DFCM City Wide Research Rounds May 18, 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 16:30 - 18:30

DFCM City Wide Research Rounds are an accredited bimonthly, two-hour interactive event focusing on primary care research and research practices. Research Rounds are open to all Family Medicine / Community Medicine / Primary Care researchers, faculty, residents, students, and staff. Invited guest speakers will focus on research results, methodologies, and techniques; and the Research In Progress discussion will highlight new and exciting research.

May 18, 2017 features Dr. Martin Chasen and Dr. Liisa Jaakkimainen.

Dr. Chasen will be presenting "Muscle and Fuel: When Exercise, Nutrition and Palliative Care Meet". This presentation will focus on the history and implementation of a Palliative Rehabilitation Program for patients with advanced cancer. The role of each team member will be discussed and presented showing the value of such a program progressing over  different time intervals. Other research topics associated with this theme will also be presented and discussed. Dr. Martin Chasen is currently the Medical Director of Palliative Care, at William Osler Health System in Brampton. He was previously Medical Director, Palliative Care, at The Ottawa Hospital Cancer Centre and the Palliative Rehabilitation Program at Élisabeth Bruyère Hospital, Ottawa. Dr. Chasen has lectured nationally and internationally on rehabilitation of patients with cancer, approaches to treatment of patients with cachexia, chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting, survivorship and symptom relief.
 
Dr. Liisa Jaakkimainen will be presenting her Research In Progress.

Join us in person or online at http://uoftfamilymedicine.adobeconnect.com/researchrounds/

Please note: To claim for Mainpro credits, please select the option "Other certified activities" under the drop down menu on the CFPC website.

Presenter: 
Dr. Martin Chasen and Dr. Liisa Jaakkimainen
Location
500 University Ave, 3rd floor, room 365 or
http://uoftfamilymedicine.adobeconnect.com/researchrounds/
Contact
dfcm.research@utoronto.ca
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