CPD Symposium 2015


On May 24th, the Public Health Physicians of Canada (PHPC) was pleased to present a series of 11 high quality talks by public health physician leaders from across Canada.

Presenters shared evidence, experience and insight on issues ranging from public health practice and training to Social Medicine. 

Symposium Objectives

  1. Identify and discuss current and emerging public health issues from a public health physician perspective;
  2. Explore the role of public health physicians in implementing innovative approaches in response to these issues; and,
  3. Identify key resources for future reference and continued learning.


The presentations from this symposium will be of interest to Public Health and Preventive Medicine Specialists, Public Health and Preventive Medicine Residents, and Public Health Physicians.

 Presentation TitlePresenter(s) Recording Slides
Event-based surveillance to understand illicit drug useDr. Shaun Hosein
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Communicating Illicit Drug-Related HarmsDr. Jane Buxton Click hereBuxtonPresentation
Opioids as a Public Health PriorityDr. Brian Emerson Click here
Using Digital Media to Respond to an Outbreak of Syphilis in the Winnipeg Health RegionDr. Joss Reimer 
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Open System Theory Analysis & Implementation Science Analysis to Develop Options for Improving Adoption of a Member-Based Organization's Quality IndicatorsDr. Maura RickettsClick here
Health Promotion Leadership and Practice: Intuition or Knowledge-based?Dr. Ak'ingabe Guyon 
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A "Meta-Tool" for Evaluating City Plans from a Public Health PerspectiveDr. Jasmine Hasselback
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Is Annoyance Our Issue?: The Public Health Perspective on Wind TurbinesDr. Arlene King
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Development of Entrustable Professional Activities for Public Health and Preventive Medicine specialty training
Drs. Kieran Moore and Brent MoloughneyClick here
Development of a New MPH at McMaster: Will it Meet Royal College and Practice Expectations?Dr. Fran Scott
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Complex Public Health Problems and Syndemics: How Can These Theories Guide Our Practice?
Dr. Odette Laplante 
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