WEBINAR SERIES - PART 2 OF 6

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Agenda

Time Activity

7:00 pm - 7:05 pm

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Speaker:  Stephen A. Glazer, MD, FRCP(C), FCCP

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Stephen A. Glazer, MD, FRCP(C), FCCP
Diplomat of the American Board of Obesity Medicine
President of the Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons
Medical Director Bariatric Surgical Program, Humber River Regional Hospital
Assistant Professor-Department of Medicine, Queen's University
Lecturer- Department of Internal Medicine, University of Toronto

Dr. Stephen Glazer is a board certified specialist from the University of Toronto in Internal Medicine and Intensive Care Medicine. He is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Obesity Medicine. In April 2010 he was appointed as the Medical Director for the Bariatric Surgical Program at Humber River Regional Hospital. He was instrumental in redeveloping their comprehensive bariatric surgical program. In that year, the bariatric surgical program was nominated as a Leading Practice by Accreditation Canada. In 2012 Dr. Glazer was appointed as a the Director of the only hospital-based Medical Bariatric Program for the Greater Toronto Area, which has enjoyed great growth and development due to the significant contributions of its multidiscipline team members. Dr. Glazer's commitment to the Obesity Epidemic is further displayed by his participation in many committees through the Ontario Bariatric Network and the Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons. He has a strong interest in program development, quality care initiatives, and physician education. He has personally been involved in direct patient care of over thousands of bariatric patients in the attempt to facilitate weight loss for improved overall health. His research interests include perioperative risk assessment and management as well as sleep apnea in the morbidly obese. He is also the president of the Canadian Association of Bariatric Physicians and Surgeons.

7:05 pm - 7:20 pm

Redefining Bariatric Psychosocial Care During COVID-19 – The New Normal

Speaker:  Stephanie E. Cassin, Ph.D., C.Psych.

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Stephanie E. Cassin, Ph.D., C.Psych.
Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Training
Department of Psychology
Ryerson University

Dr. Cassin is a Clinical and Health Psychologist who received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Calgary. She is an Associate Professor and the Director of Clinical Training in the Department of Psychology at Ryerson University, and Director of the Healthy Eating and Lifestyle (HEAL) Lab. In addition, she holds a faculty appointment at the University of Toronto (Department of Psychiatry). Prior to working in academia, she was a staff clinical psychologist in the Bariatric Surgery Program at Toronto Western Hospital. Dr. Cassin's research interests are in the area of disordered eating, obesity, and bariatric surgery. Her current program of research focuses primarily on psychosocial predictors of bariatric surgery outcome, and psychosocial interventions with the potential to improve outcomes.

7:20 pm - 7:35 pm

Virtual Self-Care – Promoting Mental Health in Bariatric Providers

Speaker:  Allison Crawford, MD, PhD

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Allison Crawford, MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Psychiatry
University of Toronto
Associate Chief and Psychiatrist
CAMH Virtual Mental Health and Outreach

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7:35 pm - 7:50 pm

Supporting Patients' Mental Health During Pandemic Uncertainty: Practical Approaches in Obesity Care (Focus on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Principles)

Speaker:  Dayna Lee-Baggley, PhD

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Dayna Lee-Baggley, PhD 
Registered Clinical Psychologist
Assistant Professor
Department of Family Medicine
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Dr. Dayna Lee-Baggley is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family Medicine with cross appointments in the Departments of Surgery and Psychology at Dalhousie University. She is a Clinical Health Psychologist at the Nova Scotia Health Authority. She leads the Centre for Behaviour Change Research, which conducts research and training in chronic disease management. She is an internationally recognized trainer in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. She was the recipient of the 2017 Women of Excellence Award. She is the author of "Healthy Habits Suck: How to get off the couch & live a healthy life....even if you don't want to.

7:50 pm - 8:00 pm

Panel Discussion

Moderator: Sanjeev Sockalingam, MD, MHPE, FRCP(C)

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Sanjeev Sockalingam, MD, MHPE, FRCP(C)
Vice President, Education
Clinician Scientist
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Professor & Vice-Chair, Education
Department of Psychiatry
University of Toronto
Psychosocial Director,
TWH Bariatric Surgery Program
University Health Network

Dr. Sanjeev Sockalingam Dr. Sanjeev Sockalingam is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto and the Director of the Bariatric Surgery Psychosocial Program at the Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network. He is a Clinician Scientist and Vice President of Education at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. He is Vice-Chair, Education for Psychiatry at the University of Toronto. He is also the Co-Chair of ECHO Ontario Mental Health, which is a provincial hub-and-spoke knowledge network.

Dr. Sockalingam has >170 peer-reviewed publications and is the co-editor of the books, "Psychiatric Care in Severe Obesity", a comprehensive summary of an integrated approach to the assessment and managing psychosocial care in severe obesity, and a newly released book by Cambridge University Press, "Psychological Care in Severe Obesity: A Practical Approach". He has funding from CIHR and other peer-reviewed agencies examining psychosocial outcomes related to obesity care, psychological treatments for obesity and exploring the construct of food addiction. He is the co-principal investigator on a large multi-site CIHR funded to evaluate the long-term outcomes of telephone-based cognitive behavioural therapy after bariatric surgery. Dr. Sockalingam is a co-author on the upcoming 2020 Canadian Obesity Guidelines.

8:00 pm - 8:05 pm

Closing Remarks
Speaker:  Sanjeev Sockalingam, MD, MHPE, FRCP(C)

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Sanjeev Sockalingam, MD, MHPE, FRCP(C)
Vice President, Education
Clinician Scientist
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Professor & Vice-Chair, Education
Department of Psychiatry
University of Toronto
Psychosocial Director,
TWH Bariatric Surgery Program
University Health Network

Dr. Sanjeev Sockalingam Dr. Sanjeev Sockalingam is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto and the Director of the Bariatric Surgery Psychosocial Program at the Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network. He is a Clinician Scientist and Vice President of Education at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health. He is Vice-Chair, Education for Psychiatry at the University of Toronto. He is also the Co-Chair of ECHO Ontario Mental Health, which is a provincial hub-and-spoke knowledge network.

Dr. Sockalingam has >170 peer-reviewed publications and is the co-editor of the books, "Psychiatric Care in Severe Obesity", a comprehensive summary of an integrated approach to the assessment and managing psychosocial care in severe obesity, and a newly released book by Cambridge University Press, "Psychological Care in Severe Obesity: A Practical Approach". He has funding from CIHR and other peer-reviewed agencies examining psychosocial outcomes related to obesity care, psychological treatments for obesity and exploring the construct of food addiction. He is the co-principal investigator on a large multi-site CIHR funded to evaluate the long-term outcomes of telephone-based cognitive behavioural therapy after bariatric surgery. Dr. Sockalingam is a co-author on the upcoming 2020 Canadian Obesity Guidelines.

 

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