We are pleased to announce that the 2020 BPAO Annual Health Symposium will take place on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario.  The conference will also be telecast to Ottawa.


We are equally delighted to announce our keynote speaker will be Dr. Lisa Robinson!  Dr. Robinson is a Pediatrician, and Chief of the Division of Nephrology at The Hospital for Sick Children, but is also the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Medicine Associate Dean of Inclusion & Diversity. Her presentation will address the underrepresentation of minorities in medicine.


8:00 am



Welcome Remarks

9:00 am

Inclusion and Diversity at U of T Medicine: a Journey – Dr Lisa Robinson

A1c and beyond … Glycemic management in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes – Dr David Esho

10:00 am

Health Break

Experience of racialized mothers of children with developmental disabilities – Drs. Ullanda Niel and Nazilla Khanlou

Trainee session: Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) – Dr. Tosin Osuntokun

12:00 pm


1:30 pm

BPAO Annual General Meeting

2:00 pm

Beyond Teamwork (Presentation from the Canadian  Medical Protective Association) – Dr. Shirley Lee

4:00 pm

Wine and Cheese social

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, approved by Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto (up to 4 hours). This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto for up to 4 Mainpro+ credits.

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We will also be presenting the 1st Annual Dr Miriam Rossi Award of Excellence.  Please click here for details.

The 2020 Annual conference would like to recognize our Platinum sponsor