PROGRAM (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

FRIDAY, APRIL 5
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.Networking Reception
SATURDAY, APRIL 6
8:15 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.Networking Breakfast / Visit Sponsor Exhibits
9:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.Welcome and Introductions

Co-Chairs: Régine Mydlarski & Ashley Sutherland
9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.Navigating the Digital Frontier in Dermatologic Care
(moderated by Malika Ladha)

Social Media
Speaker: Shereene Idriss (New York)

Artificial Intelligence
Speaker: Juthika Thakur (Toronto)
10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.Networking Break / Visit Sponsor Exhibits
11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.Concurrent Sessions I

– Leadership Journey in Dermatology
(moderated by Régine Mydlarski)

Panel: Régine Mydlarski (Calgary), Kerri Purdy (Halifax)

– Navigating Difficult Encounters in Practice Management
(moderated by Cathryn Sibbald)

Panel: Lisa Kellett (Toronto), Michele Ramien (Calgary)
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.Lunch / Visit Sponsor Exhibits
1:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.Concurrent Sessions II

– Bias Check and Inclusive Language
(moderated by Sonja Molin)

Speaker: Elissa Gurman (Toronto)

– Non-traditional/ Unconventional Pathways in Dermatology
(moderated by Ashley Sutherland)

Panel: Sheila Au (Vancouver), Ashley Sutherland (Halifax), Geeta Yadav (Toronto)
2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.Networking Break / Visit Sponsor Exhibits
3:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.Using Humour in Professional Wellbeing
(moderated by Régine Mydlarski & Ashley Sutherland)

Keynote Lecturer: Judy Croon (Toronto)
4:30 p.m. – 4:40 p.m.Closing Remarks

Co-Chairs: Régine Mydlarski & Ashley Sutherland
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.Optional Saturday Post-Program Networking Activity (to be confirmed)

OVERALL LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Evaluate the impact and implications of social media and artificial intelligence in dermatologic care.
  • Implement effective strategies for handling challenges in leadership or practice settings.
  • Gain perspectives and advice in decision-making related to diverse situations or approaches.
  • Apply approaches for incorporating levity in professional interactions.