Accreditation: This program has been accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Quebec Chapter for up to 5.00 Mainpro-M1 hours.

This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for 5.00 hours. This program has been reviewed and approved by the Canadian Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Continuing Professional Development Committee.

November 3, 2017
8:00- 8:25 Breakfast & Registration
8:25- 8:30 Welcome Remarks
Dr. Larry Robinson & Dr. Hossein Amani (Co-Chairs)
8:30-9:30 Acute Spinal Cord Injury Care

Dr. Michael Fehlings
9:30-10:30 Acute Trauma Care: From EMS to End of Life

Speaker: Dr. Avery Nathens

10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-12:00 The Gloves Are Off: Does Post Concussion Syndrome Really Exist?

Speakers: Dr. Mark Bayley & Dr. Shawn Marshall

12:00-12:20 Break & Get Lunch (Return to plenary for working lunch)
12:20-12:30 Why Medical Cannabis?

SpeakerBryan Hendin & Gena Loheswaran

12:30-12:55 Unique Therapeutic Qualities of Botulinum Toxin A Products – A review of the 3 current toxins in Canada and their similarities and differences

SpeakerNancy Simonot

12:55-13:20 An Update on Cervical Dystonia

Dr. Alfonso Fasano
13:20-13:30 Trianta Longo Personal Injury Lawyers
Speaker: Fabio Longo
13:30-13:40 Canopy Growth Title TBD
Speaker: Grant Koehler
13:40-13:55 Short Break
13:55-14:55 Musculoskeletal Trauma Rehabilitation: An Overview

Speaker: Dr. Ed Hanada

14:55-15:55 Burn Rehab

Speaker: Dr. Matthew Godleski

15:55 Closing Remarks


The organizing committee reserves the right to cancel the Toronto Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Conference and return all fees in the event of insufficient registration. The liability of the Toronto Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Conference is limited to the registration fee. The Toronto Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Conference will not be responsible for any losses incurred by registrants, including but not limited to airline.