CAG National Basic Science and CanMEDS Lecture Series

The CAG is pleased to provide the CAG National Basic Science and CanMEDS Lecture Series. The aim of this program is to provide gastroenterology residents the opportunity to attend a number of webinar lectures throughout the academic year on a variety of topics from the field of gastroenterology.

Webinars are usually held on a monthly basis (Wednesdays) during the months of September through May (12:00–1:30 pm Eastern Time).

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Instructions for Participating Sites

Conference room with:

a) speaker phone

b) internet

c) laptop or desktop (screen resolution be set to a recommended 1024x768)

d) projection (projector, TV, LCD, etc) to view laptop or desktop presentation

e) webcam *(presenting site only, this can be built-in to a laptop on or external)



Login instructions: Find the meeting on the date. Click Join* and login with the site name/your name and your email. You will have to enter the password that was emailed to you by your Program Director's office. If it is your first time using WebEx it will prompt you to install a web plug-in.

*Join option is only available once the meeting has started at 11:35am ET.


Audio will be going through CAG via audio bridge

Audio conference information

Toll Free: 1-866-850-3418

Local: 416-915-8692

Conference Code:7316372

Please mute your line during the lecture (press *6). To unmute your line, please press #6 (to ask or answer a question).


2017-2018 Schedule


Sept. 27, 2017
Bile Acid Malabsorption
Dr. Dan Sadowski - Edmonton


Oct.11, 2017
Motility: Upper GI/Esophagus
Dr. Andrew Flynn - Victoria


Nov. 8, 2017
Synoptic Reporting: Quality Indicators in Endoscopy
Dr. Alan Barkun - Montreal


Dec. 6, 2017
Liver Transplantation
Dr. Andrew Mason - Edmonton


Jan.17, 2018
Transitional Care in IBD from Peds to Adults
Dr. Natasha Bollegala - Toronto


Mar. 28, 2018
Endoscopic Management of Barrett's
Dr. Robert Berger - New Brunswick


May 9, 2018
IBS Pathophysiology
Dr. Colleen Parker, Toronto - UCLA

Site Locations

Halifax: Dalhousie University & QEII Health Sciences Centre

Montreal: CHU Sainte-Justine

Montreal: Université Laval

Montreal: McGill University

Montreal: CHUM - Hôpital St-Luc

Sherbrooke: Centre hospitalier universiaire de Sherbrooke

Toronto: University of Toronto - UHN – GNU-119

Hamilton: McMaster University

Hamilton: McMaster Children’s Hospital

London: University of Western Ontario

Winnipeg: University of Manitoba

Calgary: University of Calgary

Calgary: Alberta Children’s Hospital

Vancouver: UBC SPH & VGH

Vancouver: BC Children’s Hospital

Edmonton: University of Alberta