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The Westin Harbour Castle # | Toronto, CANADA
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Specialty: , Pediatrics
Dates: From May, 26, 2014 to May, 27, 2014
Location: Toronto, CANADA
Type: Symposium
Registration Cost: From 50 to 350 USD
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The Westin Harbour Castle #


The Westin Harbour Castle Toronto Hotel

is located on the vibrant waterfront of Lake Ontario and features refreshing accommodations in Canada's largest city. Our hotel invites you to revel in the season as you walk through Toronto's theatre and entertainment districts and to find delight in all the seasonal fun the nearby Harbourfront Centre has to offer. This CAA/AAA Four Diamond property is a landmark downtown Toronto hotel and your haven of personal well being in Toronto.

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The Westin Harbour Castle Conference Centre sets the stage for productive downtown Toronto meetings and top notch events. Take advantage of over 70,000 square feet of downtown Toronto meeting space featuring spectacular views of Lake Ontario and cascading natural light from our large open windows. Our inspiring spaces, healthful menus, top-notch convention services team, and thoughtful attention to details set you up for success.

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Make the most of family time.  With our Toronto family getaway packages, you can spend more time together-for less.  Take your family for an adventure and explore all of the things to do in Toronto by Lake Ontario or check out nearby attractions such as the CN Tower or Hockey Hall of Fame. Parents can also relax and recharge with services catered to their well being such as WestinWORKOUT™Run Westin™ and our Toronto spa, Votre Beauté European Day Spa.
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Continuing Education and Professional Development (CEPD), Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME), a subcommittee of the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools (CACMS). This standard allows CEPD to assign credits for educational activities based on the criteria established by The College of Family Physicians of Canada, and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Event Overview
Welcome message:
  • Stem cell/wound healing
  • Early mobilisation, how early is early?
  • Quality improvement in burns
  • Updates on recent RCT in burns and creation of a Canadian platform for multi-centre trials
  • ASD/PTSD and long-term outcomes in burns
  • Critical care in burns
  • Burn rehabilitation and therapy; should we be more aggressive?
  • Burn nursing- Challenges and Opportunities
  • New wound treatment modalities for burns as an outpatient
  • Paediatric burn
  • Geriatric burn patients
  • Donor Dressings- Has anyone found the silver bullet?
  • Resuscitation- Is it too much or too little? Daily challenges in burn resuscitation
  • Inhalation injury and ARDS- New therapies, did it work?
  • Outcomes of burn patients - Transport, scores, predictors
  • Burn prevention
Arianna Dal Cin, BSC MD FRCSC
Head of Service, Division of Plastic Surgery
Burn Unit Director, Hamilton General Hospital
Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery


Robert Fowler, MDCM, MS, FRCPC 
Associate Professor
Institute Health Policy Management and Evaluation
University of Toronto
Clinician Scientist, Heart and Stroke Foundation
Chair of the Research Committee and Director of Research
Departments of Medicine and Critical Care Medicine
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Daren Heyland MD, MSc.
Scientific Director
Clinical Evaluation Research Unit
Kingston General Hospital
Professor of Medicine, Queen’s University

David N. Herndon, MD, FACS
Chief of Staff
Director of Research
Shriners Hospitals for Children – Galveston
Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics
Jesse H. Jones Distinguished Chair in Burn Surgery
University of Texas Medical Branch

Sarvesh Logsetty, MD, FRCSC, FACS
Director Manitoba Firefighters Burn Unit
Associate Professor, Plastic & General Surgery
Critical Care Medicine, Children’s Health

Duncan Nickerson, BSc, MD, FRCSCS, FACS
Medical Director, Calgary Firefighters' Burn
Treatment Centre at Foothills Medical Centre
Clinical Associate Professor, Section of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Calgary


Anthony Papp, MD, PhD, FRCSC
Plastic Surgeon
Medical Director
BC Professional Firefighters Burn Unit
Clinical Associate Professor
University of British Columbia
Vancouver BC

Isabelle Perreault, Plastic Surgeon, FRCSC
Medical Director of Montreal Burn Center
Hôtel-Dieu de Montréal, CHUM
Clinical Professor of Surgery
Program Director of Plastic Surgery
Université de Montréal

Edward E. Tredget, MD, MSc, FRCSC
Director, Firefighters’ Burn Treatment Unit
and Wound Healing Research Laboratory
Professor, Department of Surgery
University of Alberta Hospital
Edmonton, Alberta

Local Faculty

Joanne Banfield RN, BA
Manager, Sunnybrook RBC First Office for Injury Prevention
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre


Brian H Cuthbertson, MD, FRCSC
Chief of Critical Care, Department of Critical Care Medicine
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Professor, Department of Anesthesia, Faculty of Medicine
University of Toronto

Niall D. Ferguson, MD, FRCPC, MSc
Head of Critical Care Medicine, University Health Network & Mount Sinai Hospital
Critical Care Lead, Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network (LHIN)
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine and Physiology, Faculty of Medicine
University of Toronto

Christopher R. Forrest, MD., MSc., FRCS (C), FACS
Chief, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Medical Director, SickKids Centre For Craniofacial Care & Research
Chair/Professor, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Department of Surgery, University of Toronto

Joel Fish
Research Director, Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Medical Director, Hospital for Sick Children, Burn Program
Associate Professor, University of Toronto

Manuel Gomez, MD, MSc.
Director, St. John’s Rehab Research Program, Sunnybrook Research Institute, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Assistant Professor
University of Toronto, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and Graduate Department of Rehabilitation Science
Associate Member School of Graduate Studies, University of Toronto

Barry A. McLellan, MD, FRCPC
President & CEO - Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto


Avery B. Nathens, MD, PhD, FRCSC
Surgeon-In-Chief, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Canada Research Chair, Systems of Trauma Care
Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto

Gordon D. Rubenfeld, MD MSc
Associate SGS Member
Chief, Trauma, Emergency and Critical Care Program
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Professor, Interdepartmental Division of Critical Care Medicine
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Damon C. Scales, MD, PhD 
Assistant Professor, Associate SGS Member
Department of Critical Care Medicine
and Sunnybrook Research Institute,
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Shahriar Shahrokhi, MD, FRCSC 
Attending Surgeon, Ross Tilley Burn Centre
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Coordinator of Medical Education, RTBC
Lecturer, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery,
Department of Surgery, University of Toronto

Neil H Shear, MD, FRCPC
Chief of Dermatology, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Professor, Division Director Dermatology,
Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology
Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

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Toronto Westin Harbour Castle
1 Harbour Square, Toronto, Ontario M5J 1A6
Phone: 416.869.1600

A limited block of rooms is being held at the Toronto Western Harbour Hotel at the conference rate of $169 CAD single/double occupancy (plus taxes). Rooms at the conference rate are available until the bedroom block fills or April 26, 2014, whichever occurs first.

State your affiliation as University of Toronto – Canadian Burn Symposium when booking your reservation. Book early to avoid disappointment.

The sale of rooms booked under the group conference rate help to offset conference expenditures. Thank you for reserving with the event group rate.

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