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June 15-17


Track Chairs

Alexandra Hamiln


Brent Thoma


PGY-3 Emergency Medicine resident at the University of Ottawa.

Dr. Brent Thoma is an Associate Professor at the University of Saskatchewan where he works as an emergency physician, trauma team leader, and medical education researcher. His research focuses on technology-enhanced medical education including social media, online educational resources, simulation, and learning analytics.

Lisa Thurgur


Omer Yusuf


Dr Thurgur is an emergency physician at The Ottawa Hospital and an Assistant Professor at the University of Ottawa. She has a Royal College Fellowship in Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology from the University of Toronto. She currently is the Program Director of the Ottawa RCPSC Emergency Medicine Program and is a Medical Toxicologist at Alberta Poison Information Services. Academic interests, projects and publications include the areas of education combined with both Emergency Medicine and Toxicology.

Emergency physician at St. Boniface Hospital. My other job is serving as the course director for Clinical Reasoning 2, a longitudinal case-based course for medical students that focuses on integrating their knowledge in preparation for clerkship and patient care.

Learning Objectives

Attendees of the Core EM track will review essential knowledge from the field of emergency medicine.

Attendees of the Core EM track will review the management of common but important areas of emergency medicine.