Sharing our voices for our health
2019 BPAO Annual Health Symposium

We are pleased to announce that the 2019 BPAO Annual Health Symposium will take place on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario.  The conference will also be telecast to Ottawa.

Our keynote speaker will be the Hon. Mitzie Hunter MPP for Scarborough-Guildwood. She will speak on “Advocacy to Improve Socioeconomic Determinants of Health.”


Time Subject Speaker
8:00 Registration and Breakfast
8:45 Opening Remarks and Tribute to Dr. Miriam Rossi
9:00 Advocacy to Improve Socioeconomic Determinants of Health Hon. Mitzie Hunter, MPP
9:50 Management of Asthma in the Outpatient Setting – an Update Woganee Filate, MD
10:30 – 10:40 Health Break
10:40 Getting to Zero New HIV Infections in Black Communities: The Role of Black Physicians in scaling Up HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis LaRon Nelson, PhD.
11:20 Pediatric Dermatology Update Marissa Joseph, MD
12:00 Lunch
12:30 Annual General Meeting
1:30 The Spectrum of Kidney Involvement in sickle Cell Disease Nadia MacLean, MD
2:10 Pathways to Care for Mental Health in Immigrants/Refugees Kelly Anderson, PhD.
2:50 Medical Cannabis: Transcending Stigmas Andrew Cooper, MD, MSc.
3:30 Wine and Cheese Social

See you all Feb 23!!!

The event has been accredited  from the College of Family Physicians of Canada – 5.0 Mainpro+ credits, and the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada – 5.0 Section 1 hours.

2019 BPAO Annual Health Symposium – Register Here 

The 2019 Annual conference would like to recognise our Platinum sponsor