Register Now! Island Medicine Conference: Updates, Skills and Networking

Posted on: March 16, 2023


Island Medicine Conference: Updates, Skills and Networking 

Registration now open! 

Main Conference June 2 (Fri) | The Victoria Conference Centre, Victoria, BC | In-person Conference 

Skills/Hands on Session June 3 (Sat) | Centre for Interprofessional Clinical Simulation Learning (CICSL), Victoria, BC | In-person Conference 

Audience: family physicians, emergency physicians, geriatricians, hospitalists, midwives, nurse practitioners, pediatricians, residents and students. 

Overview:  The conference will focus on topics that health professionals encounter in their daily practice. You can expect a mix of plenary, breakout and panel discussions. Get ready for a hands-on learning experience at our Skills Day, held at the Centre for Interprofessional Clinical Simulation Learning (CICSL).  

Up to 10.5 MOC Section 1/Mainpro+ 




  • Customize your learning by attending breakout sessions that suit your interests in the afternoon  
  • Join an engaging networking reception on Friday! 
  • Work in teams on various topics, including responding to opioid toxicity, eye exams and the use of a slit lamp, trigger finger, ultrasound, injections, contraceptive devices and skin procedures during day two at Skills Day. 
  • A shuttle bus will be arranged to/from the Victoria Conference Center to the CICSL (one pick up in the morning and one drop off at the end of the day) 



A small block of rooms is available for conference attendees at the 
Hotel Grand PacificRates start at $239/night + taxes, excluding parking. To qualify for the group rate, please use one of the following: 

Group Name: Island Medicine Conference UBC CPD  

Group Code: JUN23UNIV 

Toll Free 1-800-663-7550  
Direct (250) 386-0450  

Book your reservation by May 1, 2023 to get the conference rate.  


Friday Agenda Highlights: 

Rheumatology: A Whirlwind Update for 2023 

Dr. David Shaw 

Hematology Pearls 

Dr. Adrian Yee 

Diabetes Update 

Dr. David Miller 

Updates in HF — Focusing on Island Care 

Dr. Olivier Desplantie 

Alcohol Use Disorder Management 

Dr. David Reading 

Pediatric ADHD and Depression — Assessment and Treatment 

Dr. Nicole Martin 

Trauma-informed Care, Practical Tips for Working with Intergenerational Trauma 

Dr. Erica Cheng 

Artificial Intelligence: what’s the hype? where’s the substance?

Dr. Kendall Ho 

View the full agenda.