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Unravelling Invisible Pain: the Medicolegal Perspective
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2018-06-01
When: Friday, June 1, 2018
7:00 AM
Where: Holiday Inn Yorkdale - deHavilland Hall
3450 Dufferin Street
Toronto, Ontario  M6A 2V1
Canada
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416 487 4040 or 888 672 9999


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Unravelling Invisible Pain: the Medico-legal Perspective and AGM

Friday, June 1, 2018
Holiday Inn Yorkdale - deHavilland Hall
3450 Dufferin Street, Toronto, ON 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

• To understand current concepts that underpin chronic pain mechanisms
• To gain knowledge of tools and techniques for the assessment of chronic pain
• To become familiar with the legal process in the adjudication of chronic pain conditions
• To observe and learn from the experience of cross examination

SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE

 7:00AM
REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST
 
 8:00AM   The 101 of Chronic Pain and Beyond: Dr. David Lipson, MD., FRCPC, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation  
 8:45AM   Is Fibromyalgia Over Diagnosed? Dr. Mary-Ann Fitzcharles, MD, Clinical Rheumatologist
 
 9:30AM   The Pain That Can Be Seen: Dr. Karen D. Davis, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Surgery and Institute of Medical Science, Krembil Research Institute
 
10:15AM   Expert Panel Discussion: Drs. David Lipson, Dr. John Lee, Ph.D., C.Psych. and Me. Peter Ste-Marie
 
10:45AM
  NETWORKING BREAK
 
11:00AM
  Psychological Assessment of Chronic Pain Claims: Using Multiple Sources of Data in Tricky Cases: 
Dr. Rhonda Nemeth, Ph.D., C.Psych., Psychologist & Dr. John Lee, Ph.D., C.Psychologist
 
11:40AM
  Expert Panel Discussion: with all the morning speakers  
12:00PM
  LUNCH/NETWORKING & *CSME ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (* Members ONLY)
 
1:15PM
  The Lawyer Takes on the Case of Chronic Pain: Me. Peter Ste-Marie  

2:00PM



 

 

Tips from the Lawyer: Andrew C. Murray, Partner, Lerners Lawyers

* Good report, bad report
* How to prepare for a hearing
* Pitfalls for the medical expert

 
2:45PM
  Expert Panel Discussion: Plaintiff, Defense with Me. Peter Ste. Marie  
3:00PM
  AFTERNOON NETWORKING / COFFEE BREAK  
3:15PM
  Plaintiff Expert Mock Cross Examination: Dr. Angela Mailis, (MD, MSC, FRCPC (PHYSMED) and Lee Akazaki, C.S., B.A. (Hons.), J.D., Partner, Gilbertson Davis LLP  
3:45PM
  Defense Expert Mock Cross Examination: Dr. Rhonda Nemeth, Ph.D., C.Psych., Psychologist and Andrew Murray, Partner, Lerners Lawyers
 
4:15PM
  Expert Panel Discussion on Mock Cross: Andrew Murray, Lee Akazaki and Me. Peter Ste. Marie  
5:00PM   CONCLUSION / SUBMISSION OF EVALUATION FORMS  
       

 

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