Shifting Pain from Symptom to Disease: Changing our Approach to Chronic Pain
2019 Anesthesia Panel Discussion & Reception
This exclusive event will include remarks from special guest Dr. Rose M. Patten, Chancellor of the University of Toronto.
Dr. Fiona Campbell, BSc, MD, PGME ’91 (Anesthesia), FRCA
Dr. Campbell is a Professor at the University of Toronto, and Medical Director of the Chronic Pain Program in the Department of Anesthesia & Pain Medicine at the Hospital for Sick Children. She is Co-Director of the SickKids Pain Centre, co-chair of the Ontario Chronic Pain Network in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Long-term Care. Dr. Campbell is also President of the Canadian Pain Society and has been appointed by Health Canada as Co-chair of the Canadian Pain Task Force.
Dr. Tania Di Renna, BSc, MD, PGME ’03, FRCPC
Dr. Tania Di Renna is an anesthesiologist at Women’s College Hospital and Assistant Professor in the Department of Anesthesia at the University of Toronto. She is also the Medical Director of the Toronto Academic Pain Medicine Institute (TAPMI), the only single comprehensive interdisciplinary academic pain program serving as the hub for chronic pain care in Toronto. Dr. Di Renna is also chair of the Health Quality Ontario Chronic Pain Guidelines.
Dr. John Hanlon, BSc, MD ’05, PGME ’06 (Anesthesia), PGME ’10 (Anesthesia), FRCPC
Dr. John Hanlon is the Program Director of the multidisciplinary Pain Medicine Residency training program within the Department of Anesthesia, University of Toronto. He designed, developed and directs this new FRCPC accredited sub-specialty program. Dr. Hanlon is also an anesthesiologist and the Medical Director of the St Michael’s Hospital Chronic Pain Clinic.
Ms. Emeralda Burke
Will share her personal story about the difficulty of living with chronic pain after a life-altering car accident and address the need for therapies outside of surgery and medication. Emeralda Burke is a health information management professional. After graduating with a medicinal chemistry degree from Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland she moved to Toronto in 2013.
Dress code is business casual.
6:00 p.m. — Registration
6:15 p.m. — Panel Discussion
7:15 p.m. — Reception
8:00 p.m. — Event concludes
Kindly RSVP by November 13.
Nearby street parking is available on Willcocks Street and Spadina Avenue. Underground parking is available on Huron Street, north of College Street. The Faculty Club is accessible by the 510 Spadina Streetcar Route.
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