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Program Agenda

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A needs assessment of community GTA Respirologists guided our selection of topics and speakers.

Conference Objectives are:

  1. The 2018 UofT Respirology Summer CME Evening will focus on asthma. The program will update the knowledge of physicians involved in the assessment, testing, and treatment of patients with severe asthma. Emphasis will be placed on audience participation.
  2. After the session on severe asthma, participants will be able to assess and treat patients with severe asthma using the most effective diagnostic strategies and recommended treatment regimens
  3. After the session on asthma research, participants will be aware of the most important clinical research in asthma over the past twelve months. Participants will be aware of potential new therapies for the treatment of asthma.


1830 Registration
1900 Welcome
  Dr. John Thenganatt
CME Director, Division of Respirology, University of Toronto
1905 Session I
  Dr. Diane Lougheed
Queen’s University

CTS Position Paper on the Recognition and Management of Severe Asthma
1940 Session II
  Dr. Matthew Stanbrook
University of Toronto

Asthma-Related Research – Key Papers from the Last Twelve Months
2005 Audience Discussion
  Q & A with Audience
2035 End of Evening
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