MedTalks is back for the 2017-18 season!

From November 2017 to March 2018, join us at the Reh-Fit Centre, 1390 Taylor Avenue, for a series of stimulating, interactive lectures on timely health and wellness issues by acclaimed physicians from the University of Manitoba Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences.

For more information or to register: 204-789-3547 or email nancy.fischer@umanitoba.ca.

REGISTRATION OPEN TO ALL | FREE ADMISSION | ALL SESSIONS 7 - 8:30 PM 


Cancer Screening

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

"WHO, WHEN, HOW SHOULD WE BE SCREENED?"
Linda Starodub, BA
Health Educator/Primary Care Liaison at ColonCheck, CancerCare Manitoba

GENETIC TESTING FOR CANCER
Bernie Chodirker, MD, FCCMG, FRCPC
Medical Director, WRHA Genetics & Metabolism Program


Geriatric Neurology/Psychiatry

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

PARKINSON’S DISEASE
Sean Udow MD, FRCPC
Assistant Professor, Section of Neurology, University of Manitoba

DEPRESSION IS A BAD NAME FOR WHAT I HAVE
Barry Campbell, MD, FRCPC
Department of Psychiatry, University of Manitoba


Topics in Infectious Diseases

Thursday, January 11, 2018

INFECTIONS FROM OUR NECK OF THE WOODS
John Embil, MD, FRCPDP, FACP
Director, Infection Prevention and Control Program, Winnipeg Regional Health Authority and Professor, Departments of Internal Medicine, (Section of Infectious Diseases) and Medical Microbiology, University of Manitoba

WHAT’S BUGGING YOU? PREVENTION OF BUG-BORNE INFECTIONS
Pierre Plourde, MD, FRCPC
Medical Officer of Health and Medical Director, Travel Health and Tropical Medicine Services


Pharmacology Update

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

NAVIGATING THROUGH NATURAL HEALTH PRODUCTS
Shandis Price, B.Sc. MD, CCFP
Postgraduate Faculty Lead Integrative Medicine. Department of Family Medicine

UNBLOCK MY HEART:
LATEST BLOOD THINNERS FOR TREATING CLOTS AND ATRIAL FIBRILLATION

Glen Drobot, MD, FRCP
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba


Choose Wisely

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

WHAT IF… I DON’T ORDER THAT TEST?
Jim Slater, MLT(ART), B.Sc., MBA
Chief Executive Officer
Diagnostic Services Manitoba

WISE CHOICES IN DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING
Dr. Lisa McPhee, MD, FRCPC
Department of Radiology, University of Manitoba