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23 presentations, 12 Disciplines

September 12, 2018 at 12:00
Online registration

Message from the Associate Dean

Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of the McGill University Faculty of Medicine Office of Continuing Professional Development, I invite you to join us for the 2018-2019 Wednesday E-Learning Series (WELS) as well as our blended program, the Thursday Evening Learning Series (TELS). Through the concerted efforts of our dynamic scientific committee and guest faculty, supported by our dedicated administrative staff, we have created a year-long program whose aim to serve the educational needs of family physicians, other specialists, and allied health care professionals. Through our varied and stimulating content, including 24 lectures within 15 different disciplines, we seek to fulfil our mission of supporting physicians in caring for the diverse patient populations in Quebec's practice environment.

Our courses are designed to fit the learner. For individuals who prefer in-person learning, the TELS course can be attended in person at the McIntyre Building on Thursday evenings. For those who favour the convenience and flexibility of a webinar, TELS can also be viewed live online via our website. The WELS course is accessed exclusively online on Wednesdays at the lunch hour. In an era of rapidly changing medical knowledge, where continuing professional development is crucial for the maintenance of competence and mandatory of licensure, both courses meet the accreditation criteria of The College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. As such, participants may claim Mainpro + or MOC Section 1 credits. I invite you to consult the documents attached or our website for more information.

Whether you are at home, at the office, or on campus, we look forward to your participation. Please register today!

Best regards,

Leonora Lalla, MDCM, CCFP, FCFP
Associate Dean, Continuing Professional Development
Faculty of Medicine
McGill University


Leonora Lalla, MD (Chair)
Patrick Ergina, MD,
Joyce Fung, PhD
Ronald Ludman, MD
Rosalba Perrotta, MD
Mohan Radhakrishna, MD
Joe Schwarcz, PhD
Cyrus Salek, MD


Thomas G. Brown, Ph.D.
Eduardo Franco, MD
Mary Hendrickson-Nelson, RD
Leonard Levin, MD
Katherine Logue, RN
Suzanne Mac Donald, MD
Stephen Martin, MD
John Mitchell, MD
Hashana Perera, MD
Nader Sadeghi, MD
Kevin Schwartzman, MD
Terry Sigman, MD
Yoram Shir, MD
Togas Tulandi, MD
Jean-Francois Yale, MD

About the Program


This program offer participants the opportunity to:

  • maintain and enhance their competence in a wide variety of family and general practice subjects.
  • acquire knowledge of new investigations, management strategies and therapies
  • develop practical office-based screening and disease prevention strategies.


This serie meet the accreditation criteria of:

  • the College of Family Physicians of Canada for Mainpro+® credit(s).
  • the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, as an accredited group learning activity (Section 1) defined by the Maintenance of Certification.
  • Le Conseil Québécois de développement professionnel continu des médecins (CQDPCM): 2016 Code of Ethics for parties involved in Continuing Medical Education


Speakers are mandated to disclose to the audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest that may have a direct bearing on the subject. All CPD educational programs are developed by a Scientific Committee and McGill Guest Faculty. All decisions about the programs’ content and presenters are made exclusively by the Scientific Committee. These activities are independent of any commercial influence.



  1. An additional fee of $45 will be charged for registration on onsite.
  2. Discount will apply to registrations received or postmarked before August 31, 2017.
  3. Regular fees will apply to registrations received or postmarked after August 31, 2017.
  4. McGill Faculty-McGill ID mandatory; Residents-letter from Chief of staff; Nurse and Other Health Care Professionals-proof required. If proof is not submitted, your registration will be cancelled and cancellation fees will apply.
  5. ** Registrants from the 67th Family Refresher Course receive a 30% discount if registering for TELS Fall and Winter sessions (proof of attendance required), cannot be combined with other discount.


Update to follow / Mise à jour à suivre


    • Make cheque payable to: McGill University.
    • Credit card payments are only available online at:
    • No cash payments permitted.

    • A $30 (+ taxes) fee will be charged for all additional certificates
    • A $10 (+ taxes) fee will be charged for additional copies of tax receipt

    • An administration fee of $75 will be retained on ALL cancellations.
    • McGill CPD reserves the right to change presentations without notice.
    • For schedule changes, archived presentations and more, visit our website at


All presentations are delivered in English. Questions may be asked in either English or French.

Dates and Time
September 12 to November 29, 2018
January 16 to March 27, 2019

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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All presentations are delivered in English. Questions may be asked in either English or French.

Registration form for payment by cheque


More Information

Continuing Professional Development 
CDP Secretariat
2001 McGill College Avenue, Suite 13-10
Montreal, QC, Canada, H3A 1G1

Telephone: 514.398.5772
Facsimile: 514.398.2231



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