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Agenda

Time Activity

7:00 pm - 7:05 pm

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Speaker:  Dr. Stephen A. Glazer

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Stephen A. Glazer, MD, FRCP(C), FCCP
Diplomate 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

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

Severe Mental Illness and Bariatric Surgery: What Do We Know About Surgery Readiness and Outcomes?

Speaker:  Dr. Raed Jad Hawa

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Raed Jad Hawa, MSc, MD, FRCPC, DABSM, DABPN, DFAPA, DFCPA
Professor, University of Toronto
Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry
University Health Network – Toronto Western Hospital
Deputy Psychiatrist in Chief, University Health Network
Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Diplomate, American Board of Sleep Medicine
Subspecialty certification, Psychosomatic
Medicine and Sleep Medicine

Bio coming soon.

7:20 pm - 7:35 pm

Substance Use and Bariatric Surgery: Updates on Pre-Surgery Factors and Impact on Surgery Outcomes

Speaker: Dr. Kristine Steffen

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Kristine Steffen, Pharm. D., PhD
Professor
Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy
North Dakota State University 

Bio coming soon.

7:35 pm - 7:50 pm

Assessing Patients with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities for Bariatric Surgery: Determining Surgery Readiness

Speaker:  Dr. Richard Boles

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Richard Boles, PhD 
Associate Professor of Pediatrics,
Section of Nutrition
University of Colorado
Children's Hospital Colorado 

Bio coming soon.

7:35 pm - 7:50 pm

Panel Discussion

Moderator: Dr. Sanjeev Sockalingam

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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.s

8:10 pm - 8:15 pm

Closing Remarks
Speaker:  Dr. Stephen A. Glazer

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Stephen A. Glazer, MD, FRCP(C), FCCP
Diplomate 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

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.

 

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