Clinical Tropical Medicine

Description

The J. D. MacLean Centre for Tropical Diseases at McGill University has provided training to generations of doctors and nurses providing clinical care to travelers, immigrants, and indigenous populations around the world for over 30 years. This course focuses on linking laboratory diagnostics and research to the clinical treatment of patients.

 

 

 

2016 Tropical and Parasitic Diseases Lectures – Agenda

 


Course Directors

Michael Libman, MD
Director, J.D. MacLean Centre for Tropical Diseases at
McGill University
Department of Microbiology & Division of Infectious Diseases,
McGill University Health Centre

 

Cédric Yansouni, MD, FRCPC, DTM&H
Associate Director, J.D. MacLean Centre for Tropical Diseases at
McGill University
Department of Microbiology & Division of Infectious Diseases,
McGill University Health Centre

 


 

2018 Course Content

Tropical Medicine Clinical Review – 3 days
These presentations cover the latest health issues and treatments for travelers and indigenous populations. Presentations include the latest research and diagnostics in tropical and parasitic diseases and preventative medicine for travelers.


Laboratory Course: Malaria and Parasitic Zoonoses – 1 day

Laboratory workshop overview of blood borne and intestinal parasites and hands-on teaching of microscopy for medical laboratory technologists, microbiologists, clinicians, nurses, and other industry personnel.


You may register for one, or both of these course components; however the laboratory section is limited to 40 participants.

 

 

Course Faculty

 

McGill Centre for Tropical Diseases Faculty
Kendall Billick, MD, DTM&H
Christina Greenaway, MD, FRCPC
Theresa W. Gyorkos, PhD
Selim Rashed, MD, MSc, CPSQ
Makeda Semret, MD CM, FRCPC
Brian J. Ward, MDCM

 

Guest Course Faculty
Sapha Barkati, MD, MSc, DTM&H
Andrea Boggild, MD – University Health Network, Toronto
Christina Coyle, MD – Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Jay S. Keystone, MD – University of Toronto
Momar Ndao, DVM, MSc, PhD – McGill University

 

Laboratory Course Faculty
Director:
Evelyne Kokoskin, M.Sc., ART, FCSMLS (D)
Team Lead-Technical and Educational Development
Public Health Ontario l Santé publique Ontario
Public Health Laboratories – Ottawa | Laboratoires de santé publique – Ottawa

 

Lyne Cédilotte, Technical Coordinator of Parasitology, MUHC Department of Microbiology
Karine Thivierge, PhD, Director of Parasitology, Laboratoire de santé publique du Québec
Momar Ndao DVM, MSc, PhD, Director, National Reference Centre for Parasitology

 

Faculty are still being confirmed and there may be changes to the above list


 

Target audience

Ideal for medical health care professionals interested in tropical diseases and travel health – Doctors, residents, nurses, pharmacists and medical laboratory technologists.

 


 

Enrolment

The Tropical Medicine Clinical Review Course has a maximum of 150 participants. The laboratory day is limited to 40 people.