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PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

CANMEDS? CAN DO! A PRACTICAL APPLICATION OF THE FRAMEWORK FOR THE EVERYDAY GASTROENTEROLOGIST

ANNUAL CONFERENCE OCTOBER 26 - 28, 2012

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ONTARIO ASSOCIATION OF GASTROENTEROLOGY


ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Annual General Meeting of the Ontario Association of Gastroenterology will be held on Sunday, October 28, 2012 at the Queen’s Landing Inn and Conference Resort, 155 Byron Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario at 9:00 a.m. ET. The following matters will come before the membership: 1.0

Call to Order

2.0

Approval of Minutes of Last Annual General Meeting

3.0

Reports of Officers and Directors 3.1

President’s Report

3.2

Vice President’s Report

3.3

Treasurer’s Report 3.3.1

2011/2012 Reviewed Year-End Financial Statements

3.3.2

Appointment of Outside Reviewers/Auditors

3.4

Fee Schedule

3.5

Endoscopy Standards

4.0

Approval of Actions of the Board of Directors

5.0

Election of Directors 6.1

Announcement of the Election of Section Delegates to OMA Council

6.0

New Business

7.0

Adjournment

The meeting is open to ALL member gastroenterologists and gastroenterology residents/fellows.

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WELCOME Message from the OAG President Dear Colleague, I take pleasure in inviting you to attend the 16th Annual Conference of the Ontario Association of Gastroenterology (OAG). This year the Conference will again take place at the beautiful Queen’s Landing Inn and Conference Resort in the nostalgic town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, an ideal setting in which to touch base with old friends and meet new colleagues. This year’s theme is CanMEDS and its importance in the practice of Gastroenterology. We will have discussions on being a communicator, a collaborator, and a manager in the practice of Gastroenterology. There will be fascinating lectures on scholarly and professional activities, as well as on being a health advocate. You will also have the opportunity to see how resident education merges with day-to-day GI practice. This year we will again feature an excellent summary of the St. Michael’s Endoscopy course. This is an opportunity to update your technical endoscopic skills. The OAG takes pride in its members and the contributions they make to the practice of Gastroenterology in Ontario. This year, we will be honouring Dr. Alvin Newman, of Mount Sinai Hospital, with the OAG Award. Our Companions will enjoy the arts and culture synonymous with Niagara-on-theLake. They will take a look behind the scenes at the Shaw with a guided comprehensive backstage tour of the Festival Theatre and learn about the many facets of live theatre. They will also have at their disposal a choice of two spas (at the Pillar and Post Inn or the Prince of Wales Hotel) at which they can relax and rejuvenate. We will once again have an opportunity to enjoy the town of Niagara-on-the-Lake during our ever-popular Lunch About, with a choice of great restaurants in town. Join us at this year’s OAG Gala and Awards Presentation as we envelop ourselves in the glamour and sophistication of the Big Apple. Let’s hail a big old Yellow Cab and take a virtual ride to New York City. There is no other way to enjoy the city’s cornucopia of cultures than through the dinner plate, so hitch a ride for the endless opportunities to stamp your palate’s passport during our Gala. Plan to take that tour with us and enjoy “the city that never sleeps”. Thanks to all of our preeminent and platinum partners and sponsors for supporting the OAG’s educational programs. The Conference Committee has done an outstanding job and created an excellent program. I am looking forward to interacting with you at our Annual General Meeting and to seeing all of you at our educational and entertaining weekend in Niagara-onthe-Lake this October. With kind regards,

David Baron, MD, FRCP(C) President OAG ANNUAL CONFERENCE

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WELCOME Message from the Conference Chair I look forward to welcoming you to the Ontario Association of Gastroenterology (OAG) 16th Annual Conference and hope you will enjoy your experience in Niagara-on-the-Lake. I know all the academic people and residents fully understand the CanMEDs system. To us 'country doctors' we only see it as an optional check mark when filling out our MOCOMP hours. What is it all about and how does it apply to the practicing gastroenterologist? Your Conference organizing committee has looked at all the aspects of the CanMEDS framework, and found dynamic speakers in each of the categories. The topics will be relevant and stimulating to the practicing gastroenterologist. No debate this year, just good old fashioned knowledge. There will be ample opportunity to discuss these issues both during discussion periods and leisure time. Other highlights of the Conference will be the almost annual talk from St. Michael’s Hospital Endoscopy Course, and the Annual General Meeting. The Companion Program will feature a backstage tour of the world famous Shaw Festival Theatre. The highlight event of the weekend will be the annual Gala - a great opportunity to mingle with your friends and colleagues. This year we will be honouring Dr. Alvin Newman. We will also be congratulating Dr. David Baron for three outstanding years as the OAG President. We look forward to seeing you in October.

Iain Murray, MDCM, FRCP(C) 2012 Conference Chair

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GENERAL INFORMATION 2012 Annual Conference Organizing Committee

Board of Directors

Dr. Iain Murray, Chair

President Dr. David Baron - Toronto

Markham

Dr. Jeffrey Axler

Past President Dr. Jeffrey Axler - Toronto

Toronto

Dr. David Baron Toronto

Vice President Dr. James Gregor - London

Dr. Ian Bookman Toronto

Treasurer Dr. Iain Murray - Markham

Dr. James Gregor London

Dr. Hemant Shah

Secretary Dr. David Morgan - Hamilton

Toronto

Dr. Piero Tartaro Directors Dr. Frederick Bray - Ottawa Dr. Michael Gould - Toronto Dr. Brian Murat - Huntsville Dr. Bill O'Hara - Thunder Bay Dr. Elio Pavone - Oshawa Dr. Imran Rasul - Mississauga Dr. Hemant Shah - Toronto Dr. Theodore Shapero - Scarborough Dr. Kim Tilbe - Sudbury Dr. Theadore W. Ptak - Toronto

Toronto

Dr. Marco Puglia Hamilton

Continuing Education

Director of Operations Melonie Hart

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Contact Us

Ontario Association of Gastroenterology 310-2175 Sheppard Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario M2J 1W8 Tel: (416) 494-7233 Toll Free: 1-866-560-7585 Fax: (416) 491-1670 E-mail: info@gastro.on.ca Website: www.gastro.on.ca

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WELCOME TO NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE

Niagara-on-the-Lake is often called the loveliest town in Ontario, and has a long and distinguished history. Site of the old Neutral Indian village of Onghiara, it was settled at the close of the American Revolution by Loyalists coming to Upper Canada, many of whom had been members of the much feared Butler’s Rangers, based during the Revolution at Fort Niagara, then under British control.

HOTEL INFORMATION Queen’s Landing Inn & Conference Resort 155 Byron Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON Tel: 1-866-669-5566 Website: www.vintage-hotels.com Queen’s Landing Inn & Conference Resort is an ideal location for a romantic/leisure getaway or a successful business meeting. Natural light pours in the floor-to-ceiling windows. The sweeping staircase invites an entrance worthy of Scarlett O’Hara. Marble floors and a stained-glass ceiling define Queen's Landing as a mansion with style. Here you will find spacious, elegantly furnished rooms and suites, more than half of which feature a whirlpool bath, a fireplace, or both. The concierge team, members of the exclusive Les Clefs d’Or Society, are highly skilled professionals who are passionate about providing exceptional personal service to their guests. They are enthusiastically committed to meeting any request you might have.

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PRESIDENT’S WELCOME DINNER

President’s Welcome

Dinner Queen’s Landing Inn & Conference Resort Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario Friday, October 26, 2012 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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DOCTORS’ PROGRAM AT A GLANCE Times and Dates Registration Includes: President’s Welcome Dinner, Scientific Sessions, Breakfasts, Lunch About, Nutrition Breaks, Cocktail Reception, Gala & Awards Presentation and Annual General Meeting.

Friday, October 26, 2012 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. Registration Open 6:30 - 10:30 p.m. President’s Welcome Dinner

Saturday, October 27, 2012 7:00 - 12:30 p.m. 7:00 - 9:30 a.m.

Registration Open Breakfast

8:15 - 8:30 a.m.

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Speakers: Dr. David Baron Dr. Iain Murray

THE COMMUNICATOR – THE COLLABORATOR – THE MANAGER 8:30 - 8:55 a.m. What is CANMEDS and how Speaker: Dr. James Gregor does it apply to training and the community Gastroenterologists? 8:55 - 9:20 a.m. Self-Management: How to Speaker: Dr. Fred Saibil Manage IBD Patients By E-mail 9:20 - 9:45 a.m. The Psychiatrist and the Speaker: Dr. Sanjeev Socklingam Hepatitis C Patient 9:45 - 10:10 a.m.

How To Manage A Medical Facility 10:10 - 10:35 a.m. Panel Discussion

Speaker: Dr. Pardeep Nijhawan Moderator: Dr. David Baron

Presentation Overview As professionals, Gastroenterologists are committed to the health and well-being of individuals and society through ethical practice, profession-led regulation, and high personal standards of behaviour. Key and Enabling Competencies: Gastroenterologists are able to… 1. Demonstrate a commitment to their patients, profession, and society through ethical practice 1.1. Exhibit appropriate professional behaviors in practice, including honesty, integrity, disclosure, commitment, compassion, respect and altruism. 10:35 - 11:00 a.m. Nutrition Break

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DOCTORS’ PROGRAM AT A GLANCE Times and Dates THE HEALTH ADVOCATE – THE SCHOLAR – THE PROFESSIONAL 11:00 - 11:40 a.m. Health Advocacy and Celiac Disease 11:40 - 12:05 p.m. Genomics 101 12:05 - 12:30 p.m. Ethics of Liver Transplantation 12:30 - 12:55 p.m. Panel Discussion 12:55 - 1:00 p.m. Closing Remarks

Speaker: Dr. Connie Switzer Speaker: Dr. Mark Silverberg Speaker: Dr. Mark Levstik Moderator: Dr. Piero Tartaro Speaker: Dr. Iain Murray

Presentation Overview As practitioners who routinely manage patients with a variety of chronic gastrointestinal illnesses, we play an important Health Advocacy role at both the individual patient and community level. This role will be exemplified using celiac disease as a model. We will also explore the Scholar role through the lens of basic science research in medicine, focusing on the evolving importance of genomics in GI practice. Lastly, we explore our role as Professionals by considering the complex ethical issues pertaining to liver transplantation. SOCIAL PROGRAMS 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Lunch About 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception 7:00 - 1:00 a.m. Gala and Awards Presentation

Sunday, October 28, 2012 7:00 - 11:00 a.m. 7:00 - 10:00 a.m.

Registration Open Breakfast

ST. MICHAEL'S ENDOSCOPY COURSE – BILLING – ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Highlights of the St. Michael's Speaker: Dr. Paul Kortan Endoscopy Course 9:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Annual General Meeting (AGM) (Closed Meeting - Members only)

10:30 -11:00 a.m. Nutrition Break 11:00 - 11:55 p.m. Billing Strategies Speaker: Dr. David Baron (Closed Meeting - Members only) 11:55 - 12:00 p.m. Closing Remarks

Speaker: Dr. David Baron

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COMPANION PROGRAM AT A GLANCE Times and Dates Friday, October 26, 2012 6:00 - 10:00 p.m. Registration Open 6:30 - 10:30 p.m. President’s Welcome Dinner

Saturday, October 27, 2012 7:00 - 12:30 p.m. 7:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Registration Open Breakfast

A LOOK BEHIND THE SCENES AT THE SHAW 10:30 - 12:00 p.m. Backstage Tour of the Shaw Festival Theatre (Buses depart from Queen's Landing Inn and Conference Resort.) SOCIAL PROGRAMS 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Lunch About 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception 7:00 - 1:00 a.m. Gala and Awards Presentation

Surrender to the Serenity of Two Exquisite Spas Both the 100 Fountain in the Pillar and Post Inn and the Secret Garden Spas in the Prince of Wales Hotel offer a wide range of therapies and programs with a focus on a holistic approach to health, skincare and overall well-being. Spa treatments feature aromatherapy massage, reflexology, facials, body wraps and hydrotherapy using the Vichy shower system, along with a variety of other spa delights. 100 Fountain Spa features vinotherapy treatments while tea-infused treatments are the specialtea of Secret Garden Spa. Be pampered - make your reservation in advance: Tel: 1-888-669-5566 Website: www.vintage-hotels.com OAG ANNUAL CONFERENCE

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COMPANION PROGRAM AT A GLANCE Times and Dates Sunday, October 28, 2012 7:00 - 11:00 a.m. Registration Open 7:00 - 10:00 a.m. Breakfast 10:30 -11:00 a.m. Nutrition Break

Hotel Baby Sitting Services Visiting Angels Inc. is a dedicated team of friendly, prompt, efficient, versatile and cooperative health care professionals who are committed to helping you care for your little ones. They are affordable and reliable with fully trained, bonded and insured staff with police clearance and come highly recommended by Queen's Landing Inn and Conference Resort. Fee: $20.00 per hour / per child (maximum three (3) children per sitter). Co-ordinate your services through the Concierge at Queen's Landing Inn and Conference Resort Tel: 1-888-669-5566/905-468-2195 or contact Visiting Angels directly: Visiting Angels Inc. Tel: 905-685-4242 / Tel: 416-532-2242 • Website: www.visitingangels.ca

Things To Do Around Town Refer to our website www.gastro.on.ca for a link to the Niagara-onthe-lake Visitors's Guide for more information on events in the city.

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COMPANION PROGRAM

A LOOK BEHIND THE SCENES AT THE SHAW

DATE: Saturday, October 27, 2012

TIME: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

We enjoy live theatre and go all the time. Has your curiosity been piqued as to what goes on backstage? Well, let us satisfy that curiosity and take a look behind the scenes at the Shaw with a guided comprehensive Backstage Tour of the Festival Theatre in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Learn more about the operations of a repertory company and the many facets of live Niagara theatre. This tour will take you behind and under the stage, to the dressing rooms and rehearsal halls as well as to the wardrobe and wig departments. Join us for this tour and learn about the magic of live theatre.

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LUNCH ABOUT Present your OAG voucher and enjoy lunch at your leisure at any of the following restaurants: Tiara Restaurant or Bacchus Lounge Queen’s Landing Inn and Conference Resort 155 Byron Street Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON Tel: 1-888-669-5566

Carriages Restaurant or Cannery Restaurant Pillar and Post Inn 49 John Street Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON Tel: 1-888-669-5566

Escabèche Restaurant Prince of Wales Hotel 6 Picton Street Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON Tel: 1-888-669-5566

The Shaw Café & Wine Bar 92 Queen Street Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON Tel: (905) 468-4772

Zees Grill 92 Picton Street Niagara on the Lake, ON Tel: (905) 468-5715

Epicurean Restaurant 84 Queen Street Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON Tel: (905) 468-3408

Room Service Queen’s Landing Inn and Conference Resort Prince of Wales Hotel Pillar and Post Inn

To avoid disappointment, you must call ahead to make reservations! OAG ANNUAL CONFERENCE

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GALA AND AWARDS PRESENTATION

Hail that big Yellow Cab and take a virtual ride with us to New York City (NYC)! Join us at this year’s OAG Gala and Awards Presentation as we envelop ourselves in the glamour and sophistication of the Big Apple. It has a buzz unlike anywhere else in the world and is the most linguistically and culturally diverse city there is. Take a virtual tour with us as we explore the city that never sleeps: Lady Liberty, Rockefeller Center, Central Park, MOMA and - how could we forget Broadway. There’s no better way to access the city’s cornucopia of cultures than through the dinner plate, so hitch a ride for the endless opportunities to stamp your palate’s passport during our Annual Gala and Awards Presentation. Savour that glass of wine or sip that cosmopolitan as we honour this year’s Distinguished Service Award Recipient, Dr. Alvin Newman. Set your expectations as high as the skyscrapers and you’ll quickly uncover a myriad of brilliant moments of sensory overload far beyond the twinkling lights of NYC’s poster child, Times Square. See you in the city that never sleeps!

Room: Grand Georgian Ballroom

Queen's Landing Inn and Conference Resort 155 Byron Street Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON Saturday, October 27, 2012 6:00 p.m. - 1:00 a.m. Black Tie Optional


AWARD RECIPIENT

THE OAG AWARD This award is given in recognition of a fellow gastroenterologist who has made an outstanding contribution in gastroenterology research, education or clinical practice.

Join us as we honour our 2012 award recipient, Dr. Alvin Newman at the OAG Gala and Awards Presentation. Dr. Newman was born and educated in the United States of America. He did his GI training at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and then spent two years as a researcher at the MRC Gastroenterology Unit at the Central Middlesex Hospital in London, England. He has been at Mount Sinai Hospital since 1973. In addition to his practice of gastroenterology, Dr. Newman has been a speaker at hundreds of continuing medical education events all over Canada and has spoken to lay audiences on IBD and other topics. For many years he organized and chaired an annual update on digestive diseases for members of the gastroenterological community. He served for three years as the treasurer of the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology. At the University of Toronto where he is a Professor of Medicine, he redesigned the undergraduate medical curriculum and was the director of the first two years of medical education. He is a member of the CAG, AGA, ASGE, and BSG. He has written 34 scientific articles. OAG ANNUAL CONFERENCE

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GALA ENTERTAINMENT

George St. Kitts Band The George St. Kitts Band has rocked our annual Gala audience for several years with their versatile mix of talents. This year, they are coming with us in that big Yellow Cab and promise to bring you an evening with the sounds of New York City’s finest crooners – Sammy Davis, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and Barry Manilow. And as we wind down the evening you will find yourself in that Empire State of Mind as we rock to the Boss, Jay-Z and Alicia Keys. They plan to leave you breathless and exhilarated. Let’s hear it for New York!

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RAFFLE

Raffle

for the

“Raffles” crowd

Purchase a raffle ticket during the OAG Conference for an opportunity to win wonderful prizes! Investing in a child’s future is an easy task with many rewards. Not only are you helping to fight hunger in our own backyard but you will be helping to free children and their families from poverty. Your small investment in a child’s life has a powerful impact. Participate in our raffle for a chance to win a prize, to be drawn at the Gala. Proceeds from this raffle will be donated to Second Harvest Food Bank.

Draw will be held at the Gala

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CANCELLATION AND NO-SHOW POLICY

Non-Cancellation Will Cost You... Did you know that as an OAG member, if you register for the OAG Conference, but do not attend, your non-attendance costs the OAG approximately $900? (Hotel accommodation, breakfasts, lunch, dinners, nutrition breaks and administration). The OAG office is required to give guarantees to the hotel/venue at least four (4) business days prior to the beginning of any Conference. Therefore, by giving meal number guarantees you are included in the hotel room count and meal numbers for the entire Conference unless you notify our office, within the time specified, that you are cancelling your registration. It is the fiduciary responsibility of the Board of Directors to ensure that the OAG’s monies are spent wisely.

The OAG has implemented a policy for members – it is mandatory that you provide a credit card number to register for the Conference. Your credit card will not be charged unless you do not attend and neglect to notify the OAG office by the cancellation deadline (as indicated on the registration form.) The amount that will be charged to your credit card is the fee for one night's hotel accommodation and your meals – approximately $900.

If you need to cancel your registration, please refer to the Conference registration form and contact the OAG office - you will receive a cancellation number as your validation.

Please help us help the OAG – we are a not-for-profit organization.

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MARK YOUR CALENDARS

6th Annual International Symposium on Liver and IBD Review January 18 - 20, 2013 Westin Trillium House - Blue Mountain Collingwood, Ontario

12th Annual Post-DDW Course June 8, 2013 The Westin Prince Toronto Toronto, Ontario

17th Annual Conference and Business Meeting November 8 - 10, 2013 Park Hyatt Toronto Toronto, ON

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THANK YOU TO OUR PARTNERS AND CONFERENCE SPONSORS Preeminent Partner (Sponsors of our 2012/2013 Post DDW Course, Annual Conference and Liver and IBD Symposium.)

Platinum Partners (Sponsors of our 2012/2013 Annual Conference and Liver and IBD Symposium.)

CONFERENCE SPONSORS Gold Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

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