The CAG is pleased to be able to make available 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).

September 7, 2016 - Dr. Adam Rahman - Nutrition: Macro/Micro Nutrients
November 2, 2016 - Dr. Isabella Tai - Colon Cancer Genetics

November 9, 2016 - Dr. Bill Paterson - Motility: Upper GI/Esophagus

March 22, 2017 - Dr. Sean Pritchett - CanMEDS session on Practice Management

May 17, 2017 - Dr. Cynthia Seow & Dr. Don Buie - Pouch Complications (including Pouchitis)
May 31, 2017 - Dr. Dominique Levesque - Transitional Care: From Peds to Adult
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
Each site MUST notify the day before the lecture if they are not participating.

1) 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)

2) Website:

Login instructions: Similar to OTN webcast, find the meeting on the date. Click join* and login with any name and email. You will have to enter the password that was emailed to you by your Program Director's office. Once you have hit the join, 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 EST.

Each presenter will be contacted by a representative from TGH AV Services ( approximately one week before their lecture so that a test can be done to ensure compatibility.

WebEx technical requirement and specification

3) 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).