

November 16th, 2011

Presented by:
Dr. Najib Ayas, FRCPC
Head, Division of Critical Care Medicine
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of British Columbia and
Providence Health Care
Staff, Sleep Disorders Program, UBC Hospital

To view the Sleep Apnea Fact Sheet, please click here.

 

Let's Talk About:  Liver Diseases
A discussion of the progression and treatment of common types of liver disease including Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, and Fatty Liver Disease
October 19th, 2011

 
Presented by 
Alnoor Ramji MD, FRCPC
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology 
Providence Health Care 
University of British Columbia 
Member, Pacific Gastroenterology Associates  
 
Hin Hin Ko, MD, FRCPC 
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology 
Providence Health Care 
University of British Columbia 
Member, Pacific Gastroenterology Associates  

To view the Liver Diseases Fact Sheet, please click here.

To view Drs. Ramji and Ko's powerpoint presentation, please click here.

 

Let's Talk About:   Colon Cancer Screening 

September 21, 2011

 

Presented by

Jennifer J. Telford MD, MPH, FRCPC

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine

Division of Gastroenterology

Providence Health Care

University of British Columbia
Member, Pacific Gastroenterology Associates
Medical Practice Leader for Colon Check, BC. Cancer Agency

To view the Colon Cancer Check Fact Sheet, please click here.

To view Dr. Telford's powerpoint presentation, please click here.


Let's Talk About:  Air Pollution

How Does It Affect Your Lung, Heart, and Blood Vessels?

July 20, 2011

Presented by

Stephan F. van Eeden, MD, PhD, FRCPC(C)

Professor of Medicine

Division of Respiratory Medicine

Principal Investigator, iCapture Centre

Providence Health Care

University of British Columbia

and

Dr. Michael Brauer

Professor, School of Population and Public Health          
University of British Columbia

To view the "Air Pollution" Fact Sheet, please click here.

To view Dr. Brauer's powerpoint presentation, please click here.

To view Dr. van Eeden's powerpoint presentation, please click here.

 

Let's Talk About: Blood Cancers

Progress and Promise

May 18, 2011

Presented by:

Dr. Michael Barnett
Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine

Head, Division of Hematology

Providence Health Care, Vancouver General Hospital

University of British Columbia

and

Dr. Khaled Ramadan
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine

Division of Hematology, Providence Health Care

University of British Columbia

To view the "Blood Cancers " Fact Sheet, please click here.

To view the powerpoint presentation, please click here.

Let's Talk About: Heart Failure

Turning Failure into Success

April 20, 2011

Presented by:

Dr. Mustafa Toma
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine

Division of Cardiology

Providence Health Care

University of British Columbia

and

Minette Walker RN, MSN, CCN(C)
Regional Heart Failure Coordinator
Vancouver Coastal Health / Providence Health Care

To view the "Heart Failure" Fact Sheet, please click here.

To view the powerpoint presentation, please click here.


 

Let's Talk About: Atrial Fibrillation

The Beat Goes On

March 16 , 2011

Presented by:

Dr. Shanta Chakrabarti
Clinical Instructor, Department of Medicine

Division of Cardiology

Providence Health Care

University of British Columbia

and

Serena Kutcher  RN BSN

Patient Educator, Atrial Fibrillation Clinic

St. Paul's Hospital

To view the "Atrial Fibrillation" Fact Sheet, please click here.

To view the powerpoint presentation, please click here.

 

Let's Talk About: Drugs
How They Work For You and Against You

February 16 , 2011

Presented by:

Dr. Jim Kennedy

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine

Division of General Internal Medicine

Providence Health Care

University of British Columbia

To view the "Drug" Fact Sheet, please click here.

To view the powerpoint presentation, please click here.

 

Let's Talk About: High Blood Pressure
Hypertension 101: Treating the Patient, Not the Pressure

January 19, 2011

Presented by:

Dr. Jake Onrot
Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine

Division of General Internal Medicine

Providence Health Care

University of British Columbia

Dr. Nadia Khan

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine

Division of General Internal Medicine

Providence Health Care

University of British Columbia

To view the Hypertension Fact Sheet, please click here.

To view the powerpoint presentation, please click here.

 

Let's Talk About: Osteoarthritis

November 17, 2010

Presented by:

Dr. Rhonda Shuckett
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine

Division of Rheumatology

Providence Health Care

University of British Columbia

To view the Osteoarthritis Fact Sheet, please click here.

To view the powerpoint presentation, please click here.

 

Let's Talk About: Chronic Kidney Disease

"Amazing Kidneys and What To Do if They Don't Work So Well"
September 15, 2010

Presented by:Dr. Adeera Levin
Professor, Department of MedicineDivision of Nephrology

University of British Columbia
Executive Director, BC Provincial Renal Agency

To view the Chronic Kidney Disease Fact Sheet, please click here.

To view the powerpoint presentation, please click here.

 

Let's Talk About: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

"What the Public Should Know About COPD: The Leading Cause of Hospitalization and Breathlessness in BC"

June 23, 2010

Presented by:

Dr. Tony Bai
Professor of Medicine

University of British Columbia
Head, Division of Respiratory Medicine, Providence Health Care

Associate Director, Providence Heart and Lung Institute at St. Paul's Hospital

and

Dr. Don Sin

Professor of Medicine

University of British Columbia

Associate Head, Research

Providence Health Care

Canada Research Chair in Respiration

To view the COPD fact sheet, please click here.

Let's Talk About: Dermatology
"Love Your Skin:  Skin Aging and Skin Cancer"

May 19, 2010

Presented by:

Dr. Gillian de Gannes
Clinical Instructor, Department of Dermatology and Skin Science

University of British Columbia
Director, UBC Contact Dermatitis Clinic

Member, Division of Dermatology, Providence Health Care

To view the Skin Aging and Skin Cancer fact sheet, please click here.

 

Let's Talk About: Heart Disease
"Heart Disease Prevention is Disease Prevention"

April 21, 2010

Presented by:

Dr. Gordon Francis
Professor of Medicine
Director, Heart and Stroke Foundation Lipid Research Laboratory
Director, Healthy Heart Program Prevention Clinic
University of British Columbia
and
Bonnie McNaughton RN, BA, BSN

Patient Educator

Healthy Heart Program - Prevention Clinic

St. Paul's Hospital, Providence Health Care

Please click here to view Dr. Francis' Heart Disease presentation.

Please click here to view Ms. McNaughton's Smoking Cessation presentation.

To view the Heart Disease fact sheet, please click here.


Let's Talk About: Allergies
Whys and Wheres of Allergies: Increasing incidence and new manifestations?

March 17, 2010


Presented by:
R. Robert Schellenberg, MD, FRCP(C)
Professor, Department of Medicine
University of British Columbia
The James Hogg iCAPTURE Centre for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Research
and
Amin Kanani, MD, FRCPC
Clinical Assistant Professor, Allergy and Immunology
Department of Medicine

Please click here to view the presentation.

To view the Allergies fact sheet, please click here.


Let's Talk About: HIV/AIDS
“Where we are at and how we can control it”

January 20, 2010

Presented by:
Julio S. G. Montaner, MD, FRCPC, FCCP
Professor, Chair in AIDS Research and Head of Division of AIDS, UBC
Director, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS
President, International AIDS Society

Please click here to view Dr. Montaner's presentation.

To view the HIV/AIDS fact sheet, please click here.


Lets Talk About: Eating Disorders
What Are They and What Can We Do?
November 18 , 2009


Presented by the Internal Medicine Eating Disorders Team, Dr. Ric Arseneau, Dr. Jane McKay, and Dr. Debbie Rosenbaum and the Psychiatry Eating Disorders Team, Dr. Sam Kelleher and Dr. Julia Raudzus.

Please click here to view the Internal Medicine Team presentation.

Please click here to view the Psychiatry Team presentation.

To view the Eating Disorders Fact Sheet, please click here.

Drs. Jane McKay , Ric Arseneau and Debbie Rosenbaum are general internal medicine specialists within the Division of General Medicine at St. Paul's Hospital and UBC. All three are active participants in providing internal medicine care to the Eating Disordered Population of British Columbia . They provide consultative internal medicine support to the tertiary eating disorder program at SPH including inpatient care both on the eating disorder ward and the general medicine wards at St. Paul's Hospital, as well as outpatient services. They provide advice and education to physicians throughout the province on the medical management of individuals with eating disorders.

Drs. Samantha Kelleher and Julia Raudzus are specialist Psychiatrists in the Department of Psychiatry at St. Paul's Hospital. They both work within the Eating Disorders Program providing care to patients throughout the province of BC. Both psychiatrists provide care to patients on the inpatient unit and in outpatient clinics. They are both active in teaching with Medical Students and Residents.

Lets Talk About: Healthy Aging
Steering clear of the "F" words this winter: Flu and Falls
Wednesday, October 21, 2009


Janet E. McElhaney, MD, FRCPC, FACP, is Professor of Medicine at the University of British Columbia (UBC), the Allan M. McGavin Chair in Geriatrics Research, PHC Physician Program Director for Elder Care Acute Services, and Division Head of Geriatric Medicine for UBC, Providence Health Care (PHC), and Vancouver General Hospital

Please click here to view Dr. McElhaney''s presentation.

Wendy Cook, MD, MHSc, FRCPC is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Geriatric Medicine at UBC and a Physician Scholar at the Providence Health Research Institute

Please click here to view Dr. Cook's presentation.

To view the Healthy Aging Fact Sheet, please click here.

Lets Talk About: Breast Cancer
Current Concepts in Diagnosis & Management
Wednesday, September 16, 2009


Dr. Urve Kuusk, BSc, M.D., FRCSC, FACC
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
University of British Columbia
Medical Director, Mount St. Joseph's Rapid Access Breast Clinic

Please click here to view Dr. Kuusk's presentation.

Dr. N. Van Laeken, MD, FRCSC
Head of the Department of Surgery, Providence Health Care
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Surgery
University of British Columbia

Please click here to view Dr. Van Laeken's presentation.

To view the Breast Cancer Fact Sheet, please click here.

Let's Talk About: Stroke
Stroke: What You Need to Know to Save a Life
Wednesday, July 15th, 2009

Dr. Dean Johnston, BSc, MD, FRCPC
Division of Neurology, Providence Health Care

Please click here to view Dr. Johnston's presentation

How Can You Successfully Live Your Life
After a Stroke?


Dr. Elliott Weiss, MD, FRCPC, MBA
Head, Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Providence Health Care

Please click here to view Dr. Weiss' presentation.

To view the Stroke Fact Sheet, please click here.

Let's Talk About: Colon Cancer
Colon Cancer: Can We Silence the Killer? Screening & prevention
Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

Dr. Lawrie Halparin, MD, FRCPC
Chairperson, Division of Gastroenterology, Providence Health Care
Clinical Professor of Medicine, UBC

Please click here to view Dr. Halparin's presentation.

Modern Treatment of Colon Cancer

Dr. Carl J. Brown, MD, MSc, FRCSC
Specialist in Colorectal Cancer Surgery, St. Paul's Hospital
Assistant Professor of Surgery, UBC

Please click here to view Dr. Brown's presentation.

To view the Colon Cancer Fact Sheet, please click here.