Geriatrics Physiotherapy Talk (GIG)

Geriatrics is an incredibly multidisciplinary field, and physiotherapists are vital members of geriatric care teams. In light of the restrictions on seniors’ community activities during the Covid-19 pandemic, understanding the role of exercise prescription and physical activity counseling in the geriatric population is more important than ever. Join us for a great discussion with TOH …

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Geriatrics Resident Night (GIG)

Join us for a talk with Dr. Valentine a PGY4 resident in Geriatrics Medicine who will be sharing with us his journey to geriatrics, what drew him to the specialty, what it has been like working in geriatrics, and so many more interesting tidbits! Teams Link:

Aging with Mental Illness (PMHIG x GIG)

Much of the public’s discussions around mental illnesses have been focused on onset and management in early life years. This talk will focus on patient-physician experience in managing long-term chronic mental illnesses in older adults, and patient experiences in aging with mental illness such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, addiction, dementia, schizophrenia, and eating disorders.

Palliative Care Talk (GIG x IMIG)

Please join us for a talk from Dr. Tanuseputro. He will discuss palliative care in medicine, patient experiences, and their unique perspective on dying and grief. This talk will be helpful to any future MDs, regardless of their career and specialty! Teams Link:

Introduction to Geriatrics (GIG x IMIG)

Dr. Edward Spilg is an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine – Division of Geriatric Medicine. He is also the vice-chair for Physician Health and Wellness, and a senior clinician investigator (Clinical Epidemiology Program) with the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. Dr. Spilg will be talking about what draws him to geriatrics, and the importance …

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