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The St. Paul's Hospital Community Forums are informal information sessions that provide an opportunity to ask experts about specific issues that may affect patients (and their family members). Each month will feature a different medical concern and talk about recent advances in treatment and research.  Please click on the text to link to the videos on Addictions, Addiction and Public Health, Advance Care Planning, Air Pollution, Allergies, Atrial Fibrillation, Blood Cancers, HIV/AIDS, Breast CancerChronic Kidney Disease, Colon Cancer Screening, COPD, Dementia, Diabetes, DrugsEating Disorders, Heart Disease, Healthy Aging: Flu and Falls, Hypertension, Liver Diseases, Osteoarthritis, Palliative Care, Sleep Apnea, Stroke, and Thyroid Disease forums.

 

 

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


Presented by:

The UBC Internal Medicine Resident Advocacy Program

 

Full video presentation ( minutes) will be available shortly

Members of the UBC Internal Medicine Resident Advocacy Program discuss the benefits of creating an Advance Care Plan, demonstrates how to complete the forms and answers questions about Advance Care Planning.

 

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

 

Part 1 (31 minutes)
Dr. Kam Shojania discusses Arthritis

 

Part 2 (57 minutes)
Dr. Kam Shojania answers question about Arthritis

 

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

 

Part 1 (56 minutes)
Dr. Evan Wood discusses Addiction and Public Health.

 

Part 2 (53 minutes)
Dr. Evan Wood answers questions about Addiction and Public Health

 

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 

Part 1 (43 minutes)
Drs. Laura Wilson and Christine Stables discuss Acute Stroke and Stroke Prevention.

 

Part 2 (38 minutes)
Drs. Laura Wilson and Christine Stables answers questions about Acute Stroke and Stroke Prevention.


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

Part 1 (54 minutes)

Dr. Amanda Hill discusses dementia

 

Part 2 (33 minutes)

Dr. Amanda Hill answers questions about dementia.


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

Part 1 (35 minutes)

Dr. Romayne Gallagher and Members of the Palliative Outreach and Consult Team discuss the multidisciplinary approach of how to achieve the best quality of life while living with a chronic illness.

Part 2 (45 minutes)

Dr. Gallagher and Team answer questions about Palliative Care.

 

Let's Talk About: Diabetes

April 18, 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

Part 1 (31 minutes)

Ehud Ur discusses treatment, how to reduce the risks, and how to help patients feel better and live more functional and healthier lives.

Part 2 (62 minutes)

Ehud Ur answers questions about Diabetes.

 

 

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

Unfortunately there is no video of this presentation available.  Please click here for a copy of the powerpoint presentation.

 

Let's Talk About: Drug Addictions

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

Part 1 (44 minutes)

Dr. Alex Chan discusses issues relating to drug addiction.

Part 2 (56 minutes)

Dr. Alex Chan answers questions about Addictions.


Let's Talk About: 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

Part 1 (39 minutes)

Dr. Najib Ayas discusses the the health and safety effects of untreated obstructive sleep apnea.

Part 2 (26 minutes)

Dr. Najib Ayas answer questions about sleep apnea.


Let's Talk About: Liver Diseases

October 19, 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  
and
Hin Hin Ko, MD, FRCPC 
Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology 
Providence Health Care 
University of British Columbia 
Member, Pacific Gastroenterology Associates  

Part 1 (58 minutes)

Dr. Alnoor Ramji and Dr. Hin Hin Ko discuss the progression and treatment of common types of liver disease including Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, and Fatty Liver Disease.

Part 2 (23 minutes)

Dr. Alnoor Ramjia and Dr. Hin Hin Ko answer questions about liver disease.

 

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

Part 1 (20 minutes)

Dr. Jennifer Telford focuses on the different methods of screening for colorectal cancer and BC's new screening program. Colorectal cancer is the third leading cause of cancer in British Columbia for men and women and the second leading cause of cancer death. It is also highly preventable with appropriate screening.

Part 2 (18 minutes)

Dr. Telford answers questions about colorectal cancer screening.

 

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

Part 1 (45 minutes)

Dr. Michael Brauer and Dr. Stephan van Eeden discuss the effects of Air Pollution on heart, lungs and blood vessels.

Part 2 (23 minutes)

Dr. Brauer and Dr. van Eeden answer questions about the Health Effects of Air Pollution.

 

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

Part 1 (57 minutes)

Dr. Barnett and Dr. Ramadan discuss Blood Cancers.

Part 2 (17 minutes)

Dr. Barnett and Dr. Ramadan answer questions about Blood Cancers.

 

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

Part 1 (46 minutes)

Dr. M. Toma and Ms. Walker discuss Heart Failure.

Part 2 (24 minutes)

Dr. M. Toma and Ms. Walker answers your questions about Heart Failure.

 

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

Part 1 (69 minutes)

Dr. S. Chakrabarti and Ms. Kutcher discuss Atrial Fibrillation.

Part 2 (35 minutes)

Dr. S. Chakrabarti and Ms. Kutcher answers your questions about Atrial Fibrillation.

 

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

Part 1 (74 minutes)

Dr. Jim Kennedy discusses the effects and interactions of drugs (pharmaceuticals, nutrition supplements, over the counter medications).

Part 2 (23 minutes)

Dr. Jim Kennedy answers your questions about drug interactions.

 

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

and

Dr. Nadia Khan

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine

Division of General Internal Medicine

Providence Health Care

University of British Columbia

Part 1 (61 minutes)

Dr. Jake Onrot and Dr. Nadia Khan discuss Hypertension.

Part 2 (26 minutes)

Dr. Jake Onrot and Dr. Nadia Khan answers your questions about Hypertension.

 

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

Part 1 (60 minutes)

Dr. Rhonda Shuckett discusses Osteoarthritis

Part 2 (43 minutes)

Dr. Rhonda Shuckett and Dr. Kam Shojania answers your questions about Osteoarthritis.

 

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 Medicine, Division of Nephrology

University of British Columbia
Executive Director, BC Provincial Renal Agency

Part 1 (30 minutes)

Dr. Adeera Levin discusses Chronic Kidney Disease.

Part 2 (27 minutes)

The second video is a Q & A session on Chronic Kidney Disease.

 

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

Part 1 (30 minutes)
Dr. Don Sin talks about Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

Part 2 (25 minutes)
Dr. Tony Bai discusses Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

Part 3 (28 minutes)
The third video is a Q & A session on COPD.

 

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

Part 1 (22 minutes)
Dr. Gordon Francis speaks about the major risk factors for heart disease and how to reduce this risk, and why heart disease prevention helps to reduce the risk for multiple diseases.

Part 2 (17 minutes)
Ms. Bonnie McNaughton, RN, in the Healthy Heart Program speaks on strategies for quitting smoking as part of heart disease prevention and general disease prevention.


Part 3 (53 minutes)
The third video is a Q & A session on Heart Disease and Prevention.

 

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 & Pulmonary Research
Amin Kanani, MD, FRCPC
Clinical Assistant Professor, Allergy and Immunology
Department of Medicine

Part 1 (26 minutes)
Dr. Robert Schellenberg discusses Allergies.

Part 2 (26 minutes)
Dr. Amin Kanani discusses Allergies.

Part 3 (21 minutes)
The third video is a Q & A session on Allergies.

 

Let's Talk About: HIV/AIDS
"Where We Are At and How We Can Control It"
January 20, 2010


Presented by Dr. Julio Montaner,
Clinical Director, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS
Head, UBC and PHC Divisions of AIDS
Professor of Medicine, University of British Columbia

Part 1 (52 minutes)
Dr. Julio Montaner, Clinical Director, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS discusses HIV/AIDS.

Part 2 (7 minutes)
We discuss how the public can get involved to help stop the spread of HIV/AIDS.

Part 3 (25 minutes)
The third video is a Q & A session on HIV/AIDS.

 

Let's Talk About: Eating Disorders
"What Are They and What Can We Do?"

November 18, 2009

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

Part 1 (38 minutes)
Dr. Samantha Kelleher with Dr. Julia Rauzus, specialist Psychiatrists in the Department of Psychiatry at St. Paul's Hospital discusses what eating disorders are; the signs and the symptoms; and the role of the Psychiatrist in the treatment of eating disorders.

Part 2 (18 minutes)
Dr. Ric Arseneau with Drs. Jane McKay and D. Rosenbaum, general internal medicine specialists within the Division of General Medicine at St. Paul's Hospital and UBC, discusses the medical risks, complications and treatment of eating disorders.

Part 3 (32 minutes)
The third video is a Q & A session on eating disorders.

 

Let's Talk About: Healthy Aging
Steering Clear of the "F" Words this Winter: Flu and Falls
October 21, 2009

Dr. Phil Lee, Assistant Professor, Division of Geriatric Medicine is the Guest Moderator

Part 1 (21 minutes)
Dr. Jan McElhaney, PHC Physician Program Director for Elder Care Acute Services, and Division Head of Geriatric Medicine for UBC, Providence Health Care, and Vancouver General Hospital discusses flu, especially as it relates to the older person and specifically addresses H1N1; vaccines, treatments etc.

Part 2 (21 minutes)
Dr. Wendy Cook, Director of the Fall Clinic at St. Paul's Hospital discusses falls and fall prevention.

Part 3 (28 minutes)
The third video is a Q & A session on healthy aging, flu and falls.


Let's Talk About Breast Cancer:
Current Concepts in Diagnosis and Management
September 16, 2009


Part 1 (30 minutes)
Dr. Urve Kuusk, Director, Mount St. Joseph Hospital Rapid Access Breast Clinic discusses appropriate diagnosis of breast cancer and the general surgery management of breast disease for partial mastectomies, sentinel lymph node biopsies and axillary dissections.

Part 2 (23 minutes)
Dr. Nancy Van Laeken, Head, Department of Surgery, Providence Health Care discusses autologous and non-autologous breast reconstruction, both immediate and delayed.

Part 3 (25 minutes)
The third video is a Q & A session on the current concepts in diagnosing and treating breast cancer.

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